Source chases district-scale skarn at Las Minas 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-29
VANCOUVER — Roughly 270 km east of Mexico City in the state of Veracruz, junior Source Exploration (TSXV: SOP) is thinking big. Earlier this year the company expanded a discovery at its property package in the historic Las Minas...

NGEx's Los Helados PEA comes with hefty capex 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-29
VANCOUVER — There’s a lot of low-grade copper at NGEx Resources’ (TSX: NGQ; US-OTC: NGQRF) Los Helados project, situated 77 km northwest of Copiapo, Chile. But a newly released preliminary economic assessment (PEA) calls into...

Puma on the prowl near historic Brunswick mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-22
Shares of Puma Exploration (TSXV: PUM; US-OTC: PUXPF) traded higher after the junior announced it  has acquired a 6.5 sq. km property with a newly discovered volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) zone just 6 km north of the No. 12 orebody at...

Gold Reserve wins US$740M in 'stunning victory' against Venezuela 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-22
It’s taken six years and over US$20 million in legal costs, but Gold Reserve (TSX: GRZ; US-OTC: GDRZF) has won US$740.3 million in compensation for the expropriation of its Brisas gold project by the Venezuelan government. It’s one...

ICSG forecasts copper surplus in 2015

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-15
After five years in a row of deficits, the copper market should show a production surplus in 2015, according to The International Copper Study Group.

Lonmin doubles down on Wallbridge JVs in Sudbury 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
VANCOUVER — U.K.-based platinum group metals (PGM) outfit Lonmin (LSE: LMI; US-OTC: LNMIY) remains bullish on the Sudbury basin and its expansive joint venture with junior Wallbridge Mining (TSX: WM; US-OTC: WLBMF). On Sept. 20...

Chilean court suspends El Morro project, again 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) and New Gold (TSX: NGD; NYSE-MKT: NGD) are having an unlucky streak at their El Morro gold-copper project in northern Chile, where local officials have temporarily suspended development for the third time in three...

Ivanhoe says most locals support Platreef 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
Should Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) cranks out its estimated 785,000 oz. platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold from the Platreef project in South Africa, the underground operation 280 km northeast of Johannesburg would be...

Lundin to buy Candelaria from Freeport  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-08
VANCOUVER — Rumours had been swirling for months over Lundin Mining’s (TSX: LUN; US-OTC: LUNCF) eyeing of Freeport-McMoRan’s (NYSE: FCX) 80% stake in the Candelaria copper-mining complex in Chile’s Atacama province, and...

Balmoral expands Grasset nickel-copper-PGM discovery  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-08
Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR; US-OTC: BALMF) has more than doubled the strike length and depth of the high-grade Horizon 3 zone at its Grasset nickel-copper-platinum group metals (PGM) project in Quebec. Grasset is about 200 km north of...