Alamos Gold Inc

In western Turkey, looking south from Alamos Gold's Agi Dagi gold project towards its Kirazli gold project, 3 km away. Credit: Alamos Gold

Alamos scores Agi Dagi EIA approval, but Kirazli in limbo

VANCOUVER — It’s been a rocky permitting road for producer Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) in Turkey given the legal troubles surrounding its Kirazli epithermal gold project. But the company looks to have made some…

TSX posts small increase, Aug. 18-22

The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 1.51% to 15,535.55 while the S&P/TSX Capped Metals & Mining Index advanced 0.63% to 890.66. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index fell 2.76% to 198.41 and the gold spot price fell 1.8% or US$23.70 per…

Aegean Metals Group president and CEO Eric Roth (far right) speaks to geologists at the Hot Maden gold-copper project in Turkey, 1,050 km east of Istanbul. Credit: Aegean Metals Group

Eric Roth’s Aegean Metals sees upside in Turkey

VANCOUVER — It was a quiet couple of years for Eric Roth after Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) snapped up his Extorre Gold Mines and its Cerro Moro project in Argentina for US$400 million in mid-2012. But now as president…

TSX surges, June 2-6

The Toronto stock market had a strong run during the trading week, with the S&P/TSX Composite Index gaining 234.74 points to 14,838.90, as investors digested the positive U.S. employment data while shrugging off the lacklustre Canadian jobs…

The Cerro Pelon deposit, 3 km from Alamos Gold's Mulatos gold mine in northwestern Mexico's Sonora state. Credit: Alamos Gold

Alamos adding Cerro Pelon and La Yaqui to the mix

Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) has scored a major victory at its Mulatos gold mine operation in Mexico with the acquisition of surface rights for two satellite gold deposits that could add low-cost production growth as early as 2016.

Looking towards the Karaayi zone from the Kayali target at Pilot Gold's TV Tower gold project in northwestern Turkey. Credit: Pilot Gold

Pilot Gold uncovers porphyry potential at TV Tower

VANCOUVER — With a 4,900-metre, four-month drill program, Pilot Gold (TSX: PLG; US-OTC: PLGTF) has transformed the potential at its TV Tower project in Turkey from an interesting oxide gold target to a possible porphyry district.

At Eurasian Minerals' Alankoy gold-copper project in Turkey, from left: geologist Halil Aydincak, geologist Alper Ozbek, director of investor relations Scott Close and general manager of exploration Eric Jensen. Photo by Salma Tarikh.

Eurasian pushes ahead in Turkey

ISTANBUL, TURKEY — Eurasian Minerals (TSXV: EMX; NYSE-MKT: EMXX) started exploring Turkey’s Western Anatolia and Eastern Pontides mineral belts for gold and silver, as well as porphyry copper targets, more than a decade ago,…

Pouring gold at Alamos Gold's Mulatos mine. Credit:  Alamos Gold

Alamos posts solid Q3 results

Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) had a relatively good run in the third-quarter, with adjusted earnings of US$9.2 million, or US7¢ per share — in line with analysts’ expectations.

Agnico Eagle Mines CEO Sean Boyd checks out the heap-leach pad at the new La India gold mine in Sonora, Mexico. Photo by Salma Tarikh.

Agnico gears up La India for production

SONORA, MEXICO — Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) gets things done quickly: it’s on the cusp of producing gold from its La India mine in northern Mexico, less than two years after acquiring it from Grayd Resource.

U.S. markets, Aug. 26-30

Concern about a possible U.S. air strike against Syria and anxiety about the timing of the U.S. Federal Reserve’s end to quantitative easing sent U.S. markets down. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.33% to 14,810.31, the S&P 500…

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