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Kendra Johnson
Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Kendra Johnston named new president and CEO of Association for Mineral Exploration (AME)

The BC-based Association for Mineral Exploration (AME) recently appointed Kendra Johnston as its president and CEO.

by Peter Caulfield
Nunavut collector coin showing drummer design.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Royal Canadian Mint issues coin minted of pure Nunavut gold

The collector coin is being minted in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Nunavut Territory

(L to R) Chris Hodgson, president of the Ontario Mining Association; Marc Lauzier, mine general manager for Newmont Goldcorp’s Porcupine Gold Mine; Duncan Middlemiss, president and CEO of Wesdome Mines; and Mike McCann, head of mining and milling for North Atlantic Operations.
Education, Minerals, Mines, Ontario #ThisIsMining illustrates how mining affects everyone

Chris Hodgson, president of the Ontario Mining Association, explains how #ThisIsMining coincides with OMA’s 100th anniversary

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Close up picture of CN train locomotive.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Ontario Ferrochrome refinery siting decision rekindles call for East-West access to the Ring of Fire

Sioux Lookout’s economic development connections with Finland and Sault Ste. Marie prove important

Picture of open pit mine surrounded by forest, with large CAT mining vehicle in foreground of photo.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Ontario Wesdome provides update on Eagle River Mine surface exploration drilling, confirms presence of gold

The Eagle River Complex in Wawa, Ontario is currently producing gold from two mines, the Eagle River Underground Mine and the Mishi Open pit

View of gold mining equipment in quarry.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines Nevada joint venture creates the world’s largest gold mining operation

The JV operations produced approximately 4.1 million ounces in 2018, more than three times the next largest gold operation.

The La Loutre property, showing a lake shore with trees.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Renewable Energy, Technology, Global, Quebec A miracle metal

A. Paul Gill, CEO of Lomiko Metals, Inc., is excited about the company’s graphite-bearing La Loutre project in Quebec

by A. Paul Gill
An aerial view of the Troilus Project, a former gold and copper mine.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Troilus launches 40,000 metre drill program

The Troilus Project is a former gold and copper mine located in Quebec, Canada.

The Royal Canadian Mint's 40th Anniversary of the Gold Maple Leaf bullion coin.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates 40 years of leadership and innovation

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to launch a special 40th anniversary edition of the Gold Maple Leaf

BC Premier John Horgan.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia AME’s Mineral Exploration Roundup kicks off with opening remarks from Premier John Horgan

Featured Speakers: Premier Horgan, Rio Tinto’s Chris Welton, and Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Natural Resources Paul Lefebvre

Underground testing at the Madsen Gold Project.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Ontario Pure Gold Test Mining returns an estimated 56% more gold than predicted from resource model

Test mining in three areas recovers 46% more tonnes with average mining width of 5.3 metres

Project Location Map – Winnipeg River Pegmatite Field. Lithium One is the southernmost land package.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Manitoba Azincourt Energy Lithium One exploration update

To date surface exploration has been completed at the Lithium Two and Lithman East projects and continues at Lithium One.

Group Eleven announces major step in 'Big Think' exploration in the Irish zinc-lead district.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Group Eleven announces major step in ‘Big Think’ exploration in the Irish zinc-lead district

Group Eleven Resources Corp. is focused on zinc exploration in Ireland.

A sample of gold from the Dufferin Mine in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Maritimes Resource Capital Gold Corp. completes bulk sample at Dufferin Gold Mine, Nova Scotia

Resource Capital Gold Corp. is developing the high-grade Dufferin Gold Mine and mill in Nova Scotia.

Aerial view of the Diavik Diamond Mine in the Northwest Territories, Canada.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Rio Tinto celebrates opening of new diamond pipe at Diavik

The new open pit pipe will provide an important source of incremental supply over the next four years to sustain production levels at the Rio Tinto mine.

Guests pause during a tour of the Victor Mine pit for a photograph. The pit was one of several stops along the tour including the Process Plant, Reclamation areas, and more.
Minerals, Mines, Ontario Victor Diamond Mine marks a decade of historic achievement for De Beers

Ontario’s first and only diamond mine—the De Beers Victor Mine—celebrated 10 years of safe and successful production in August

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Representatives from Northern communities, government, the union, employees and contractors, and business associations gathered at the 20th Anniversary of the Ekati Mine.
Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories 20 years of diamonds yield a lot of brilliance at the Ekati Mine

The Ekati Mine in the Northwest Territories celebrates 20 years of production in October—a huge accomplishment for Canada’s first diamond mine

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MetSoc logo.
Mining Insider, Education, Minerals, Global Canada’s Top Metallurgy & Materials Engineers 2018 Award recipients announced

The Excellence Program at MetSoc aims to honour those members of the Society who have excelled through their outstanding achievements to metallurgy.

Symbols of the North, a collectible gold coin issued by the Royal Canadian Mint.
Mining Insider, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, Nunavut Royal Canadian Mint issues first coin minted of pure Nunavut gold

A celebration of the North, from the coin's design to its gold content.

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