Volume 97 Number 49 Jan 23 - 29, 2012

Soltoro CEO Andrew Thomson (far left) gives a presentation at the El Rayo silver-gold project in Jalisco State, Mexico. Photo by Salma Tarikh

Soltoro charges ahead in sunny Jalisco

Soltoro (SOL-V) may soon be garnering more well-deserved attention for its growing primary silver resource at the El Rayo silver-gold project here in Mexico’s Jalisco State.

Trevali opens Halfmile mine in NB

Trevali Mining (TV-T) has kicked off the new year by transitioning from a development-stage company to a producer, by starting up the Halfmile polymetallic massive sulphide mine near Bathurst, N.B.

The camp at Smash Minerals' Whiskey gold project in the Yukon. Photo by Smash Minerals

Smash Minerals, Prosperity Goldfields to merge

When Adrian Fleming, co-founder of the wildly successful Underworld Resources, listened to a presentation at his Vancouver office in November last year from Prosperity Goldfields’ (PPG-V) chief geologist Quinton Hennigh about a prospect in…


In “PDAC 2012 Awards” (TNM, Jan. 16-22, 2012, Page B14) the date of the awards evening should have read March 5, 2012.

Auracle Resources' Mexican Hat gold project in southeastern Arizona, 115 km east of Tucson. Photo by Auracle Resources

Auracle shares pop 51% before drill results

Shares of new Vancouver-based gold explorer Auracle Resources (AAL-V) spiked 51% last week to 46¢ apiece before the company releasing assay results from a first round of drilling at its Mexican Hat gold property in Arizona.

At Prophecy Platinum's Wellgreen nickel-copper-PGM project in the Yukon, from left: field geologist Rex Camit; senior geologist Danniel Oosterman; and project geologist Rory Calhoun. Photo by Matthew Allan

Prophecy Platinum starts winter drill program at Wellgreen

Fifteen kilometres off the paved Alaska Highway in southwestern Yukon, the Wellgreen nickel-copper-platinum group metal (PGM) project sits largely as it has since 1973, when Hudson-Yukon Mining abandoned underground mining there after one year…


Bear Creek Mining – Lisa May appointed director of investor relations.

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