Volume 101 Number 29 Aug 31 - Sept 6, 2015

Arena Minerals' Atacama copper property in Antofagasta, Chile. Source: Arena Minerals

Arena attracts JOGMEC, B2Gold

Since the beginning of the year, prospect-generator Arena Minerals (TSXV: AN) — whose shares traded at only 17¢ at press time — has enticed two heavyweight players in the mining industry to sign option agreements on parts…


Drillers at work at Endeavour Mining's Agbaou gold mine, 80 km south of Yamoussoukro, Cte d'Ivoire. Source: Endeavour Mining

Endeavour hits pay dirt at Agbaou

VANCOUVER — West Africa-focused Endeavour Mining (TSX: EDV; US-OTC: EDVMF) has been on the hunt for valuable oxide resources at its flagship Agbaou gold mine, 80 km south of Yamoussoukro, Côte d’Ivoire, and exploration results…


Odds ‘n’ Sods: Gold in Union County, South Carolina

Early in 1979 I had been transferred by Newmont Mining from Western Australia where I had been working as the exploration manager, to take up a newly created role as exploration manager for the eastern United States.



TSX drops sharply, Aug 17-21

The S&P/TSX Composite Index contracted five days in a row and finished at its lowest level in 18 months, down 5.6% to 13,473.67. The sell-off — mirrored in markets around the globe — was triggered by fears of a hard economic…



US stocks fall, Aug.17-21

U.S. equities tumbled as investors took in new data signaling a slowdown in China and a report that showed an unexpected rise in U.S. crude stockpiles, fuelling concerns of a global oil surplus. The S&P 500 Index and the Dow Jones…


TSX Venture plummets, Aug. 17-21

The S&P TSX Venture Composite Index hovered near historic lows during the Aug. 17-21 trading sessions, as it lost 6.2% or 35.69 points en route to a 537.52 point weekly close. Crude oil futures sat close to a six-year low, while the U.S….





The Shotgun Exploration crew at the Straw Lake Beach gold mine in northwestern Ontario - the setting for mining reality TV show Fool's Gold. Source: Discovery

Fool’s Gold reality TV show proves popular

After a warm reception from viewers, mining reality TV show Fool’s Gold is back for a second season, which will see the ragtag mining crew set out to extract 100 oz. gold from the historic Straw Lake Beach gold mine in Kenora, Ont.


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