TSX Venture trades relatively flat, Oct. 20-24

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-29
VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite was unable to turn early-week momentum into sustained gains during the Oct. 20-24 trading sessions, as it lost 4.68 points en route to a 805.45 point weekly close despite two promising days in...

TSX advances, Oct. 20-24

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-29
Canada’s main stock index ended the Oct. 20–24 trading week in positive territory. The S&P/TSX Composite Index jumped 316 points to 14,543.82, but the gold and diversified miners didn’t follow the upward trend. The...

Kaminak's Coffee project is 'as vanilla as it gets'

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-28
Kaminak Gold (TSXV: KAM; US-OTC: KMKGF) CEO Eira Thomas says the company’s high-grade, high-margin Coffee gold project in the Yukon would be simple to mine and process.

Rotman study calculates economic impact of mining gold in Ontario

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-28
A new study by the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management commissioned by the Ontario Mining Association measures the impact on gross domestic product, employment and government revenue from open pit and underground mining...

TSX Venture trends downward, Oct. 14-17 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-22
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite couldn’t break out of its funk during the shortened trading week, as it dropped 2.1%, or 17 points, en route to an 810.13-point close. Commodity futures rallied slightly, though energy prices continue to...

Canadian Mining Hall of Fame to fete mining leaders 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-22
The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will honour four industry greats at its annual induction dinner on Jan. 15, 2015, in Toronto. This year’s inductees are Peter M.D. Bradshaw, Ronald K. Netolitzky, Ian Telfer and Mackenzie Iles Watson. The...

Commentary: Plan Nord 2.0 and the creation of Société du Plan Nord 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-22
On Sept. 30, 2014, the Quebec government, through its Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Pierre Arcand, tabled Bill 11, entitled the Act respecting the Société du Plan Nord.

Puma on the prowl near historic Brunswick mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-22
Shares of Puma Exploration (TSXV: PUM; US-OTC: PUXPF) traded higher after the junior announced it  has acquired a 6.5 sq. km property with a newly discovered volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) zone just 6 km north of the No. 12 orebody at...

San Gold drilling indicates possible 'repeat' of Rice Lake deposit

Source: Daily News | 2014-10-15
VANCOUVER — It's been a rocky period for producer San Gold (TSX: SGR; US-OTC: SGRCF) as it strives to optimize operations at its Rice Lake complex near Bissett, Man., but recent drilling appears to offer potential upside. The company...

TSX Venture finishes deeper in the red, Oct. 6-10 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
The S&P/TSX Venture Composite took another tumble during the trading period, as it lost 6.31%, or 55.69 points, en route 827.13-point weekly close. Markets were impacted by falling energy futures after a dim outlook on oil demand growth...