Canadian Mining Journal


Matamec Explorations Inc


  • GOLD: Goldcorp invests in new explorer in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Vancouver-based Goldcorp is investing $3.7 million to acquire a 14% interest in the new Quebec Precious Metals Corp. The new company will combine the assets of Montreal-based Canada Strategic Metals, Matamec Exploration, and Sphinx Resources. Together the three

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    MINING PEOPLE: Broadway Gold, Dundee, Filo Mining, K2 Gold, and Matamec

    September 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Broadway Gold Mining has hired senior geologist Philip Mulholland to oversee this fall’s drilling and exploration program. The company hopes to advance its Madison copper-gold project near Butte, Mont. Dundee Precious Metals of Toronto has elected Jonathan Goodman as

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    Gold: Matamec, Canada Strategic Metals extend zone at Sakami

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Quebec – Matamec Exploration and Canada Strategic Metals recently completed a spring drilling campaign at their 50/50 Sakami joint venture, near Goldcorp’s Eleonore gold mine in northern Quebec’s James Bay Region. The partners drilled 2,925 metres in seven holes along

  • Matamec splits gold and energy projects into two companies

    December 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Montreal-based Matamec Explorations (TSX-V: MAT; OTC-QX: MHREF) is dividing its gold and energy related projects into two separate entities in hopes of gaining more traction among investors. “Our strategy is to split Matamec into two,” Andre Gauthier, the company’s president, said in

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    MINING PEOPLE: AndeanGold, ArcelorMittal, and Matamec Explorations

    March 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    AndeanGold of Vancouver has named Alexander Pena Bottcher as its new president and CEO. He had been serving in an interim capacity since November 2014.

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    AWARD: Matamec wins Quebec entrepreneur of the year

    November 14, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (AEMQ) has bestowed its Entrepreneur of the Year award on Montreal’s Matamec Exploration for development work done at the Kipawa heavy rare earth elements project.

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    RARE EARTHS: Matamec says Kipawa will create 2,400 construction jobs

    October 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Matamec Explorations is making a case for development of its Kipawa rare earths deposit in the Abitibi-Temiscamingue region. A report prepared by KPMG-Secor says that to begin with there would be 2,400 direct and…

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    RARE EARTHS: Positive feasibility for Kipawa joint venture

    September 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Matamec Explorations of Montreal says the feasibility study is positive for the Kipawa joint venture (Toyotsu Rare Earth Canada is earning a 49% interest) 50 km east of the town of Temiscaming. The project has a pre-tax net…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Matamec, New Millennium, Niocan, Polar Star, Prophecy Platinum, and Tintina

    November 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Raynald Vezina has joined the board of directors at Matamec Explorations in Montreal. A Laval University (Quebec) graduate, he has a 30-plus-year career in the evaluation, construction and production of five new mines in Canada. Vezina is a…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Kipawa rare earth pilot campaign successful

    September 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Partners Matamec Explorations of Montreal and Toyotsu Rare Earth Canada have successfully completed both the mineral process and hydrometallurgical pilot plant campaigns for the Kipawa heavy rare earth elements project in the…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Alexis Minerals, Matamec and Midlands Minerals

    March 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Chantal Lavoie has joined the board of Toronto-based Alexis Minerals. For the past eight years he worked for De Beers Canada and before that for Barrick Gold an at Aur Resources’ former Louvicourt mine. He is also president, CEO and…

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    HREE STUDY: Kipawa numbers add up for Matamec

    January 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The preliminary economic assessment of the Kipawa heavy rare earth elements project in the Temiscamingue region, and the number are good enough to have Montreal-based Matamec Explorations vowing to move forward. A capital investment of…