Volume 101 Number 43 Dec 7 - 13, 2015

An aerial view of the Mineral Ridge gold mine, 56 km southwest of Tonopah, Nevada, where Scorpio Gold thinks there is a lot more gold to discover. Credit: Scorpio Gold

Scorpio Gold finds more gold at Mineral Ridge

Scorpio Gold’s (TSXV: SGN; US-OTC: SRCRF) Mineral Ridge asset in Nevada is returning high-grade gold intercepts from satellite deposits and other targets drilled on the property, and its open-pit gold mining operation is on track to…

Christien Comeau takes a break from drilling at Trevali Mining's Caribou zinc-lead-silver mine in New Brunswick. Photo by Salma Tarikh.

Site Visit: Trevali nears full production at Caribou

BATHURST, N.B.— Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) is nearing commercial production at its past-producing Caribou zinc-lead-silver mine in New Brunswick, ahead of what the company expects will be an uptick in zinc and lead prices,…

The 'Connected and Engaged' panel, featuring Bob Rae, Gordon Bogden  and Nelson Switzer at Mega Mining Minds 2015. Photo by The Northern Miner.

Bob Rae on engagement: ‘Face-to-face really matters’

About US$20-billion worth of projects globally in the industry today are stalled due to poor government or community relations, Gordon Bogden, a geoscientist and director on the boards of several mining companies, told a conference in Toronto…

TSX slips, Nov. 20-26

Canadian equities ended the trading week in the red. The S&P/TSX Composite Index fell 0.4% to 13,425.19. The S&P/TSX Global Mining Index lost 2.2% to finish at 45.12, and the S&P/TSX Capped Diversified Metals & Mining Index…

Editorial: Layoffs pile up across the industry

The last couple of months have seen deep rounds of layoffs in the mining industry, as companies worldwide struggle to cope with low commodity prices, a resurgent U.S. dollar and thin financings.

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