Site Visits

Site visit: Western Copper sees Casino as an economic driver in the Yukon 

Source: Print Archives | 2016-01-27
WHITEHORSE, YUKON — It may not be the best time to develop a bulk-tonnage mining operation, but Western Copper and Gold (TSX: WRN; NYSE-MKT: WRN) is sure that the Casino copper-gold deposit will be one of the first projects off the...

Site visit: Alexco finds silver lining at Keno with Flame & Moth 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-12-30
KENO CITY, YUKON — There’s a wealth of history in the Yukon’s Keno Hill mining district, and Alexco Resource (TSX: AXR; NYSE-MKT: AXU) is out to prove there’s a lot of silver left to discover across its large land...

Site Visit: Persistence pays off for INV Metals at Loma Larga  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-12-16
CUENCA, ECUADOR — Richard Spencer likes to think that there is a fine line between tenacity and stupidity in the exploration business.

Site Visit: Trevali nears full production at Caribou 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-12-02
BATHURST, N.B.— Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) is nearing commercial production at its past-producing Caribou zinc-lead-silver mine in New Brunswick, ahead of what the company expects will be an uptick in zinc and lead prices,...

Site Visit: Kaminak on track to build next Yukon gold mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-25
DAWSON CITY, YUKON — If there was a betting pool on which junior mining companies will bring Canadian assets into production over the next five years, Kaminak Gold (TSXV: KAM; US-OTC: KMKGF) would be one of the favourites. Despite...

Site visit: Kennady causes a commotion 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-11-01
YELLOWKNIFE — There’s a frosty glow across the rugged northern tundra at the Kennady North diamond project, 280 km east of Yellowknife, but the icy shimmer still doesn’t compare to the sparkle of diamonds trapped in the rocks...

Site visit: Barkerville reborn after 'massive housecleaning' 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-28
WELLS, B.C. — Emerging in July 2013 from an 11-month cease-trade order issued by the B.C. Securities Commission stemming from a questionable resource estimate, Barkerville Gold Mines (TSXV: BGM) was left facing a severe cash...

Site Visit: Cupric's 'paradigm changer' in the Kalahari 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-21
MAUN, BOTSWANA — When an all-star mining team with an ample exploration budget arrives in a supportive, mineral-rich jurisdiction, exciting transformations are bound to happen. Cupric Canyon Capital’s Khoemacau copper-silver...

Site visit: Wellgreen eyes revival under new management  

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-14
DESTRUCTION BAY, YUKON – Roughly 30 km southeast from the small settlement of Destruction Bay along the Alaska Highway, which traces the picturesque shores of Kluane Lake in southwestern Yukon, lies Wellgreen Platinum’s (TSX: WG;...

Morocco's OCP aims to dominate phosphate industry 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-07
MARRAKESH, MOROCCO — It's hard not to be struck by the juxtaposition of tradition and progress when sitting in the back of a worn taxi cab winding its way through the maze-like confines of the medina quarter in the high-profile...