Mood at PDAC 2015 'cautiously optimistic'

This year’s annual Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention drew in 23,578 attendees from over 100 countries. While the crowd for the world’s largest mining event, held at the Metro Toronto Convention...
Mar 4, 2015

PDAC 2015: Michael Gravelle beats the drum for Ontario

Ontario's Minister of Northern Development and Mines, Michael Gravelle, and Greg Rickford, Canada's Minister of Natural Resources and Minister for the Federal Economic Development Initiative for Northern Ontario, kicked off PDAC with an...
Mar 3, 2015

Ecuador makes push for mining investment at PDAC

Ecuador's new mines minister, Javier Cordova, has only officially been on the job for three weeks, but he knows that the country's infamous windfall profits tax is unpopular with miners.
Mar 3, 2015

PDAC 2015: The 'first green shoots have emerged' in mineral markets

With metal markets being the number one leading indicator for the health of the global mineral exploration industry, a great way to kick off the technical program of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto...
Mar 2, 2015

'Demand will not be the hero in our current commodity cycle'

Jessica Fung, commodities analyst with BMO Capital Markets, gave the following keynote presentation at Red Cloud's fourth annual pre-PDAC Investor Showcase on Feb. 28 at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel in Toronto. Fung outlined her views on the...
Mar 1, 2015

Bulk sample results boost diamond junior North Arrow

The initial results of a bulk sample from North Arrow Minerals’ (NAR: TSXV) Q1-4 kimberlite, at the Qilalugaq project in Nunavut, show that the yellow diamonds that were recovered in earlier-stage sampling persist into larger diamond...
Feb 27, 2015

Nevsun CEO sees next Flin Flon in Eritrea 

VANCOUVER — It’s pretty evident to industry observers that producer Nevsun Resources (TSX: NSU; NYSE-MKT: NSU) is sitting on a veritable cash generator at its Bisha copper-gold operation, 150 km west of Asmara, Eritrea. The company...
Feb 25, 2015

Probe's David Palmer our Mining Person of the Year 

When the discovery of a new gold patch rocks the mining world, it is a wondrous thing.
Feb 25, 2015

Lateral thinking pays off for Ivanhoe at Kamoa 

VANCOUVER — For the second time in just over a decade, Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) is taking home the Thayer Lindsley Award, presented by the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada at their conference in Toronto in...
Feb 25, 2015

Otterburn's K92 picks up Barrick's Kainantu mine 

Measures taken by Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) to divest non-core assets, chip away at debt and focus on five cornerstone mines in the Americas are benefiting juniors like Otterburn Resources (TSXV: OBN).
Feb 25, 2015

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