Volume 100 Number 15 May 26 - Jun 1, 2014

Latin American Minerals dreams big in Paraguay

One of South America’s most isolated countries — ruled by a series of authoritarian governments for most of the twentieth century — has seen virtually no modern mineral exploration.

A mill at Centerra Gold's Boroo gold mine in Mongolia. Credit: Centerra Gold

Centerra eyes lower costs going forward

Falling gold prices and rising costs combined to take a bite out of Centerra Gold’s (TSX: CG) bottom line, although not to the extent analysts had expected.

A drill site at Uranium Energy's Oviedo uranium project in Paraguay. Credit: Uranium Energy

Uranium Energy advances Paraguay projects

Six years ago when Uranium Energy (NYSE-MKT:  UEC) expanded its in-situ recovery uranium projects beyond those it was developing in southern Texas, one of the parts of the world the company took a close look at was Paraguay.

A panoramic view of Exeter Resource's Caspiche project in northern Chile. Credit: Exeter Resource

Exeter lays out options for Caspiche

VANCOUVER — Exeter Resource’s (TSX: XRC; NYSE-MKT: XRA) Caspiche project in northern Chile hosts proven and probable reserves exceeding 19 million oz. gold and 4.6 billion lb. copper. Such a large deposit had Exeter envisioning a…

Goldrock Mines' Lindero gold project in northwest Argentina's Salta province.  Credit: Goldrock Mines

Goldrock’s Matysek out to prove Argentina’s a good bet

VANCOUVER — Lindero is an economically robust gold mine project that is permitted for development. Its capital costs are reasonable, it has support from the local populations and authorities, and it is being driven forward by Paul…

Drillers at Orca Gold's Block 14 gold project in Sudan. Credit: Orca Gold

Second gold discovery for Orca Gold in Sudan

VANCOUVER — In the first drill program ever to test the 7,000 sq. km Block 14 property in Sudan, Orca Gold (TSXV: ORG; US-OTC: CANWF) pulled intercepts like 2.39 grams gold per tonne over 63 metres, 3.7 grams gold over 31 metres and 13.6…

TSX dips a little, May 12-16

The S&P/TSX Composite Index has risen by more than 7% so far this year, but Canada’s main stock index fell 19.32 points to 14,514.74 during the trading week. The S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index rose 22.08…

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