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Osisko Mining drills for ‘roots’ of Windfall system



Discoveries earlier this year at the Windfall gold project in Quebec drove Osisko Mining (TSX: OSK) in July to boost its drill program by 200,000 metres — bringing the total for the year to 1 million metres — the largest drill program in Canada.

“When we started at Windfall back in 2015, it was a 50,000-metre program, which was large,” John Burzynski, the company’s president and CEO, tells The Northern Miner. “We wanted to find out in a hurry if it was something we wanted to spend time on.”

Since then the company — which consists of essentially the same team that was responsible for putting the Canadian Malartic mine into production — has increased its drill program significantly year by year.

Continue reading at The Northern Miner.