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Rod Thomas, PDAC first vice-president (left), presents the Bill Dennis Award to Ross McElroy, president and COO of Fission Uranium. Credit:

PDAC honours six industry leaders

The Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) held its annual awards gala during the PDAC 2014 convention in Toronto earlier this month. Six exemplars of excellence in the industry were recognized. The award recipients are…

The view from the pit at Capstone Mining's Pinto Valley copper-molybdenum mine in Arizona in 2014. Credit: Capstone Mining.

Capstone misses but analysts remain upbeat

Capstone Mining (TSX: CS; US-OTC: CSFFF) may have missed on earnings, but its operations are performing well, and it expects good things to come from its recently acquired Pinto Valley copper–moly mine in Arizona.

Toronto Stock Exchange, Jan. 13-17

Higher gold prices — up US$5.50 during the week to US$1,254.10 per oz. — helped lift the S&P/TSX Composite Index 1.02%, or 140.68 points, to 13,888.21. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index climbed 6.67%, or 11.12 points, to 177.81;…

Capstone Mining's Pinto Valley copper-molybdenum mine in Arizona, 125 km east of Phoenix.  Credit: Capstone Mining

Capstone’s Pinto Valley ‘doing better than expected’

Capstone Mining (TSX: CS; US-OTC: CSFFF) shares got a boost after the Vancouver-based firm said its recently acquired Pinto Valley copper–molybdenum mine in Arizona could produce more than the targeted 22 million to 27 million lb. copper…

Capstone Mining's Minto copper-gold-silver mine in the central Yukon. Tailings are being deposited in the main pit and mining has moved to the Area 2 pit and the new underground operation. Photo by Gwen Preston.

Capstone’s Minto keeps on growing

MINTO LANDING, YUKON — When the Minto mine started up in 2007 it was an open-pit copper-gold-silver operation with a projected four-year mine life and a 1,600-tonne-per-day throughput. But Sherwood Copper knew the potential at Minto was…

Capstone Mining's   Santo Domingo iron oxide-copper-gold project in Chile. Source: Capstone Mining

Santo Domingo feasibility expected in less than a year

When Capstone Mining’s (CS-T) Santo Domingo iron oxide-copper-gold project in Chile eventually enters commercial production in 2017 or 2018 — at an estimated capital cost of between US$1.5 billion and US$1.8 billion — the…

TSX makes gains in May, Apr. 29 – May 3

The S&P/TSX Composite Index shrugged off fears that this May would be like the last two and bring about a sell-off. Rather than sliding, the Index headed into the month looking strong, posting a 155-point gain to climb to 12,438.03 for the…

Capstone buys BHP’s Pinto Valley

VANCOUVER — Most of the world’s mining majors are selling non-core assets so that they can optimize key operations, shore up earnings and cut back capital outlays. The shift follows a few years of overspending spurred by commodity…

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