Scott McLean and Kevin Stevens were part of a four-man team at Falconbridge that discovered the high-grade Nickel Rim South deposit in Sudbury, Ont., in 2001.
Volume 98 Number 39 Nov 12 - 18, 2012
The Ming copper-gold mine on Newfoundland’s Baie Verte Peninsula officially moved into commercial production on Nov. 1, and Rambler Metals and Mining (RAB-V, RMM-L) says the first 9,000 to 10,000 tonnes of copper concentrate will be…
Mining investors often get caught up in the idea that the bigger the deposit, the better.
Since NovaCopper (NCQ-T, NCQ-X) started drilling the South Reef zone on its Bornite concession in northwestern Alaska this year, 16 of the 19 holes returned high-grade copper — a success rate of 84%.
Nevada Copper (NCU-T) keeps hitting more copper, just as it puts its finishing touches on a soon-to-be-released feasibility study on its Pumpkin Hollow property in Nevada’s Yerington district.
Several mining companies are digging into their pockets ahead of the holiday season and donating to charitable causes.
In defiance of the predictions of countless right-leaning pundits and some recent polling, U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected on Nov. 6 in a surprisingly strong showing, particularly given the prolonged weakness in the U.S. economy that…
London-based resource market analyst Roskill Information Services is predicting significant shifts in the supply and demand dynamics of the natural and synthetic graphite industry.
Members of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission (ONTC), a crown agency in charge of maintaining transportation and communications in Northern Ontario, voted unanimously in favour of a proposal by the General Chairperson’s…
Eldorado Gold (ELD-T, EGO-N) forecasts gold production this year from its operating mines in China, Turkey, Greece and Brazil will reach 660,000 oz., at cash-operating costs of US$465 per oz.
Alacer Gold (ASR-T) found out just how finicky investors can be given the uneasy economic environment.
Vancouver-based major Goldcorp (G-T, GG-N) staged a comeback in the third quarter after being plagued by operational problems at its two largest mines during the first half of the year.