Volume 99 Number 44 Dec 16 - 22, 2013

Pershimco goes long on Panamanian copper

While it may not be a name many are familiar with, Pershimco Resources (TSXV: PRO) thinks its Cerro Quema project could  let it become the next big name in Panamanian copper.

View of the southwest access pit at Pilot Gold's Kinsley project in Nevada. Credit: Pilot Gold

Pilot Gold finds high-grade structures at Kinsley

VANCOUVER — A 36.6-metre intercept grading 8.53 grams gold per tonne has Pilot Gold (TSX: PLG; US-OTC: PLGTF) convinced anew the Kinsley Mountain project in Nevada could contain a lot of gold.

A drill rig at TomaGold's Monster Lake gold project, 4 km southwest of Chibougamau, Quebec. Credit: TomaGold

TomaGold, Iamgold take on Monster Lake

VANCOUVER — When precious-metal producers are on the lookout for high-grade assets to augment development pipelines, it’s often been junior companies that reap the rewards. And that’s the case for Quebec-focused explorer…

Logging core at the Kamoa copper project in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Credit: Ivanhoe Mines

Ivanhoe outlines major copper mine at Kamoa

VANCOUVER — Years ago, he called Voisey’s Bay a game-changer for the global nickel game. After that he labelled Oyu Tolgoi a world-class copper project. Only a few weeks ago he called a high-grade platinum, palladium, rhodium and…

Atico's El Roble mine in Colombia. Credit: Atico Mining

Atico steams ahead

Atico Mining (TSXV: ATY; US-OTC: ATCMF) became a producing mining company when it acquired 90% of the El Roble mine — the only producing copper mine in Colombia.

Vale commissions hydromet nickel plant at Long Harbour

VANCOUVER — Twenty years after Diamond Fields Resources discovered nickel in at Voisey’s Bay in Labrador and eight years after Vale (NYSE: VALE) predecessor Inco started mining, work is now wrapping up on a state-of-the-art…

Wolfden digs into Armstrong

Wolfden Resources (TSXV: WLF) is looking to repeat the success of its former namesake, and if it can do it, it will take the province of New Brunswick along for the ride.

Morien has big plans for Donkin

Morien Resources (TSXV: MOX; US-OTC: APMCF) is three steps closer to putting the massive Donkin coal deposit into production next year. 

A sample from Slam Exploration's Menneval gold project in New Brunswick. Credit: Slam Exploration

Slam keeps busy at Menneval

Slam Exploration’s (TSXV: SXL; US-OTC: SLMXF) CEO Mike Taylor, a veteran geologist, had more than a hunch that there should be other gold deposits near Saint-Quentin, N.B., after local prospector Tim Lavoie discovered a gold deposit there…

Carlisle Goldfields unveils economics for Lynn Lake camp

VANCOUVER — It has been a busy 18 months for Toronto-based junior Carlisle Goldfields (TSX: CGJ; US-OTC: CGJCF) at its wholly owned, 285 sq. km property package across the historic Lynn Lake greenstone belt in northern Manitoba….

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