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Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, British Columbia Eagle Plains Resources: former BC Mines Minister Bill Bennett appointed to the Board of Directors

Based in Cranbrook, B.C., Eagle Plains continues to conduct research, acquire and explore mineral projects throughout western Canada.

A 1.52 carat diamond.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Kennady Diamonds announces Faraday 2 bulk sample diamond recovery results

The largest stone is a 4.72 carat white/colourless octahedron with minor inclusions.

Acting President and Vice President, Energy Carlos Salas presents information on Search III in Fort St. John, May 18, 2017
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Latest Geoscience BC project to reveal geology of north central and northeastern BC

Called Search Phase III, the survey will use helicopters fitted with magnetic sensors to build a better understanding of geology in the area.

The Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation (LCIC) this week launched a new game-changing economic development marketing program in Trail.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Metal Tech Alley celebrates grand opening in Trail

Metal Tech Alley has been created with the input and engagement of multiple stakeholders, citizens, business leaders and community officials.

Picture of diamond.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Birks unveils the first 200 diamonds from Quebec

Birks is first jeweller to offer customers diamonds from the Stornoway Renard Mine.

Close-up picture of someone holding a gold-bearing rock.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Northern Superior discovers two new gold-bearing structures at Croteau Est Gold property, Quebec

"This phase of drilling both met and exceeded the expectations for this first phase exploratory drill program," said Dr. T.F. Morris.

The photo shows the Roben Jig, with a cylinder that
Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Water-based coal sample cleaning technology could eliminate economic risk of coal exploration

Canadian Carbonization Research Association (CCRA) and Geoscience BC will begin a joint research project to test the accuracy and potential of the Roben Jig.

by Jillian Clark
Bryan Cox.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, British Columbia Mining Association of BC welcomes Bryan Cox as incoming President & CEO

Mr. Cox joined MABC as Vice President of Corporate Affairs in 2014, bringing with him a wealth of experience in government relations and public affairs.

Pictured is a high end diamond from Tiffany's.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, Global Rare $10 million 7.5 carat flawless blue diamond arrives in Canada

Flawless Management introduces new mutual fund trust for Canadian diamond fund investors

The 2017 drilling program on Gold Bug was aimed at testing the gold-bearing potential of the zone.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Monarques Gold intersects 17.1 g/t Au over 5.9 metres (19.4 feet) on Gold Bug (Croinor Gold)

Drilling confirms that the shear corridor is mineralized over a width of 15 metres, to a vertical depth of at least 115 metres

Picture of Cessna conducting aerial geophysical survey.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Technology, British Columbia Geoscience BC releases survey results indicating potential for new mineral deposits in B.C.

Results of Canada's largest airborne survey will stimulate mineral exploration in B.C.

Canada Place in Vancouver
Minerals, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia The best bits of the AME Roundup

Mining and Energy’s Robert Hawkins discusses highlights from the AME Roundup 2017 at Canada Place in Vancouver, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Paul Ransom points to Lakit Lookout, near Fort Steele, which could be the next big East Kootenay mine.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Could there be another Sullivan mine-sized deposit near Fort Steele, B.C.?

Kootenay Zinc’s Paul Ransom has reason to be optimistic about the Sully project and its potential to be the next big Sullivan-style mine in the East Kootenay

by Kyle Born
Mike McPhie, executive chairman of IDM Mining.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia IDM Mining says Red Mountain project in Golden Triangle on track

IDM Mining Ltd. is a junior exploration and development company that is developing the Red Mountain gold and silver project near Stewart in northwestern BC.

by Peter Caulfield
Arctic field work north of 60.
Minerals, British Columbia Rock Star: John Francis Hugh Thompson

With a diverse and dedicated mining career, John Thompson talks about his successes and changes in the industry

by Jessica Kirby
Dave Porter, CEO of First Nations Energy and Mining Council (FNEMC), with Gavin C. Dirom, president and CEO of the Association for Mineral Exploration, at AME’s The Gathering Place
Minerals, British Columbia Association for Mineral Exploration polishes up its corporate identity

The Association for Mineral Exploration has rebranded by dropping "British Columbia"from its name and creating a new logo

by Peter Caulfield
Galena silver-lead-zinc.
Minerals, British Columbia Well over a century and counting

Brian Mills and the Genex Mining Co. continue a family legacy of mining in Silverton, B.C.

by Galadriel Watson
Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck.
Mining Insider, Minerals, British Columbia Teck Resources reports profit for third quarter

Teck Resources Limited reported profit attributable to shareholders of $234 million ($0.41 per share) and adjusted profit of $152 million.

A Golden Predator employee checks out core samples from one of the company's mining projects.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, Mines, Yukon Bravura signs definitive property agreement with Golden Predator for gold project

The Grew Creek property lies within the Tintina Gold Belt, an extensive system of dextral strike-slip faults which host multiple gold prospects and mines.

Patrick Godin, COO and director; Ghislain Poirier, vice-president public affairs; and Matt Manson, CEO, president and director, cut the ribbon at Renard in Northern Quebec.
Minerals, Quebec Gem-quality diamonds in Quebec

Orin Baranowsky of Stornoway Diamonds discusses the long-awaited grand opening of the Renard Project in Northern Quebec.

by Jillian Clark
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