Volume 96 Number 28 - Aug 30 - Sep 5, 2010

Golden Minerals ups El Quevar silver resource

VANCOUVER — Six months after buying out its partner at the El Quevar silver project in Argentina, Golden Minerals (AUM-T, AUMN-N) has increased the project’s contained silver by 42%.


Premium Exploration is developing the Friday-Petsite and Buffalo Gulch projects in Idaho's Orogrande shear zone.

Premium adds value to Orogrande

SITE VISIT ELK CITY, IDAHO — Idaho is hardly known for its gold deposits, with neighbours like Nevada to the south shining brighter. But Premium…


Drillers and their rig in action at Volta Resources' Gaoua copper-gold project in southwestern Burkina Faso.

Volta rises on Nassara gold hits

Volta Resources (VTR-T) shares received a boost on news of near-surface gold intercepts at the company’s Nassara gold prospect in southwestern Burkina Faso.



TORONTO STOCK EXCHANGE -August 16-20

After enduring a couple of tough weeks, the TSX composite index rebounded slightly for the Aug. 16-20 period, carving out a gain of 200 points to finish at 11,722.


Gold pours at Red Back Mining's Enchi gold site in Ghana. Edgewater recently signed a deal to acquire almost half of the project over time.

Edgewater boosts Corcoesto gold count

VANCOUVER — When Edgewater Exploration (EDW-V) took over a Lundin Mining (LUN-T) subsidiary to gets its hands on the Malpica-Tuy gold project in Spain, it knew the project came with a small resource …


TSX VENTURE EXCHANGE -August 16-20

The S&P/TSX Venture composite index made small but steady gains during the Aug. 16-20 trading period, ending up 22.57 points. Trading volume was below average but up from the prior week at 83.5 mi…


U.S. MARKETS -August 16-20

New claims for U.S. unemployment benefits climbed to a nine-month high during the Aug. 16-20 trading week, fuelling uncertainty about the overall economic outlook and sending gold prices higher. The D…


Mag Silver gets Pozo Seco resource

VANCOUVER — A first resource estimate for Mag Silver’s (MAG-T, MVG-X) Pozo Seco target in Mexico has outlined a significant molybdenum- gold deposit.


Coffee results jolt Kaminak shares

VANCOUVER — Kaminak Gold’s (KAM-V) share price leapt to a new high on a strong intercept and encouraging soil samples from its Coffee gold property in the Yukon’s White Gold district.


Potash now the talk of mining

Staid and steady potash may be one of the least romantic members of the mining family, but when large bags of money get thrown around, ears perk up and people start taking a second look.


Changes ahead for mining balance sheets

Starting in 2011, Canadian public companies will be migrating from using Canada’s own generally accepted accounting principles (Canadian GAAP) to using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFR…


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