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Stornoway Diamond president and CEO Eira Thomas (right) prepares core for transport from the Aviat diamond property on the Melville Peninsula in Nunavut.

High-interest source eludes Churchill JV

Despite discovering 17 new kimberlite bodies during the 2005 spring and summer drilling campaign at the Churchill project in eastern Nunavut, disappointing microdiamond results illustrate the fact tha…

Tethyan returns Reko Diq to drawing board

Despite favourable new drill results, Tethyan Copper (TYC-A) has sent an unfinished feasibility study on development of the Reko Diq porphyry-copper deposits back to the drawing boa…

Mines left out of U.S. rally

U.S. equity markets pulled out of a long slide on Oct. 14 and 17, finishing the reporting period Oct. 11-17 a little higher. The Dow Jones Industrial average gained 1%, finishing at 10,348.10 points,…

Photo by Leticia LozanoPeruvian peasants demonstrate against mining companies during the final day of a global industry conference in Arequipa, Peru. The protesters claim that mining is polluting water supplies and damaging farmland.

Miners look to Latin America

Arequipa, Peru — Oscar Gonzalez, chief executive of Southern Peru Copper (PCU-N), wears a wry smile on his face — and with good reason….

Codelco facing tough decisions

Santiago, Chile — These are good times for Chile’s national copper company Corporacion Nacional del Cobre (CODELCO)….

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