Imperial Metals Corporation

TSX hits ‘wall of worry’, Feb. 8-12

It was a volatile week, as investors — worried about the state of the global economy — fled stocks and sought safe-haven assets like gold, driving the price up 5.5% to US$1,237.90 per oz. (Gold hit a one-year high of US$1,262.90 per…


The camp at Skeena Resources' GJ copper-gold property in northwestern British Columbia. Credit: Skeena Resources

Skeena grows GJ’s resource in BC

Skeena Resources (TSXV: SKE; US-OTC: SKREF) has updated the resource estimate for the Donnelly and North Donnelly copper-gold deposits on its GJ property, in the prolific Golden Triangle of northwestern B.C.


An aerial view of Imperial Metals' 50%-owned Huckleberry open-pit copper mine in west-central British Columbia, which was suspended this month. Credit: Huckleberry Mines

Imperial suspends open pit at Huckleberry in BC

VANCOUVER — Steve Robertson, spokesperson for Huckleberry Mines and vice-president of corporate affairs for Imperial Metals (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF), says there’s value left in the ground at the open-pit Huckleberry copper mine, 88…




Toxic waste spills out of the tailings dam at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley copper-gold mine, shortly after its collapse in August 2014. Source:

Tailings dam failures to continue, experts say

A year after Imperial Metals’ (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF) Mount Polley copper-gold mine released 25 million cubic metres of waste into B.C.’s Fraser River watershed after its tailings dam broke, a new report claims that the worldwide…



Imperial Metals' Mount Polley copper-gold project, which has been on care and maintenance since last August's tailings spill at the site. Source: Imperial Metals

BC government sets mandate for Mount Polley start-up

VANCOUVER — Imperial Metals (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF) has been given the green light to temporarily resume operations at Mount Polley, 56 km northwest of Williams Lake,  B.C., provided the company meets a number of…



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%…


Workers in the field at Kaminak Gold's Coffee gold project in west-central Yukon's White Gold district. Source: Kaminak Gold

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…



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