Volume 97 Number 16 Jun 6 - 12, 2011

Peruvians protest against Bear Creek’s Santa Ana

The Peruvian government has authorized the deployment of armed military troops to southern Peru’s Puno region in response to large anti-mining protests that have blocked roads connecting the country with Bolivia.

South American Silver advances in Bolivia

Proposed changes to laws governing mines owned and operated by the Bolivian State Mining Corporation, or COMIBOL, will have no impact on South American Silver’s (SAC-T) 100%-owned Malku Khota silver-indium project, the company says.

Cayden advances three North American projects

The team behind Ghana-focused Keegan Resources (KGN-T. KGN-X) has set its sights on advancing several North American prospects through relatively new entrant Cayden Resources (CYD-V).

Prodigy doubles program at Magino

Prodigy Gold (PDG-V) has more than doubled a 20,000-metre drill program at its Magino gold deposit near Wawa, Ont., to 45,000 metres after recent results defined new targets of resource expansion.  

Batero Gold's Batero-Quinchia project, 55 km north of Pereira in Risaralda department, Colombia. Photo by Batero Gold

Batero’s new Colombian results show promise

Eight drills are turning on Batero Gold’s (BAT-V)  two gold and porphyry centres at its 100%-owned Batero-Quinchia project in Colombia. The project is 20 km north of Medoro Resources’ (MRS-V) Marmato project and 100 km southeast of…

A driller at Canaco Resources' Handeni gold project in Tanzania. Photo by Canaco Resources

Canaco continues expanding Handeni (June 06, 2011)

Showing little sign of slowing down, Canaco Resources (CAN-V) has in recent weeks accelerated a 28,000-metre drill program in Tanzania, readied the spin-out of its Ethiopian assets, raised almost $140 million, and dramatically increased its…

Inside the core shack at Medoro Resources' Marmato project, 120 km south of Medellin in Caldas state, Colombia. Photo by Medoro Resources

Medoro, Gran Colombia have big plans

It’s shaping up to be a busy year for Medoro Resources (MRS-T). A preliminary economic assessment of developing a large-scale, open-pit gold and silver mine at its Marmato project in Colombia is expected before the end of May, and an updated…

Newstrike Capital's vice-president of exploration Gillian Kearvell at the Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero state, Mexico. Photo by Newstrike Capital

Newstrike Capital explores Ana Paula (June 06, 2011)

In the sixteen years that Gillian Kearvell has spent working in Mexico, her success stories have included co-discovering Teck Resources’ (TCK.B-T, TCK-N) San Nicolas massive sulphide deposit in Zacatecas, and leading the exploration team that…

NovaGold CEO chats progress, George Soros

NovaGold Resources (NG-T, NG-N) held its first live broadcast of the company’s annual general meeting of shareholders on May 25, with long-time Chief Executive Officer Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse providing a pleasing roundup of the company’s work…

Osisko warms to Threegold prospects

Two of Threegold Resources’ (THG-V) gold prospects in Quebec’s Abitibi region have showed up on Osisko Mining’s (OSK-T) radar this year. 

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