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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.

Expanding markets predicted for PGMs (06/04)

By IAN ROSS Construction was underway in May on the next leg of development at Canada’s only primary producing platinum group metals (PGM) mine. Last month, contractors from Talpa Mining of Val D’Or, Que.

$30M exploration program targets Sudbury basin (06/04)

FNX Mining Company Inc. and Dynatec Corp. are undertaking a massive $30-million advanced underground exploration program in the Sudbury basin.

Public offering response bodes well for Big Red (06/04)

By ANDREW WAREING With diamonds a major source of exploration in Northern Ontario, Big Red Diamond Corp. (BRDC) has gone public to help finance its explorations in the Attawapiskat area.

Attawapiskat diamond cluster expands (06/04)

April was a good drilling month for diamond hunters KWG Resources and Spider Resources with the discovery of three kimberlites on their McFadyen property in the James Bay lowlands.

Investment broker turned CEO charting new course for Goldcorp (06/04)

By JOSEPH QUESNEL For Rob McEwen, when it comes to running a billion-dollar company, ideas are more important than where one comes from.