Foran finds promising results in the Hanson Lake camp

Source: Daily News | 2015-04-16
Foran Mining (TSXV: FOM) has wrapped up the first round of drilling this year on two deposits near its flagship McIlvenna Bay project in Saskatchewan’s Hanson Lake camp, to see if it could delineate additional resources near the...

Nautilus targets 2018 for undersea mining 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
VANCOUVER — It’s been a bounce-back 12 months for junior Nautilus Minerals (TSX: NUS; US-OTC: NSUMF), which has overcome a major sociopolitical hurdle to get back on track to develop the world’s first undersea mining operation...

Roxgold starts construction at Yaramoko 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
Roxgold (TSXV: ROG; US-OTC: ROGFF) has kicked off construction at its high-grade Yaramoko gold project in southwestern Burkina Faso, with an aim of starting production in the second quarter of 2016.

Newmont green-lights Long Canyon gold mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
VANCOUVER — Denver-based Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) is poised to open up a new gold district at its Long Canyon project along the eastern flank of the Pequop Mountains in northeastern Nevada. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM)...

Premier to be 'next major gold miner,'CEO Downie says 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
VANCOUVER — Premier Gold Mines (TSX:  PG; US-OTC: PIRGF) is hoping to follow in the footsteps of some major Canadian success stories in the gold space. And the company has gotten  closer to reaching that goal with a...

Klondex adds life to Midas with aggressive drilling 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
When Klondex Mines (TSX: KDX; US-OTC: KLNDF) bought the Midas gold-silver mine in Nevada from Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) in early 2014, Newmont had penciled in March 2015 as the date the underground operation would reach the end of its mine...

Rob McEwen speaks out on Mexican gold robbery 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
On April 7 armed robbers stole 900 kilograms of gold-rich concentrate containing 7,000 oz. gold from McEwen Mining’s (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX) El Gallo 1 mine in Sinaloa, Mexico. At US$1,200 per oz. gold, the thieves made off with over...

Alamos, AuRico unveil US$1.5B 'merger of equals' 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
VANCOUVER — Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) and AuRico Gold (TSX: AUQ; NYSE: AUQ) have apparently been in an on-again, off-again courtship for years, but on April 13 the companies decided to tie the knot amidst a rising tide of merger...

Technical troubles dog Copper Mountain in Q1 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
Mechanical difficulties at Copper Mountain Mining’s (TSX: CUM) 75%-owned Copper Mountain mine in southern B.C. involving a transformer failure on one of the ball mills in February and a 10-day disruption with the regrind mill in March...

Panoro's Cotabambas PEA a good start 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-04-15
Analysts believe Panoro Minerals’ (TSXV: PML; US-OTC: POROF) preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on the Cotabambas project shows the copper-gold-silver-molybdenum porphyry deposit is viable, despite failing to impress investors.