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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.

Construction equipment poised to begin work at the Gold Bar Project on November 3, 2017.
Mining Insider, Mines McEwen Mining receives key permit for Gold Bar

A signed Record of Decision on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Gold Bar Project has been received.

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.

Twenty-five geochemical soil trends outlined by greater than 75th percentile values in gold, arsenic and antimony on the Boulevard Project
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Yukon Independence Gold discovers new soil anomalies on Boulevard, Yukon

With a portfolio of projects in the Yukon and the 3Ts Project in British Columbia, Independence Gold manages a variety of holdings.

Cover of PwC Canada's Junior Mine 2017 report.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Increased investment, rising consumer technology demands inspire confidence in Junior Mining sector

According to PwC Canada's Junior Mine 2017 report, valuations have risen for the second year in a row, inspiring confidence in the sector.

The Honourable Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development, announces Ontario's successful Supercluster applicants in Toronto, October 11, 2017.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Canadian Mining Sector’s Clean Resources Proposal shortlisted in Innovation Supercluster Initiative

CEMI is a not-for-profit organization that helps solve mining industry challenges by delivering commercially viable innovations.

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.

K+S Potash Canada's handling and storage facility at Pacific Coast Terminals in Port Moody, B.C.
Mining Insider, Mines K+S Potash Canada’s first ship is on its way to customers

KSPC can supply the markets of Asia and South America from Bethune mine in a way that is particularly advantageous in terms of logistics.

Tom Jason deposits area.
Mining Insider, Mines Fireweed drills high-grade zinc in Jason Main Zone including 13.2% zinc and 3.4% lead

Fireweed Zinc is a new public mineral exploration company focused on zinc and managed by a veteran team of mining industry professionals.

Members of the 2017–2018 QMEA board of directors.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Quebec Mining Sector in attendance at Xplor!

Organized by the QMEA, Xplor brings together more than 1,000 participants annually: investors, entrepreneurs, prospectors, engineers and geologists.

Justin Himmelright, new vice-president of sustainability at Skeena Resources Limited.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Skeena Welcomes New Vice President of Sustainability

Skeena Resources Limited is a junior Canadian mining exploration company focused on developing prospective precious and base metal properties in B.C.

West High Yield Resource Inc. logo.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Massive $750 million deal for magnesium deposit near Rossland

Calgary-based West High Yield Resources sells their mineral properties near Rossland to Maryland-based Gryphon Enterprises for US $750 million

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.

Cover of the Exploration Assessment Digital Data Formats guidelines.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, Global New tool helps industry collect and share geoscience data

The guidelines propose a uniform national standard for digital data submission for jurisdictional mine recording offices.

The telehandler at work.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, Global The telehandler transforms the snow removal industry

Merlo is very popular in the snow removal industry due to its speed and power.

Picture of helicopter at a forested landing area.
Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, British Columbia Skeena commences underground drilling at Snip

Skeena Resources Limited is a junior Canadian mining exploration company focused on developing prospective precious and base metal properties in B.C.

The Minerals South Conference runs from November 7 to 9, and is held at the Heritage Inn Hotel and Convention Centre in Cranbrook.
Mining Insider, Education, Mines, British Columbia Minerals South conference in Cranbrook November 7 to 9

The conference is organized by East Kootenay Chamber of Mines (EKCM), a non-profit organization actively promoting sustainable exploration, mining and education

Yari Nieken, new CEO of Southern Lithium Corp.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines Southern Lithium announces appointment of Yari Nieken as new CEO

Southern Lithium Corp. is a resource exploration company engaged in the business of acquiring and exploring minerals properties.

A wastewater treatment plant.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia BC Innovation Council awards $735,000 to fund market-driven research

Four projects awarded through BCIC Ignite Program promise to address industry problems and provide significant benefits to BC

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