Volume 103 Number 9 May 1 – 14, 2017

Taking notes during the PwC-TNM "Strategies for Cash Deployment" roundtable in Toronto in April 2017: Stephen Mullowney, partner in the corporate finance practice, focusing on mining, at accounting and management consulting firm PwC Canada. Credit: Erik Rotter for George Matthew Photography.

TNM Roundtable: Pros and cons 
of the farm team

The Northern Miner was privileged to host a new Roundtable discussion in partnership with PwC in Toronto in early April, with the year’s topic being “Strategies for cash deployment.” It’s…

At Mawson Resources’ Rajapalot gold project in Northern Finland, from left: geotechnician Esa Pulliainen; geologist Janne Kinnunen; geotechnician Kimmo Neuvonen; and director of environment Noora Ahola. Credit: Mawson Resources.

Mawson thinks big in Finland

VANCOUVER — Mawson Resources (TSX: MAW) has expanded the gold-mineralization footprint at its Rajapalot project in northern Finland, according to the company’s latest results from its ongoing 10,000-metre drill program….

Drillers at Goldstrike Resources’ (TSXV: GSR) Plateau gold project, 300 km east of Dawson City, Yukon. Credit: Goldstrike Resources.

Yukon catches more majors’ eyes

Recent investments in the Yukon by Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX), Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) and Agnico Eagle Mines (NYSE: AEM; TSX: AEM) underscore the allure of Canada’s Far…

Drillers underground in the Martel zone at Imperial Metals' Mount Polley copper-gold mine in south-central British Columbia. Credit: Imperial Metals.

Imperial explores 
Mount Polley’s upside

VANCOUVER — It’s been over two and a half years since a catastrophic tailings dam failure paralyzed activity at Imperial Metals’ (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF) Mount Polley copper-gold mine, 56…

TSX remains stable, April 17-21

Statistics Canada reported that Canada’s Consumer Price Index rose 1.6% year-on-year in March, after a 2% gain in February. The S&P/TSX Composite Index rose 0.5% to 15,614.48, while the Canadian…

An aerial view of two historic open pits mined by Cominco, at Darnley Bay Resources’ Pine Point zinc project in the Northwest Territories. Credit: Darnley Bay Resources.

Darnley Bay outlines plans for Pine Point revival

VANCOUVER — Darnley Bay Resources (TSXV: DBL) has sketched out a plan to revitalize Cominco’s historic Pine Point lead-zinc mine, 42 km east of Hay River, Northwest Territories. A newly released…

Atac Resources president and CEO Graham Downs at the Rackla gold property in the central Yukon.  Credit: Atac Resources.

Barrick joins Atac 
at Orion in the Yukon

VANCOUVER — Atac Resources (TSXV: ATC; US-OTC: ATADF) is the latest explorer to attract a major’s attention amid a new gold rush in the Yukon. On April 10, the company struck …

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