Volume 98 Number 39 Nov 12 - 18, 2012

HTX Minerals CEO Scott McLean (left) and Transition Metals COO Greg Collins at Transition Metals' Homathko gold property, 200 km west of Williams Lake, British Columbia. Source: HTX Minerals

Project generation a win for McLean

Scott McLean and Kevin Stevens were part of a four-man team at Falconbridge that discovered the high-grade Nickel Rim South deposit in Sudbury, Ont., in 2001.

Drillers on a rig on the Bornite copper property, part of NovaCopper's Upper Kobuk project in northwest Alaska. Source: NovaCopper

More Alaskan high grade for NovaCopper

Since NovaCopper (NCQ-T, NCQ-X) started drilling the South Reef zone on its Bornite concession in northwestern Alaska this year, 16 of the 19 holes returned high-grade copper — a success rate of 84%. 

Nevada Copper can’t help but find more red metal

Nevada Copper (NCU-T) keeps hitting more copper, just as it puts its finishing touches on a soon-to-be-released feasibility study on its Pumpkin Hollow property in Nevada’s Yerington district.

The core shack at Northern Freegold Resources' Freegold Mountain copper-gold project, 200 km northwest of Whitehorse, Yukon. Photo by Matthew Keevil

Northern Freegold forges ahead in the Dawson range

It has been a season of perseverance for Yukon-centric explorer Northern Freegold (NFR-V). Despite tepid equity markets, the company pushed forward with a drill program at its Freegold Mountain gold project 200 km northwest of Whitehorse, and…

Rambler’s Ming takes wing

The Ming copper-gold mine on Newfoundland’s Baie Verte Peninsula officially moved into commercial production on Nov. 1, and Rambler Metals and Mining (RAB-V, RMM-L) says the first 9,000 to 10,000 tonnes of copper concentrate will be…

The Moosehead pit at the Brewery Creek project, which was mined near the end of past operations in the early 2000s. Photo by Matthew Keevil

Golden Predator sinks its teeth into Brewery Creek

Things are finally coming together for Yukon-focused explorer Golden Predator (GPD-T) at its wholly owned Brewery Creek gold project, which waits peacefully at the end of a 55 km, eastbound drive from Dawson City. 

By The Northern Miner

Editorial: Gold bulls revived on Obama win

In defiance of the predictions of countless right-leaning pundits and some recent polling, U.S. President Barack Obama was re-elected on Nov. 6 in a surprisingly strong showing, particularly given the prolonged weakness in the U.S. economy that…

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