True North Gems builds Greenland's first ruby mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-05
True North Gems (TSXV: TGX; US-OTC: TNGMF) kicked off its first field season in Greenland a decade ago, but is finally closing in on the prize: an open-pit mine that will produce ruby and pink sapphire gemstones starting next year, and running...

A growing Mandalay remains Desjardins' top pick  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-22
Mandalay Resources (TSX: MND; US-OTC: MNDJF) has bumped up its full-year production guidance after reporting solid third-quarter numbers.

Metalor gains 'Fairmined Refiner' status  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-10-08
The Colombia-based Alliance for Responsible Mining (ARM) has given refiner Metalor its ‘Fairmined Refiner’ designation, making the firm the first London Bullion Market Association (LBMA)-approved refiner to hold that status.

Alamos scores Agi Dagi EIA approval, but Kirazli in limbo  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-09-03
VANCOUVER — It’s been a rocky permitting road for producer Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) in Turkey given the legal troubles surrounding its Kirazli epithermal gold project. But the company looks to have made some...

Eric Roth's Aegean Metals sees upside in Turkey 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
VANCOUVER — It was a quiet couple of years for Eric Roth after Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) snapped up his Extorre Gold Mines and its Cerro Moro project in Argentina for US$400 million in mid-2012. But now as president...

Miedzi Copper loses Poland concessions  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-08-20
Ross Beaty isn’t the type of businessman who normally airs his grievances in public. But when two of his copper concessions in Poland were apparently revoked by the Polish government, he felt he had no choice.

New management at Anglo Pacific shifts focus to royalties 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-23
After graduating with a BA from Harvard University and an MBA from Harvard Business School, Julian Treger launched his career working for Lord Rothschild as an in-house corporate financier managing a portfolio of public and private equity...

Avala's open-pit mine plan for Timok in Serbia 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-25
VANCOUVER — Serbia has received attention lately as an under-explored jurisdiction for copper porphyry targets, but for junior Avala Resources (TSXV: AVZ) the story is all about gold. To this end, the company has just tabled an...

World Gold Council spearheads review of London gold fix  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-25
VANCOUVER — The gold industry appears to be reacting to growing scrutiny over the century-old method that determines the daily spot price of gold. On June 18 the World Gold Council — a market-development organization composed of top...

Alacer plans sulphide expansion at Copler 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-25
VANCOUVER — For US$660 million Alacer Gold (TSX: ASR; US-OTC: ALIAF) could add a sulphide circuit to its heap-leach Copler (“Çöpler” in Turkish) gold mine in Turkey, an expansion that should pay for itself in the...