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Avalon dusts off lithium project in northwestern Ontario

Avalon dusts off lithium project in northwestern Ontario

Electric car battery market recharges junior miner Lithium is the new gold in northwestern Ontario’s Kenora district.
Online claim staking in Ontario slated for 2017

Online claim staking in Ontario slated for 2017

The Ministry of Northern Development and Mines is encouraging prospectors and mining companies with mineral claims in Ontario to double check their claim boundaries as the province inches closer to introducing digital claim staking.
Ontario Geological Survey celebrates 125 years

Ontario Geological Survey celebrates 125 years

New Gold’s Rainy River Mine just one of many examples of discoveries attributed to fieldwork carried out by the OGS When the Ontario Geological Survey (OGS) was founded 125 years ago, geologists accessed the Northern Ontario wilderness by canoe.
Objectivity introduces drill hole optimization tool

Objectivity introduces drill hole optimization tool

Solution is applicable to late stage exploration or mining companies moving ground from resources to reserves Sudbury startup Objectivity’s new Drilling, Reporting and Targeting solution could change the way geologists plan infill drill holes.
Software allows drill hole logging from anywhere

Software allows drill hole logging from anywhere

Social networking feature fosters teamwork David Peres and Rob Patterson are experts in developing software for the mining industry, particularly for drill hole data management.
Second chance for exploration assistance

Second chance for exploration assistance

Junior Exploration Assistance Program Exploration companies that missed the April 30th closing date for the Junior Exploration Assistance Program (JEAP) can take advantage of an August 30th application deadline for a second tranche of funding.
Harte Gold makes transition to production

Harte Gold makes transition to production

Last October, Harte Gold Corp. began a transition from junior exploration company to gold producer. But Harte’s yellow brick road has had its share of lions, tigers and bears.
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