Volume 100 Number 20 Jun 30 - Jul 6, 2014

A drill site at Platinum Group Metals' Waterberg PGM project in South Africa. Credit: Platinum Group Metals

Platinum Group boosts resources at Waterberg

VANCOUVER — The resource at developer Platinum Group Metals’ (TSX: PTM, NYSE-MKT: PLG) Waterberg platinum group metals discovery on the North Limb of the Bushveld igneous complex in South Africa just keeps growing. A new, expanded…

Drillers targeting the Sulphurets deposit at Seabridge Gold's KSM gold-copper project in northwestern B.C. Credit: Seabridge Gold

Seabridge goes deeper at KSM in BC

Seabridge Gold’s (TSX: SEA; NYSE: SA) chairman and CEO Rudi Fronk says the company anticipates good news from the exploration program it has launched at its KSM gold–copper project in northwestern B.C.

Mining personnel at Pretium Resources' Brucejack  gold-silver project in British Columbia. Credit: Pretium Resources

Pretium updates Brucejack feasibility

Pretium Resources’ (TSX: PVG; NYSE: PVG) revised feasibility study for its Brucejack gold–silver project in B.C. shows the deposit is economical, even at low gold prices.

A drill site at Avala Resources' Timok gold project in Serbia, 270 km southeast of Belgrade. Credit:  Avala Resources

Avala’s open-pit mine plan for Timok in Serbia

VANCOUVER — Serbia has received attention lately as an under-explored jurisdiction for copper porphyry targets, but for junior Avala Resources (TSXV: AVZ) the story is all about gold. To this end, the company has just tabled an…

Hudbay Minerals Rosemont copper project in Arizona. Credit: Hudbay Minerals

Augusta says yes to sweetened Hudbay takeover

VANCOUVER — After a drawn-out takeover battle that tested proposed new regulations on the tenure of shareholder rights plans in B.C., Augusta Resource (TSX: AZC; NYSE-MKT: AZC) has agreed to a sweetened takeover bid from Hudbay Minerals…

Rubicon Minerals' Phoenix gold project in northwestern Ontario. Credit: Rubicon Minerals

Rubicon keeps Phoenix on course

Thanks to two financing deals that came through early this year, developer Rubicon Minerals (TSX: RMX; NYSE-MKT: RBY) now says  mine construction is half complete at its Phoenix gold project in Ontario’s Red Lake camp, and the…

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