Canada

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 a turnaround story, Dundee says

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...

Innovation key to solving mining sector woes

Source: Daily News | 2015-03-26
Miners are facing a more complex and difficult business environment than ever, with the pressures of rising costs, declining commodity prices, and rising social and investor demands continuing to build.

PDAC 2015: John Kaiser sees retail investors as industry lifeblood  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
Retail investors, historically the “lifeblood” of the junior mining sector, are largely gone from the picture, but need to return for the sector to survive the current downturn, John Kaiser argues.

Silver Wheaton's Smallwood sees a 'gold flavour to the portfolio' 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
VANCOUVER — Royalty and streaming leader Silver Wheaton (TSX: SLW; NYSE: SLW) has been increasing its presence in the gold space recently, and according to president and CEO Randy Smallwood that trend could continue, with many of the...

Noront goes all in on the Ring of Fire 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
VANCOUVER — Toronto-based junior Noront Resources (TSX: NOT; US-OTC: NOSOF) has emerged as a leader in Ontario's controversial Ring of Fire mineral belt over the past eight years, and on March 23 the company solidified itself as the...

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.

TSX Venture turns positive, March 16-20 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index edged up 1%, or 6 points, en route to a 670.60-point close. Gold, copper and energy futures benefitted from weakness in the U.S. dollar, while Statistics Canada reported that the inflation rate held...

PDAC celebrates 2015 award recipients 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-03-25
The recent annual convention in Toronto of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada saw a diverse group of mining personnel scoop up this year’s awards.

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