Volume 96 Number 8 - Apr 12 - 18, 2010

Drilling at Comaplex Minerals' Meliadine gold project near Rankin Inlet, Nunavut. The project is at the centre of Agnico-Eagle Mines' proposed acquisition of Comaplex.

Agnico bids for Comaplex

Agnico-Eagle Mines’s (AEM-T, AEM-N) latest takeover offer shows the company is keeping a steady eye on future growth even as it continues putting mines into production.


Two strong trading days surrounding the Easter long weekend helped lift the S&P/TSX Venture composite index 59.23 points over the March 30-April 5 trading week. The board closed the period at 1631…

U.S. MARKETS -March 30 -Aril 5

Stock markets in the United States inched upwards over the March 31-April 5 trading period. The Dow Jones industrial average rose 0.4%, or 44.59 points, to close at 10,952.01 points, while the S&P…

US Gold is drilling 100,000 metres to advance its El Gallo near-surface, high-grade silver project in Sinaloa State, Mexico. The company is now calculating an initial resource estimate and plans to complete a preliminary economic assessment and an updated resource estimate by the end of 2010.

US Gold’s new El Gallo silver discovery in Mexico

SITE VISIT EL GALLO, MEXICO — US Gold (UXG-T, UXG-X) is wasting neither time nor money advancing its El Gallo high-grade silver project in Sinaloa state’s Magistral district.The company, which is 21%- owned by chairman and CEO Rob McEwen,…

25 dead at Massey coal mine in W. Va.

The worst U.S. mine disaster in more than two decades has left 25 coal miners dead at Massey Energy’s (MEE-N) Upper Big Branch mine in Montcoal, W. Va.

Ivanhoe to develop gold producer in Central Asia

Robert Friedland, executive chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (IVN-T, IVN-N, IVN-Q), is channeling his energy into developing a pure gold company in the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan, and says he is in…

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