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Junior miner dusts off 20-year lithium project

Junior miner dusts off 20-year lithium project

Avalon Advanced Materials plans feasibility study for 2017 The alarm bells for the oil industry are still barely audible, but Don Bubar, president and CEO of Avalon Advanced Materials, knew they were going to get louder when close to 400,000 people p
Clouds part, mood turns positive

Clouds part, mood turns positive

More diamond drills turning Upswing? Downswing? Who knows? Ask Garry Clark, president of the Ontario Prospectors Association or Andrew Cheatle, executive director of the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada, and they’ll tell you the minin
Albany graphite deposit “a freak of nature”

Albany graphite deposit “a freak of nature”

Zenyatta Ventures pursues applications in batteries and composites Aubrey Eveleigh describes the Albany graphite deposit in northeastern Ontario “as a real freak of nature.” “We never expected to find something like this,” he said.
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.