Editorial: Swiss gold referendum ends with a whimper 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
One of the more bizarre political initiatives initiated by gold bugs went down in flames on Nov. 30, with 77% of Swiss voters rejecting a plan to force the Swiss National Bank (SNB) to buy 55 million oz. gold to keep in reserve.

Lundin hits commercial production at Eagle  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN; US-OTC: LUNMF) now has another commercial mine in its growing roster of operations.

Commentary: Miners hit the road on Euro bus tour, Part I 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
MUNICH, GERMANY — Dave Hodge, the president of Zimtu Capital, has a public persona that transcends the Atlantic. 

Lydian scores final mine permit at Amulsar 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-03
VANCOUVER — Shares of Lydian International (TSX: LYD; US-OTC: LYDIF) were on the rise after news that the company cleared the final permitting hurdle at its wholly owned Amulsar epithermal gold deposit, 170 km south of...

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...

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.

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...