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    COPPER: Crystal Lake makes discovery at Newmont Lake

    March 11, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Crystal Lake Mining’s maiden drill program has uncovered a new copper discovery consisting of more than 20 mineralized zones at its 430-km2 Newmont Lake project northwest of Eskay Creek in B.C.’s Golden Triangle. Last fall the company

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    PDAC 2019: Ontario Mines Minister Rickford pledges to cut red tape; slams fed Bill C-69

    March 7, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    The Ontario government has put together a new mining taskforce to help it overhaul the Mining Act. Whereas the previous Liberal government also passed legislation to modernize the mining act, Greg Rickford, Mines Minister in the new Progressive Conservative government,

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    MINING PERSON: Rathdowney

    March 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver’s Rathdowney Resources has named J.R.H. (Dick) Whittington its new president and CEO. During a career that spans more than 40 years, he has worked in Canada, Mexico, Panama, Papua New Guinea and Australia. He was president and CEO of

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    NICKEL-COPPER-COBALT: Murchison buys out Pure Nickel for 100% of HMP project

    March 7, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    QUEBEC – Murchison Minerals announced this week that it is now the sole owner of the HPM nickel-copper-cobalt project in Quebec, following its acquisition of Pure Nickel‘s 50% interest in the project. To be able to complete the transaction, Murchison

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    INFRASTRUCTURE: Coalition calls for east-west road to Ring of Fire

    March 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The best way to gain access to the mineral potential of the Ring of Fire is to build an all-season, east-west road. That is the opinion of the newly created East-West Ring of Fire Road Coalition (EWRFC). The

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    EDUCATION: Goodman School of Mines expands into Latin America

    March 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont.  – The Goodman School of Mines at Laurentian University and the Core Foundation signed a memorandum of understanding this week aiming to promote the school’s education and research activities in Peru, Chile and Brazil. The Core Foundation is

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    GOLD: Troubadour to acquire historic Zeballos mining camp on Vancouver Island

    March 6, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Troubadour Resources announced that it signed a letter of intent with Surespan and its wholly-owned subsidiary Privateer Gold to obtain an option to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Privateer Gold. Privateer Gold is

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    GOLD-SILVER: Snapshot: Drills turn across the Americas in search of precious metals

    March 6, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Gold and silver remain the preferred targets for North American mineral explorers, with thousands of campaigns ongoing across the globe. Here is a look at eight such companies. ALAMOS GOLD Alamos Gold is a Toronto-headquartered intermediate gold producer with four operating

  • TAILINGS: MAC releases second edition of tailings and water management guide

    March 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – On March 5, the Mining Association of Canada released its second edition of the Developing an Operation, Maintenance and Surveillance Manual for Tailings and Water Management facilities (the OMS Guide) which was first released in 2003. MAC also

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    EXPLORATION: The Americas, West Africa and Australasia remain popular

    March 5, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While gold miners have been making substantial profits in recent quarters thanks to rising gold prices and better operational and financial discipline, they continue to seek new ounces via the drill bit to fill their production pipeline. Below is look

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    GOLD: Wesdome confirms parallel zones at Eagle River mine

    March 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Wesdome Gold Mines updated the results of underground drifting and drilling at its wholly owned Eagle River gold mine 50 km west of Wawa. The goal is increase the mining rate to match the mill capacity of

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko cuts 18%+ zinc and lead over 20.7 metres at Pine Point

    March 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Montreal-based Osisko Metals has announced the results of 14 recent drill holes at its Pine Point zinc-lead project on the south shore of Great Slave Lake. The holes were completed in the W-85 area within the North