Volume 100 Number 16 Jun 2 - 8, 2014

Tahoe Resources' Escobal silver mine, 70 km southeast of Guatemala City, which produced 4.1 million oz. silver in the first quarter. Credit: Tahoe Resources

Tahoe posts profitable Q1

After reaching commercial production on Jan. 14, the Escobal silver mine in Guatemala enjoyed a profitable first quarter, Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) reports. 

A helicopter at Balmoral Resources' Martiniere gold property in Quebec's Abitibi region. Credit: Balmoral Resources

Balmoral shares surge on Bug Lake results

Shares of Balmoral Resources (TSX: BAR; US-OTC: BALMF) surged 21% to $1.04, with 4.6 million shares trading hands after the junior reported an intercept of 1,138 grams gold per tonne over 4.9 metres, including 9,710 grams gold over 0.57 metre…

Engineers at the Mabilo copper-gold-silver project on Luzon Island in the Philippines. Credit: RTG Mining

RTG Mining has big plans in the Philippines

The former management team of CGA Mining, which redeveloped and opened the Masbate gold mine in the Philippines and then merged last year with B2 Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-MKT: BTG) in a deal worth US$1.1 billion, is hoping to repeat some of that…

TSX accelerates, May 19-23

Energy and banking stocks helped drive the S&P/TSX Composite Index higher, while Canada’s main stock index also got a lift from reassuring comments mid-week in the U.S. from the Federal Reserve that it remains committed to withdrawing…

TSX Venture bounces back, May 20-23

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index recovered from a four-month low during the shortened trading period, gaining 1.2%, or 11.40 points, en route to a 987.95-point weekly close. Markets were bolstered by strong quarterly earnings from the…

Novo Resources' Beatons Creek gold project in western Australia.  Credit: Novo Resources

Are the clouds parting for juniors?

Junior gold explorer Novo Resources (CNSX: NVO) checks all the boxes: it’s led by a well-known, connected and respected geologist; it has several prospective gold projects (one of which has an inferred resource) in the low-risk…

Geologists examining maps at Continental Gold's Buritic project in Colombia. Credit: Continental Gold

Resource grows at Continental’s Buritic in Colombia

Continental Gold (TSX: CNL; US-OTC: CGOOF) has updated the resource estimate for the two major vein systems at its Buritica gold project in Colombia. Both systems are characterized by multiple, steeply dipping veins and broader, more…

Barrick’s Arturo project gets go ahead from BLM

It took nearly five years, but the Bureau of Land Management has issued a positive record of decision (ROD) on the final environmental impact statement (EIS) allowing Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) to restart and expand a past-producing…

The camp at Arianne Phosphate's Lac  Paul phosphate project in Quebec. Credit: Arianne Phosphate

Arianne Phosphate grows Lac Paul

Arianne Phosphate (TSXV: DAN; US-OTC: DRRSF) says one of the world’s largest greenfield phosphate-rock projects has just gotten bigger, with near-surface inferred resources added from the Lac à Paul deposit’s Nicole zone in…

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