Southern Arc shifts focus to Japan

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-24
In 2005, Southern Arc Minerals (TSXV: SA) became the first Canadian junior exploration company to return to Indonesia following the Asian financial crisis in 1997. The junior acquired two key projects: the West Lombok property on Southwest...

US stocks rise, Nov. 13-19

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-23
U.S. equities gained after the Federal Reserve signaled a possible December rate hike at its last policy meeting, suggesting the U.S. economy is strengthening. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.6% to finish the Nov. 13-19 trading period...

Companies use crowdsourcing to innovate through downturn

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-20
Mining companies and organizations are increasingly going outside of the industry and using open innovation platforms to find solutions to their challenges.

Drones play growing role for cost-conscious explorers

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-20
In the face of one of the biggest downturns in the industry, cash-strapped miners and explorers are turning to unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), or drone, technology as one way to help drive down costs, boost productivity and harness safety at...

Lydian outlines new mine plan for Amulsar project

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-19
VANCOUVER — Lydian International (TSX: LYD; US-OTC: LYDIF) knows it has to adjust expectations at its wholly-owned Amulsar gold project in south-central Armenia if it wants to secure development funding under current market...

Scorpio CEO: 'If you've got cash, now is the time to drill'

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-19
Scorpio Gold Corp.’s (TSXV: SGN) Mineral Ridge asset in Nevada is not only returning high-grade intercepts from various satellite deposits and other targets drilled on the property, but its open-pit gold mining operation is on track to...

Barrick pioneers cyanide-free processing at Goldstrike

Source: Daily News | 2015-11-18
Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) hit a major milestone late last year, after it poured its first cyanide-free gold bar at its Goldstrike operations in Nevada using nothing other than a common potato fertilizer.

Iamgold lowers costs, but analysts remain cautious 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG) had a messy third quarter — widening its adjusted loss on the back of lower gold sales — but it has cut its operating costs, leaving analysts questioning if the company’s focus on cash...

Oban Mining to pick up Northern Gold 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Northern Gold Mining (TSXV: NGM) is the fourth junior this year to sign a business combination agreement with Oban Mining (TSX: OBM), joining Eagle Hill, Ryan Gold and Corona Gold, which consolidated their properties in Ontario and Quebec under...

High-grade shear zones a 'game changer' for Integra 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-18
Diligence is paying off for gold explorer Integra Gold (TSXV: ICG; US-OTC: ICGQF) in the prolific Val-d'Or gold mining camp, as a steady drill program has allowed the company to upgrade resources at its Triangle Zone gold deposit, 2.5 km...