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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.

An out-of-this-world $20 silver coin, created by the Royal Canadian Mint in celebration of the 150th annivesary of the Royal Astronomical Society.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Real meteorite lands on Royal Canadian Mint collector coin

The coin arrives just in time for the 150th Anniversary of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

A headshot of Gavin Mudd, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Global Are rare earth elements actually rare?

Gavin Mudd, associate professor of environmental engineering at RMIT University in Melbourne, shares his thoughts on rare earth elements.

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A 25.97 carat emerald, found at the Coscuez Colombian Emerald Mine in Colombia.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Fura Gems discovers an exceptional 25.97 carat Colombian emerald

The discovery was made as part of an ongoing bulk sampling program that commenced in late March 2018.

John Thompson, Chair of RFG2018.
Energy, Minerals, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Global Sustainability for future generations

The Resources for Future Generations Conference (RFG2018) hopes to kickstart a collective effort to address the challenges we face in our future.

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Geologist examining rock.
Mining Insider, Minerals, British Columbia Metallis completes VTEM Survey & provides exploration update on the Central Kirkham Area

Metallis Resources Inc. announces that Geotech Ltd. has completed the 2018 airborne versatile time-domain electromagnetic survey.

A scenic view of the Hank Property, owned by Golden Ridge Resources Ltd.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Golden Ridge Resources announces plans for 2018 drilling at the Hank Project in BC’s Golden Triangle

Golden Ridge Resources Ltd. has completed a detailed review of all the exploration data generated from its 2017 maiden drill program on the Hank Property.

An overview of attendees at the PDAC Convention in Toronto.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Renewable Energy, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Ontario PDAC 2018 Convention exceeds 25,000 attendees

High attendance rates are a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building momentum.

Judah Tyreman is the curator at the Sesula Mineral and Gem Museum in Radisson, Saskatchewan.
Minerals, Saskatchewan Vandals are mere rocks in the road for Saskatchewan entrepreneur

Judah Tyreman is a 13-year-old rock hound with a dream that even stone-hearted thieves can't chip away at.

by Elizabeth James
Picture of aurora borealis with logo of Boreal Metals Corp.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Boreal completes the acquisition of the Modum Cobalt Project

Boreal is a mineral exploration company focused on the discovery of zinc, copper, silver, gold and cobalt deposits in exceptional, historical mining project are

Mark Bartkoski points to a site of interest on a mining exploration/resource map.
Minerals, Renewable Energy, British Columbia Rock Star: Mark Bartkoski

Mark Bartkoski, president of Conuma Coal, has written a book called "Building Integrity."

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The Kearney Mine in Ontario is shown on a sunny fall day.
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Ontario Increasing global demand for graphite

Ontario Graphite CEO Tom Burkett explains the importance of graphite to the global shift towards sustainability

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