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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.

Mine matter under legal review (9/02)

By Ian Ross The temporary halt called by the Attawapiskat Cree to DeBeers’ plans to develop Ontario’s first diamond mine may influence whether the mining giant proceeds with the project.

Tentative agreement reached in Thompson (9/02)

A tentative agreement has been reached in contract talks at Inco's nickel mining and processing facilities at Thompson, Man.

Junior mining company reports gold find (9/02)

Houston Lake Mining Inc., a junior mining company based in the City of Greater Sudbury, is continuing exploration work on its property in Kenora following the discovery of gold mineral indicators.

Basin remains hot spot for PGM activity (9/02)

By Ian Ross Exploration activity in the Sudbury region remains in high gear with more than 20 junior mining companies in various stages of the hunt for platinum and palladium in the historic nickel belt area.

Survey results expected to spur mineral exploration in northwest (9/02)

Results from a lake-sediment survey completed in the Lac des Iles-Black Sturgeon River area, about 100 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has identified 46 areas with significantly higher-than-normal concentrations of a number of precious metals, inclu

Kidd workers support strike (9/02)

As bargaining groups from Falconbridge's Kidd metallurgical division in Timmins met on a full-time basis to reach labour peace, members with CAW Local 599 voted in favour of strike action. Their current collective bargaining agreement expires Oct. 1.

Palladium mine plans temporary shutdown (9/02)

North American Palladium announced an unscheduled temporary shutdown at its Lac des Iles palladium mine, 80 kilometres northwest of Thunder Bay. The company says it has encountered operating disruptions with its primary ore crusher.

Kidd Creek union outlines demands (9/02)

With just weeks to go on the existing collective agreement, Falconbridge Kidd Creek workers in Timmins, CAW Local 599, will vote on a strike mandate Sept. 17 and 18.

City drops tax appeal (8/02)

The City of Timmins was considering dropping its appeal of Falconbridge's Kidd Creek mine's property taxes. During an Aug.