Volume 97 Number 18 Jun 20 - 26, 2011

Colombia: Still a tough sell

Growing interest in Colombia’s geological potential from resource companies and investors has helped the country become one of the world’s most popular mining destinations. 

Claude Resources' Seabee gold project in Saskatchewan. Photo by Claude Resources

High grades lift Claude

A high-grade intercept at the Seabee gold project in Saskatchewan lifted shares of Claude Resources (CRJ-T, CGR-X), on a day that the yellow metal itself was climbing high.

Orbite produces first test aluminum

Shares in Exploration Orbite (ORT.A-V) have had a wild ride over the last year – moving from a low of 12.5¢ a share in July 2010, to a high of $5.69 on April 12, before slipping to the $3 range during the recent market slowdown. 

Two workers killed at Vale’s Stobie mine in Sudbury

The two workers killed June 8 from falling debris at Vale’s (VALE-N) Stobie underground mine in Sudbury, Ont., had worked for the company for many years. Jason Chenier, 35, and Jordan Fram, 26, were working 900 metres underground near an ore…