2001






Xenolix to buy back shares

An agreed settlement in an administrative action by the Arizona Corporations Commission will require precious-metal “nanotechnology” company Xenolix Technologies (xtci-o) to buy back shares from some …



More funding for OPA

The Ontario government will provide more than $3 million, through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), to finish restructuring the Ontario Prospectors Association (OPA).In November …


Pundits predict recovery in 2002

Vancouver — 2001 will not go down as a banner year for the global economy. Exactly when we entered the first recession in 10 years seems not to be an issue, but when we start to come out of it is.Mos…


2001 deals out the pain

Some are comparing 2001 with the first half of the 1980s, the last time metal prices were so bad. Others are comparing it with the depression after the crash of 1929. And so far, nobody has compared i…



Yukon extends tax credit

The Yukon government has extended its mineral exploration tax credit by one year to April 1, 2003. The announcement was made at the Yukon Geoscience Forum in Whitehorse.The credit is a refundable corp…