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Mineral bank picks up four Ontario properties

Mineral bank picks up four Ontario properties

Vancouver-based First Mining Finance targets junior miners struggling to keep the lights on When mining exploration tanked in 2015 and junior miners struggled to keep the lights on, Keith Neumeyer, president and CEO of Vancouver-based First Majestic
Battery demand gives Cobalt new lease on life

Battery demand gives Cobalt new lease on life

Historic mining camp sees flurry of acquisitions and staking Global demand for cobalt has sparked a flurry of acquisitions and a staking rush in the Town of Cobalt and surrounding area.
Study advances rock mass ground support

Study advances rock mass ground support

Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Construction produces best practices for developing block cave mines Outcomes from the Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation’s (CEMI) Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction (RTC-UMC) will help Rio Tin
Exploration research bonanza

Exploration research bonanza

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Commerce students invited to go for gold

Commerce students invited to go for gold

Teams of undergraduate Commerce students from universities around the world are being invited to compete in the Goodman Gold Challenge, an investment management competition in Sudbury sponsored by Laurentian University’s Goodman School of Mines.
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.