Volume 101 Number 32 Sept 21 - 27, 2015

An Ontario Provincial Police officer poses with a freshly poured gold bar at the Mishi gold mine opening in Ontario in 2012. Credit: Wesdome Gold Mines

Wesdome ‘proud’ of its Ontario gold mines

For a company that hasn’t had to raise equity since 2006 and whose last financing was a $7-million convertible debenture in 2012, which isn’t due until 2017, Wesdome Gold Mines (TSX: WDO; US-OTC: WDOFF) has performed fairly well…

Wallbridge Mining's Broken Hammer copper-nickel-PGM mine near Sudbury, Ontario. Credit: Wallbridge Mining

Wallbridge lures Lonmin to Parkin project

South Africa-based Lonmin (LSE: LMI), one of the world’s largest primary producers of platinum group metals (PGMs), has signed an option agreement to earn a 50% initial interest in Wallbridge Mining’s (TSX: WM) four Parkin…

US stocks rise, Sept. 8-11

U.S. equities stayed in positive territory despite U.S. consumer sentiment in September hitting its lowest level in 12 months, flat domestic producer prices in August, and worries about China’s slowing growth and shrinking imports (data…

Letter to the editor: PM Harper at the PDAC

Stephen Harper is the only Canadian prime minister to ever attend the annual Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto. As a show of respect on election day Oct. 19, he’ll have my vote.

Richmont Mines' Island Gold gold mine near Wawa on the north shore of Lake Superior.

Richmont goes deep at Island Gold mine

At a time when many companies are putting exploration plans on hold to weather the downturn in metals markets, Richmont Mines (TSX: RIC; NYSE-MKT: RIC) is doing exactly the opposite.

TSX slips, Sept. 8-11

Canada’s main stock index fell 0.1% to 13,461.47 in the holiday-shortened trading week as Goldman Sachs trimmed its 2016 price forecasts for crude oil and the Bank of Canada said it would keep its key interest rate of 0.5% as the…

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