2001


Yukon extends tax credit

The Yukon government has extended its mineral exploration tax credit by one year to April 1, 2003. The announcement was made at the Yukon Geoscience Forum in Whitehorse.The credit is a refundable corp…


Rio Tinto drops Mogote

London-based Rio Tinto (RTP-N) has decided to drop its option to earn up to a 70% interest in IMA Explorations’ (IMR-V) Mogote copper-gold property in Argentina’s San Juan province.The major had an op…


Newmont drops RDN (December 31, 2001)

Vancouver — Disappointing results from a second round of drilling on the RDN gold-silver property in northern British Columbia have prompted Newmont Mining (NEM-N) to stop its work program.The proper…



More funding for OPA

The Ontario government will provide more than $3 million, through the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corporation (NOHFC), to finish restructuring the Ontario Prospectors Association (OPA).In November …



Can things get better? The view from the trough

The year 2001 may go down as the year we were paid back for the financial excesses of the 1990s.Recession is biting the North American economies, Continental Europe is feeling the first nibbles, and t…



PEOPLE (December 31, 2001)

AMT International — Karine Simoes and Dora Santschi appointed directors.Boulder — Nelson Baker appointed vice-president exploration and John Magee appointed vp corporate development.Crew Developm…



Xenolix to buy back shares

An agreed settlement in an administrative action by the Arizona Corporations Commission will require precious-metal “nanotechnology” company Xenolix Technologies (xtci-o) to buy back shares from some …


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