Canadian Mining Journal


Virginia Mines Inc


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    GOLD: Osisko, Virginia Mines bulking up treasuries

    November 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL and QUEBEC CITY – On the eve of their merger, Osisko Gold Royalties and Virginia Mines are bulking up their treasuries. When the merger was announced 10 days go, it was noted that the combined companies will have a market…

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    GOLD: Osisko, Virginia plan merger

    November 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL and QUEBEC CITY – Osisko Gold Royalties and Virginia Mines have entered into a definitive agreement to combine the two companies, creating a new intermediate royalty company with two Quebec assets. Osisko holds a 5.0% net smelter…

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    GOLD-COPPER: New showing assayed at Eleonore-Opinica

    September 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Beaufield Resources of Montreal has sampled a new showing at its Eleonore-Opinaca property in the James Bay region. Sixteen grab samples were collected, the best of which assayed 1.95% Cu and 28.2 g/t Ag and 0.51 g/t Au. A…

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    PRECIOUS & BASE METALS: Virginia lays out $7.5M for summer-fall exploration

    June 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Virginia Mines of Quebec City has set aside a budget of $7.5 million for its 2014 summer-fall exploration programs at various projects in the province. Work will be done mostly in the James Bay region, Nunavik and at various…

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    Virginia flexes exploration muscle at Wabamisk

    May 14, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Virginia Mines (TSX: VGQ) made its name, and a fortune, with its Éléonore discovery Quebec’s James Bay territory, but that doesn’t mean that it is done with the region yet.

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    GOLD: Virginia commits $10M for summer-fall exploration

    June 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC CITY – Mines Virginia has set a $10-million budget for exploration at several of its properties during the remainder of the year. Most of the work will be carried out in the James Bay area, in the Opinaca-Eastmain, Caniapiscau,…

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    BASE METALS: Virginia cuts best-ever grades at Lens 257

    April 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Virginia Mines of Quebec City reports the best intersections to date from lens 257 at its Coulon zinc-copper-silver project extension near the Fontanges airport in the James Bay region.

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    Junior exploration programs will be ‘pruned to the bone,’ Macquarie says

    April 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In a new report on junior precious metal explorers that looks at which companies will have the cash to survive the current market and the decline in the gold price, analysts at Macquarie Equities Research predict that exploration programs will…

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    BASE METAL & GOLD EXPLORATION: Virginia Mines drilling budget is $20-M this year

    January 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC CITY – Northern Quebec is going to attract a lot of exploration activity this year, if the plans of Virginia Mines are anything to go by. The junior has a 2012 drilling budget of over $20 million. Programs are planned for projects in the…

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    AWARDS: Osisko tops AEMQ list of leaders

    November 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC CITY – Osisko Mining of Montreal leads the list of winners recognized by the Quebec Minerals Exploration Association (AEMQ) at the Quebec Exploration Convention, Nov. 12-24, 2011. The Canadian Malartic gold mine belonging to the company…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: Four-way joint venture for Consorem project

    November 24, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Joint owners of the Consorem project in the James Bay region have formed a four-way joint venture to advance the diamond project. Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Vancouver, Virginia Mines of Quebec City, SOQUEM of Val d’Or, QC, and Aurizon…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: ATW Gold, AEMQ, Northern Freegold and Trelawney

    February 15, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based ATW Gold Corp. has appointed Graham Harris its chairman and David Stone its COO.