MOCORITO, SINALOA, MEXICO — The state of Sinaloa is a narrow strip of land hugging 650 km of coastline in northwestern Mexico that makes up 3% of the country’s land mass, 2% of its population and a hefty 30% of its food production.
Volume 99 Number 3 Mar 4 - 10, 2013
TIMMINS, ONT. — Greg Gibson is all about the big score, even if he has to take small steps to get there.
BISSA, BURKINA FASO — Just 15 months after starting construction, Nordgold (NORD-L) has entered production at its Bissa open-pit gold mine in Burkina Faso, located in the rural commune of Sabce, 100 km north of the capital Ouagadougou.
Detour Gold (DGC-T) and its shareholders have something to cheer about, as the junior gold explorer has graduated to producer after completing its first gold pour at the large Detour Lake mine in northeastern Ontario, a goal the company has…
VANCOUVER — Though it was not all good news for Vancouver-based major Goldcorp (G-T, GG-N), the company can rest easy on a strong fourth quarter that beat analysts’ estimates and set production records.
Yamana Gold (YRI-T, AUY-N) is getting a firmer handle on its recently acquired Cerro Moro gold project in Argentina.
Antofagasta Gold (AN-V), which recently changed its name from Windamere Ventures, says initial drilling at its Capricornio property in Chile confirms it has made a regional-scale, low-sulphidation epithermal gold discovery.
VANCOUVER — Four years after establishing an initial resource at its Freegold Mountain gold project in the Yukon, Northern Freegold Resources (NFR-V) has a positive preliminary economic analysis (PEA) for the project.
VANCOUVER — A preliminary feasibility study has concluded the East and West iron ore deposits at Champion Iron Mines’ (CHM-T) Consolidated Fire Lake North (CFLN) project could produce 9.3 million tonnes of concentrate grading 66%…
PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA — Rising out of the sea at the collision of the Pacific and Indo-Australian tectonic plates, Papua New Guinea is the stuff of legend for both its geological potential and punishing working environment.
VANCOUVER — Curis Resources (CUV-T) bucked two of the mining sector’s most persistent problems — creeping capital costs and rising operating expenses — with a prefeasibility study for its Florence copper project in…
Taseko Mines (TKO-T, TGB-X) could become a consolidator in B.C., or prey to companies like Lundin Mining (LUN-T), Capstone Mining (CS-T) or Teck Resources (TCK-T, TCK-N), Christopher Chang of Laurentian Bank Securities argues.