Volume 100 Number 51 Feb 2 - 8, 2015

James Kindon, ENRC group compliance officer.

Mining industry revisits anti-corruption procedures

Mining companies should take note of Canada’s stricter penalties and more aggressive enforcement of anti-corruption laws and make sure their anti-bribery compliance procedures are up to speed, lawyers, forensic accountants and mining…



Mineralogy and geology technician Katherine Dunnell (left) and colleagues open the shipping container containing the Kirwin rock collection upon its arrival at the Royal Ontario Museum in September. Photo credit: Brian Boyle/ROM

Kirwin collection arrives at the ROM

It’s been six years since the first discussions about bringing geologist Douglas Kirwin’s renowned rock collection to the Royal Ontario Museum (ROM) in Toronto, and after a $3.7-million fundraising effort the vast collection has…



Inductee Ian Telfer speaks off-the-cuff to attendees at the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame's induction dinner in Toronto last month. Credit: Canadian Mining Hall  of Fame

Telfer dazzles at Mining Hall of Fame soiree

For those lucky enough to get a seat at this year’s sold-out Canadian Mining Hall of Fame dinner in Toronto on Jan. 15, inductee Ian Telfer did not disappoint. Within moments of taking the stage, donning a pair of gold-hued shoes, the…


Field personnel at Hecla Mining's past-producing San Sebastian silver property in Durango state, Mexico. Credit: Hecla Mining

Hecla contemplates open-pit revival at San Sebastian

VANCOUVER — U.S. silver outfit Hecla Mining (NYSE: HL) could be on the verge of adding a new asset to its near-term production profile after a 2014 drill program at its San Sebastian property in Durango, Mexico. The company briefly…


Paladin Energy's 75%-owned Langer Heinrich uranium mine in western Nambia's Namib desert. Credit: Paladin Energy

Paladin gets PE from Asia

Like most uranium companies last year, Paladin Energy (TSX: PDN; ASX: PDN) struggled with tough markets and low commodity prices.




Drillers working a rig at Fission Uranium's Patterson Lake South uranium project in Saskatchewan. Credit: Fission Uranium

Fission team talks Triple R resource and next steps at PLS

VANCOUVER — It’s been an exciting journey for Fission Uranium (TSX: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) at its wholly owned Patterson Lake South (PLS) discovery, which has effectively changed the way explorers look at Saskatchewan’s Athabasca…



TSX posts strong gains, Jan. 19-23

The Bank of Canada’s surprise cut of the overnight interest rate to 0.8% from 1% — the first move on rates since September 2010 — combined with the European Central Bank’s decision the next day to buy €60-billion…


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