Volume 101 Number 52 Feb 8 - 14, 2016


Pumps and piping at Ur-Energy's Lost Creek uranium mine in Wyoming. Credit: Ur-Energy

Ur-Energy’s Lost Creek uranium project remains robust

Ur-Energy (TSX: URE; NYSE-MKT: URG) has updated the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Lost Creek uranium property in Wyoming, with Rich Boberg, the company’s senior director of investor relations, noting there are three…




Peter Breese (left), Asanko Gold's president and CEO, and Colin Steyn, chairman, shake hands over a gold bar from the Asanko gold mine in Ghana. Credit: Asanko Gold

Asanko pours first gold in Ghana

Asanko Gold (TSX: AKG; NYSE-MKT: AKG) has started gold production at its namesake mine in Ghana, becoming the newest mine in the West African country.


"We wanted to be realistic to separate us from all of our predevelopment peers," Plateau Uranium President and CEO  Ted O'Connor.

Plateau Uranium making strides at Macusani

Five corporate transactions over eight years and a steady pace of consolidation and resource growth have laid the groundwork for an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the Macusani project in southern Peru that would place it in…


Detour Gold's flagship Detour Lake open-pit gold mine in northeastern Ontario. Credit: Detour Gold

Analysts give thumbs up to Detour’s new mine plan

A revised life-of-mine (LOM) plan that incorporates an additional mine face, enhances flexibility and further de-risks Detour Gold’s (TSX: DGC) Detour Lake gold mine in northeastern Ontario has elicited a round of applause from analysts…



Aston Bay Holdings' Storm copper project, 20 km from tidewater in the northwest corner of Somerset Island, Nunavut. Credit: Aston Bay Holdings

Aston Bay strikes exploration deal with BHP

BHP Billiton’s (NYSE: BHP) Canadian subsidiary has signed a letter of intent to fund exploration on Aston Bay Holdings’ (TSXV: BAY) Storm copper property, in Somerset Island, Nunavut. 


TSX Venture bounces back, Jan. 25-29

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index recovered from historic lows during the trading period, as it gained 3.3%, or 15.85 points, en route to a 499.52-point weekly close. Commodity futures were on the rise across the board, with markets also…


TSX posts gains, Jan. 25-29

An interest rate cut by Japan’s central bank, the U.S. Federal Reserve’s decision to leave rates alone and rising oil prices — West Texas Intermediate crude finished at US$33.70 per barrel — lifted global markets. There…



By continuing to browse you agree to our use of cookies. To learn more, click more information

Dear user, please be aware that we use cookies to help users navigate our website content and to help us understand how we can improve the user experience. If you have ideas for how we can improve our services, we’d love to hear from you. Click here to email us. By continuing to browse you agree to our use of cookies. Please see our Privacy & Cookie Usage Policy to learn more.

Close