Volume 97 Number 19 Jun 27 - Jul 3, 2011

Senior geologist Jay Jackson at the Ct Lake deposit at Trelawney Mining's Chester gold project in northern Ontario. Photo by Trelawney Mining and Exploration

Ct Lake: How big can it get?

There is no debating that Trelawney Mining and Exploration’s (TRR-V) Côté Lake deposit is big. But the question on the minds of many junior gold investors is: Just how big?  



Osisko, Clifton Star part ways at Duparquet

Four days after Osisko Mining (OSK-T) and Clifton Star Resources (CFO-V)  released a resource estimate for the Beattie deposit – part of their larger Duparquet project – Clifton Star reported that Osisko is withdrawing from the project.



At the grand opening of the Bralorne gold mine in British Columbia, from left: TSX Venture Exchange president John McCoach; AME BC president Gavin Dirom; Bralorne COO Matt Ball; CEO Bill Kocken; vice-president of finance David Wolfin; director Bill Glasier; and director Gary Robertson. Photo by Bralorne Gold Mines

Bralorne pours first dor bar from historic BC gold mine

Seventy-nine years after the first gold brick was poured from one of British Columbia’s richest and largest gold mines, Bralorne Gold Mines (BPM-V) has restarted operations at the Bralorne complex. The company poured the first gold-silver…




Largo Resources' Maracas vanadium property in Brazil, 800 km northeast of the capital Brasilia. Photo by Largo Resources

Largo makes headway with vanadium venture

Largo Resources (LGO-V) acquired its Brazilian Maracas vanadium project in 2006. By 2008, Largo had taken the resource from 10 million tonnes to 23 million tonnes and completed a feasibility study. Between 2005 and 2008, the company’s market…


The Panzi Hospital near Bukavu, in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo by Banro Foundation

Banro raises $80K for Congolese hospital

The Banro Foundation, a charity created by Canadian gold miner Banro (BAA-T, BAA-N) in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, has raised $80,000 for the Panzi Hospital in the eastern part of the country.


People

Alcoa – Kay Meggers appointed a VP.