PDAC 2015: Mines Minister says Colombia is picking up the pace  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
Colombia’s mining sector makes up 3% of the country’s gross domestic product. It is the world’s fourth-largest coal producer at 90 million tonnes per year, the tenth-largest nickel producer, and it is rich in copper, precious...

NGEx builds on discovery in Chile-Argentina 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
VANCOUVER — Junior explorer NGEx Resources (TSX: NGQ; US-OTC: NGQRF) continues to expand mineralization at its Filo Del Sol project in a district it refers to as “Chile’s largest new copper-gold camp.” Bob Carmichael,...

China's Zijin Mining invests in Ivanhoe  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
Fresh on the heels of its 2015 Thayer Lindsley award win for discovering the Kamoa copper deposit in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) has reeled in Zijin Mining as a strategic investor.

Dynacor's milling strategy pays exploration costs

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-19
At a time when many junior companies are dropping like flies, Dynacor Gold Mines (TSX: DNG: US-OTC: DNGDF) generates about US$700,000 to US$800,000 in cash flow per month, has about US$13.5 million in the bank, no debt, and plans to spend US$5...

Downturn a chance for governments to craft competitive policies: World Bank 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-18
Like other regions, Latin America has seen a slowdown in mining investment owing to the global decline in commodities prices.

TSX tumbles, March 9-13  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-18
Canada’s benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index index fell during the trading week, losing 1.5% to close at 14,731.50 points. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index dropped 1.8% to 157.90, as the spot price for gold gave back US$10 to end at...

Zambian royalties confound industry experts 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-18
Peter Leon is head of mining regulation at South African law firm Webber Wentzel and is a partner in the firm’s mining practice. The Northern Miner caught up with him a day before the Prospectors &Developers Association of Canada...

Royal Nickel could be takeover target, analyst says 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-11
Royal Nickel (TSX: RNX; US-OTC: RNKLF) is an attractive takeover candidate, mining analyst Nik Rasskazovskiy of independent investment dealer Salman Partners contends in a recent research note.

Pershimco advances Cerro Quema in Panama 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-11
Pershimco Resources’ (TSXV: PRO; US-OTC: RSPRF) Cerro Quema gold project in southwestern Panama is on track to start production in late 2016, and in its first full year of operation, it could be the Central American country’s...

First Quantum slows pace at Cobre Panama 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-11
VANCOUVER — Development is continuing at First Quantum Minerals’ (TSX: FM; US-OTC: FQVLF) Cobre Panama copper-gold project in Panama, despite concerns of softer metal prices and a tightening of the company’s purse...