Nov 27, 2020

   

MineConnect News

Sign City is now a MineConnect Member

Sign City is a full-service design, production/fabrication, installation and delivery company. We can manage national sign programs or develop and execute small one-time projects. In business for over 30 years, Sign City has perfected its craft in many areas. We have quality suppliers with whom we have developed an integrated relationship in order to provide...

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Nov 27, 2020

   

Industry News

Rare earth riches in the mine waste pile

Shuttered mine sites with legacy environmental issues pose a unique opportunity for Avalon Advanced Materials to recover rare earth minerals. Don Bubar, CEO of the Toronto-based lithium and rare earth producer, talked strategy last week in a web call to shareholders, a day after announcing a partnership with Rock Tech Lithium on a possible processing plant for Thunder...

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Nov 27, 2020

   

Industry News

Great Bear advances Dixie gold project in Ontario

Great Bear Resources (TSXV: GBR; US-OTC: GTBAF) has reported new drill results from its fully funded $21-million exploration program on its 100%-owned flagship Dixie project, about 25 km southwest of Red Lake, Ont. The latest drill results are from holes spaced 40-150 metres apart in previously undrilled gaps and stepouts on a 4,200-metre by 500-metre drill...

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Nov 27, 2020

   

Industry News

Winter, fall gold exploration drilling heats up Dryden and Red Lake districts

The Red Lake district continues to be a hotbed of gold exploration activity with fall drilling programs underway by junior miners. Treasury Metals has started the first phase of large drilling at its newly acquired Goldlund Gold Project, east of Dryden. In a Nov. 23 news release, the company said about 8,000 metres of its 10,000-metre...

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Nov 27, 2020

   

Member Story

Kirkland Lake enters option on Wallbridge’s Detour East property

Kirkland Lake Gold has finalized an option agreement with respect to Wallbridge Mining’s Detour East property, located about 11 km east of the Detour Lake gold mine. The companies had previously signed a non-binding term sheet for a joint venture at the property. During the initial five-year period, Kirkland Lake may acquire an undivided 50% interest in the...

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Nov 25, 2020

   

Industry News

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Northern Ontario Mining Showcase

ANNOUNCEMENTS 1. FEDNOR REGIONAL RELIEF AND RECOVERY FUND (RRRF) The RRRF is a funding program that provides unconditionally repayable and conditionally repayable contributions to eligible small and medium-sized enterprises, up to a maximum of $500,000 for the period of March 15, 2020 to March 15, 2021. Repayment of funding: All contributions to SMEs will be repayable or conditionally...

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Nov 25, 2020

   

Industry News

CIM Convention moves to virtual format for 2021

CIM 2021 Credit: CIM Convention website The Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum (CIM) has decided to make its 2021 Convention and Expo a fully online event, which will take place between May 3 and 6. This decision comes as a result of uncertainties due to the COVID-19 pandemic and CIM prioritizing the health and safety...

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Nov 25, 2020

   

Industry News

Argonaut discovers four high-grade zones outside planned Magino pit

Argonaut Gold has discovered four new, high-grade gold zones at its past-producing Magino gold project in Ontario. These four zones – Scotland, #42, Sandy and South – are either below or adjacent to the planned Magino pit boundaries and lie between 350 and 700 metres southwest of the known Elbow zone. Drill highlights include 7 metres...

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Nov 24, 2020

   

Industry News

Barrick ventures out into the Hemlo gold camp

Timmins’ Melkior Resources has secured a deep-pocketed exploration partner in the Hemlo gold camp. Melkior finalized an option and joint venture agreement with Barrick Gold on Nov. 20. The 12,966-acre White Lake gold and base metals company has a drilling program queued up for 2021. Barrick’s Hemlo gold mine is 20 kilometres to the west. Under the terms...

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Nov 24, 2020

   

Industry News

Annual mining convention scheduled for March 8-11, 2021

PDAC has confirmed the dates for its first ever virtual event The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) has confirmed its 2021 conference will take place March 8-11. Given the concerns around the COVID-19 pandemic, PDAC announced in September the conference would be held virtually. It will be the first time the conference has run online in...

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