Volume 97 Number 31 Sep 19 - 25, 2011

Premium Exploration's president Del Steiner (left) with vice-president of exploration Michael Ostenson at the Friday zone at the Idaho gold project. Photo by Matthew Allan

Hunting for gold in the Gem State

Most know Idaho as the Potato State, but the area also has a lesser-known nickname, the Gem State, which dates back to its territorial days. 

Barrick keeps growing in Nevada

As Barrick Gold (ABX-T, ABX-N) steps up exploration efforts at its Cortez, Turquoise Ridge and Ruby Hill projects in Nevada, it has uncovered two new gold discoveries.


BCGold – Darren Bahrey resigned as a director; Wes Roberts appointed a director.

NovaGold boosts costs for Donlin

NovaGold Resources (NG-T, NG-X) has updated the cash needed to build its joint-venture Donlin (formerly Donlin Creek) gold project in Alaska, to US$7 billion from US$4.5 billion.

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