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An oil rig in North Dakota's oil patch. Across the state's active oil fields drilling crews, road builders and those who want to plunge their equipment into the ground often must wait for another team known for slow, meticulous study - archaeologists, whose job is to survey the land before a single spade of dirt can be turned.
An oil rig in North Dakota's oil patch. Across the state's active oil fields drilling crews, road builders and those who want to plunge their equipment into the ground often must wait for another team known for slow, meticulous study - archaeologists, whose job is to survey the land before a single spade of dirt can be turned.
(THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Tuckamore shares soar as dissidents’ chances improve

The dissident faction at Tuckamore Capital Management Inc. is growing, raising the odds that a controversial management buyout will fail and send the shares higher.

Access Holdings Management, which owns 5 per cent of the company, and Canso Investment Counsel Ltd., which owns about 15 per cent, both came out Tuesday urging other shareholders to vote against the sale to a group that includes Tuckamore managers and private equity fund manager Birch Hill.