Volume 98 Number 32 Sep 24 - 30, 2012

Drilling at Martiniere boosts Balmoral

Shares of Balmoral Resources(BAR-V, BALMF-O) surged nearly 40% in the three trading days after the junior explorer reported results on Aug. 16 from its summer drill program at its flagship Martiniere property in Quebec’s Abitibi region,…

Queenston bulking up at Upper Beaver

Queenston Mining’s (QMI-T) flagship project in Kirkland Lake, Ont., is growing more robust. The company has results from 17 surface holes from its wholly owned Upper Beaver project, and is set to deliver more ounces in an upcoming…

Temex moves up on Whitney resource news

Temex Resources’ shares (TME-V) got a healthy boost after the junior publishing its first resource estimate for the Upper Hallnor portion of its Whitney gold project in Timmins, Ont. Its shares moved up 12% to close Sept. 7 at 24¢ apiece,…

Canadian Zinc VP of exploration and COO Alan Taylor (left) and equipment operator Jason Matt at the Prairie Creek zinc-silver-lead mine in the Northwest Territories. Photo by Anthony Vaccaro

Unfinished business at Prairie Creek

The paint dried over 30 years ago, but a “wet paint” sign still hangs on the metal railing that was erected to stop the uninitiated from falling into the crushing circuit below.

Victoria Gold VP of exploration Rich Eliason (right) and a colleague look over Haggart Creek and the exploration camp at the Dublin Gulch gold project in the Yukon. Photo by Matthew Keevil

Victoria rules at Dublin Gulch in Yukon

It has been a three-year slog for Toronto-based Victoria Gold (VIT-V) at its wholly owned Dublin Gulch property 85 km from Mayo, Yukon, but the company is nearing the finish line to put its Eagle gold deposit into production by 2015.

A view of Detour Gold's Detour Lake gold mine under construction in northern Ontario. Photo by Detour Gold

Detour Lake on track for production in early 2013

When Detour Gold’s (DGC-T) gold project in northern Ontario moves into production in the first quarter of next year — and eventually reaches an average production rate of 657,000 oz. gold a year, for a total of 14.1 million oz. over…

A drill rig at Midland Exploration's Patris gold project, 30 km northeast of Rouyn-Noranda in Quebec. Photo by Midland Exploration

Midland showcases partnership model

Junior Midland Exploration (MD-V) has assembled a number of gold, base metal and rare earth element projects in the Abitibi and James Bay area of Quebec, but it is perhaps best known for championing the partnership model.

Geologist Alain-Jean Beauregard examines core from Integra Gold's Lamaque gold project in Val-d'Or, Quebec. Photo by Integra Gold

Integra cuts high grade at Lamaque

It has been a promising six months for Vancouver-based explorer Integra Gold (ICG-V). The company has completed a 30,000-metre diamond drill program at its wholly owned Lamaque gold project located in the Val-d’Or gold camp in…

Aurizon makes headway in Quebec

Aurizon Mines (ARZ-T, AZK-X) began September with a bang. On the same day it released higher-grade intercepts from its Hosco West and Heva deposits — part of the company’s feasibility-stage Joanna gold project, 20 km east of…

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