Pacific Bay Minerals Ltd

Chubut’s draft mining law confounds miners

Pan American Silver (PAA-T, PAAS-Q) is warning shareholders that if draft mining legislation proposed by the governor of Argentina’s southern Chubut province becomes law, its Navidad silver project in the province will become…

STRATECO RESOURCESThe summer camp at Strateco Resources' Matoush uranium project in northern Quebec's Otish basin, about 300 km north of Chibougamau.

Otish basin seeing increased activity

Uranium exploration activity is at a 25-year high in the Otish sandstone basin of north-central Quebec. While that would probably still be true if one prospector was carrying a scintillometer, the dis…

Kakanda signs Otish deal

Shares in Kakanda Resources (KRC-V, KRCFF-O) rose 50% in one day on the company’s recent announcement of a change in focus to four new Otish basin uranium properties in Quebec.

Uranium Resuscitates Icon

Icon Industries (ICN-V) has neither a geologist nor a website, and its new uranium property, in the Otish basin of Quebec, has no name, but the market’s recent infatuation with uranium has forced the …

Tom AzzopardiSpecial to the Northern Miner

Why Chubut’s Treasures May Stay Buried

Santiago, Chile — The windswept steppes of Chubut in southern Argentina hide some of the country’s most promising deposits of minerals, including gold, silver and uranium. But local opposition to min…

BY VIRGINIA HEFFERNANStrateco Resources president Guy Hbert wets core from hole MT-06-1, which yielded a 10.5-metre section grading 1.12% uranium. The hole was drilled on the Matoush uranium project in Quebec's Otish Mountains.

Strateco’s hits attract juniors to Otish

Success in drilling new mineralization at the Matoush uranium prospect in the Otish basin of Quebec has drawn a number of junior companies eager to try and find a lookalike in the Proterozoic sediment…

Deregulation would boost Chinese gold consumption

Gold consumption in China could triple if deregulation is approved, according to a research report commissioned by the London-based World Gold Council (WGC).The report, titled China’s Gold Market Refo…

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