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De Beers-Attawapiskat Victor talks resume (10/02)

Talks have resumed between De Beers Canada and the Attawapiskat First Nation in an attempt to end the deadlock, which has brought the Victor diamond project to a halt. The two sides met Oct.

Discover Abitibi project nets ideas (10/02)

The review of a large outpouring of suggested exploration projects in the Abitibi Greenstone belt in northeastern Ontario is expected to be complete by late October.

Falco plans $700M mine investment (10/02)

By Maggie Riopelle Falconbridge Ltd. plans to invest more than $700 million in its nickel-copper Montcalm project near Timmins.

High-tech metal deposits a focus (10/02)

By Ian Ross Anticipating future trends in commodities and staking out quality ground in rare and platinum-group metals without paying premium prices remains the focus of Houston Lake Mining.

Can Tera to mine near Pickle Lake (10/02)

Can Tera Mining Ltd., a privately owned junior mining company from Perth, Ont., plans to mine and mill more than 400,000 tonnes of ore in five years from the former Pickle Crow Mine site near Pickle Lake.

Exploration program yields gold veins (10/02)

Kirkland Lake's Foxpoint Resources reports some new ore-grade intersections in its gold exploration work from its surface drilling program. Two new veins have been discovered on its Lake Shore, Wright-Hargreaves, Teck Hughes properties.

Foleyet gold mine set to begin operation (10/02)

About 80 jobs will be created in Foleyet when the Claude Rundle gold mine commences production in 2003. The operation, located about 60 kilometres south of the village, has known deposit one million tonnes of ore at a grade of .

Falconbridge first base metal mine in province to be awarded certificate (10/02)

Falconbridge Ltd. received ISO 14001 certification for its Kidd Mining Division for its continued environmental efforts.

Restructuring Canmine looks for cash, partners (10/02)

Operators of a cash-strapped refinery in Cobalt are seeking investors and partners in a restructuring attempt to reopen the plant and preserve 30 jobs.

Last Elliot Lake headframe on shaky ground (10/02)

The last mining headframe in Elliot Lake may have a future date with the wrecking ball.