Mining Feature

More than 60 Northern Ontario businesses participated in the Northern Ontario Showcase during the 2015 conference hosted by the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada from March 1 to 4 in Toronto.
Mining Supply Showcase opens up opportunity for Northern businessesSomewhere in Greenland, there’s a mining industry representative walking around wearing a toque with Larabie Logistics emblazoned across it.With temperatures still dipping below zero in early March, the giveaways handed out by the Kapuskasing-based hauling company proved just the right tool to attract visitors to its booth during the 2015 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) trade show in Toronto.Now, president Denis Larabie is hopeful the next time that mining rep nee...

Mining News

Samantha Espley takes home the hardware
Samantha Espley of Sudbury was honoured at the Engineers Canada Awards Gala in Calgary, May 21. The general manager of the Vale’s Mines and Mills Technical Services Department received the Award for the Support of Women in the Engineering Profession. Espley, a graduate of the University of ...
Harte Gold bulks up with Sudbury contractor
Toronto’s Harte Gold has hired Sudbury’s Technica Mining to mine a 70,000-tonne high-grade bulk sample and start construction of surface infrastructure at its Sugar Zone Deposit, near Hemlo in northeastern Ontario. The $20-million contract includes $5 million in the form of Harte Gold common...
Kap Gold beats the bushes for precious metal
Kapuskasing Gold (KAP) has launched a second round of exploration at its Borden North and Rollo properties in northeastern Ontario. The Vancouver-based junior announced May 13 that exploration is underway to follow up on last year’s prospecting which returned significant gold values, includi...
Rubicon secures CPP loan for Red Lake mine build
Rubicon Minerals has secured a US $50-million loan from the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to help finish development of its gold mine in Red Lake. The Toronto miner announced May 14 that it had entered into a financing agreement with CPPIB Credit Investments, a subsidiary of Canada ...


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