Volume 95 Number 46 - Jan 4 - Jan 10, 2010

Iamgold Advances Westwood Project

The latest scoping study on Iamgold’s (IMG-T, IAG-N) Westwood project, 40 km east of Rouyn-Noranda, Que., says the underground operation should produce an average of 191,000 oz. gold per year starting…


Global warming skeptics from Committee for a Constructive Tomorrow (CFACT) give Greenpeace a “taste of its own medicine” and unfurl a banner reading “Propaganda Warrior” on the organization’s infamous…

Lithium Americas Finds Super-Wide Aquifer

With positive exploration results in hand, Lithium Americas is raising $10.5 million in a best-efforts financing led by GMP Securities, PowerOne Capital Markets and Dundee Securities to further define…

Firstgold Caught Between Two Superpowers

After spending $16 million over the last two years developing a processing facility at its Relief Canyon mine in Nevada and finding a state-owned Chinese company with which to partner and provide much…

NA Palladium To Restart Lac Des Iles

The outlook for palladium is strong enough that North American Palladium (PDL-T, PAL-X) has asked miners to come back to work at Lac des Iles, near Thunder Bay, Ont., after a year-long shutdown.

A worker oversees the flotation process at Thompson Creek Metals' Endako molybdenum mine, near Fraser Lake, B.C.

Thompson Creek To Build $498M Mill Complex

VANCOUVER — Instead of revamping existing equipment as originally envisioned, Thompson Creek Metals (TCM-T, TC-N) is proposing to build an all-new $498-million mill at its 75%-owned Endako mine in so…

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