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Exploration

QuadraFNX unveils Victoria’s secrets

“It’s all about copper at Quadra FNX,” chief operating officer Michael Winship told a packed audience at a lunch presentation hosted by the CIM Toronto branch January 20th.

Another record-breaking year

Mineral exploration in Ontario is once again breaking records following a brief slowdown triggered by the 2008 financial meltdown. “We’re back to pre-recession levels,” said Brian Atkinson, regional resident geologist for the Timmins district.

OPA ramps up for its annual Geoscience Symposium in Sudbury

The Ontario Prospector's Association (OPA) is hosting its annual Ontario Exploration and Geoscience Symposium on Dec. 7 & 8 at the Radisson Hotel in Sudbury.

New life for former gold producers

Several new mines are coming on line in northeastern Ontario in response to soaring gold prices.

Mines minister sees bright future for industry

Michael Gravelle, Ontario Minister of Northern Development, Mines and Forestry, painted a rosy picture for the province's mining industry at the Ontario Mining Association's conference in North Bay, June 15th.

Noront Resources pioneers new technology

Standing out from the competition at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada's (PDAC) International Trade Show and Investor Exchange can be a real challenge.

High gold price fuels exploration

Exploration spending was down in Canada and around the world in 2009, but Ontario fared better than most jurisdictions.

LacWood Inc. redesigns the core box

Industries LacWood Inc. has recently tapped into the exploration market with its newly-designed core boxes.

Lake Shore Gold wins Prospector Award

It takes more than a shovel in the ground and crossed fingers to transform a mineral deposit into a producing mine. The team at Lake Shore Gold Corporation has a clear understanding of the hard work that goes into bringing a mine online.

Exploration work has its share of hazards

Always have a plan in case of an emergency.Gerald Allan, the Ontario Ministry of Labour's (MOL) provincial mining specialist, mining health & safety program, urges workers in the exploration industry to take emergency preparedness seriously.