Volume 96 Number 50 Jan 31 - Feb 6, 2011

What to expect from CAR election

After much delay the citizens of the Central African Republic (CAR) have placed their votes for the next president of the much-maligned country. But the implications for miners in the region are still unclear. 

Drillers working in -40 C conditions at PC Gold's Pickle Crow gold project in northwestern Ontario. Photo credit: PC Gold

Is there smoke at Pickle Crow?

Kevin Keough likes to say that the “universe is unfolding as it should” at PC Gold’s (PKL-T) Pickle Crow gold property in northwestern Ontario.

Three mining legends honoured

The 23rd anniversary of the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York Hotel in mid-January, fittingly kicked off with a tribute to the spectacular rescue late last year of 33 miners trapped deep in a copper-gold mine in…

Silver steps up as gold wanes

There has been a remarkable new development in precious metals in the new year, with silver sales in January outpacing gold sales in absolute dollar terms in several markets such as U.S. Silver Eagle coin purchases.

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