Volume 100 Number 17 Jun 9 - 15, 2014

Cameco puts Millennium on ice

Poor economic conditions in world uranium markets are forcing many uranium companies to postpone projects or scale back operations.

Miners drag down TSX, May 26-30

It was a tough week for the Toronto Stock Exchange. The S&P/TSX Composite Index dropped 103.94 points, or 0.71%, to end the trading week at 14,604.16, while the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index fell 33.82 points, or…

Drillers at Rye Patch Gold's Lincoln Hill gold-silver project in Nevada, 160 km northeast of Reno. Credit: Rye Patch Gold

Rye Patch touts Nevada’s Oreana Trend

VANCOUVER — A year ago explorer Rye Patch Gold (TSXV: RPM; US-OTC: RPMGF) scored a chunk of cash and a net smelter return royalty (NSR) thanks to  some savvy staking around Coeur Mining’s (TSX: CDM; NYSE: CDE) Rochester…

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

Commentary: How low can uranium prices go?

Investors in uranium stocks are a weary bunch at this point. And despite a number of factors hinting at a recovery in uranium oxide prices, they continue along a downward trajectory.

Midway expands Gold Rock resource

Midway Gold (TSX: MDW; NYSE: MDW) may be in the thick of building its first gold mine at the Pan project in Nevada — with the first gold pour expected in the fourth quarter — but that hasn’t stopped the junior developer from…

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…

The field camp at GoviEx Uranium's Madaouela uranium project in Niger. Credit: GoviEx Uranium

Govind Friedland to IPO GoviEx Uranium

GoviEx Uranium has filed a prospectus for an initial public offering with the securities commissions of Ontario and British Columbia and plans to use the net proceeds to pay for environmental and social impact assessments, as well as a pilot…

Processing facilities at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold's Tenke Fungurume mine in 2011. Credit: Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold

Commentary: Copper price rises on supply worries

These are interesting times for copper investors. Concerns on the supply side, questions over sustained demand due to sluggish global economic growth and a forward curve that defies the normal contango situation are some of the major issues…

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