Sparton Resources Inc

Eldorado discovers new zone 
at Lamaque

Eldorado Gold (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) has discovered a new gold mineralization zone, the Ormaque zone, at its Lamaque gold operations. Drill highlights include 27…


The project team in front of the 8 MW hour vanadium flow battery at the Zhangbei renewable energy project in February, 180 km north of Beijing, from left: chief technical officer Huang Mianyan, project coordinator Lee Barker and commercial manager Charles Ge. Credit: Sparton Resources.

Sparton banks on vanadium

Over the course of his 54 years in the business, Canadian geologist and engineer Lee Barker has had many rewarding moments. In the early 1970s…


Sparton sees good uranium recoveries from coal ash

Tests of simple acid extraction solutions on coal ash samples in China have shown that 70-80% of the uranium contained in the fly ash from the Lincang germanium area is recoverable, Sparton Resources …




Boss scoops Blizzard after title dispute resolved

Vancouver — A dispute over the title to the Blizzard uranium project has been resolved, paving the way for a technical program to evaluate the “amenability” of developing the controversial project, l…



Standing at the northeasternmost end of the 40-km-long Luxi gold belt, from left: Lee Barker, president and CEO of Sparton Resources; geologist Guojian Xu; and geologist Guy Della Valle. Says Della Valle of Yunnan province: "Compared to Angola, working here is like being on holiday."

Sparton explores Yunnan’s Luxi belt

Mangshi City, Yunnan Province, China — Two years of successful grassroots exploration by Sparton Resources (SRI-V, SPNRF-O) of the Luxi gold belt in China’s Yunnan province has all…




Guanlingpo's carbon-adsorption plant, prior to being covered by a roof and walls.

I love Luxi

Mangshi City, Yunnan Province, China — With annual gold output approaching 7 million oz., China has climbed to fourth place in recent years among the world’s gold-producing countries, behind South Af…