- ALACER GOLD (ASR.TSX)
An emerging gold producer and minerals explorer in Turkey. The Englewood, Colorado-based company discovered and is developing the Çöpler Gold Project, which hosts gold resources of over 6 million ounces.
- AURA MINERALS (ORA.TSX)
A gold producer also in control of strategic base metals projects in North and South America. The Canadian-based company’s portfolio contains three producing gold mines, and in total contains over 1.5 million ounces of proven and probable gold reserves.
- AURIZON MINES (ARZ.TSX, AZK: NYSE)
A Canadian-based gold producer with an annual production profile of 160,000 ounces per year. The company is focused on developing its existing projects, including the Joanna deposit, in the Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec, Canada – one of the world’s most favorable mining jurisdictions.
- CLAUDE RESOURCES (CGR)
A gold miner that has produced approximately 890,000 ounces of gold since 1991 at its Seabee Operation, located in northeastern Saskatchewan. The company is actively exploring the high-grade Madsen deposit, which currently contains 1.25 million ounces of gold.
- FORTUNA SILVER MINES (FVI.TSX)
A Canadian-based mining company focused on opportunities in Latin America. Its Caylloma Mine in Peru has become one of the region’s fastest-growing silver operations, while its San Jose Project in Mexico will triple the company’s silver-equivalent production when it opens in the third quarter of 2011.
- PREMIER GOLD MINES (PG.TSX)
An exploration and development company with several projects in the Superior Sub-Province of Ontario, Canada. The region is one of the world’s most prolific gold belts and the birthplace of several of the world’s largest gold producers. The company’s Hardrock deposit returned an intersection of 33.33 ounces per ton over 6.6 feet.
- CANACO RESOURCES (CAN.TSXV)
A Canadian-based gold explorer whose 100% owned Handeni Gold Project in Tanzania, Africa contains the high-grade Magambazi prospect. Canaco, which has been one of the best performing gold stocks in 2010, has a partnership with SinoTech Corporation, whose parent company SinoTex Mineral Exploration is a major Chinese exploration and mine developer.
- EXTORRE GOLD MINES (XG.TSX)
An emerging gold and silver miner that was spun-out from Exeter Resource Corporation in 2010. The Canadian-based company’s flagship project is the high-grade Cerro Moro gold-silver deposit, located in the Santa Cruz Province of Argentina.
- MAGELLAN MINERALS (MNM.TSXV)
A Canadian-based exploration company focused on mineral exploration and development in the state of Para in northern Brazil. The company has interests in several properties in the Tapajos region – including the Cuiú Cuiú and Coringa projects – which has a historic gold production estimated at 20-30 million gold ounces.
- MINES MANAGEMENT (MGN)
A Spokane, Washington-based exploration company that controls one of the world’s largest undeveloped silver projects, the Montanore silver-copper deposit in northwestern Montana. The deposit contains approximately 260 million ounces of silver and 6 billion pounds of copper.
- SPANISH MOUNTAIN GOLD (SPA.TSXV)
An emerging gold explorer whose Spanish Mountain gold project is one of the first recognized occurrences of a sediment-hosted gold system in British Columbia, Canada. The project is at an advanced stage and has measured and indicated gold resource of 3.94 million gold ounces.