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2 children looking at a display with interest at the Minerals South Conference.
Education, Minerals, Technology, British Columbia Prospector and President - Q & A with Jason Jacob, president of the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines

Q & A with Jason Jacob, president of the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines

by Lisa Crane
A photo of a possible new mining area, rocky slope in the forground, and a lake and mountains in the background.
Company Profiles, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia, Manitoba Callinex Mines makes headway in a low market

Mining & Exploration spoke with Braden Maccke, with Callinex, to find out what Canadian exploration has in store for 2013.

by Jessica Kirby
Bruce Knight, president and DEO of SMS Equipment.
Minerals, Technology, British Columbia MSABC sends the message that mining builds communities

Mining Suppliers Association of B.C.’s (MSABC) sends the message that mining builds communities.

by Jessica Kirby
Bob Gallagher
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia An exciting gold project moves forward

After an aggressive summer drilling program, New Gold initiates an environmental review for its Blackwater project in central British Columbia.

by Tim Gardner
Helicopter flying
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Global Greenland property could be the next site of an open-pit nickel mine

North American Nickel recently announced significant values of nickel, copper and rare metals discovered at its Maniitsoq project in Greenland.

by Jessica Kirby
Large oceangoing vessel
Minerals, British Columbia Westshore Terminals looks ahead with optimism

Phase two of a major upgrade at this busy coal export terminal involved replacing worn chutes and installing a new twin dumper

by Jessica Kirby
Photo of Kirstin Clausen, Buddy the Miner and Gavin C. Dirom
History, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia BC’s Association for Mineral Exploration turns 100

BC's Association for Mineral Exploration turns 100

by Jessica Kirby
Photo of Key Lake
Minerals, Saskatchewan New agreement makes it easier to sell Saskatchewan uranium to China

Stephen Harper announces a new trade protocol for the radioactive metal.

by Gail Jansen-Kesslar
Photo of a mother and her child
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia, Global From A to zinc: Teck helps prevent disease in the developing world

Teck and BASF announce a partnership to reduce zinc deficiency in the developing world through micronutrient food solutions.

by Karen Kornelsen
Aerial view of Waterbury Lake J Zone
Minerals, Global Fission Energy anticipates market growth for uranium

The uranium industry took a hit last year after natural disaster struck in Japan, but junior mining companies are optimistic about the future of their industry.

by Breanne Massey
Man teaching children to pan for gold
Education, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Making mining accessible

Julie Dormer is the outreach co-ordinator for the Kamloops Exploration Group, an association that promotes mining, earth sciences and mineral exploration.

by Lisa Crane
Photo showing near-infrared spectroscopy in use in the field
Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology Near-infrared technology essential for rapid and accurate mineral sampling

In the search for ever more complex ore deposits, it has become more important to continually fine tune the extraction process.

by Jessica Kirby
Reed Copper mining site.
Minerals, Mines, Manitoba Reed Copper site accelerates production dates

The Manitoba government approved the Reed Copper Exploration Permit (AEP) and they issued the lease of park land property for operating mine developments.

by Breanne Massey
Minerals, Ontario Marmion gold lies within Fairmont’s grasp

Marmion South is located contiguous to Osisko Mining Corporation’s 10.52 million ounce gold deposit in the inferred category.

by Michael Schwartz
Man looks at a rock with children
Education, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia School of rocks

This year's Minerals South Conference facilitated a Junior Miners Program in Kimberley for grade one to three students of Lindsay Park Elementary School.

by Lisa Crane
People at a conference booth
Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Seeking further evidence

GeoScience BC and the East Kootenay Chamber of Mines has announced the lauch of the SEEK project in the East Kootenays.

by Lisa Crane
Historical mining activity at the Bellekeno Mine area
Minerals, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Yukon Even better the second time around

Reopening the historic Keno Silver District in the Yukon required expertise in both mining and environmental remediation. Alexco Resource Corporation has both.

by Maureen McEwan
Education, Minerals, British Columbia Going deep with education

The East Kootenay Chamber of Mines is hosting over 200 delegates for the 7th Annual Minerals South Conference in Kimberley, B.C., November 15 to 17, 2011.

by Dan Williams
Photo of a man doing a soil sample
Exploration, Minerals, Technology, Nunavut, Saskatchewan High hopes for isotopes

Uravan Minerals believes geochemistry may hold the key to locating uranium deposits.

by Glynis Fediuk
A man standing in a marsh
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia An ear to the ground

The Raven coal mine project is going through an environmental review process which invites feedback from the general public to ensure all concerns are heard.

by Trevor Crawley
A camp with tents during a cold winter night.
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Northwest Territories Driving innovation

Avalon Rare Metals Inc. and its flaghip Nechalacho deposit in Thor Lake, N.W.T., is focused on rare earth elements, which are integral to advancing techonology.

by Kali Love
Minerals, British Columbia Second time’s the charm?

Open Gold Corp. is drilling for minerals near Grand Forks in B.C.'s Boundary region, and the company hopes to replicate the success of the Phoenix Mine.

by Trevor Crawley
A man and woman standing outside in the forest
Exploration, Minerals, Yukon The Yukon’s most important joint venture

Shawn Ryan credits his wife, Cathy Wood, for the couple's phenomenal success since discovering the Yukon's White Gold property.

by Tanya Laing Gahr
Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Drilling for diamonds

George Read, a geologist with Shore Gold Inc., is working on a diamond extraction project in Saskatchewan.

Photo of Tom MacNeill in an office
Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Investing in the future

49 North Resources acts as a seed capital portal for Saskatchewan-based resource companies.

Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan Uranium on the cranium

Dave Thomas, a Cameco Corporation geoscientist, has spent a career searching for uranium.

Exploration, Minerals, Saskatchewan The calling of the earth

Klaus Lehnert-Thiel, a Saskatchewan geologist, has a lifetime of exploration experience and a number of mineral discoveries credited to his name.

At left is a shiny silver cone and right is a hand holding a shiny square object
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia Seeing infrared

Firebird Technologies Inc. creates indium antimonide wafers—and has plans to supply more products to the solar market.

by Glynis Fediuk
A chunk of jagged, silvery rock
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Technology, Northwest Territories The future found in the ground

Ian London explains why rare earth elements and metals are valuable and why they are the key to advancements in green energy and the health-care system.

by Kali Love
Photo of Jeff Nechka man studies a gem with a special magnifying glass
Minerals, Alberta From ammolite to zircon

Jeff Nechka, a gemologist at Premier Gems in Calgary, sheds some light on the tools of his trade—and gives a few tips on finding the highest quality gems.

by Glynis Fediuk
A smooth, clear blue lake with a small treed island and treed shoreline; a Canadian flag flies on the right side
Minerals, Sustainability & environment, Saskatchewan From mine to magnet

Great Western Minerals Group’s Hoidas Lake project shows strong findings of neodymium—an element used in green technologies.

A group of six men in prospecting gear stand next to a large piece of equipment
Exploration, Minerals, Yukon Wake up and smell the java

The Kaminak Gold Corp.’s Coffee Property in the White Gold District is giving investors a great reason to get up in the morning

Man in T-shirt and jeans stands at the mouth of a cave with a pickaxe
Exploration, Minerals, Alberta, British Columbia Bearly scratching the surface

Brian “Griz” Testo is obsessed with the hunt for precious minerals—and he’s hoping for a golden discovery near Greenwood, B.C.

by Tanya Laing Gahr

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