Wheaton River Minerals Ltd

Roca Mines' Chief Financial Officer David Skerlec stands in front of his company's Max molybdenum deposit in southern B.C.

Miss Moly no longer a wallflower

Vancouver — British Columbia has become ground central for a flurry of exploration activity aimed at finding primary and secondary molybdenum deposits….

From left: Genco President Jim McDonald, Chief Geologist Jesus Perez, and financier Robert Blankstein examine a map near a portal at Genco's La Guitarra silver-gold mine in the Temascaltepec mining district of Mexico.

Genco mining where Spaniards left off

Temascaltepec, Mexico — Tucked into the pine-covered hills of the Sierra Madre Occidental of central Mexico, a Canadian junior is in the process of turning its La Guitarra silver-gold mine into a pro…

Goldcorp bid eats into Glamis’s profit

Vancouver — Although the new El Sauzal mine in Mexico enabled Glamis Gold (GLG-T) to produce a record amount of gold in the first quarter, the company’s failed bid for Gol…

Insider Trading (May 02, 2005)

The Ontario Securities Commission reported the following insider trading transactions in recent issues of the OSC Bulletin:…

High volume leads mostly to losses

The period April 12-18 saw the price of gold fall $3.25, to US$425.75 per oz., where it closed in the afternoon in London. All the mining-related indices fell as well. The gold index fell 9.4 points t…

Lundin shrinks Zinkgruvan

Vancouver — An in-house estimate suggests that reserves at the Zinkgruvan zinc-lead-silver mine in Sweden are smaller than previously calculated….

Copper proving profitable

The week of Feb. 23-March 1 saw the price of gold rise 60, to US$433.45 where it closed in the afternoon in London. The gold index fell 9.7 points to close at 205.42. The diversified metals and minin…

TSX thrives as golds rebound

The Toronto Stock Exchange continued 177.35 points higher to 9,570.03 during the Feb. 9-15 report period. Much of the increase is due to the miners, with the gold index rebounding to the tune of 11.2…

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