Volume 100 Number 37

Oct 27 - Nov 2, 2014

Canadian Mining Hall of Fame to fete mining leaders

The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will honour four industry greats at its annual induction dinner on Jan. 15, 2015, in Toronto. This year’s inductees are Peter M.D. Bradshaw, Ronald K. Netolitzky, Ian Telfer and Mackenzie Iles Watson. The...Read More →


Editorial: Some satisfaction for Gold Reserve and Kinross

"Never, never, never give up." More often than not in mining, this proves to be great advice.Read More →


Gold Reserve wins US$740M in 'stunning victory' against Venezuela

It’s taken six years and over US$20 million in legal costs, but Gold Reserve (TSX: GRZ; US-OTC: GDRZF) has won US$740.3 million in compensation for the expropriation of its Brisas gold project by the Venezuelan government. It’s one...Read More →


Rob McEwen defies gravity

Commercial flights to the edge of space on Virgin Galactic’s SpaceShipTwo are supposed to start in March 2015, after the company’s billionaire founder Richard Branson and his son Sam make the trip first.Read More →


Iron ore price collapse claims more victims

Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) and London Mining (US-OTC: LIIGF; LSE: LOND) have become the latest casualties of falling iron ore prices, with Cliffs warning that it expects to record a US$6-billion non-cash impairment charge in the third...Read More →


Allied Nevada advances US$1.4B Hycroft plan

VANCOUVER — It’s been a tough year for producer Allied Nevada Gold (TSX: ANV; NYSE-MKT: ANV) as it has moved through lower-grade areas at its flagship Hycroft mine, 87 km west of Winnemucca, Nev. The company is hoping an...Read More →


Gold output picks up at Perseus' Edikan mine

Perseus Mining (TSX: PRU; ASX: PRU) is cleaning up its act, and has at least one analyst taking notice.Read More →


Commentary: Plan Nord 2.0 and the creation of Société du Plan Nord

On Sept. 30, 2014, the Quebec government, through its Minister of Energy and Natural Resources and Minister responsible for the Northern Plan, Pierre Arcand, tabled Bill 11, entitled the Act respecting the Société du Plan Nord.Read More →


TSX clings to tiny gain, Oct. 13-17

After six straight weekly declines, Canada’s main stock exchange ended the trading week in positive territory — but just barely. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 0.32 of a point to 14,227.68, while the S&P/TSX Capped...Read More →


TSX Venture trends downward, Oct. 14-17

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite couldn’t break out of its funk during the shortened trading week, as it dropped 2.1%, or 17 points, en route to an 810.13-point close. Commodity futures rallied slightly, though energy prices continue to...Read More →


Volatility hits US stocks, Oct.13-17

U.S. equities ended the choppy trading week in negative territory. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 164 points to 16,380.41, despite a late partial recovery that snapped a six-day losing streak on the back of strong earnings reports. Read More →


A growing Mandalay remains Desjardins' top pick

Mandalay Resources (TSX: MND; US-OTC: MNDJF) has bumped up its full-year production guidance after reporting solid third-quarter numbers.Read More →


Puma on the prowl near historic Brunswick mine

Shares of Puma Exploration (TSXV: PUM; US-OTC: PUXPF) traded higher after the junior announced it  has acquired a 6.5 sq. km property with a newly discovered volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) zone just 6 km north of the No. 12 orebody at...Read More →