Volume 100 Number 5 Mar 17 - 23, 2014



Drills at Fission Uranium's Patterson Lake South uranium project just outside Saskatchewan's Athabasca basin. Credit: Fission Uranium

Every hole a hit as Fission joins zones at PLS

VANCOUVER — Thirty-six holes into a 90-hole winter program, the five drill rigs at Fission Uranium’s (TSXV: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) Patterson Lake South (PLS) project are batting 100% in their hunt for mineralization between the known…


TSX posts gains, Mar. 3-7

Disappointing jobs data in Canada showing that the economy shed 7,000 jobs in February — leaving the country’s unemployment rate unchanged at 7% — were offset by news of stronger employment numbers in the U.S. The S&P/TSX…



TSX Venture bounces back, Mar. 3-7

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index returned to the black during the week, as it posted a 1.7%, or 17.6-point gain, en route to a 1,043.01-point weekly close. The political turmoil in the Ukraine is fuelling market volatility, with…



Nicaragua a priority, B2Gold says

With two of the company’s three operating mines in Nicaragua, B2 Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) is the country’s largest gold exporter and taxpayer, and one of its largest employers.



Rod Thomas, PDAC first vice-president (left), presents the Bill Dennis Award to Ross McElroy, president and COO of Fission Uranium. Credit: Envisiondigitalphoto.com

PDAC honours six industry leaders

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) held its annual awards gala during the PDAC 2014 convention in Toronto earlier this month. Six exemplars of excellence in the industry were recognized. The award recipients are…


A drill site at Pershimco Resources' Cerro Quema gold project in southwestern Panama. Credit: Pershimco Resources

More big things to come from little Panama

PANAMA CITY, PANAMA — There may be 117 countries with more land mass and another 131 countries ahead of it when it comes to population, but for such a small country, Panama likes to do things big.



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