Volume 96 Number 31 - Sep 20 - 26, 2010

La Mancha Resources owns a 40% stake in the Hassai gold mine (above), a joint venture in northeastern Sudan.

La Mancha advances in Africa, Australia

VANCOUVER — La Mancha Resources’ (LMA-T, LMA-F) bet on Africa is paying off: the company just completed a positive preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for an upgrade and expansion of its Hassai gol…

Mining for reclamation info at UBC

A new offering from UBC Library at the University of British Columbia enables users to access decades of valuable information on mine reclamation for free.


While rising interest rates are generally bearish for the market, the Bank of Canada’s latest quarter point rise didn’t surprise everyone. Bay Street had been split on whether the Bank of Canada would…


The S&P TSX Venture composite index’s ten-week ascent continued during the second week of September, a trading week shortened by Labour Day. Over Sept. 7-10 the Venture board gained 30.54 points t…

AQM happy to increase stake in Zafranal

The latest drill results from the Zafranal copper-gold porphyry project in Peru indicate that AQM Copper (AQM-V) made a good move by ensuring it would keep a significant stake in the project.

BCGS, GAC, GSC offer rare metals workshop

Rare metals are uncommon, nonferrous metals used in small quantities or derived from geographically restricted areas. Many are considered strategic commodities, essential for high technology sectors.

U.S. MARKETS -Sept. 7-10

U.S. markets fell and then rose tentatively over Sept 7-10. The week started with further remarks from the U.S. Federal Reserve about slowing economic activity and fears European banks may be in worse…

Anatolia, Avoca to merge

VANCOUVER — A new mid-tier gold producer is on the horizon: Anatolia Minerals (ANO-T) and Avoca Resources (AVO-A) are planning to merge into a new entity named Alacer Gold that should be producing 80…

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