2002

Nevada Star outlines target in Alaska

Vancouver — Exploration by Nevada Star Resource (NEV-V) has outlined a large massive-to-disseminated polymetallic target in the Dunite Hill (formerly Tangle-Lake) complex of its MAN project in Alaska…


Northern Miner Indices (December 30, 2002)

NORTH AMERICAN MINING INDEXCompanyTickerWeightBarrickABX-T21.9%FalconbridgeFL-T4.2%Freeport BFCX.B-N5.0%GoldcorpG-T5.2%IncoN-T7.7%Meridian GoldMNG-T4.7%Newmont MiningNEM-N24.8%Noranda…


Pundits predict good year for gold

Vancouver — The consensus among analysts during the latter half of 2002 was that lacklustre global economic growth would cap prices for base metals in 2003 but that geopolitical uncertainty and a wea…




Drilling keeps Tiberon keen at Nui Phao

Vancouver — Tiberon Minerals (TBR-V) has released more results from ongoing drilling at the Nui Phao tungsten polymetallic deposit in northern Vietnam.The program is designed to define mineralization…


Minefinders cuts high grades at Dolores

Vancouver — Minefinders (MFL-T) has cut high-grade gold and silver at its wholly owned Dolores property in northern Chihuahua state, Mexico.A 30,000-metre drilling program is enabling the company to …


Alcoa to upgrade Baie-Comeau

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Alcoa (AA-N) intends to spend $1 billion upgrading its smelter in Baie-Comeau, Que., to begin in late 2003.Under a deal with the Quebec government, the aluminum giant will invest…


Drill results augur well for DRC at Afton

Vancouver — DRC Resources (DRC-V) has tabled encouraging assay results from its Afton copper project, near Kamloops, B.C.This season’s drill program is part of a $4.7-million exploration program reco…


New Blue Ice showing delivers goods

A kimberlite showing discovered last summer by Diamonds North Resources (DDN-T) at its wholly owned Blue Ice property on the Nunavut portion of Victoria Island has yielded a high count of microdiamond…




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