Volume 99 Number 1 Feb 18 - 24, 2013

Getting it right at Comstock

Struggling with broken balance sheets and non-progressive management philosophies is part of his DNA, Corrado DeGasperis says.

Editorial: No dilly-dally in Mali

Early February saw swift development in Mali’s civil war, with French elite troops and air power, aided by West African foot soldiers and American drones, retaking most of the northern half of the country through open combat. Players in…

Market news: Toronto Stock Exchange

The S&P/TSX Composite Index was up 118 points to 12,801.23 points for the period, improving global investor sentiment. Investor confidence was bolstered by an unexpected drop in the U.S. trade deficit and data out of China that pointed to…

Market news: TSX Venture Exchange

February did not begin well for the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index: the board lost ground every day to end the week down 22.85 points at 1,205.81. Trading volumes for the week averaged 76.6 million, boosted by a well-above-average 94…

Kelly Cluer, Altan Nevada's director of exploration, inspects a sample at the Radar gold-silver property in Nevada. Photo by Matthew Keevil.

Altan on the trail for Nevada’s next gold discovery

CARSON CITY, NEVADA — Driving along a broad stretch of freeway on the outskirts of Reno, it is obvious that Altan Nevada’s (ANE-V) director of exploration Kelly Cluer calls Nevada home. He spent the first 10 years of his career here…

Back Forty gains grade but work still suspended

VANCOUVER — A new resource estimate for the Back Forty poly-metallic project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula has boosted the deposit’s metal grades. But despite the improvement, no work is underway at the site because project…

Processing facilities at Atna Resources' Briggs gold mine in Inyo County, California. Source: Photo by Matthew Keevil.

Atna poised to capitalize on US gold portfolio

INYO COUNTY, CALIF. — If all goes according to plan, 2013 could be a banner year for junior gold producer Atna Resources (ATN-T) and its portfolio of advanced-stage gold assets in the southwestern U.S. With one gold mine cranking out cash…

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