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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.

Mining incubator considered for Timmins

With mining prices soaring and interest in local exploration reaching a fever pitch, the Timmins Economic Development Corporation is looking to the potential of creating a mining incubator for the region.

Dryden wants in on mining action

The City of Dryden is taking a stake in the mineral exploration frenzy in northwestern Ontario.

Laurentian spearheads new Geology programs

Laurentian University’s Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) and the Department of Earth Sciences have spearheaded the introduction of two new Geology programs to help address a serious shortage of geoscientists.

Sky high PGM prices spark exploration

Northern Ontario is never going to become a leading producer of platinum group metals (PGMs), but the region's output may eventually increase to the point that it “can't be ignored by the rest of the world,” according to an executive at a northwester

Workshop gives students real-life geology experiences

For the last three years, Roisin Kyne has filled her brain with geological theory in her classes at Lakehead University.

Perry English: prospector of the year

Perry English, winner of the Ontario Prospectors Association Prospector of the Year Award, has a little in common with Sam Walton, the legendary founder of the mammoth Wal-Mart empire.