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Cabo to acquire Kenora’s Thor Drilling (10/04)

Vancouver’s Cabo Mining Enterprises is acquiring Thor Drilling Ltd. of Kenora. The exploration company signed a letter of intent Sept. 14. Cabo has acquired four companies in the past three months.

Kodiak reports high-grade gold find (10/04)

Kodiak Exploration has intersected high-grade gold mineralization on its Knucklethumb Property in northwestern Ontario.

Supplier establishes U.S. office (10/04)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Instead of waiting for buyers to come to them, Cast Resource Equipment is aggressively seeking partnerships with foreign contacts and in its efforts to do so is establishing a sales office in Nevada.

Placer aims to fill skills gap with mining school (10/04)

BY JOSEPH QUESNEL Gold-mining giant Placer Dome has completed a pilot project to convert a stope into a mining schoolhouse at its Campbell Mine site and the company is now ready to expand the program.

Exploration increases threefold in Red Lake (12/03)

By IAN ROSS White-hot gold prices have put the shine back on the Red Lake mining camp.

Nickel supply crunch to continue beyond 2006 (04/04)

By IAN ROSS Mining stocks and metal prices are surging, but nickel is in a class by itself.

Timiskaming diamonds explored (04/04)

Sudbury Contact Mines Ltd. began an aggressive drilling program in March to further explore diamond indicator minerals on its Timiskaming property in northeastern Ontario.

CAMESE plans local chapter (07/04)

By IAN ROSS Northern Ontario Business A Canadian mining association is seeking to increase its presence in Northern Ontario.

$3M River Valley drilling program announced (06/04)

Pacific North West Capital Corp. and their Sudbury PGM partners Anglo Platinum have announced a $3-million drilling program for their River Valley project.

Funds set for tele-mining (06/04)

Laurentian University is receiving $535,462 in FedNor funding to buy scientific equipment for the creation of its chemical engineering lab and for the Canada Research Chair in Robotics and Mining Automation (CRC).