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View of the KSM Project, near Stewart, B.C.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Gold/Copper grades push higher in Seabridge’s Iron Cap drilling

Seabridge Gold holds a 100% interest in several North American gold resource projects, including the KSM Project near Stewart, B.C.

A view of the Golden Culvert property, located in Yukon Territory.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Yukon Stratabound Minerals receives up to 14.55 gpt gold assay: Golden Culvert Yukon Project

The company has received assay results from its site visit completed at the Golden Culvert Gold Project, located in the Yukon.

Glacier Lake Resources Inc. logo.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia New gold-silver-lead-zinc discovery at Silver Vista Property

The Silver Vista property is located in central British Columbia, approximately 55 km northeast of Smithers.

Illustrates the geological interpretation from the Inuk prospect on a 3d magnetics inversion background.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines Auryn expands mineralized system at the Inuk prospect by 400 meters and provides portfolio update

Auryn Resources is a technically driven junior mining exploration company.

Farren Billey of FB Drilling shows elementary school students how a diamond drill rig works. The drill rig is the chamber’s educational-relations centrepiece.
Education, Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment Mingle with miners during Minerals South

The 13th annual Minerals South Conference and Trade Show is hosted by the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines (EKCM).

by Kyle Born
Aerial view of the Bristol Dry Lake Lithium Project.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Standard Lithium secures additional landholdings with permitted brine producer at Bristol Dry Lake

The Bristol Dry Lake Lithium Project is located in the Mojave region of San Bernardino County, California.

Graphic of West McArthur Project.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines Significant uranium mineralization reported at CanAlaska’s West McArthur Project

The drill program is being conducted by Cameco Corporation.

Stephen Keith, currently President of GrowMax Resources, has been appointed CEO.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, Mines, Global GrowMax Resources announces appointment of CEO and Grant of Options

GrowMax Resources Corp. is a Canadian company focused on exploration and development of phosphate and potassium-rich brine on its Bayovar Property in Peru.

An aerial view of Gahcho Kué, the world's largest new diamond mine.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Mountain Province Diamonds announces Quarter End results

Mountain Province Diamonds is a 49% participant with De Beers Canada in the Gahcho Kué diamond mine located in Canada's Northwest Territories.

Two researchers are in a forest near a stream.
Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Research brings new mineral exploration method to light

Geoscience BC funds the Halogens Project to identify new, low-impact, cost-efficient mineral exploration techniques.

by Jillian Clark
West McArthur Project - Grid 5 target area map.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines Cameco commences drill program on West McArthur Project under option from CanAlaska

Grid 5 and Grid 1 target areas to be drilled this summer with $2.1 million budget.

This mineral classification map shows areas containing high concentrations of copper (red) and feldspar (green).
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines DigitalGlobe & Auracle team up to deepen search capabilities in global mineral exploration

Auracle is an experienced provider of remote sensing and geospatial services for global mineral, oil and gas exploration and natural resource management.

Tungsten has uses in many industries including transportation, mining, oil and gas, and construction because of its hardness and heat resistance. Pictured is a bar of tungsten and a worker's hand.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Maritimes Canada poised to fill growing demand for tungsten

Northcliff president and CEO Chris Zahovskis talks about tungsten and the steps left before production now that the Sisson Project has environmental approval.

by Jillian Clark
A large diamond is being held in tweezers.
Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Unique partnership and special diamonds

Gahcho Kué is being recognized as the most important diamond discovery to come onstream in quite some time.

by Jillian Clark
Heather's team works with companies in the oil and gas industry to find solutions to their sustainability challenges. She is shown here in the lab.
Minerals, Mines, Alberta Rock Star Heather Kaminsky—“Queen of Clay”

Heather Kaminsky, Lead Researcher at NAIT’s Centre for Oil Sands Sustainability, helps the oil and gas industry find solutions to their problems with clay.

by Jillian Clark
Bill Bennett
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.

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