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Mining

Mine fined for safety violation (4/02)

Placer Dome was fined $550,000 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act for two violations that caused the death of one worker and injured another three years ago.

Exploration proposals advance to development stages (3/02)

Two new projects that will advance exploration technology and bolster mining investment are in development stages as a result of the Ontario Mineral Exploration Technologies (OMET) program.

Matchmaking event planned for mining, forestry supply companies (3/02)

A matchmaking event focused on mining and forestry supply companies is in the planning stages, slated to take place Oct. 29 to 31 in Rouyn-Noranda, Que.

Investment underpins gold demand in fourth quarter (3/02)

The World Gold Council has announced gold demand in the United States has experienced a year-on-year increase of four per cent, 132 tonnes, in the fourth quarter of 2001. The events of Sept.

Ontario shares world's top position for mining investment (1/02)

Ontario and Quebec share top honours as the world's best place for mining investment, according to the Fraser Institute.

Province supports restructuring of prospectors association (12/01)

The Northern Ontario Heritage Fund will invest $3,047,000 to complete the restructuring of the Ontario Prospectors Association (OPA) into a modern, professionally staffed association to serve the prospecting community.