Volume 100 Number 47 Jan 5 - 11, 2015

TSX surges, Dec. 15-19

A rebound in oil prices and news the U.S. Federal Reserve would take a patient approach to hiking interest rates helped Canada’s benchmark index achieve its best weekly gain in three years. The S&P/TSX Composite Index soared 736.21…

Alacer Gold's 80%-owned Copler gold mine in eastern Turkey, 550 km east of Ankara. Credit: Alacer Gold

Alacer boosts leaching capacity at pler

Alacer Gold (TSX: ASR) says it can increase the heap-leach capacity at its 80%-held Copler gold mine in Turkey to extend oxide gold production beyond 2017. 

TSX Venture rebounds, Dec. 15-19

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite showed signs of life during trading, as it jumped 1.4%, or 9.28 points, en route to a 668.31-point close. Investors searched for bargains amidst a freefall in energy and oil stocks, while U.S. Federal Reserve…

Skeena seeks next discovery in BC’s Golden Triangle

VANCOUVER — It’s been more than two decades since veteran geologist Ron Netolitzky won the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year award for his role in exploring and financing…