Volume 97 Number 22 Jul 18 - 24, 2011

Positive results for First Point’s Decar

Concept is slowly becoming reality at First Point Minerals’ (FPX-V) unusual nickel project in central B.C., with encouraging metallurgical results giving the company its latest boost.

Tarsis Resources' White River gold project in the western Yukon. Kinross Gold holds a 9.9% stake in Tarsis. Photo by Tarsis Resources

Kinross leads majors for investments in junior gold plays

After betting US$7.1 billion last year on the expansion potential of Red Back Mining’s Tasiast gold mine in Mauritania, Kinross Gold’s (K-T, KGC-N) chief executive Tye Burt has said his company’s buying spree has come to an end for a…

Stillwater to buy Peregrine Metals

Peregrine Metals (PGM-T) saw its shares surge more than 250%, after U.S. platinum miner Stillwater Mining (SWC-N) agreed to pay US$487.1 million for the junior and its large undeveloped copper-gold project in Argentina. 

Aldershot Resources chairman Philip Crabb. Photo by Aldershot Resources

Aldershot beefs up uranium stable in U.S.

Philip Crabb says he “isn’t fazed by the current opinion of uranium,” and would, if asked, probably urge critics of the nuclear industry to take a trip to China if they needed any convincing that nuclear energy is the way to go.

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