Volume 96 Number 45 - Dec 27 - Jan 2, 2011

Geologix Exploration's vice-president of exploration Siegfried Weidner discusses deposits and the potential for expansion at the Tepal copper-gold project in Mexico, while president Dunham Craig looks on.

Geologix keeps its simple at Tepal

TEPALCATEPEC, MEXICO — In early 2009 Geologix Explorations (GIX-T) found itself at a turning point. The company had just decided not to exercise its right to buy the San Agustin polymetallic project …

Helicopters near the camp at Peregrine Diamonds' Chidliak project on the south end of Baffin Island, Nunavut.

Chidliak’s results compare favourably to Diavik

While it’s still early days at Peregrine Diamonds’ (PGD-T) Baffin Island Chidliak diamond project, mini-bulk sample results from the promising CH-6 kimberlite compare well to the kimberlite pipes bein…

Uranium One aims to buy Mantra from ARMZ

Uranium One (UUU-T) has its eyes on Mantra Resources’ (MRL-T, MRU-A) Mkuju River uranium project in Tanzania, but doesn’t yet have the cash to acquire it.

Drillers working at Western Potash's Milestone project in Saskatchewan.

Three junior potash picks

With potash juniors continuing to enjoy the limelight, Mining Markets asked a few fertilizer analysts for their picks in the sector and came up with three companies that stood out.

What’s next for potash?

In the wake of BHP Billiton’s (BHP-N, BLT-L) US$39-billion failed bid for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (POT-T, POT-N) and K+S Aktiengesellschaft’s $434-million friendly offer for Potash One (KCL-T), i…

The camp at Zincore Metals' Accha zinc deposit in southern Peru.

Zincore pulls high-grade zinc at Accha

VANCOUVER — A 5,000-metre drill program has shown that the Accha non-sulphide zinc deposit in Peru has room to grow, as drillers pull high-grade intercepts from the north and east flanks of the zone …

Members of the Women in Mining team for the Vancouver Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) CIBC Run for the Cure.

Women in Mining raise $50k to fight cancer

The Women in Mining (WIM) team laced up for the Run for the Cure in early October. This was WIM’s fourth time participating in the race. But this year for the first time they won the CIBC Corporate Sp…

Good economics for Pan American’s Navidad

With silver prices up nearly 40% in the last three months, the timing of Pan American Silver’s (PAA-T, PAAS-Q) preliminary assessment for its Navidad silver project in Chubut province, Argentina could…

2010: the year of the deal

After surviving a devastating 2009 characterized by plummeting commodity prices, sweeping cutbacks and ailing financial markets, the mining industry enjoyed a cautious recovery in 2010, powered by hig…

AME BC’s 2010 award winners

VANCOUVER — Two B.C. prospectors, the men behind the Gibraltar mine expansion, and a well-known Vancouver financier are among those who will be lauded for their accomplishments at a gala during Miner…

PEOPLE (December 27, 2010)

Alderon Resource — Pat Gleeson and Jeff Pontius resigned as directors; Brian Dalton, John Baker and David Porter appointed directors.

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