But based on the large numbers of juniors to begin 2014 with no funding, experts say the level of drilling activity could be the lowest in years.
Exploration companies operating in the Asian nation have become collateral damage in a criminal case involving former senior government employees at Mongolia's mining regulator.
Only 250 drill reports for the continent over the first five months.
The best indicator of the health of the global exploration sector has fallen to a record low.
Don Mosher, a business consultant with B&D Capital in Vancouver, is sounding the alarm. The TSX Venture Exchange, a once-thriving exchange for junior mining companies, is struggling.
Interview with energy expert Dave Summers on why the coal industry's days aren't necessarily numbered and why new drilling techniques aren't enough to put peak oil off.
Aldridge Minerals is due to release a study on its gold and polymetallic deposit in central Turkey before the end of the month.
IPO and secondary market all but collapsed.
Natural resources are underutilized and could provide more opportunities
The "shale revolution" has been grabbing a great deal of headlines for some time now.
Forget about juggling a basket of country risk in places like South Africa and South America.
Got a rare earth deposit? Great. Got a mine? Even better.
NASA's Astronomy Picture of the Day this week gave an indication of how much there still is to explore just in our tiny corner of the universe. NASA says the hole was discovered by chance on images of the dusty …
Graphite is the "it" metal of the moment, but as an investment space it remains largely misunderstood.
McWatters Mines acquired two major assets in the Val-d’Or/Malartic area from Placer Dome – the Sigma Mine and the Kiena Mine Complex.
"Looking forward, the demand for drilling services from the senior mining houses continues to be strong."
China could take a page out of Nautilus Minerals' playbook and begin exploring for undersea polymetallic sulphide deposits.
GoldQuest Mining Corp. (the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:GQC)(FRANKFURT:M1W)(BERLIN:M1W) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with Dundee Securities Ltd. (the "Lead Underwriter") on behalf of a syndicate of Underwriters including Stifel Nicolaus Canada Inc., Canaccord Genuity Corp. and Raymond James Ltd. (the "Underwriters") under which the Underwriters have agreed to purchase, on a bought deal private placement basis, 11,112,000 common shares (the "Shares") at a price per Share of $0.45 for total gross proceeds of $5,000,400 (the "Offering").
A positive PEA for it Black River gold project in Nunavut, Canada gave Sabina Gold & Silver (TSX:SBB) a 5.6% bump in its stock price Tuesday.
Crown Gold Corporation ("Crown" or the "Company") (TSX VENTURE:CWM) announces that it has signed an agreement with a subsidiary of Hecla Mining Company for the sale by Crown of certain unpatented mining claims and the transfer and/or assignment of certain mining leases and other assets comprising Crown's Monte Cristo property in Esmeralda County, Nevada, U.S.A. (collectively, the "Purchased Assets") for US$4,500,000 in cash, plus a potential additional purchase price payment of US$1,000,000 conditions are met.
Alexis Minerals Corporation (TSX:AMC)(OTCQX:AXSMF) ("Alexis" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received formal credit approval from Credit Suisse for a US $45 million, 4 1/2-year term loan to further the development of the Snow Lake Mine.
Helio Resource Corp. (TSX-V: HRC) is pleased to provide an update of the recent drilling conducted at the Gold Kop Target and also to report the results of a second-phase geochemical soil sampling survey over the Otjimbojo Licence, adjacent to the Gold Kop target, part of the Damara Gold Project in central Namibia.
Newport Gold Inc. (OTCQB:NWPG) (the "Company", "Newport") has confirmed the presence of high-grade gold mineralization at the Molly Gibson Mine at Newport's 100% owned Burnt Basin Property (the "Property").
Sunridge Gold Corp. (SGC:TSX.V/SGCNF:OTCQX) has today filed a National Instrument 43-101 compliant technical report regarding the new resource estimate for the Gupo Gold deposit, the fourth deposit that forms the basis of the Asmara North Pre-feasibility Study.
A $3.3 billion plan to build North America's first major chromite mine deep in the Canadian wilderness promises to usher in an era of prosperity for the region's aboriginals and generate millions of tax dollars over its lifetime.
Balmoral Resources Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:BAR)(OTCQX:BALMF) ("Balmoral" or the "Company") today reported a new discovery of nickel-copper-platinum group metal mineralization on the Company's wholly owned Grasset Property.
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