1999

INDEX (December 27, 1999)

Aber Res6Acron Int’l16Atna Res6Barrick Gold1, 3Bema Gold6Cambiex3Cameco2Canabrava14Celtic Min2Citadel Gold…



Producer and Dealer Prices (December 27, 1999)

Antimony: Mid-mkt US$1,175/t.Bismuth: Mid-mkt US$4.30/lb.Cadmium: Mid-mkt US$0.20/lb.Chromium: Mid-mkt ores US$62.50/t.Cobalt: Recent trades US$13.70-15.40/lb.Copper: Comex Mar. US$0.833/lb.Indium: In…



Chinese OK Towerbeck JV

Denver — The Chinese government will allow General Minerals (gnm-t) to explore the Towerbeck gold joint venture in that country’s northwestern region.The company can earn a 71% interest in the 56-sq….


Valerie confirms gold-copper system in Ecuador

A 2,500-metre drill program on the Santa Barbara gold-copper property in Ecuador has outlined a body of mineralization measuring 150 by 1,000 metres.Valerie Gold Resources (VLG-V) drilled 10 holes in …



MNDM confident of Treasure Hunt benefits

In a letter printed in your issue of Nov. 22-28, 1999, Jerry Roth of Stratagex raised some concerns about the Ontario government’s Operation Treasure Hunt initiative.To clarify, for the benefit of Mr….


Future of BC mining uncertain

This past year has been both difficult and disappointing for British Columbia’s mining industry. Two mines closed and no new ones were opened. Mineral exploration plummeted dramatically and is now exp…


Nord Pacific takes over Tritton

The Australian copper deposit known as Tritton, current- ly owned equally by Nord Pacific (NPF-T) and ASX-listed Straits Resources, will soon be owned entirely by the former. Nord has agreed to buy St…



Copper Rand gets reprieve

In a move to preserve jobs in the Chibougamau region, the Quebec government and big labour are throwing a lifeline to MSV Resources (MSV-T) and its Copper Rand 5000 project, which seemed to have gone …


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