Regulatory Issues

NewCastle Gold project safe from Castle Mountain Monument

Source: Daily News | 2016-02-12
U.S. President Barack Obama’s decision to protect a 20,920-acre land parcel, surrounded on three sides by the Mojave National Preserve, as a National Monument under the 1906 Antiquities Act, presents no threat to NewCastle Gold’s...

AME BC's Dirom concerned about health of junior markets 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-10
VANCOUVER — The Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia’s (AME BC) annual Mineral Exploration Roundup conference is in the rear-view mirror, and in  four weeks the mining community will gather in Toronto for the...

Editorial: Aboriginal think tank calls for 'bold' infrastructure development in Far North  

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
With the new federal government having vowed in its election platform to improve the lives of Aboriginal Canadians and spend tens of billions on infrastructure projects to offset the economic downturn, it’s a perfect time for aboriginal...

BC Minister Rustad encourages industry, First Nations to 'build relationships' 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation John Rustad said at this year’s Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver that the provincial government is working with First Nation...

Premier Clark to BC miners: 'We're fighting for you' 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — British Columbia Premier Christy Clark spoke at the opening of this year’s Mineral Exploration Roundup convention, hosted by the Association for Mineral Exploration British Columbia, and told attendees the provincial...

Bennett supports power cost deferral for BC miners 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — British Columbia’s Minister of Energy & Mines Bill Bennett said during a press conference on Jan. 26 at this year’s Mineral Exploration Roundup convention that miners in the province can expect a decision...

U3O8 aims to help meet Argentina's uranium demand 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-02-03
VANCOUVER — It’s been a bumpy ride for foreign mining companies in Argentina over the past three years, but explorer U3O8 Corp. (TSX: UWE) saw  light at the end of the political tunnel in late October when the Andean...

TSX Venture Exchange pledges to revitalize, diversify 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-27
A town hall meeting to discuss the TSX Venture Exchange’s proposed improvements to Canada’s public venture market filled a large ballroom at the Sheraton Hotel in Toronto on Jan. 18.

Letter to the editor: Reliable access vs. reliable understanding in BC

Source: Daily News | 2016-01-26
While Mr. Dirom’s recent opinion piece, “B.C. explorers need reliable access to land to make discoveries” (T.N.M., Jan. 25-31, 2016) raises valid concerns, he offers only the same tired and outdated responses that are actually...

Commentary: BC explorers need reliable access to land to make discoveries  

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-20
British Columbia’s mineral exploration and development industry will continue to make enormous contributions to our economic and social well-being, despite the current global downturn in commodity prices and lower investment levels. With...

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