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Historic exploration agreement a first

Noront Resources, one of the best positioned exploration companies in the Ring of Fire, a highly prospective greenstone belt in Ontario's James Bay Lowlands, is going beyond the call of duty to develop good relationships with Marten Falls and Webequi

Discovery hole intersected 80 metres of mineralization

In 1996, a hole drilled as part of a Falconbridge exploration program intersected a 30-centimeter wide chalcopyrite vein and revealed an off-hole geophysical anomaly.
Geoscience students introduced to mining industry

Geoscience students introduced to mining industry

Become inventive, embrace a situation and roll with the punches. Keynote speaker Keith Barron, geologist and co-founder of Aurelian Resources Inc.
First Nation assumes stake in diamond driller

First Nation assumes stake in diamond driller

Webiquie First Nation, a remote community 540 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has entered into a joint venture with Winnipeg-based Cyr Drilling International and a group of private investors to provide diamond drilling services in Ontario.

First Nation assumes stake in diamond driller

Webiquie First Nation, a remote community 540 kilometres north of Thunder Bay, has entered into a joint venture with Winnipeg-based Cyr Drilling International and a group of private investors to provide diamond drilling services in Ontario.

Foraco establishes headquarters in North Bay

French drilling services contractor Foraco International’s new North Bay-based Canadian subsidiary is suffering like everyone else from the precipitous downturn in the mining industry, but has nevertheless carved out a respectable position in the mar

New life for old mining camp

Exploration and mineral development information for the Municipality of Greenstone, encompassing Geraldton, Beardmore, Nakina and Longlac, is only a few mouse clicks away.

Bob Middleton: developing Ontario’s mineral wealth

Growing up on the shores of Lake Ontario, a world away from the province’s mining heartland, Bob Middleton could never have imagined the long and winding path that lay before him.

Exploration industry braces for changes to Mining Act

Prospectors, junior mining companies and communities across Northern Ontario are hoping that pending changes to the province’s Mining Act won’t dampen the fortunes of Ontario’s lucrative mineral exploration industry.

Noront, Rosseau agree on compromise board

Noront, Rosseau agree on compromise board Richard Nemis has resigned as president and CEO of Noront Resources as part of a compromise with dissident shareholders led by Rosseau Asset Management.