Volume 101 Number 22 July 13 - 19, 2015

North Country Gold's Fleet of Heavy Equipment. Source: North Country Gold

Auryn to buy North Country Gold

If the past is any guide, Shawn Wallace has a knack for spotting good projects. Last year, the mining executive sold a company that he co-founded called Cayden Resources to Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) for a tidy $205…

Wall Street dips, June 29-July 2

U.S. equities fell ahead of the Independence Day weekend as Greece’s debt crisis continued. The Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index both lost 1.2% to end at 17,730.11 and 2,076.78. The spot gold price slipped 0.6% to…

S&P/TSX index slips, June 29-July 3

Uncertainty over Greece and the euro ahead of the country’s July 5 referendum on austerity measures weighed on markets during the trading week, which was shortened due to the Canada Day holiday on July 1. The S&P/TSX…

At the ceremonial unveiling in Bathurst, N.B., of a plaque honouring geologist Ben Baldwin, from left: Baldwin's wife Inka Milewski, daughter Carolyn Evans and son-in-law Beric Evans. Photo by Richard Mann

Bathurst geologist Baldwin celebrated

A plaque honouring geologist Ben Baldwin was unveiled in May at the Promenade Waterfront in Bathurst, N.B. Baldwin discovered zinc-lead mineralization in rocks near Austin Brook as he prepared his thesis while studying at the University of New…

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