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‘Major milestone’ for Lake Shore Gold with Timmins mill purchase

By IAN ROSS The acquisition of a Timmins processing mill by Lake Shore Gold is a huge leap forward for the fast-growing Vancouver junior miner-turning-gold producer.

Bridging communication with companies and communities

By KELLY LOUISEIZE It has been 10 years since Patrick Moore was invited to the prospectors and developers' conference as a keynote speaker.

Little changes expected with CVRD Inco operations

By HEIDI ULRICHSEN The newly appointed president and CEO of CVRD Inco says the people of Greater Sudbury can “expect to see very little change” with how the mining company is run.

Rare metals may mean commercial production for Avalon Ventures

By NICK STEWART Avalon Ventures Ltd. hopes to bring at least one of its two Northern Ontario mineral deposits into commercial production by 2008.

Cdn Arrow targets Kenora nickel potential

By NICK STEWART An impending drill program on Canadian Arrow Mines Ltd.’s Kenbridge property 70 kilometres southeast of Kenora is the first step on the fast-track to a possible producing mine, according to the company’s vice-president of exploration.

Bringing credibility to CEMI

By KELLY LOUISEIZE Laurentian University's Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) continues to gain momentum with the appointment of Dr. Peter Kaiser as the founding executive director.

Golden opportunities for an open pit in Matachewan

By IAN ROSS Geologists and drill rigs have been familiar sights around Matachewan for years.

Exploring opportunities at prospectors and developers convention

By NICK STEWART The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) International Convention, Trade Show and Investors Exchange spotlighted exploration as one of the cornerstones at this year’s 75th event. “Canada saw $1.

CVRD Inco maximizes procurement partnerships

By KELLY LOUISEIZE A newly established procurement team at CVRD Inco and CVRD will be seeking value for some of their large order purchases.

Shear numbers reveal project potential

By Nick Stewart Two previously undiscovered mineralized gold zones have been revealed at the Wilkinson Lake Gold Beardmore-Geraldton area properties.