Volume 101 Number 3 Mar 2 - 8, 2015

Loading a container with copper concentrate at Nevsun's Bisha copper-gold mine in Eritrea. Credit: Nevsun

Nevsun CEO sees next Flin Flon in Eritrea

VANCOUVER — It’s pretty evident to industry observers that producer Nevsun Resources (TSX: NSU; NYSE-MKT: NSU) is sitting on a veritable cash generator at its Bisha copper-gold operation, 150 km west of Asmara, Eritrea. The company…

Drillers at Guerrero Ventures'Biricu gold property in southwestern Mexico's Guerrero Gold Belt. Credit: Guerrero Ventures

Guerrero on the discovery trail at Biricu

VANCOUVER — It’s early days for explorer Guerrero Ventures (TSXV: GV; US-OTC: GVXNF) at its 410 sq. km Biricu property in the emerging Guerrero Gold Belt (GGB) of southwestern Mexico, but the company has strong technical pedigree…

Yamana Gold's Cerro Moro gold-silver project in Santa Cruz, Argentina. Credit: Yamana Gold

Yamana aims to apply ‘lessons learned’ at Cerro Moro

VANCOUVER — It’s become relatively rare to see intermediate gold producers commit capital to new developments, but Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY) is bucking the trend at its Cerro Moro low-sulphidation epithermal deposit in Santa…

Rocks travel on a conveyor at Coeur Mining's mill at its Kensington gold mine in Alaska. Credit: Coeur Mining

Coeur takes US$1B writedown in 2014

Coeur Mining (TSX: CDM; NYSE: CDE), the largest U.S.-based silver producer, reported a wider net loss for 2014 as it took a US$1-billion after-tax writedown in the fourth quarter, following weaker silver and gold prices.

Drillers working at Wellgreen Platinum's namesake PGM-nickel project the southern Yukon. Credit: Wellgreen Platinum

Wellgreen Platinum scales down PGM project

Wellgreen Platinum (TSX: WG; US-OTC: WGPLF) has delivered an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Wellgreen platinum group metals and nickel deposit, in the southern Yukon, that cuts capital costs and the project’s mine…

TSX edges lower, Feb. 16-20

Greece may have reached a deal in principle with euro finance ministers to extend its financial bailout by four months, but concern in the energy sector about the impact of low oil prices drove the S&P/TSX Composite Index down 0.6% to…

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