Volume 99 Number 47 Jan 6 - 12, 2014

Besra pushes to production in Malaysia

VANCOUVER — Besra Gold (TSX: BEZ) is laying the groundwork for its third gold mine with a feasibility study for a first stage of development at its Bau project in East Malaysia.

Workers at a drill site at True Gold Mining's Karma gold project in Burkina Faso. Credit: True Gold Mining

Mark O’Dea’s True Gold proves Karma’s potential

VANCOUVER — True Gold Mining (US-OTC: RVREF) can turn its Karma gold project in Burkina Faso into an open-pit heap leach mine generating strong returns for just US$131.5 million, according to a new feasibility study.

TSX Venture Exchange, Dec. 16-20

The S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index dropped 6.29 points during the trading sessions en route to closing at 888.18. Markets reacted positively late in the trading period after the U.S. Federal Reserve opted to modestly cut its bond-buying…

Rob McEwen

Commentary: Rob McEwen on the outlook for 2014

Rob McEwen, chairman and chief owner of McEwen Mining, shared his thoughts with The Northern Miner about the outlook for the mining industry in 2014. McEwen Mining’s principal assets consist of the San Jose mine in Santa Cruz, Argentina…

Toronto Stock Exchange, Dec. 16-20

The S&P/TSX Composite Index jumped 273.90 points, or 2%, to 13,399.60 during the  trading week after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would trim its monthly bond-buying program by US$10 billion to US$75 billion, starting in January….

U.S. markets, Dec. 16-20

American markets continued their historic march for the period, with year-end selling not yet taking hold. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 462 points to 16,221.14 points, The S&P 500 was up 41 points to 1,818.32 and the Nasdaq…

Argonaut Gold wraps up Magino study

Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR; US-OTC: ARNGF) has completed a prefeasibility study (PFS) based on 40% of a 2013 resource estimate for its Magino property, 40 km northeast of Wawa, Ont. The PFS excludes underground and surface drilling data prior to…

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