Volume 96 Number 11 - May 3 - May 9, 2010

The Colombian government has asked for an entirely new environmental assessment of Greystar Resources' Angostura gold project (above) due to a new conservation plan for the high-altitude Paramo ecosystem where the project is partly located.

Greystar gets blindsided

Steve Kesler hardly had time to get comfortable in his new chief executive’s chair before finding himself in the midst of a historic problem.

GobiMin sells Yanxi deposit

GobiMin (GMN-V) has agreed to sell most of its equity interest in the Yanxi copper deposit in China’s Xinjiang province for $9 million in convertible bonds and cash to China Daye Non-Ferrous Metals Mi…

More high-grade, shallow gold for Avion in Mali

VANCOUVER — The near-surface gold grades at the Tabakoto project in Mali keep getting better for Avion Gold (AVR-V) and now the company is being rewarded for its efforts with a $25-million bought-dea…


The S&P/TSX Venture composite index climbed back up towards its post-recession high over the April 20-26 trading week, gaining 18.89 points to close the week at 1672.85. Daily trading volumes were…

Sweet gold hits for Virginia at Wabamisk

VANCOUVER — In its search for high-grade gold and silver veins, Virginia Mines (VGQ-T) has drilled a few enticing high-grade gold hits at its Wabamisk property in Quebec.

U.S. MARKETS -April 20-26

As Iceland’s volcanic ash storm settled and stranded airline passengers made their way back home, a financial storm brewing over Wall Street captured the news headlines during the April 20-26 reportin…

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