Volume 97 Number 14 May 23 - 29, 2011

A driller at Aureus Mining's New Liberty gold project in western Liberia. Photo by Aureus Mining

Aureus rising in Liberia (May 23, 2011)

Fresh from its initial public offering in mid-April, Aureus Mining (AUE-T) is intent on adding Liberia to the list of significant West African gold mining countries.

Workers on an outcrop at Royal Nickel's Dumont nickel project, about 25 km northwest of Amos in Quebec's  Abitibi region. Photo by Royal Nickel

Royal Nickel ‘de-risks’ Dumont

Results of an optimization study and additional metallurgical tests have further de-risked Royal Nickel’s (RNX-T) Dumont nickel project in Quebec, president and CEO Tyler Mitchelson says.

People (May 23, 2011)

Alderon Resource – Matt Simpson resigned as COO but remains a director; Brian Penney appointed COO.

Quebec Premier Jean Charest unveiling the Plan Nord development program in Lvis, Que. Photo by Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources and Wildlife

$80B Plan Nord aims to attract more miners to Quebec

Up until about two months ago, management at Western Troy Capital Resources (WRY-V) thought the company might have to come up with as much as $70 million in a public-private cost-sharing partnership to build the Otish Mountain Road, which will…

Kinross invests in Entourage’s Hemlo play

Just 2.5 km from the edge of Barrick Gold’s (ABX-T, ABX-N) famed Hemlo gold mine property in northern Ontario, newly listed explorer Entourage Metals (EMT-V) hopes to achieve what countless others have tried but failed to accomplish: to…

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