Volume 98 Number 14 May 21 - 27, 2012

Drillers at Miranda Gold's Red Hill gold project in Nevada, which has been optioned to NuLegacy Gold. Photo by Miranda Gold

Miranda looks for a winning ticket

This year marks Miranda Gold’s (MAD-V) most active drill season to date, with partners spending between $5 million and $7 million to test at least seven of the company’s nine joint-venture projects. 

An aerial view of Osisko Mining's Malartic gold mine in Quebec. Photo by Osisko Mining

Osisko faces delays, output revision at Malartic

Osisko Mining (OSK-T) had a rough start as it kicked off its first full year at the Malartic gold operation near Val-d’Or, Que., with operational setbacks impacting first-quarter performance, coupled with the mill’s temporary…

Seafield shores up Miraflores

Seafield Resources (SFF-V) gave the market something to chew on after releasing a preliminary economic assessment on its Miraflores project in Colombia.

Torex hits open-pit target at Morelos

Toronto-based Torex Gold (TXG-T) is navigating the often tricky waters that mark the transition between being an exploration outfit and a mine developer. With an updated resource estimate kicking off in May and a bankable feasibility study…

Sunridge mine plan merges Asmara North deposits

Vancouver-based junior Sunridge Gold (SGC-V) combined four polymetallic deposits at its Asmara North project in central Eritrea, Africa, into a centralized-mill mine model for a feasibility study it released in early May.

Editorial: Gold stocks: the new value play?

The game of gold investing never gets dull for investors who get to ponder the delicate interplay of geopolitics, macroeconomics, heavy industry, mineral exploration and fashion trends that give us our ever-changing prices for gold bullion and…

Letter to the Editor: CSR counsellor should be applauded

An editorial in The Northern Miner criticized Canada’s Extractive Sector Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) counsellor, Marketa Evans, for “shooting another blank” in reference to the office’s second case, involving…

Exchange rates

EXCHANGE RATES CANADIAN/U.S. EXCHANGE (Bank of Canada noon rate) Date May 14 May 11 May 10 May 9 May 8   US$ in C 1.0019…

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