Site Visit: Trevali nears full production at Caribou mine

BATHURST, N.B.— Trevali Mining (TSX:TV; OTCQX:TREVF) is nearing commercial production at its past-producing Caribou zinc-lead-silver mine in New Brunswick, ahead of the expected uptick in zinc and lead prices, helped by looming mine...
Nov 26, 2015

Site Visit: Kaminak on track to build next Yukon gold mine 

DAWSON CITY, YUKON — If there was a betting pool on which junior mining companies will bring Canadian assets into production over the next five years, Kaminak Gold (TSXV: KAM; US-OTC: KMKGF) would be one of the favourites. Despite...
Nov 25, 2015

Editorial: Corporate chaos ensnarls Minera IRL 

With Minera IRL shareholders only two days away from possibly voting out the company’s entire board of directors, the saga of the ill-fated, Lima-based junior gold miner is a reminder of just how quickly things can turn sour working in a...
Nov 25, 2015

BC Court declines jurisdiction in Garcia v. Tahoe 

On Nov. 10, 2015, the British Columbia Supreme Court (BCSC) declined jurisdiction and stayed the plaintiff’s action in Garcia v. Tahoe Resources Inc., 2015 BCSC 2045, in which seven Guatemalan citizens attempted to sue the Canadian parent...
Nov 25, 2015

Rio Tinto joins Reservoir at Timok complex in Serbia 

For any junior to entice a major to earn into an exploration project is impressive. To repeat that success with a different major on a separate set of concessions, and at a dismal time in the markets, is striking. Reservoir Minerals (TSXV: RMC;...
Nov 25, 2015

Drones play growing role for cost-conscious explorers

In the face of one of the biggest downturns in the industry, cash-strapped miners and explorers are turning to unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, technology as one way to help drive down costs, boost productivity and harness safety at...
Nov 20, 2015

Low gold prices in Q3 fuel rise in demand  

The following is an edited summary of the World Gold Council’s Gold Demand Trends report for this year’s third quarter. For the full report, please visit www.gold.org.
Nov 18, 2015

Aluminum cuts deepest for facilities in US  

Alcoa (NYSE: AA) is idling three of its four U.S. aluminum smelters, taking out annual capacity of 500,000 tonnes of aluminum and 1.2 million tonnes of alumina to curb costs, amid low prices.
Nov 18, 2015

High-grade shear zones a 'game changer' for Integra 

Diligence is paying off for gold explorer Integra Gold (TSXV: ICG; US-OTC: ICGQF) in the prolific Val-d'Or gold mining camp, as a steady drill program has allowed the company to upgrade resources at its Triangle Zone gold deposit, 2.5 km...
Nov 18, 2015

Editorial: Copper, iron, oil, gold prices all head south 

Miners across the globe gritted their teeth in mid-November as commodity prices slumped further, continuing a decline that began more than a month ago.
Nov 18, 2015

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