TSX falls on higher oil, gold prices, March 23-27

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-30
Canadian stocks fell for a third straight week, following bleak U.S. economic data and a rise in tensions in the Middle East. Oil and gold prices rose after Saudi Arabia and its allies launched airstrikes against Houthi rebels in Yemen, who are...

Golden Star to lower costs at Wassa gold mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-27
Cash-strapped Golden Star Resources (TSX: GSC; NYSE-MKT: GSS) has reported a feasibility study that shows adding an underground mine to its producing Wassa open-pit gold mine in Ghana could bring down costs.

Integra Gold punches above its weight with 50,000-metre program

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-27
With eight drill rigs on site at its Lamaque South project just east of Val-d'Or in Quebec, and 20,000 metres of drilling already completed this year, Integra Gold (TSXV: ICG; US-OTC: ICGQF) stands out as being one of the most active...

Lake Shore looks for another home run in 2015

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-26
Lake Shore Gold (TSX: LSG; NYSE-MKT: LSG) appears to be checking off all the boxes, when it comes to a junior producer with gold assets in a safe mining jurisdiction, that is generating free cash flow, has manageable debt and an exciting...

Claude Resources turns it around

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-26
Claude Resources’ (TSX: CRJ; US-OTC: CLGRF) flagship Seabee gold mine in northeastern Saskatchewan has produced more than one million ounces of gold since it started commercial production in December 1991. Its Santoy mine complex, 14 km...

Sandstorm buys Diavik diamond mine royalty  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
Gold-focused royalty and streaming company Sandstorm Gold (TSX: SSL; NYSE: SAND) has branched out into diamonds.

Commentary: The importance of tying executive compensation to performance 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
Over the past decade there has been increased effort, often advocated by shareholder advisory groups, to link executive compensation with executive and corporate performance (so-called “pay-for-performance”).

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.

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,...