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Manitou Gold working two ends of the rainbow

Manitou Gold working two ends of the rainbow

New acquisitions, discoveries show promise This may prove to be an interesting drilling season for Manitou Gold thanks to operations in two different regions of Ontario.
Dave Hunt honoured by prospectors association

Dave Hunt honoured by prospectors association

To say Dave Hunt has had a long and successful career is a bit of an understatement.
Ontario transitions to online staking April 10th

Ontario transitions to online staking April 10th

Time-honoured practice of physically staking claims comes to an end The time-honoured practice of physically staking mining claims in Ontario came to an end on January 8th, and beginning April 10th, mining claims in the province will only be able to
Confidence returns to mining

Confidence returns to mining

Exploration spending up 30 per cent The mood at this year’s PDAC March 4 through 7 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre is sure to be more upbeat as the global mineral exploration industry emerges from four long years of misery.
Rob McEwen at it again – this time in Timmins

Rob McEwen at it again – this time in Timmins

Purchase of Black Fox a strategic fit Rob McEwen rose to mining preeminence as founder and former chairman of Goldcorp by reviving the fortunes of a moribund mine in northwestern Ontario.
Boots on the ground spur mineral discoveries

Boots on the ground spur mineral discoveries

Prospectors in need of a helping hand By Frank Racicot Many of the areas where mines have been found or mining companies are spending their exploration dollars were discovered by prospectors.
First Cobalt takes fresh look at old mining camp

First Cobalt takes fresh look at old mining camp

Cobalt price has soared from $22,000/tonne in February 2016 to $80,000 per tonne in January Flush with cash from a year-end share offering, First Cobalt Corp. is exploring the Cobalt mining camp like it’s never been explored before.
Drilling companies report an uptick in business

Drilling companies report an uptick in business

Finding experienced drillers cited as major challenge Drilling companies report a slightly improved volume of business in 2017 and are optimistic about 2018, but worried about the shortage of experienced drillers.
Ontario Prospectors Association’s JEAP program a success

Ontario Prospectors Association’s JEAP program a success

This past December, the Junior Exploration Assistance Program (JEAP) closed applications for its fourth and final round of funding.
Premier Gold budgets $18.1 million for Hardrock project

Premier Gold budgets $18.1 million for Hardrock project

Premier Gold Mines’ 2018 exploration and development budget includes $18.1 million for its Hardrock project, which it jointly owns with Centerra Gold Mines. The $18.1 million is the first phase of a three-phase budget of up to $37.