Volume 100 Number 13 May 12 - 18, 2014

A closeup of the terrain at Roxgold's Yaramoko gold project in Burkina Faso. Credit: Roxgold

Roxgold completes Yaramoko feasibility study

A feasibility study on the 55 Zone of Roxgold’s (TSXV: ROG; US-OTC: ROGFF) Yaramoko gold project located 200 km southwest of Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso improves on the results of a preliminary economic assessment delivered late last year…

Allied Nevada Gold's Hycroft gold-silver mine in Nevada. Credit: Allied Nevada

Allied Nevada plans major Hycroft expansion

VANCOUVER — With a prefeasibility study outlining how to boost gold and silver production from the Hycroft mine in Nevada, Allied Nevada Gold (TSX: ANV; NYSE-MKT: ANV) now just needs the money to make it happen.

TSX moves up, April 28-May 2

The Toronto stock market had a strong trading week, helped by decent corporate earnings and better-than-expected jobs data from the U.S., with the S&P/TSX Composite Index gaining 232 points to 14,765.15. 

TSX Venture closes flat, April 28-May 2

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index shrugged off early week doldrums to gain 0.87 of a point during the trading sessions, en route to 1,014.46-point close. Commodity futures rallied late in the period, while a U.S. economic report indicated…

Mega Precious Metals president and CEO Glen Kuntz at the Monument Bay gold project in northeast Manitoba. Photo by Anthony Vaccaro.

Site visit: Mega Precious goes monumental

MONUMENT BAY, MANITOBA — Make no mistake about it, Mega Precious Metals’ (TSXV: MGP) Monument Bay project is a serious gold play. With 3.6 million global ounces of gold already outlined, this property in northeastern Manitoba has…

A drill rig in the historic Oro Belle-Hart Tunnel pit at Castle Mountain Mining's namesake gold project, in San Bernardino County, California. Credit: Castle Mountain Mining

Castle Mountain Mining completes PEA milestone

In one short year as a public company, Castle Mountain Mining (TSXV: CMM) has delivered a resource estimate on the past-producing Castle Mountain mine project, 112 km from Las Vegas in San Bernardino County, Calif., and completed a preliminary…

PotashCorp beats Q1 earnings estimates

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (TSX: POT; NYSE: POT) is off to a good start, as it has reported strong first-quarter 2014 earnings, beating the company’s guidance and analyst expectations and bumping up its full-year forecast.

The in-situ recovery plant at Ur-Energy's Lost Creek uranium project in Wyoming. Credit: Ur-Energy

Water issues arise as Ur-Energy ramps up Lost Creek

Ur-Energy (TSX: URE; NYSE-MKT: URG) is getting the production numbers it expected as it ramps up its Lost Creek uranium project towards commercial production, but water issues at the facility have caused concern.

Rockcliff Resources CEO Kenneth Lapierre at a core-storage facility in Snow Lake, Manitoba. Credit: Rockcliff Resources

Rockcliff builds critical mass in Flin Flon-Snow Lake

During his 30 years as a field geologist, Kenneth Lapierre worked on grassroots exploration projects across North and South America and as an underground production geologist in precious and base-metal mines in Canada. His work over those…

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