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...

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...

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...

Lonmin doubles down on Wallbridge JVs in Sudbury 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
VANCOUVER — U.K.-based platinum group metals (PGM) outfit Lonmin (LSE: LMI; US-OTC: LNMIY) remains bullish on the Sudbury basin and its expansive joint venture with junior Wallbridge Mining (TSX: WM; US-OTC: WLBMF). On Sept. 20...

RB Energy halts production 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
Instead of heading toward full production in early 2015 at its Quebec Lithium mine, 60 km north of Val-d’Or, Que., RB Energy (TSX: RBI; US-OTC: RBEIF) is headed for a restructuring.

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...

Kennady Diamonds loses altitude on Kelvin results 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
Kennady Diamonds’ (TSXV: KDI; US-OTC: KDIAF) high-flying stock lost almost a third of its value in a single day on disappointing grades from a mini-bulk sample at its Kennady North diamond project in the Northwest Territories.

Mega Precious Metals' emerging gold-tungsten camp at Monument Bay 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-15
VANCOUVER — It’s been a bountiful year of drilling for explorer Mega Precious Metals (TSXV: MGP) at its wholly owned Monument Bay project, 340 km southeast of Thompson, Man. The company was hoping an infill drill campaign on its...