Volume 99 Number 22 Jul 15 - 21, 2013

Drill rigs at Torex Gold Resources' Morelos gold project in Mexico, 180 km southwest of Mexico City. Source: Torex Gold Resources

Torex delivers the goods at Morelos

Torex Gold Resources (TSX: TXG) is proving that its Morelos gold-silver pro­ject in Mexico isn’t just about near-term production, but also exploration upside.

Young participants of the Mining Minds initiative at York University in Toronto.

Fostering ‘Mining Minds’

Mining Minds is a new initiative aimed at educating young people about Ca­na­da’s geology and mineral resources while promoting the mining industry and related career opportunities.

Mongolian voters re-elect president Elbegdorj

The re-election in Mongolia in late June of incumbent President Tsakhia Elbegdorj of the Democratic Party has elicited a lot of commentary on just what the result may mean for foreign mining companies in this enormous country of mountains,…

U.S. markets, July 1-5

U.S. markets were closed for the Independence Day holiday on July 4, but when they reopened on Friday, strong jobs data helped push the S&P 500 Index above its 50-day moving average for the first time since June 19. The employment numbers…

TSX Venture Exchange, July 2-5

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index finished in the green for the first time in four weeks during the shortened trading period, with a 2.87-point gain to close at 884.27. An early jump in commodity prices fuelled positive investor sentiment…

A drill rig at Eurasian Minerals' Copper Basin copper project in Arizona. Photo by Gwen Preston.

Eurasian rethinks Arizona’s copper riches

PHOENIX, ARIZONA — “Here we are, in the middle of one of the most productive copper districts in the world — Arizona — and we were able to just stake this ground,” says David Cole, president and CEO of Eurasian…

Osisko sheds light on mystery Mexican project

VANCOUVER — Last October, Osisko Mining (TSX: OSK) made a rather odd announcement. The Montreal-based, Eastern Canada-focused gold miner reported it had staked just shy of 10,000 sq. km in Mexico, but wouldn’t be telling anyone the…

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