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Falco moves to prefeasibility stage on Nickel Rim (6/03)

By ANDREW WAREING There are many more steps to be taken by Falconbridge Ltd.’s geologists before development of the Nickel Rim South property can become a full-fledged mine.

Northwestern gold hunt on (6/03)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Junior mining companies are continuing their search for gold in the hills of Tower Mountain, 50 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay, following a significant gold find during preliminary exploration.

E-marketplace one-stop shop (5/03)

By KELLY LOUISEIZE The mining industry is taking advantage of a new electronic marketplace that promises to reduce time and cost with the ease of a one-stop transaction centre.

For richer or poorer...(4/03)

For over 100 years, mining has been a major component to the economy of Canada. One of the main reasons why the mining industry has been so prominent for so long has been the diligent work carried out by junior mining exploration companies.

PDAC applauds extension (3/03)

Bill Mercer, president of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC), is ecstatic about the federal government’s 2003 budget announcement that the temporary Investment Tax Credit for Exploration in Canada (ITCE) will be fine tuned an

Rezoning issues stall traprock mining project (3/03)

A group of citizens near Wawa are hailing a property rezoning decision as a small victory. Superior Aggregates, a subsidiary of the U.S.

Region buoyed by gold rush (3/03)

By DEAN LISK Donald McInnes says there are a few reasons why the Red Lake area is receiving a lot of attention from gold exploration companies, the media and industry analysts. “It is fair to call it a gold rush,” says the CEO of Red Lake Resources.

Innovation may blast away deep mining costs (3/03)

BY SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW There is a new development in an old invention on the rise that could help blast away the cost of mining at deeper depths.

Discover Abitibi projects shortlisted (12/02)

By SCOTT HUNTER HADDOW The Discover Abitibi technical committee recently completed technical evaluations of 42 submissions for proposals to stimulate mineral deposit exploration within the Abitibi Greenstone belt area between Timmins and Kirkland Lak

Agreement viewed as win-win situation (12/02)

By GIANNI UBRIACO The negotiations between the Attawapiskat First Nation and Canada’s diamond mining giant De Beers came to a happy ending earlier this fall. An agreement between the two companies was reached on Oct.