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PGM finds exciting, but not currently economic

PGM finds exciting, but not currently economic

Transition Metals and Panoramic Resources have high hopes for Thunder Bay area discoveries Northwestern Ontario is becoming a hotbed of PGM finds.
Gowest Gold seeks funding for drive underground

Gowest Gold seeks funding for drive underground

Historically high gold prices made it easier to find new gold deposits, but last year’s 25 per cent drop in the precious metal’s value makes it harder to get it out of the ground. Gowest Gold Ltd.
Mining, exploration take a beating

Mining, exploration take a beating

New Gold, Detour, Premier Gold are among the exceptions Mining company execs manning the booths at the PDAC’s Investors Exchange in Toronto this year will have a harder time than usual convincing wary investors to part with their cash as excess suppl
Premier graduates to gold producer in 2016

Premier graduates to gold producer in 2016

South Arturo on schedule to begin production, Hardrock in permitting stage In 2016, Premier Gold Mines Ltd.
North Bay duo develop versatile, all-purpose drill rig

North Bay duo develop versatile, all-purpose drill rig

One unit adaptable to underground, surface or remote fly-in applications To get the perfect drill rig, you have to get the recipe just right.
MERC looks to the future

MERC looks to the future

New five-year business plan paves way for world-class research organization The Mineral Exploration Research Centre (MERC) has committed itself to an ambitious, five-year business plan.
Geoscience startup prides itself on smarter targeting

Geoscience startup prides itself on smarter targeting

Ronacher McKenzie helps exploration companies make the most of limited budgets The depressed state of the mineral exploration industry has most geoscientists hanging onto their jobs or desperately seeking work, but two young women with years of exper
Goldcorp makes offer to acquire Probe Mines

Goldcorp makes offer to acquire Probe Mines

Ore to be trucked to Dome mill in Timmins Most junior mining companies spent 2014 conserving cash and crossing their fingers for better times. Probe Mines Limited was an exception.
Premier Gold turns down market into opportunity

Premier Gold turns down market into opportunity

Hardrock property in Greenstone boasts over 7.5 million ounces of indicated and inferred gold Most exploration and development companies in Northern Ontario and indeed around the world are feeling the heat of the down market.
Fund offers prospectors up to $85,000

Fund offers prospectors up to $85,000

It’s a grim market reality for mineral explorers trying to raise capital for their projects. But there’s one tool available to help prospectors at the grassroots levels with their costs in working their claims.