Kennecott Exploration Company




Metalcorp's chief operating officer, Aubrey Eveleigh, examines a piece of massive sulphide mineralization from the BL14 prospect in the company's core shack in Thunder Bay, Ont.

Big Lake Gives Metalcorp a Big Surprise

SITE VISIT Thunder Bay, Ont. — A mineral prospect recently discovered on the north shore of Lake Superior by Metalcorp (MTC-V, MTLCF-O) illustrates how nature…



Kennecott forms new team

Vancouver — A long-term deal inked by Kennecott Exploration and Geoinformatics Exploration (GXL-V) is expected to generate exploration targets on the former’s la…


Geologists and analysts line a trench looking for signs of gold mineralization at the Tolvana prospect on FreeGold Ventures' Golden Summit property in Fairbanks, Alaska. Meridian Gold can earn a 70% interest in the property.

Alaska exploration firing on all cylinders

Fairbanks, Alaska — This year’s exploration activity in Alaska will likely exceed that of the last few years combined, as companies continue to be spurred into action by the recent surge in metal prices, especially gold.


A view of the Robinson mine's Liberty pit.

Robinson mine reopens in eastern Nevada; Quadra

Vancouver — Quadra Mining (QUA-T) has made its debut as a metals producer with the recent start-up of the concentrator at its Robinson open-pit copper-gold mine, situated 11 km west of Ely in eastern Nevada.


Atop the mill at the Pipeline gold mining complex in Nevada.

Royal Gold enjoys record quarter

Vancouver — The rising bullion price has prompted the largest U.S.-based precious metals royalty company to top up its till and look for acquisitions.Royal Gold (RGL-T) earned US$2.5 million (or US12…


Midway cuts more gold in Nevada

Vancouver — Midway Gold (MDW-V) has been focusing its efforts on its namesake gold property in Nevada’s Nye Cty., where it is engaged in a joint venture with Newmont Mining (NEM-N).Midway lies betwee…


Terraco assembling Nevada property package

Through a series of three property deals, Terraco Gold (TEN-V) hopes to assemble a package of drill-ready gold targets in Nevada.In a deal with Newmont Mining (NEM-N), Terraco can acquire the Tuscaror…


Rio Tinto buys data system

London-based Rio Tinto is using data access protocol (DAP) technology as a way of managing exploration data.The technology, provided by Toronto-based Geosoft, allows users to transfer large amounts of…