Volume 97 Number 5 Mar 21 - 27, 2011

The mill at Resolute Mining's Syama project in Mali, 300 km southeast of the capital Bamako and 30 km from the Cte d'Ivoire border. Photo by Resolute Mining

Resolute refocuses on Mali

Even as Resolute Mining (RSG-A, RMGGF-O) – the second-largest gold producer listed on the Australian Stock Exchange – prepares to wind down its Golden Pride mine in Tanzania over the next 24 months after 12 very successful years and more than…

Shawn Ryan (left) receives the Bill Dennis award for prospecting success from PDAC president Scott Jobin-Bevans. Photo by Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada

PDAC honours 2011 award winners

The 2011 PDAC awards gala was held during the organization’s annual convention, on the evening of March 7 at Toronto’s Fairmont Royal York hotel. The winners were selected by the PDAC’s board of directors, based on recommendations from the…

Drillers at PMI Gold's Obotan gold project in southwest Ghana. Photo by PMI Gold

PMI drills high-grade at old Ghanaian mine

Exploration and infill drilling at PMI Gold’s (PMV-V, PVM-A) past-producing Obotan gold project in southwestern Ghana has turned up 20.8 metres grading 17.6 grams gold per tonne, part of a larger intersection of 80 metres grading 7.49 grams…

Japanese quake rocks the world

On March 11, in a defining day of the new decade, residents of Japan’s northeast coastal region were hit by a deadly triple whammy of a 9.0-magnitude earthquake, a resulting tsunami with waves reaching 10 metres in height, and a growing threat…

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