Copper

Site visit: Geoscience BC's avant-garde treetop sampling 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
ANAHIM LAKE, B.C. — A typical work day for this Geoscience BC’s biogeochemical survey crew in west-central B.C. gets started with the smell of jet fuel and the high-pitched whir of a helicopter.

Lara drills good copper grades in Brazil  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-17
Prospect-generator Lara Exploration (TSXV: LRA; US-OTC: LRAXF) has a portfolio of mineral properties across South America with some heavyweight partners, but its Curionopolis copper project in Brazil’s Para state seems to be the one...

SolGold digs into Ecuador 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
Over the last three years, SolGold (LSE: SOLG) has earned an 85% stake in the Cascabel copper-gold-silver deposit in northern Ecuador, and the Brisbane-based company says it is on track to complete its first resource estimate on the early stage...

Nevada Copper CEO on Pumpkin Hollow's prospects 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
VANCOUVER — Nevada Copper (TSX: NCU) has spent the past three years de-risking its Pumpkin Hollow copper project, 13 km southeast of Yerington, Nev., and the result has been one of the more intriguing undeveloped copper prospects not...

US stocks stumble, June 1-5  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
U.S. equities fell on the back of a strong jobs report that showed an improvement in the economy, increasing the chances that the Federal Reserve would hike interest rates in September. The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 0.9% to...

Evrim sees opportunity amid struggling markets 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
VANCOUVER — For project generator Evrim Resources (TSXV: EVM; US-OTC: EMRRF) the ongoing down swing in commodity markets provides an opportunity to pick up previously unobtainable projects with promising exploration histories.

Turquoise Hill on the rise after clearing hurdles 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
VANCOUVER — Copper-gold producer Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ) has been on a strong run over the past eight weeks after promising press releases for its large-scale Oyu Tolgoi mine, 550 km south of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

OceanaGold fires on all cylinders 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-10
There aren’t many companies in the mining sector these days that can pay off large chunks of debt from operating cash flow and embark on sizable acquisitions at the same time. But OceanaGold (TSX: OGC) is one of them.

Lundin faces scrutiny in Chile  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
Less than a year after Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN) acquired an 80% stake in Freeport-McMoRan’s (NYSE: FCX) Candelaria copper mine in Chile in a deal worth $1.8 billion, a Chilean environmental regulator has filed charges against the...

Thompson Creek mastering Milligan's mill,but shutters Endako mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-03
VANCOUVER — It’s a tale of two B.C. mines for producer Thompson Creek Metals (TSX: TCM; NYSE: TC). The company is achieving operational reliability at its low-cost Mount Milligan copper-gold asset, and it also put its Endako...

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