Volume 98 Number 39 Nov 12 - 18, 2012

HTX Minerals CEO Scott McLean (left) and Transition Metals COO Greg Collins at Transition Metals' Homathko gold property, 200 km west of Williams Lake, British Columbia. Source: HTX Minerals

Project generation a win for McLean

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.


Rambler’s Ming takes wing

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…



Drillers on a rig on the Bornite copper property, part of NovaCopper's Upper Kobuk project in northwest Alaska. Source: NovaCopper

More Alaskan high grade for NovaCopper

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 can’t help but find more red metal

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.



By The Northern Miner

Editorial: Gold bulls revived on Obama win

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…




Eldorado Gold sees higher costs in Q3

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.



An aerial view of Goldcorp's Red Lake gold mine in northwestern Ontario. Source: Goldcorp

Goldcorp rebounds with strong quarter

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.


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