Site Visits

Site visit: Gold Standard makes its mark in Nevada 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-09-09
ELKO, NEVADA — Gold Standard Ventures’ (TSXV: GSV; NYSE-MKT: GSV) Railroad project is at the southern end of Nevada’s famous Carlin trend, but co-founder Luke Norman likes to first take visitors to a lookout at the northern...

Site visit: Taranis hopes to take Thor to the Max 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-15
REVELSTOKE, B.C. — Taranis Resources (TSXV: TRO; US-OTC: TNREF) is eyeing an option to buy 65% of FortyTwo Metals, a subsidiary of Roca Mines, in a move to secure the Max mill facility, 60 km southeast of Revelstoke, B.C. 

Site visit: Geoscience BC's avant-garde treetop sampling 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-07-01
ANAHIM LAKE, B.C. — A typical work day for this Geoscience BC’s biogeochemical survey crew in west-central B.C. gets started with the smell of jet fuel and the high-pitched whir of a helicopter.

Site visit: Endeavour Mining rides strong performance at Agbaou 

Source: Print Archives | 2015-06-17
YAMOUSSOUKRO, CÔTE D’IVOIRE — It’s easy to stay awake while travelling during the early morning hours in Côte d’Ivoire’s remote political city, Yamoussoukro. Formerly a small agricultural village, the...

Coeur to pay US$161M for Paramount Gold and Silver 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-31
VANCOUVER — According to Coeur Mining (TSX: CDM; NYSE: CDE) president and CEO Mitchell Krebs, the company’s proposed friendly takeover of junior Paramount Gold and Silver (TSX: PZG; NYSE-MKT: PZG) is one of the...

West Kirkland brings new life to Hasbrouck, Three Hills 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-12-10
TONOPAH, NEVADA — There’s a wealth of history in the ground at West Kirkland Mining’s (TSXV: WKM; US-OTC: WKLDF) recently acquired Hasbrouck and Three Hills gold properties in Esmeralda county, Nev., but new ideas are what the...

Cree Nation on board for Nemaska's Whabouchi lithium mine 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-26
THE CREE NATION OF NEMASKA, QUEBEC — It took five years and more than 40 meetings, but Nemaska Lithium (TSXV: NMX; US-OTC: NMKEF) and the Cree Nation of Nemaska have signed an impact benefits agreement (IBA) that paves the way...

Pure Gold joins Red Lake's 'exploration renaissance' 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-11-19
RED LAKE, ONTARIO — For the management team at newly minted Pure Gold Mining (TSXV: PGM; US-OTC: LRTNF), picking up the past-producing Madsen gold project marked a return to a gold camp that has played a formative role in their...

Victory enters frac sand fray with Seven Persons plant 

Source: Print Archives | 2014-07-16
MEDICINE HAT, ALTA — When it comes to open-pit mining, having more than 100 million tonnes of overburden sitting on top of your deposit is typically a situation best avoided, but for junior Victory Nickel (TSX: NI; US-OTC: VNCKF)...

Steady hands whip Detour Lake into shape  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-25
COCHRANE, ONTARIO — When you look at the careers of Detour Gold’s (TSX: DGC) chief operating officer Pierre Beaudoin and president and CEO Paul Martin, it’s almost as if both men had been groomed for their task of bringing the...