Canadian Mining Journal


GOLD: Kirkland Lake boosts Osisko Mining stake

Grades continue to increase at depth on the Macassa gold mine. (Image: Kirkland Lake Gold)

TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold announced this week that it had acquired approximately 14.7 million common shares of Osisko Mining for a price of $1.70 per share or $25 million.

Kirkland Lake now holds about 32.6 million Osisko Mining shares or 13.61% of the company. Prior to this investment, Kirkland Lake held 17.9 million shares or 8.58% of Osisko Mining.

Kirkland Lake considers its ownership of juniors active in the Urban Barry area of northwest Quebec to be a long term holding. It also had interests in Metanor Resources and Bonterra Resources.

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