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Atacama hits PFS milestone at Cerro Maricunga

VANCOUVER — According to president and CEO Carl Hansen the scale of Atacama Pacific Gold's (TSXV: ATM; US-OTC: ACPGF) proposed heap-leach mine plan at its Cerro Maricunga project in Chile — located 140 km by road northeast...
Aug 21, 2014 5:34PM

Banro finds 'relief' in new financing plan

Banro (TSX: BAA; NYSE MKT: BAA) recently announced a large financing plan to improve its liquidity and ability to bring Namoya, its second gold mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), to full production. The plan includes a US$35.5...
Aug 21, 2014 5:16PM

Letter to the editor: Why Mount Polley's tailings are not toxic

The Mount Polley copper-gold mine operated by Imperial Metals processed a form of ore related to an alkali intrusive. This type of ore is typified as having a low content of sulphur and is not associated with significant quantities of...
Aug 21, 2014 3:07PM

Alamos scores Agi Dagi EIA approval, Kirazli in limbo

VANCOUVER — It's been a rocky permitting road for producer Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) in Turkey given the legal troubles surrounding its Kirazli epithermal gold project, but the company looks to have made some political in...
Aug 20, 2014 4:00PM

Price tag for Duluth's Twin Metals project nears US$3B

The release of a prefeasibility study estimating that its Twin Metals copper-nickel-platinum group metals joint-venture project in Minnesota will cost a hefty US$2.8 billion to build sent Duluth Metals (TSX: DM; USOTC: DULMF) shares tumbling by...
Aug 20, 2014 2:59PM

Roxgold receives key permit for Yaramoko

It took just three months for authorities in Burkina Faso to approve the environmental and social impact assessment Roxgold (TSX: ROG; US-OTC: ROG) submitted for its Yaramoko gold project in the country’s Houndé greenstone belt,...
Aug 20, 2014 1:44PM

CBC Radio: TNM editor-in-chief talks Imperial Metals, Red Chris and Mount Polley

Northern Miner editor-in-chief John Cumming appeared Tuesday evening on CBC Radio British Columbia's drive-home show "On the Coast" with guest host Kirk Williams to talk about Imperial Metals, the Mount Polley spill, the Red Chris mine...
Aug 20, 2014 8:54AM

Tsilhqot'in case: What it means for resource development in Ontario

On June 26, 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in the Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia case (2014 SCC 44). The Supreme Court of Canada upheld the B.C. trial judge’s findings on aboriginal title and granted...
Aug 20, 2014 12:00AM

Editorial: Once more into the breach

It was another week of major developments in the fast-moving story of Imperial Metals and the massive, 15-million-tonne tailings and waste-water breach at its Mount Polley copper–gold mine in central B.C.’s Cariboo region.
Aug 20, 2014 12:00AM

Eric Roth's Aegean Metals sees upside in Turkey

VANCOUVER — It was a quiet couple of years for Eric Roth after Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) snapped up his Extorre Gold Mines and its Cerro Moro project in Argentina for US$400 million in mid-2012. But now as president...
Aug 20, 2014 12:00AM

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