Volume 100 Number 13 May 12 - 18, 2014

A closeup of the terrain at Roxgold's Yaramoko gold project in Burkina Faso. Credit: Roxgold

Roxgold completes Yaramoko feasibility study

A feasibility study on the 55 Zone of Roxgold’s (TSXV: ROG; US-OTC: ROGFF) Yaramoko gold project located 200 km southwest of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso improves on the results of a preliminary economic assessment delivered late last year…

Allied Nevada Gold's Hycroft gold-silver mine in Nevada. Credit: Allied Nevada

Allied Nevada plans major Hycroft expansion

VANCOUVER — With a prefeasibility study outlining how to boost gold and silver production from the Hycroft mine in Nevada, Allied Nevada Gold (TSX: ANV; NYSE-MKT: ANV) now just needs the money to make it happen.

A drill rig in the historic Oro Belle-Hart Tunnel pit at Castle Mountain Mining's namesake gold project, in San Bernardino County, California. Credit: Castle Mountain Mining

Castle Mountain Mining completes PEA milestone

In one short year as a public company, Castle Mountain Mining (TSXV: CMM) has delivered a resource estimate on the past-producing Castle Mountain mine project, 112 km from Las Vegas in San Bernardino County, Calif., and completed a preliminary…

PotashCorp beats Q1 earnings estimates

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) is off to a good start, as it has reported strong first-quarter 2014 earnings, beating the company’s guidance and analyst expectations and bumping up its full-year forecast.

The in-situ recovery plant at Ur-Energy's Lost Creek uranium project in Wyoming. Credit: Ur-Energy

Water issues arise as Ur-Energy ramps up Lost Creek

Ur-Energy (TSX: URE; NYSE-MKT: URG) is getting the production numbers it expected as it ramps up its Lost Creek uranium project towards commercial production, but water issues at the facility have caused concern.

Rockcliff Resources CEO Kenneth Lapierre at a core-storage facility in Snow Lake, Manitoba. Credit: Rockcliff Resources

Rockcliff builds critical mass in Flin Flon-Snow Lake

During his 30 years as a field geologist, Kenneth Lapierre worked on grassroots exploration projects across North and South America and as an underground production geologist in precious and base-metal mines in Canada. His work over those…

Bruce Power is Ontario's largest independent generator of electricity. Credit: Candu Owners Group

Cameco Q1 profits up on Bruce Power sale

Saskatoon-based uranium miner Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) earned $131 million in the first quarter, helped by the sale of its interest in Bruce Power Ltd. Partnership.

The processing plant at Fortuna Silver Mines' San Jose silver-gold mine in Oaxaca, Mexico.  Credit: Fortuna Silver Mines

New zone shines for Fortuna Silver at San Jose

VANCOUVER — Fresh from doubling the throughput at its San Jose silver–gold mine in Mexico, Fortuna Silver Mines (TSX: FVI; NYSE: FSM) is finding that a steady stream of high-grade drill results from the mine’s new Trinidad…

Hasbrouck Peak at West Kirkland Mining's Hasbrouck gold property in Nevada. Credit: West Kirkland Mining

West Kirkland CEO talks Hasbrouck, Three Hills deal

VANCOUVER — Nine months ago it became apparent to president and CEO R. Michael Jones and his team at explorer West Kirkland Mining (TSXV: WKM; US-OTC: WKLDF) that the company needed to reassess what it was doing and pinpoint the…

Workers inspect a jumbo at Hudbay Minerals' 70%-owned Reed copper mine, 120 km east of Flin Flon, Manitoba. Credit: HudBay Minerals

Hudbay’s Manitoba business going strong and growing

Hudbay Minerals (TSX: HBM: NYSE: HBM) swung to a net loss in the first quarter of $27.2 million, or 15¢ per share, compared to a profit of $1.9 million, or 1¢ per share, in the first quarter of 2013, mainly due to a temporary…

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