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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).

Admiral explores coal bed methane source (06/04)

By ANDREW WAREING Admiral Bay Resources Inc. (TSX.V: ADB) is hoping a deposit of coal bed methane just north of Kapuskasing is commercially viable enough to make a long-term investment on.

Pamour slated for production in 2005 (06/04)

By ANDREW WAREING Even as the Porcupine Joint Venture (PJV) prepares to open its Pamour site, the search is already on to seek out more new mining opportunities. PJV is a joint development project by Placer Dome Ltd.