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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.

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.

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.

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.

From discovery to production...
Minerals, Mines American Creek’s Gold Hill exploration

Darren Blaney, the president of American Creek, explains the exploration process of a high-grade gold mine

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.

Close-up picture of someone holding a gold-bearing rock.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Northern Superior discovers two new gold-bearing structures at Croteau Est Gold property, Quebec

"This phase of drilling both met and exceeded the expectations for this first phase exploratory drill program," said Dr. T.F. Morris.

The photo shows the Roben Jig, with a cylinder that
Minerals, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Water-based coal sample cleaning technology could eliminate economic risk of coal exploration

Canadian Carbonization Research Association (CCRA) and Geoscience BC will begin a joint research project to test the accuracy and potential of the Roben Jig.

Bryan Cox.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, British Columbia Mining Association of BC welcomes Bryan Cox as incoming President & CEO

Mr. Cox joined MABC as Vice President of Corporate Affairs in 2014, bringing with him a wealth of experience in government relations and public affairs.

Pictured is a high end diamond from Tiffany's.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, Global Rare $10 million 7.5 carat flawless blue diamond arrives in Canada

Flawless Management introduces new mutual fund trust for Canadian diamond fund investors

The 2017 drilling program on Gold Bug was aimed at testing the gold-bearing potential of the zone.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Monarques Gold intersects 17.1 g/t Au over 5.9 metres (19.4 feet) on Gold Bug (Croinor Gold)

Drilling confirms that the shear corridor is mineralized over a width of 15 metres, to a vertical depth of at least 115 metres

Picture of Cessna conducting aerial geophysical survey.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Technology, British Columbia Geoscience BC releases survey results indicating potential for new mineral deposits in B.C.

Results of Canada's largest airborne survey will stimulate mineral exploration in B.C.

Canada Place in Vancouver
Minerals, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia The best bits of the AME Roundup

Mining and Energy’s Robert Hawkins discusses highlights from the AME Roundup 2017 at Canada Place in Vancouver, B.C.

Paul Ransom points to Lakit Lookout, near Fort Steele, which could be the next big East Kootenay mine.
Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Could there be another Sullivan mine-sized deposit near Fort Steele, B.C.?

Kootenay Zinc’s Paul Ransom has reason to be optimistic about the Sully project and its potential to be the next big Sullivan-style mine in the East Kootenay

Mike McPhie, executive chairman of IDM Mining.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia IDM Mining says Red Mountain project in Golden Triangle on track

IDM Mining Ltd. is a junior exploration and development company that is developing the Red Mountain gold and silver project near Stewart in northwestern BC.

by Peter Caulfield
Arctic field work north of 60.
Minerals, British Columbia Rock Star: John Francis Hugh Thompson

With a diverse and dedicated mining career, John Thompson talks about his successes and changes in the industry

by Jessica Kirby
Dave Porter, CEO of First Nations Energy and Mining Council (FNEMC), with Gavin C. Dirom, president and CEO of the Association for Mineral Exploration, at AME’s The Gathering Place
Minerals, British Columbia Association for Mineral Exploration polishes up its corporate identity

The Association for Mineral Exploration has rebranded by dropping "British Columbia"from its name and creating a new logo

by Peter Caulfield
Galena silver-lead-zinc.
Minerals, British Columbia Well over a century and counting

Brian Mills and the Genex Mining Co. continue a family legacy of mining in Silverton, B.C.

by Galadriel Watson
Don Lindsay, President and CEO of Teck.
Mining Insider, Minerals, British Columbia Teck Resources reports profit for third quarter

Teck Resources Limited reported profit attributable to shareholders of $234 million ($0.41 per share) and adjusted profit of $152 million.

A Golden Predator employee checks out core samples from one of the company's mining projects.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, Mines, Yukon Bravura signs definitive property agreement with Golden Predator for gold project

The Grew Creek property lies within the Tintina Gold Belt, an extensive system of dextral strike-slip faults which host multiple gold prospects and mines.

Patrick Godin, COO and director; Ghislain Poirier, vice-president public affairs; and Matt Manson, CEO, president and director, cut the ribbon at Renard in Northern Quebec.
Minerals, Quebec Gem-quality diamonds in Quebec

Orin Baranowsky of Stornoway Diamonds discusses the long-awaited grand opening of the Renard Project in Northern Quebec.

Premier's Mercedes mine, located in Mexico, is an example of a successful process.
Exploration, Minerals, Ontario Gold Mine Exploration 101

Ewan Downie, President of Premier Gold Mines, explains the process a typical gold mine follows from mineral discovery to active production.

Darrel Davis has discovered a “staggering” gold deposit near Trout Lake, B.C.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia “This could turn out to be one of the biggest finds in the whole Kootenay, by far.”

After 37 years of mining, Darrel Davis has uncovered “one of the richest finds in the last hundred years” near Trout Lake, B.C.

Map of Monarques Gold properties.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Global Monarques Gold awards Ressources Ménitik a contract to upgrade the Chimo Road

The road upgrade will allow the power line to the Croinor Gold deposit to be installed.

De Beers drill rig on site, West Athabasca project.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Saskatchewan Summer drill program finished at West Athabasca Diamond Project

Seven of 85 Kimberlite targets tested to date.

Test mining is complete at Fortune Minerals' NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project in the Northwest Territories.
Minerals, Northwest Territories, Ontario Cobalt demand grows

Cobalt is an up-and-coming metal that has already seen an increase in demand for its use in rechargeable batteries for portable electronics

The Hope Bay Project mine site is currently under construction in Nunavut.
Minerals, Mines, Nunavut TMAC Resources is building Canada’s next gold mining district

TMAC Resources’ Hope Bay Project in Nunavut exemplifies strategic innovation as it overcomes the challenges of production in Canada’s High Arctic.

Mark Smith, Executive Chairman, CEO, and Director of NioCorp.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global NioCorp completes five pilot plant runs as part of its Elk Creek Project feasibility study

These pilot plants were constructed and operated at the SGS facility in Lakefield, Ontario.

A helicopter is slinging casings for Avataa Rouillier Drilling's current drilling operation south of Kuujjuaq in Nunavik.
Minerals, Quebec Joint ventures in Quebec’s Arctic region

Through the strategic partnership and creation of Avataa Rouillier Drilling, both companies will work together to develop and fortify their mining presence

Nevada Exploration Inc.’s COO, Ken Tullar, collecting a groundwater from a direct push sample location.
Minerals Nevada Exploration seeks gold deposits by analyzing groundwater

The method is being used to search for gold in a part of the world that is known for its huge gold deposits and the increasing difficulty of finding them.

by Peter Caulfield
Map of the Athabasca Diamond Projects.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines CanAlaska to survey Alberta Kimberlite targets

A low-level high definition airborne magnetics survey will be conducted over the company's 100% owned Alberta diamond exploration property.

Rachel Chouinard, MSc Student, University of British Columbia was one of the 2016 Scholarship winners.
Mining Insider, Education, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Technology, British Columbia Geoscience BC announces 2016 scholarship winners

Geoscience BC announced that ten outstanding post-graduate students have been selected to receive 2016 Geoscience BC Scholarship Awards.

De Beers geologist collecting samples from esker at West Athabasca.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global De Beers completes KIM sampling at West Athabasca

New high-resolution airborne magnetic survey planned to define targets in preparation for drilling.

Close-up picture of CP Rail engine.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Minerals, British Columbia Canpotex nixes new Prince Rupert export terminal

Based on economic and commercial considerations, Canpotex has decided not to build a new export terminal on B.C.'s north coast.

Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Ontario Kennady Diamonds Completes 2016 Winter Drilling Program

Four diamonds identified in core during logging Faraday 1 and 3 traced onto land

Rough diamond
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, Saskatchewan Uranium explorer may have uncovered massive kimberlite field in the Athabasca Basin

In the company’s search for diamonds in Labrador, Canada, they stumbled onto one of the country’s richest nickel-copper discoveries.

by John Gomez
Picture of helicopter taking off from landing pad.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, British Columbia Geoscience BC receives $5 million in new funding from BC government for earth science

Geoscience BC to launch its largest airborne magnetic survey this summer in west-central BC.

The Bunce family: Justin, Robin, Shaun, Claudia and Josh
Minerals, British Columbia The Bunce family is giving the world Jade Fever

Most people don’t know Canada is one of the world’s largest suppliers of jade, but Jade Fever is helping put Canada on the map.

by Mason Buettner
BC's Auditor General Carol Bellringer has issued a critical report on the Mount Polley disaster.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Sustainability & environment, British Columbia BC’s Auditor General issues scathing report on Mount Polley disaster

The report recommends an integrated and independent compliance and enforcement unit for mining activities.

The members of the SGS Geostat award-winning team were (L to R): Marcel Costa, Dave Smercina, Amanda Landriault, Doug Hatfield, Guy Desharnais, Jean-Philippe Paiement and Lawrence Ng.
Exploration, Minerals, Technology, Quebec SGS Geostat wins Integra Gold Corp’s Gold Rush Challenge

SGS Geostat combined traditional geological methods with machine-learning virtual reality technology to impress the industry titans and take home first place

by Mason Buettner

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