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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
Premier's Mercedes mine, located in Mexico, is an example of a successful process.
Exploration, Minerals, Ontario Gold Mine Exploration 101

Ewan Downie, President of Premier Gold Mines, explains the process a typical gold mine follows from mineral discovery to active production.

by Jillian Clark
Darrel Davis has discovered a “staggering” gold deposit near Trout Lake, B.C.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia “This could turn out to be one of the biggest finds in the whole Kootenay, by far.”

After 37 years of mining, Darrel Davis has uncovered “one of the richest finds in the last hundred years” near Trout Lake, B.C.

by Kyle Born
Map of Monarques Gold properties.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Global Monarques Gold awards Ressources Ménitik a contract to upgrade the Chimo Road

The road upgrade will allow the power line to the Croinor Gold deposit to be installed.

De Beers drill rig on site, West Athabasca project.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Saskatchewan Summer drill program finished at West Athabasca Diamond Project

Seven of 85 Kimberlite targets tested to date.

Test mining is complete at Fortune Minerals' NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project in the Northwest Territories.
Minerals, Northwest Territories, Ontario Cobalt demand grows

Cobalt is an up-and-coming metal that has already seen an increase in demand for its use in rechargeable batteries for portable electronics

by Jillian Clark
The Hope Bay Project mine site is currently under construction in Nunavut.
Minerals, Mines, Nunavut TMAC Resources is building Canada’s next gold mining district

TMAC Resources’ Hope Bay Project in Nunavut exemplifies strategic innovation as it overcomes the challenges of production in Canada’s High Arctic.

by Jillian Clark
Mark Smith, Executive Chairman, CEO, and Director of NioCorp.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global NioCorp completes five pilot plant runs as part of its Elk Creek Project feasibility study

These pilot plants were constructed and operated at the SGS facility in Lakefield, Ontario.

A helicopter is slinging casings for Avataa Rouillier Drilling's current drilling operation south of Kuujjuaq in Nunavik.
Minerals, Quebec Joint ventures in Quebec’s Arctic region

Through the strategic partnership and creation of Avataa Rouillier Drilling, both companies will work together to develop and fortify their mining presence

by Jillian Clark
Nevada Exploration Inc.’s COO, Ken Tullar, collecting a groundwater from a direct push sample location.
Minerals Nevada Exploration seeks gold deposits by analyzing groundwater

The method is being used to search for gold in a part of the world that is known for its huge gold deposits and the increasing difficulty of finding them.

by Peter Caulfield
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