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CanAlaska's diamond claims in the western Athabasca Basin are shown on a map.
Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Signs of diamonds detected in the western Athabasca Basin

CanAlaska’s recent discovery of kimberlite prospects may yield Canada’s newest diamonds

A tractor with a drilling rig is set up at the West McArthur site in 2012.
Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Major uranium discovery in Athabasca Basin catalyst for strong partnership

CanAlaska’s West McArthur site being drilled by Cameco to uncover more high-grade uranium

Graphic of West McArthur Project.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Cameco commences drilling at CanAlaska’s West McArthur Project

Cameco focusing on alteration zone at major structural break in C10 conductor

The CEO of Vale, the world's biggest iron ore company, was killed, along with his family and their pilot in the crash of his kit-built aircraft in Sao Paolo, Brazil.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Global Vale’s CEO dies in kit-built aircraft crash

Agnelli was considered one of the world's top executives, having turned Vale into one of the most profitable mineral producers in the world.

Lathem whirls the pan in water to remove the larger stones, leaving only a sandy sludge.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Gold panning is still alive and well on the Wild Horse River near Fort Steele, B.C.

Making a dream come true–being a gold miner on the Wild Horse River

by Nowell Berg
John Bianchini, Hatch CEO.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, Global Hatch marks new era of positive change

Hatch supplies engineering, project and construction management services to the mining and metallurgical industries.

Pierre Gratton, president and CEO of the Mining Association of Canada, spoke at the chamber of commerce luncheon in Cranbrook, B.C., on March 1.
Mining Insider, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Yukon Mining still strong

“Canada’s mining sector, while going through difficult times, remains strong and has a bright future.”—Pierre Gratton

by Marie Milner
Professor Dudley J. Kingsnorth (pictured) to kick off the 5th Annual Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit on May 10-11th in Toronto, Canada.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Global, Ontario The Rare Earths Market: Thriving, but Threatened by Illegal Mining and Production in China

Professor Dudley Kingsnorth will be the keynote speaker at the 5th annual Cleantech & Technology Metals Summit in Toronto.

Worker checking water quality.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia First Elk Valley water treatment facility begins full operations in Sparwood, B.C.

The goal of the Elk Valley Water Quality Plan is to stabilize and reverse the increasing trend of selenium and other substances in the watershed.

Picture of core samples.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Global PDAC recommends measures to support the Canadian mineral exploration sector in pre-budget submission

The mining industry is in the midst of a prolonged downturn in exploration financing.

A close-up picture of a diamond held in a woman's hand.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Global Vancouver-based Lucara makes diamond history; recovers 1,111 carat diamond

The stone is the largest ever to be recovered through a modern processing facility.

Rod Thomas, president of the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada (PDAC)
Minerals, Mines, Global Canada’s role in the Trans Pacific Partnership points to a flourishing metals and minerals industry

For Canada to maintain its global leadership in mining, accessing new markets is imperative.

by Jessica Kirby
Prospecting in Newfoundland.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines Benton Resources receives Newfoundland drill permit

Diamond drilling is planned for the Staghorn property, the latest in a string of recent gold discoveries on the island.

by Peter Caulfield
A photo of some of the 1400 exhibitor booths at the PDAC 2105 conference.
Education, Minerals, Ontario PDAC 2016 convention brings 24,000 to Toronto

The Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada promises world-class education and networking at its annual convention March 6 to 9 in Toronto.

by Jessica Kirby
Nemaska Technical Director Jean-Franc?ois Magnan.
Minerals, Technology, Quebec Nemaska Lithium poised to become major player in global market

Quebec-based Nemaska Lithium wants to be the first lithium producer in Canada.

by Kevin Miller
Jim Bamburak in the field.
Minerals, Manitoba For geologist Jim Bamburak, the prairies rock

Bamburak and his colleague Mark Pacey have shot a series of videos to help people to learn about the geology of Manitoba.

by Kevin Miller
L-R Gavin C. Dirom, AME BC, David McLelland, AME BC, Dr. John Clague, APEGBC, Tony Chong, APEGBC
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Education, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia APEGBC and AME BC sign Memorandum of Understanding

The two associations agree to cooperate and work together, creating a unified position on matters related to professional geoscience and engineering.

A beer can with a picture of a prospector on it, with a river in the background.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Gold Hill property hopes to hit originating source of Wild Horse Gold

American Creek Resources Ltd., a Canadian company, is banking on the Gold Hill property as being the source of historic placer gold.

Photo of the El Morro project in Chile, showing a blue sky, desert landscape and trucks in the foreground of the picture.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Global Goldcorp and Teck Combine El Morro and Relincho Projects in Chile

In order to reduce costs and lower the environmental footprint, the El Morro and Relincho projects will be combined into one.

A man checking out an ore sample with a magnifying glass.
Minerals, Global Commerce Resources developing rare earth pilot plant

Rare Earth Elements (REE) are found around the world and essential in many high-tech applications.

by Peter Caulfield
Picture of K+S Legacy construction site with drilling rig in Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, Global, Saskatchewan Report says K+S $8.7B takeover bid by Potash Corp rejected

According to a Globe and Mail report, the bid has been rejected by German-owned K+S AG, saying the offer is too low.

Nighttime picture of equipment at copper mine
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Energy, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Global Teck among final bidders for $2B Chilean copper mine

Teck is part of a final round of bidding for a stake in Barrick Gold Corp's Zaldivar copper mine in Chile.

Fireman wearing respirator and making the 'thumbs up' sign
Mining Insider, Education, Minerals, Mines, Safety, British Columbia B.C. Mine Rescue teams battle for top spot in Smithers

Teams from throughout the province competed in the 60th annual Mine Rescue and First Aid Competition in Smithers, B.C.

Picture of machinery in field
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia New Nadina Explorations wins land issue appeal

The Court of Appeal has dismissed a petition against New Nadina Explorations, allowing them to continue their exploration work.

Map of Quebec
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Northern Shield Identifies Extensive Cu Mineralization From Sampling at its Huckleberry Project

Northern Shield releases results from the Huckleberry Project, Southern Labrador Trough, Quebec.

Murray Edwards
Mining Insider, Minerals, British Columbia Murray Edwards’ Edco Capital loans Imperial Metals $30 million

Imperial Metals has approved an agreement to borrow $30 million from Edco Capital Corporation

IKE property
Minerals, British Columbia Amarc Resources announces “significant” BC discovery

Hunter Dickinson company says it has porphyry-style copper-molybdenum-silver deposit.

by Peter Caulfield
Dillon Gage logo
Mining Insider, Minerals, Global Dillon Gage launches precious metal platform for Canadian retirement accounts

End use of precious metals: coins and bars will be stored with Questrade, Inc.

Dave Lawson, President of Global Mining and Metals Markets, Amec Foster Wheeler
Minerals, Mines, Global Why Canada’s mining companies will survive the downturn

David Lawson of Amec Foster Wheeler is confident miners are well positioned to ride out metals market volatility.

by Kevin Miller
Minerals North Conference in Vanderhoof 2014
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Minerals North 2015 slated for end of May

This relationship-building conference and trade show will be held in Mackenzie, B.C.

by Peter Caulfield
A group of people looking at core samples.
Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia M&E at the Mineral Exploration Roundup

A recap from the 2015 Mineral Exploration Roundup in Vancouver, B.C.

by Kirsten Armleder
Minerals, Yukon International Gold Show in Dawson City

This glittering event is in its 29th year and has great networking, buying and selling opportunities.

Harrier Aerial Surveys
Minerals, Technology, Global Drones are ready for takeoff in the mining industry

That black speck you see in the sky may not be just another raven. It could be an unmanned aerial vehicle exploring for minerals.

by Kerry Shellborn
Drilling underway at the Kemess East site in August 2014.
Minerals, British Columbia AuRico Gold announces positive results on northern BC property

The initial resource estimate is 5.5 million gold-equivalent ounces at Kemess East, located north of Prince George.

by Peter Caulfield
Garry Bailey and Glen Koropchuk
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Diamond miners sign agreement with Northwest Territories Metis

The Northwest Territories Métis Nation will benefit from the Gahcho Kue diamond mine at Kennady Lake.

by Peter Caulfield
Peter Ogryzlo
Minerals, British Columbia Geology brings “a life of endless adventure”

Peter Ogryzlo receives the 2015 H. H. “Spud” Huestis Award for Excellence in Prospecting and Mineral Exploration

by Kevin Miller
Electroheat Induction's induction melting furnace.
Minerals, Global Induction furnaces benefit gold smelting industry

Electroheat Induction offers an innovative solution for mining companies.

by Karen Kornelsen
A crowd networking at a past AME BC conference.
Education, Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Roundup 2015 moves to new, roomier Vancouver venue

The theme of this year’s conference is intelligent exploration

by Peter Caulfield
An aereal photo of unloading a large ocean liner at the Richmond Terminal.
Minerals, British Columbia B.C. aggregates producer builds new terminal in California

Polaris Minerals sets its sights on the expanding market in the Los Angeles area.

by Peter Caulfield
Cecil Johnson, North American Nickel Prospector at the Imiak Hill exploration site.
Minerals, Global North American Nickel uses new ground geophysical surveys to identify mineralized targets

North American Nickel’s 100% owned Maniitsoq nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM project in southwest Greenland commenced exploration in June of this year.

by Jessica Kirby
Kemess South’s camp accommodation complex, in the middle of the above photograph, can hold up to 300 people, while the large green building to the right is the administration building.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia BC mining property faces possible rebirth

A gold-mining firm hopes to gain approval for an underground mine at British Columbia’s iconic Kemess property.

by Tim Gardner
Peter Ogryzlo, former mine geologist with Huckleberry Mines Ltd., in discussion with student from the School of Exploration & Mining.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia A new book provides guidance on how to engage with First Nations

AME BC releases the Aboriginal Engagement Guidebook to offer a practical and principled approach for mineral explorers when working with First Nations.

by Peter Caulfield
Aerial photo of Ekati diamond mine.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Northwest Territories Majors lead investment

Nunavut Chamber of Mines foresees continued economic growth in Canada’s north for 2014.

by Jessica Kirby
New management team of Selwyne Chihong Mining, Ltd.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Yukon Yukon site could be the world’s largest undeveloped zinc deposit

The Selwyn Project near Howard's Pass in the Yukon could produce 25,000 tonnes per day as an open-pit mine.

by Jessica Kirby
Robert Quartermain, the president and chief executive officer of Pretium Resources Inc.
First Nations, Minerals, Mines, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia Executive confident about gold mine’s development

Robert Quartermain of Pretium Resources believes the Brucejack gold mine will open in 2016.

by Tim Gardner
The VMS Ventures team on site during the exploration phase of Reed Copper
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Manitoba An update on the Reed Copper Mine project

Rick Mark, CEO of VMS Ventures Inc., calls the Reed Copper Mine project in Manitoba a key asset for the company.

by Jessica Kirby
A worker conducts core sample processing at Pretium Resources Inc.'s Brucejack project.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Bulk sample program results prove golden

A study at Pretium Resources Inc.’s Brucejack project points to an operational gold/silver mine.

by Tim Gardner
Drilling project in Northern Saskatchewan. The drilling company is Team Drilling based in Saskatoon.
Minerals, Technology Diamond drillers association hopes 2014 will sparkle

The Canadian Diamond Drilling Association's chief says indications are the industry will cycle into a comeback in 2014 after a major drop in utilization.

by Karen Kornelsen
Panoramic view of wellsite testing.
Minerals, Saskatchewan Karnalyte Resources gets started on a $600 million project

The process of creating a mining facility in Wynyard, Saskatchewan, that will initially produce 625,000 tonnes of potash per year.

by Karen Kornelsen

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