Canadian Mining Journal


Sirios surges on promising drill results, Goldcorp investment

VANCOUVER – Explorer Sirios Resources (TSXV: SOI; US-OTC: SIREF) has flown under the radar over the past few years due to slow news flow at its flagship Cheechoo gold project roughly 320 km due north of Matagami, QC, but following promising new drill intercepts – and a subsequent influx of cash – the company is ready to hit high gear.

The property covers around 145 claims over 75 km2 and sits next door to Goldcorp‘s (TSX: G; NSYE: GG) Eleonore mine, which hit commercial production in mid-2015. President and CEO Dominique Doucet recounts during an interview how progress at Cheechoo slowed significantly during the recent market downturn, with Sirios struggling to complete a 5,000-metre drill program due to a lack of capital.

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