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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.

Pictured are the three co-founders of Osisko Mining (L to R): John Burzynski, president and CEO; Sean Roosen, chair of the board; and Robert Wares, executive vice-president exploration and resource development.
Rock Stars, Company Profiles, Mines, Quebec From snakes to suits: Rock star John Burzynski

The co-founders of Osisko Mining are geologists first who have found success in the business world.

by Jillian Clark
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 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

The fleet of railcars will be capable of carrying iron ore from the Bloom Lake mine near Fermont to the port at Sept-Iles, Québec.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Champion Iron acquires 735 specialized iron ore railcars for Bloom Lake mine for (US) $30.1 million

Bloom Lake has the potential to be one of the region's leading long-life iron ore mines and a major contributor to the national economy.

Dynamic Earth's staff all come from science backgrounds. Visitors gain real knowledge and fun experiences.
Education, Maritimes, Ontario, Quebec 9 must-visit museums in Eastern Canada to learn about Canada’s mining and energy industries

From Newfoundland to Ontario, Eastern Canada offers a wealth of mining museums to explore.

by Jillian Clark
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.

by Jillian Clark
One of Polycor's North American stone quarries; the company is based in Quebec City.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Global, Quebec TorQuest Partners acquires majority control of Polycor as part of merger

Swenson Granite and its wholly owned subsidiary Rock of Ages are also part of the TorQuest Partners merger, with TorQuest owning majority control of all.

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

by Jillian Clark
The Raglan Mine
Sustainability & environment, Quebec Glencore goes two for two in the 2016 TSM Excellence Awards

Glencore’s Raglan Mine and Kidd Operations were both recognized with 2016 TSM Excellence Awards at the CIM Awards Gala in Vancouver.

by Mason Buettner
The Renard Diamond Project is located in the James Bay region of north-central Québec.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Stornoway commences ore processing at Renard Diamond Project

Stornoway is a leading Canadian diamond exploration and development company.

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
An outcropping skarn, running approximately 1.5 kilometres through the centre of the Duvay Project, near Amos, Quebec.
Exploration, Quebec Thinking differently sets Secova Metals apart

Brad Kitchen, CEO and Chairman of Secova Metals Corp. believes the best time to invest in Canadian gold mining companies is right now.

by Kevin Miller
A map of Canada showing the Geothermal Potential.
Sustainability & environment, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon Geothermal—Canada on the brink of sustainable energy?

Adjusting to sustainable energies need not be tough for those who have spent their careers in oil and gas. Many of their skills are transferrable.

by Elizabeth James
An aerial photo of the fully permitted Sigma Milling Facility and Tailings (looking North).
Exploration, Quebec Integra Gold launches a gold rush challenge

Integra Gold is challenging contestants from around the world to find the next big gold discovery in Val-d’Or, Quebec.

by Jessica Kirby
La Grande dam in Quebec shown with a skiff of snow on the ground
Energy, Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec Top 10 hydroelectric dams in Canada

Hydroelectricity dam construction has led to Canada producing 60 per cent of its power from its waterways.

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
Logo of the QMEA - AEMQ Xplor congrès de l'exploration minière du Québec (CNW Group/Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (AEMQ))
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec QMEA 2015 Recognition Awards

Each year, the QMEA highlights the dynamism and entrepreneurial qualities of members who contribute to the development of Québec's mineral sector.

Xplor 2015 - Show floor (CNW Group/Quebec Mineral Exploration Association (AEMQ))
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Quality support at Xplor 2015 to highlight QMEA’s 40 years of service

Québec's biggest mining event, Xplor 2015, brought together over 1,200 participants who directly contribute to the vitality and development of the industry.

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