Volume 101 Number 26 Aug 10 - 16, 2015

TSX Venture rises slightly, July 27-31

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index remains near historic lows despite bouncing back slightly during trading, as it jumped 1.8 points en route to a 594.31-point close. Canada’s gross domestic product dropped 0.2% in May, which brings…

Drillers at Wolfden Mining's Tetagouche massive sulphide project in New Brunswick, 25 km west of Bathurst. Source: Wolfden Mining

Wolfden keeps the drills turning in Bathurst camp

VANCOUVER — It may very well be the worst market conditions for explorers, but that hasn’t stopped Wolfden Resources (TSXV: WLF) from mounting a drill campaign across its expansive land position in the heart of…

Looking west along a trans-lithospheric fault of the Garder-Voisey's Bay system on Equitas Resources' Garland nickel property in Labrador. Source: Equitas Resources

Equitas hunts next Voisey’s Bay

Junior Equitas Resources (TSXV: EQT; US-OTC: EQTRF) has kicked off a second phase of exploration at its Garland nickel-copper-cobalt property in Newfoundland and Labrador, with the hope of discovering deeper Voisey’s Bay-style…

A drill at the Stog'er Tight prospect, 3.5 km east of Anaconda Mining's Pine Cove gold mine in Newfoundland.  Source: Anaconda Mining

Anaconda invests in Pine Cove’s future

VANCOUVER — With renewed exploration,  Anaconda Mining (TSX: ANX; US-OTC: ANXGF) is laying the groundwork to revitalize its open-pit Pine Cove gold mine, 6 km northeast of the town of Baie Verte in north-central Newfoundland, even as…

A drill rig underground at Rambler Metals & Mining's Ming copper-gold mine in Newfoundland. Credit: Rambler Metals and Mining

Rambler adds 15 years to mine life at Ming

VANCOUVER — Rambler Metals & Mining (TSXV: RAB) is looking to upgrade its underground Ming copper-gold mine, 17 km east of the town of Baie Verte on the north-central coast Newfoundland, after positive results from a prefeasibility…

Moments from the Toodoggone River Tube Race on July 31, 1981.  Vic Hardy tests the water to begin the race.

Odds ‘n’ sods: The Toodoggone River Tube Race of 1981

VANCOUVER — On July 31, 1981, nearly 200 geologists and support crews stood speechless along the gravel banks of the remote Toodoggone River in north-central B.C., as a helicopter landed before them alongside the frigid, glacial-fed water.

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