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    QUOTE: NMDMF discusses Ontario Mining Act modernization

    December 2, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    To remain at the forefront in a highly competitive global marketplace, we need to be open – open to change and open for discussion.

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    MINING HALL OF FAME: Dinner to honour three industrty veterans

    December 2, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame has chosen Jan. 13, 2011, to hold its 23rd annual dinner and induction ceremony at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel. This year’s inductees are geologist and mine finder Mike Muzylowski, metallurgical…

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    LEAD-ZINC MINING: First concentrate shipped from Alexco’s Bellekeno mine

    December 2, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – The newly opened Bellekeno mine in the Keno Hill Silver District has made the first shipment of lead-zinc concentrate for owner Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver. A subsidiary of Glencore International has agreed to take 42,800 tonnes…

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    NICKEL-COPPER RESOURCE: URSA hope to expand resources at Shakespeare mine

    December 2, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – URSA Major Minerals of Toronto has resumed drilling to expand the resource at its Shakespeare open pit nickel-copper mine 70 km west of Sudbury. An initial two hole, 1,600-metre program is planned to test the eastern extension of the…

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    Ooops!

    December 1, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    For those “watch dogs of the web” (and we know there are many of you who keep us on our toes) there was a slight error in Monday’s News. The headline on the Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers’ story said the company sold US$42 worth of equipment at a…

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    PURCHASE AGREEMENT: Firestone buys Black Mountain zinc-lead-silver property from Kinross

    November 30, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Firestone Ventures of Edmonton just announced that it has signed a formal Purchase Agreement with Kinross Gold Corp of Toronto to earn a 100% interest in the 502-ha Black Mountain (also known as “Windermere Hills”) zinc-lead-silver property…

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    USED EQUIPMENT: Vancouver’s Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers sells US$42 million worth of equipment at last auction of 2010

    November 29, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

     Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, Vancouver, announces the sale of US$42 million of mining and construction equipment at its final auction of the year held recently in The Netherlands. More than 1,350 registered buyers from 69 countries bought…

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    AWARD: QMEA names Quest Rare Minerals Prospector of the year

    November 25, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The Quebec Mineral Exploration Association has chosen Quest Rare Minerals of Quebec City as its 2010 Prospector of the Year, in recognition of the importance of the deposit found on the Lake Strange property in northeast Quebec. If the…

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    MOLYBDENUM MINING: Roca starts rehab work at Max mine

    November 25, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Roca Mines of Vancouver has announced the start of rehabilitation work at its Max molybdenum mine near Revelstoke. Damage to temporary ventilation bulkheads and landings within the ventilation raise and manway was caused by…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Did leak sink Taseko shares?

    November 25, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Did someone in Ottawa leak news of an Environment Canada decision more than two weeks before it was made public? That is what regulators would like to know, and they have begun investigating.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Thunder Creek drilling yields 4.9 g/t over 99 metres

    November 24, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARO – Lake Shore Gold of Toronto is enjoying considerable success at its Thunder Creek deposit adjacent to its Timmins gold mine 18 km west of the town of the same name. Recent underground exploration drilling on the 730 level intersected a…

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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…