Volume 101 Number 20

Jun 29 - Jul 5, 2015

Antioquia to proceed with underground mine at Cisneros

For a penny stock, Antioquia Gold (TSXV: AGD; US-OTC: AGDXF) sure has a lot of firepower behind it.Read More →


Corvus CEO sees exploration upside at North Bullfrog

VANCOUVER — Corvus Gold (TSX: KOR) hit a milestone with the release of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on its 75 sq. km North Bullfrog gold-silver project 10 km north of Beatty, Nev. The study has intriguing economics, but CEO...Read More →


Perseverance pays off for Avnel at Kalana in Mali

VANCOUVER — It’s been over a decade of preparation for Avnel Gold Mining (TSX: AVK) at its Kalana Main deposit in southwestern Mali, but now the company is on a path towards turning the small, former Soviet-run underground gold mine...Read More →


Paladin Energy wins right to own Canadian uranium mine

In a historic decision, the Canadian government has approved Australia’s Paladin Energy (TSX: PDN) as the majority owner of a uranium mine in Newfoundland and Labrador.Read More →


Uranium Energy drops on 'unfounded allegations'

Uranium Energy (NYSE-MKT: UEC) shares have plunged more than 30% since a negative blog post about the company triggered an investigation by two New York-based law firms of the Texas-based firm, leaving at least one analyst baffled.Read More →


Galantas Gold receives permits to build underground mine

Up until two years ago, Galantas Gold (TSXV: GAL) was producing a flotation concentrate containing gold, silver and lead from its small open-pit gold mine in northern Ireland, 150 km west of Belfast and 32 km from Dalradian Resources’...Read More →


MDRU sheds light on gold in the Yukon

VANCOUVER — When Underworld Resources, now Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC), found the White Gold deposit in 2008 — a gold-only system near the prolific Klondike placer gold fields, 95 km south of Dawson City — it swept the...Read More →


Land deal with Richmont brings Argonaut drill success

About 2 km away from where Richmont Mines (TSX: RIC; NYSE-MKT: RIC) is producing gold from its Island gold mine, and exploring for more at its Island gold deep development project, Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR; US-OTC: ARNGF) is advancing its...Read More →


Carlisle CEO says Lynn Lake is a 'project for our times'

VANCOUVER — The exploration game is afoot for Carlisle Goldfields (TSX: CGJ; US-OTC: CGJCF) across its expansive land package at the Lynn Lake gold camp in Manitoba. The company never lacked drill targets or historic data on the 350 sq....Read More →


Rubicon Minerals advances Phoenix on two fronts

Rubicon Minerals (TSX: RMX; NYSE-MKT: RBY) has poured the first gold at its Phoenix gold project in Red Lake, Ont., and expects to complete the commissioning phase of the mill in early July.Read More →


Red Pine Exploration updates resource at Wawa project

Like many other juniors in today’s depressed commodities market, Red Pine Exploration (TSXV: RPX; US-OTC: RDEXF) seems to have a lot more going for it than its 4¢ share price would suggest.Read More →


Editorial: Women remain an untapped resource in mining

We’ve been receiving feedback from readers and industry participants in recent weeks on the experiences of women in the Canadian mining industry.Read More →


Letter to the editor: Women in mining a complex issue

Lesley Stokes’ commentary last week entitled “Gratitude for women pioneers” is a thoughtful insight and response to the letter published a week earlier, “Daughters: Avoid geology or mining as a career.”Read More →


Pure Gold advances exploration at Madsen

Pure Gold Mining (TSXV: PGM; US-OTC: LRTNF) has started a mid-year exploration program at its Madsen gold project in Ontario’s prolific Red Lake gold district, after encouraging results from its 5,000-metre drill program.Read More →


Facts 'n' figures: The socio-economic benefits of gold mining

The following is an edited summary from the World Gold Council’s report The Social and Economic Impacts of Gold Mining. To see the full report please visit www.gold.org.Read More →


TSX slips again, June 15-19

Canada’s benchmark index dropped 0.6% to finish at 14,653.12, amidst fears that Greece could default on its debt, and lower-than-expected Canadian retail sales in April. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index fell 4%...Read More →


TSX Venture closes flat, June 15-19

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index gained slightly during the trading period, as it jumped 1.75 points before finishing at 683.89 points. Gold futures closed in the green, while base metal and energy markets failed to generate much...Read More →


US equities rise, June 15-19

U.S. stocks eked out gains, despite concerns about whether Greece would reach a deal with its lenders to avoid a default. The Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed 0.6% to 18,014.28, while the S&P 500 Index added 0.7% to 2,109.99. The Nasdaq...Read More →