First Quantum's Kansanshi provokes mixed reaction

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-27
VANCOUVER — An updated technical report filed by First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM; US-OTC: FQVLF) on its 80% owned Kansanshi copper operations, 10 km north of Solwezi, Zambia, sent analysts scrambling to lower target share prices for the...

Gemfields unveils maiden ruby resource

Source: Daily News | 2015-07-23
It’s not every day companies in the mining sector estimate that their projects can deliver internal rates of return of more than 300%. But that’s what Gemfields (LSE: GEM) expects of its majority-owned Montepuez ruby deposit in...

Gold stocks that soared in 2015's H1 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-22
Several gold producers have registered strong share price gains during the first half of 2015, despite price pressure on the yellow metal. The spot gold price dipped 0.7% from last year’s close to end June 30 at US$1,174 per oz. It has...

Aston CEO outlines potential at Storm copper project 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
Despite an uphill battle in raising funds, Aston Bay Holdings’ (TSXV: BAY) founder and CEO Benjamin Cox remains upbeat on the copper potential at the junior’s Aston Bay property in Somerset Island, Nunavut. 

TSX drops, July 6-10 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
Canada’s benchmark index tumbled 1.9% to 14,411.07 after a weak jobs report, the continuing debt crisis in Greece and a slump in China’s stock market. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index fell 5.5% to 630.99,...

Kaizen to buy Pinaya in Peru 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-08
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Editorial: Lonmin condemned in Marikana commission findings 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
The long-awaited report of the Judicial Commission of Inquiry into the Marikana mine massacre in Marikana, South Africa, has been released, and there’s plenty of finger pointing to go around.

GoviEx pushes Madaouela on the permitting front  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
GoviEx Uranium (CSE: GXU) is quietly advancing its large Madaouela uranium project, and expects to receive a mining permit by year-end, or early 2016. 

Perseverance pays off for Avnel at Kalana in Mali 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-24
VANCOUVER — It’s been over a decade of preparation for Avnel Gold Mining (TSX: AVK) at its Kalana Main deposit in southwestern Mali, but now the company is on a path towards turning the small, former Soviet-run underground gold mine...

Site visit: Endeavour Mining rides strong performance at Agbaou 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-17
YAMOUSSOUKRO, CÔTE D’IVOIRE — It’s easy to stay awake while travelling during the early morning hours in Côte d’Ivoire’s remote political city, Yamoussoukro. Formerly a small agricultural village, the...