Lydian streamlines Amulsar plans to ease capital burden 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
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 conditions. To that end, the...

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...

Editorial: Trans-Pacific Partnership details bring fresh round of scrutiny  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-11
Details of the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement have been released by the 12 nations that signed its terms on Oct. 5, 2015, after seven years of negotiation.

Oceanic's creative Sinohydro deal keeps Ungava project alive 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-07
Sinohydro, one of China’s oldest state-owned enterprises set up shortly after chairman Mao Zedong’s Communist party swept to power in 1949, says it is “willing and ready” to become an equity shareholder in Oceanic Iron...

Facts 'n' figures: Asia drags down gold demand in Q2  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-02
The following is an edited summary of the World Gold Council’s Gold Demand Trends report for this year’s second quarter. For the full report, please visit 

Editorial: Commodities prices follow China's economy south 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-26
China’s slowing economy and sinking stock market are wreaking havoc on already oversupplied commodity markets around the globe.

OceanaGold bids $856M for Romarco Minerals 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-05
OceanaGold (TSX: OGC; ASX: OGC) is offering to buy Romarco Minerals (TSX: R) in a friendly all-share, $856-million deal to secure low-cost growth in the form of the junior’s Haile gold mine, which is under construction in South Carolina.

Centerra swings back into profit 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-05
Centerra Gold (TSX: CG; US-OTC: CAGDF) posted a profit in the second quarter, amid a sea of red for gold miners hurt by lower commodity prices.

Royal Road driven by results at Gomec in Turkey 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-08-05
VANCOUVER — It’s been almost a decade since Tim Coughlin, a co-founder of Lydian International, was part of the team that stumbled across the multi-million-ounce Amulsar gold deposit in southern Armenia. Now, as president and CEO of...

Editorial: Mitsubishi comes clean on WWII slave labour 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-22
Japan’s Mitsubishi Materials Corp. is showing corporate courage by formally apologizing for using American prisoners of war as forced labour at its mines and industrial complexes during World War II — the first Japanese company to...