Volume 99 Number 30 Sep 9 - 15, 2013

The pit at Wesdome Gold Mines' Mishi gold mine in Wawa, Ontario, part of its Eagle River gold-mining complex. Photo by Alisha Hiyate.

Wesdome discovers new gold structures at Eagle River

VANCOUVER — Toronto-based producer Wesdome Gold Mines (TSX: WDO; US-OTC: WDOFF) enjoyed a warm reception from markets following news of underground drilling success at its wholly owned Eagle River mine, located 50 km west of Wawa, Ont….

A sample of flake graphite from Northern Graphite's Bissett Creek property. Source: Northern Graphite

Northern Graphite secures mining lease for Bissett Creek

After a 10-month wait that Northern Graphite (TSXV: NGC; US-OTC: NGPHF) says should not have exceeded 45 days, the junior has been granted a mining lease for its wholly owned Bissett Creek graphite project in Ontario, 100 km east of North Bay.

Trucks enter Brigus Gold's Black Fox mine in Ontario. Source: Brigus Gold

Brigus improves at Black Fox, boosts guidance

VANCOUVER — Halifax-based producer Brigus Gold (TSX: BRD;  NYSE-MKT: BRD) is adjusting to challenging market conditions at its Black Fox gold mine in the town of Matheson, Ont. Despite volatile gold prices — which hit a…

Drill core at Colorado Resources' North ROK copper gold project. Source: Colorado Resources

Colorado shares slide despite stepout hits

VANCOUVER — Since hitting 333 metres of copper-gold porphyry in its first hole at the North ROK property in B.C. just four months ago, Colorado Resources (TSXV: CXO) has completed 6,000 metres of drilling and hit mineralization in 10 of…

Alpha Minerals' father-son duo Garrett Ainsworth, vice president of exploration  (left), and Ben Ainsworth, president, CEO and director (right) pose for a picture at the Patterson Lake South project in Saskatchewan. Source: Alpha Minerals

Fission, Alpha hammer out $185M deal

VANCOUVER — After a bit of back and forth, fifty-fifty joint-venture partners Fission Uranium (TSXV: FCU; US-OTC: FCUUF) and Alpha Minerals (TSXV: AMW; US-OTC: ESOFF) have nailed down an agreement that will see Fission acquire full…

Illustration by JK.

Editorial: Unifor – what is it good for?

Nicely timed for the lead up to the Labour Day holiday, the Canadian labour movement celebrated the creation of Unifor on Aug. 31 at its founding convention at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, attended by 4,000 people.

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