Volume 98 Number 35 Oct 15 - 21, 2012

Newstrike’s Whittall on Guerrero gold

Richard Whittall has been near the forefront of discovery on Mexico’s prolific Guerrero gold belt for nearly two decades. The president and CEO of Vancouver-based

The portal at Tahoe Resources' Escobal silver-gold mine under construction in Guatemala. Photo by Tahoe Resources

Tahoe, Radius play snakes and ladders in Guatemala

When making a list of stable mining jurisdictions, you’d have to pause a while before adding Guatemala. The small Central American country emerged from civil war in 1996, but remains in its infancy as far as mining development and…

Nemaska Lithium planning ‘one big mine’

Nemaska Lithium (NMX-V, NMKEF-O) has made a splash twice this October with the release of a preliminary economic assessment for its Whabouchi lithium deposit in the James Bay region of northern Quebec, and news of an offtake and collaboration…

The in-situ copper recovery well field at Curis Resources' Florence copper project in Arizona. Photo by Curis Resources

Curis goes with the flow at Florence

It was a long summer for Vancouver-based developer Curis Resources (CUV-T) and its Florence in-situ copper project, 105 km southeast of Phoenix, Ariz. The company hit a 52-week low at 36¢ per share on Aug. 21, as lack of news and a public…

Claude’s Seabee production impresses

Third-quarter production results from Claude Resources’ (CRJ-T, CGR-X) Seabee gold mine in northern Saskatchewan are in, and the results are better than expected.


Victory Nickel — Ken Murdock appointed CEO of subsidiary Victory Silica.

Thompson Creek to cut costs, jobs

Thompson Creek Metals (TCM-T, TC-N) has hatched a new plan to reduce costs at its namesake molybdenum mine in Idaho, in order to gain more financial wiggle room to continue developing its Mount Milligan copper-gold mine in central B.C.

Editorial: Pacific Booker snookered

The unfolding of the global mining boom over the past decade has pushed the industry right to the edge in ways both technical and political. Moreover, we’ve all seen the sharp truth that there are inevitable limits to all expansions,…

Denison reveals Wheeler River’s results

Denison Mines (DML-T, DNN-X) has wrapped up the 2012 drill programs at its 60%-held Wheeler River uranium property in Saskatchewan, and plans to update the project’s resource estimate by year-end.

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