Volume 98 Number 1 Feb 20 - 26, 2012

Canada and China sign landmark uranium agreement

A new trade deal allowing Canadian uranium exports to China is eliciting cheers from uranium companies across the country. The deal was one of several agreements signed during a visit to China in early February by Canadian Prime Minister…

Drilling at Nevsun Resources' Bisha gold mine, 150 km west of Asmara in Eritrea. Photo by Nevsun Resources

Where did Nevsun’s gold go?

At a time of record-high gold prices Nevsun Resources (NSU-T) had the unfortunate task of announcing to the market that it has a lot less gold in its deposit than it originally believed.

Marathon Gold vice-president of exploration Sherry Dunsworth (far left), CFO Jim Kirke (third from left), and CEO Phillip Walford (centre) with colleagues at the Golden Chest gold project in Idaho. Photo by Marathon Gold

Marathon Gold goes the distance in Idaho, Newfoundland

Newfoundland-focused explorer Marathon Gold (MOZ-T) is ramping up its U.S. presence with a 20,000-metre drill program at its Golden Chest gold mine project in Idaho and a historic Bonanza gold mine acquisition across the state line in Oregon.


Coeur d’Alene Mines — Randy Buffington appointed senior VP of operations.

Drillers in action at Orezone Gold's Bombore gold project in Burkina Faso. Photo by Orezone Gold

Orezone turns assets to cash in Burkina

Being in a gold-rich country before the mining world gets turned on to it can pay some handsome dividends, as Orezone Gold (ORE-T) is proving in Burkina Faso. 

Editorial: Eager beavers and nuclear pandas

Canada’s uranium began a whole new chapter in its history in early February with the landmark agreement to open wide the country’s uranium production and nuclear technology to customers in China, undoing decades of Cold War-ish…

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