Site Visits

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...

Sierra Metals unleashes Yauricocha's full potential  

Source: Print Archives | 2014-06-11
LIMA, PERU — Sierra Metals (TSX: SMT; BVL: SMT) is proving up the underground potential of its Yauricocha silver–lead–copper–zinc–gold mine in west-central Peru. The low-cost underground mine is the company’s...