Volume 98 Number 10 Apr 23 - 29, 2012

Mining the Brimstone deposit at Allied Nevada Gold's Hycroft open-pit gold mine in Humboldt County, Nevada. Photo by Allied Nevada Gold

Allied Nevada hot on Hycroft-Hasbrouck plan

It’s looking like a big year for Reno-based Allied Nevada Gold (AVN-T, AVN-X), with a US$1.2-billion expansion plan underway at its wholly owned Hycroft gold-silver mine in Humboldt County and a proposed US$78-million, heap-leach…

Mills currently stored in Tuscon for Augusta Resource's Rosemont copper-molybdenum-silver project located 50 km southeast in Pima County, Arizona. Photo by Augusta Resource

Augusta moves Rosemont forward

Augusta Resource (AZC-T, AZC-X) is slowly but surely pushing its Rosemont project in Arizona towards production by securing the sixth major permit needed to start building the primarily copper project located in Pima County, 50 km southeast of…

Alderon signs JV, offtake agreements

Alderon Iron Ore (ADV-T, AXX-X) took a big step towards developing its Kamistiatusset (Kami) iron-ore project on the Labrador-Quebec border by entering a US$195-million partnership with China’s leading steel producer, Hebei Iron &…

Kaminak Gold's vice-president of exploration Tim Smith at the Coffee gold project in the Yukon's White Gold district. Photo by Ian Bickis

The Yukon gold rush matures

The Yukon gold exploration season is ramping up for another year, looking a little more restrained for 2012 but still full of potential.

Colossus nears gold-production target at Serra Pelada

Toronto-based Colossus Minerals (CSI-T) has a finish line within sight following a year-and-a-half of extensive development at its Serra Pelada precious metals-rich, polymetallic project outside the town of Curionopolis in Brazil’s…

Friedland resigns from Ivanhoe Mines

Just a few months after Rio Tinto (RIO-N) took a controlling 51% stake in Ivanhoe Mines (IVN-T, IVN-N, IVN-Q), billionaire founder and chief executive Robert Friedland has resigned from the company, along with five other members of the senior…

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