Foran finds promising results in the Hanson Lake camp

Foran Mining (TSXV: FOM) has wrapped up the first round of drilling this year on two deposits near its flagship McIlvenna Bay project in Saskatchewan’s Hanson Lake camp, to see if it could delineate additional resources near the...
Apr 16, 2015

CRU Group sees copper supply deficit in 2018 

Christine Meilton, principal consultant on copper supply and raw materials at independent commodities research firm CRU Group, predicts that supply side losses and slow ramp-ups in the smelting and refining sector will put a squeeze on supply...
Apr 15, 2015

Editorial: Canada, India reunite over uranium 

How long do you hold a grudge before letting bygones be bygones? For the Canadian government, it’s about 40 years when it comes to the Indian government’s betrayal over its use of peaceful Canadian nuclear technology to build a...
Apr 15, 2015

Alamos, AuRico unveil US$1.5B 'merger of equals' 

VANCOUVER — Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) and AuRico Gold (TSX: AUQ; NYSE: AUQ) have apparently been in an on-again, off-again courtship for years, but on April 13 the companies decided to tie the knot amidst a rising tide of merger...
Apr 15, 2015

Agnico to consolidate El Barqueno with Soltoro bid 

VANCOUVER — It’s been a busy twelve months on the acquisition front for Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM), and the company continued its drive on April 10 with a $32-million bid for Toronto-based explorer Soltoro (TSXV: SOL;...
Apr 15, 2015

Rob McEwen speaks out on Mexican gold robbery 

On April 7 armed robbers stole 900 kilograms of gold-rich concentrate containing 7,000 oz. gold from McEwen Mining’s (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX) El Gallo 1 mine in Sinaloa, Mexico. At US$1,200 per oz. gold, the thieves made off with over...
Apr 15, 2015

Ontario gov't funds graphite research for Zenyatta 

The Ontario government is spending $500,000 to help Thunder Bay-based graphite explorer Zenyatta Ventures (TSXV: ZEN; US-OTC: ZENYF) test samples from its Albany project near the town of Hearst.
Apr 15, 2015

Technical troubles dog Copper Mountain in Q1 

Mechanical difficulties at Copper Mountain Mining’s (TSX: CUM) 75%-owned Copper Mountain mine in southern B.C. involving a transformer failure on one of the ball mills in February and a 10-day disruption with the regrind mill in March...
Apr 15, 2015

Nautilus targets 2018 for undersea mining 

VANCOUVER — It’s been a bounce-back 12 months for junior Nautilus Minerals (TSX: NUS; US-OTC: NSUMF), which has overcome a major sociopolitical hurdle to get back on track to develop the world’s first undersea mining operation...
Apr 15, 2015

Eira Thomas focuses on value preservation at Kaminak  

It’s interesting to watch Eira Thomas’ transition from the diamond space in the gold sector, now that she’s heading up Vancouver-based junior Kaminak Gold (TSXV: KAM; US-OTC: KMKGF).
Apr 8, 2015

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