Strike prompts closure of Cameco's McArthur River mine

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-27
Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) is closing down McArthur River, the world’s largest uranium mine, and its Key Lake mill, in Saskatchewan’s Athabasca basin, over a labour-management dispute.  

Kirkland Lake's drills cut new gold zones at South Mine

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-26
VANCOUVER — Aggressive drilling has paid off for producer Kirkland Lake Gold (TSX: KGI; US-OTC: KGILF) at its Macassa and South Mine complex (SMC) in Ontario's Southern Abitibi gold belt. On Aug. 26 the company announced that it had...

Imperial agrees to First Nations review of Red Chris, ending blockade

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-26
Imperial Metals (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF), the unfortunate miner behind the large Mount Polley tailings spill, has agreed that the Tahltan Central Council could review the tailings facility at its Red Chris copper-gold development project, near...

Cliffs to buy back shares

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-26
A month after activist hedge fund Casablanca Capital succeeded in gaining control of the board at Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF), the troubled iron ore and metallurgical coal miner says it plans to buy back US$200 million worth of its own...

Site visit: Rockhaven has high hopes for Klaza

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-25
CARMACKS, YUKON — Rockhaven Resources (TSXV: RK) is not the first, second, or even third company to explore the Klaza project in central Yukon, but it is the first company to find what the others had sought: epithermal gold and silver.

TSX Venture bounces back, Aug. 18-22

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-25
VANCOUVER — The S&P TSX Venture Composite returned to the green after three consecutive weeks in the red during the Aug. 18-22 trading period, as it gained 9.7 points en route to a 1,005.58 point close. Precious metal and energy...

Peregrine shares drop on dilutive $15M financing

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-25
Shares in Peregrine Diamonds (TSX: PGD) fell by more than 20% on news of a $15.1-million rights offering that could dilute the stock by 100%.

US stocks advance, Aug. 18-22

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-25
U.S. equities had a strong run during the Aug.18–22 trading week. The Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 338 points to 17,001.22; the S&P 500 Index advanced 33 points to 1,988.40; while the tech-heavy Nasdaq Composite Index climbed...

Letter to the editor: Why Mount Polley's tailings are not toxic

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-21
The Mount Polley copper-gold mine operated by Imperial Metals processed a form of ore related to an alkali intrusive. This type of ore is typified as having a low content of sulphur and is not associated with significant quantities of...

CBC Radio: TNM editor-in-chief talks Imperial Metals, Red Chris and Mount Polley

Source: Daily News | 2014-08-20
Northern Miner editor-in-chief John Cumming appeared Tuesday evening on CBC Radio British Columbia's drive-home show "On the Coast" with guest host Kirk Williams to talk about Imperial Metals, the Mount Polley spill, the Red Chris mine...