Aquila Resources Inc




In the field at California Gold's Fremont gold project in Mariposa County, California, from left: Jason Scherf, field technician; Bryan Alexander, field technician; Jean-Francois Ravenelle, SRK geologist; Cary Griffith, on-site manager; and Simon Cliffe, SRK. Photo by Katie Lister.

US Snapshot: Seven juniors of interest

The uptick in metal prices has coupled with optimism that the Trump administration’s business-friendly approach to taxes and regulations will boost early stage mineral exploration…



A core-storage facility at Aquila Resources' Back Forty gold-zinc project in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Credit: Aquila Resources

Aquila rises on positive PEA for Back Forty

Shares of Aquila Resources (TSX: AQA; US-OTC: AQARF) rose 15% after the Toronto-based firm published an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its gold- and zinc-rich Back Forty project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula.



Back Forty gains grade but work still suspended

VANCOUVER — A new resource estimate for the Back Forty poly-metallic project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has boosted the deposit’s metal grades. But despite the improvement, no work is underway at the site because project…


Equipment at the Back Forty project in Michigan. Source: Aquila Resources

Back Forty gains grade but HudBay keeps project suspended

VANCOUVER – A new resource estimate for the Back Forty project in Michigan has boosted the deposit’s metal grades, but despite the improvement there is no work underway at the site because project operator HudBay Minerals (HBM-T)…


TSX falls…but only a little

The holiday shortened July 3-6 period was by no means a strong one for the senior board, but it could have been worse. The TSX Composite Index fell 68 points to 11,659.96 points with the sell-off coming amidst a flurry of bad news.



An aerial view of Hope Downs South iron orebody in Western Australia's Pilbara region, a joint venture between Gina Rinehart's Hancock Prospecting and Rio Tinto. Photo by Hancock Prospecting

Australia’s mining elite

As strong demand from China spurs development of Australia’s vast mineral resources amid record-high commodity prices, a new swath of mining executives have come to dominate Australia’s mega-rich. Australia now has 20 billionaires, says…


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