Volume 102 Number 10 Apr 18 - 24, 2016

Asiamet Resources’ vice-president of exploration Stephen Hughes (centre, sunglasses) with the BKM copper project team in Indonesia.  Credit: Asiamet Resources

Asiamet defines BKM in Indonesia

Asiamet Resources (TSXV: ARS) hasn’t let changes to Indonesia’s mining law in 2014 impact its vision for an open-pit, heap-leachable copper mine at its Beruang Kanan Main (BKM) deposit, 180…

US stocks slip, April 4-8

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 1.2% to 17,576.96 and the S&P 500 Index dropped 1.2% to 2,047.60. Gold moved in the opposite direction. The New York spot price rose…

An underground development worker at Trevali Mining’s Caribou zinc mine in northern New Brunswick.  Credit: Trevali Mining

Trevali nears commercial production at Caribou

Pure-play zinc producer Trevali Mining (TSX: TV; US-OTC: TREVF) expects to reach commercial production at its second zinc mine before July. The company is commissioning its 3,000-tonne-per-day Caribou underground operation…

The processing plant built by Lithium Americas and Posco at the Cauchari-Olaroz lithium project in Argentina. Source: Lithium Americas

Lithium Americas finds a partner in Chilean giant SQM

Lithium Americas (TSX: LAC) has taken a big stride in securing the technical backing to advance its Cauchari-Olaroz lithium brine deposit in northwestern Argentina, as lithium fundamentals improve. The Vancouver-based junior…

The Kemess Underground (KUG) gold-copper project, 430 km northwest of Prince George, B.C. Credit: AuRico Metals.

AuRico CEO talks Kemess strategy, royalties

VANCOUVER —  With this year’s uptick in gold prices, AuRico Metals (TSX: AMI; US-OTC: ARCTF) is in a better position with its royalty portfolio, which includes five operating mines and redevelopment…

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