Kinross Gold Corporation

The camp at Lundin Gold's Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador. Credit: Lundin Gold

Lundin, Beaty bullish on Ecuador’s prospects

VANCOUVER — There are some savvy investors who are banking on a profitable shift in the Ecuadorian government’s approach to mineral exploration and development. The country has been high on the socio-political risk ladder over…

Drillers at Pinecrest Resources' Enchi gold project in southwestern Ghana. Credit: Pinecrest Resouces

Pinecrest builds momentum at Enchi with maiden PEA

VANCOUVER — It’s early days for junior Pinecrest Resources (TSXV: PCR) at its Enchi gold asset in southwestern Ghana, West Africa, but the company is off to a promising start. Pinecrest has just released a preliminary economic…

Equipment in the pit at Kinross Gold's Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania. Credit:  Kinross Gold

Kinross defers Tasiast mill expansion

Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC) has put its US$1.6-billion Tasiast mill expansion project on hold to keep its balance sheet intact in the current low gold price environment, with at least one analyst thinking the firm is considering other…

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Gold majors lose their shine

The share prices of major gold producers plunged to multi-year lows following actions of the central banks in the U.S. and Japan that  pushed down the gold price and clouded producers’ third-quarter results.

TSX advances, Oct. 20-24

The S&P/TSX Composite Index ended the trading week in positive territory, jumping 316 points to 14,543.82, but the gold and diversified miners didn’t follow the upward trend. The S&P/TSX Global Gold Index dipped 3 points to…

The 250-person camp at the Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador, which Fortress Minerals is buying for US$240 million. Credit: Fortress Minerals

Lundin’s Fortress to buy Fruta del Norte

Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC) acquired the Fruta del Norte gold project in Ecuador through its US$1.2-billion acquisition of Aurelian Resources in 2008, but heated local opposition forced the gold producer to abandon the project in 2013…

A drilling team in action at Pinecrest Resources' Enchi gold project in Ghana. Credit: Pinecrest Resources

Edgewater spins out Ghanaian gold into Pinecrest

VANCOUVER — Several months ago junior Edgewater Exploration (TSXV: EDW; US-OTC: EDWZF) was hit with a permitting delay at its flagship Corcoesto gold project, 35 km southwest of the port city of La Coruna in Spain. Edgewater had been…

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