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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.

Mining suppliers stake claim in global market

By NICK STEWART As foreign firms begin to stake out a larger market share in Ontario mining camps, it is imperative that domestic service and supply companies consider moving into international waters.

5 Hot Junior Mining Companies

Only one way to go! Dig deeper, click on the stories below to get the full scoop! #1 - Queenston Mining Inc. Queenston Mining boasts largest land package #2 - Rainy River Resources Ltd.

CVRD Inco spots opportunity for value-added growth

By Nick Stewart As Europe prepares to cope with regulations dictating a sharp reduction in diesel emissions by 2010, CVRD Inco is creating a joint venture company with German-based Süd-Chemie AG to produce specialized materials to be used in exhaust