Manitoba

Manitoba officially opens two mines

Andrew Topf | September 21, 2014
Reed Copper project: The next mining milestone in Manitoba

Two mines in the Snow Lake area of Manitoba, Canada, were officially opened last week.

Canada’s Manitoba to open bids for major potash deposit

Cecilia Jamasmie | August 5, 2014
Canada’s Manitoba to open bids for major potash deposit

The potential mine could generate $2 billion worth of royalties for the province over the course of 40 years, and sustain close to 600 jobs.

Why we mistrust the resource sector, and what needs to change

Resource Works | July 21, 2014
Why we mistrust the resource feat

Hint: Environment

Liquid potash helps Canada control mussels plague

Cecilia Jamasmie | June 3, 2014
Liquid potash helps Canada control mussels plague

Zebra mussels reproduce quickly and can disrupt the food chain, clog water pipes and create algae.

VMS Ventures expects full production this spring at its Reed Copper Mine

Michael Allan McCrae | February 1, 2014

"This means we are looking for projects"

Vale Canada charged in fatal Thompson mine accident

Cecilia Jamasmie | November 18, 2013
Vale Canada charged in fatal Thompson mine accident

First time a mine has been charged in Manitoba in connection to the death of a worker.

Reed Copper project: The next mining milestone in Manitoba

John A. Roozendaal | July 26, 2013
Reed Copper project: The next mining milestone in Manitoba

Other than Hudbay Minerals’ 777 Mine at Flin Flon and Vale’s Nickel-Copper mining operations at Thompson, the next big name to sound loud in Manitoba is Reed Copper and here is why.

A buyer's perspective: VMS Ventures

Michael Allan McCrae | April 20, 2013
rick mark ceo VMS ventures

"Not a lot of money has gone to mining in 2012, and I don't see it brightening up quickly."

US added 155,000 jobs in December, Canada beats expectations

Cecilia Jamasmie | January 4, 2013
Gold price drifts lower ahead of jobs data

Unemployment rate, however, stayed at 7.8%

San Gold resumes milling operations

Milling operations were suspended in early June after its ball mill pinion suffered an unexpected failure. Mining operations continued at an average rate of more than 1,600 tons per day while repairs were completed to the ball mill.

San Gold's clearcut raises ire of environmentalists

Michael Allan McCrae | June 13, 2012
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To get a replacement tailing pond started for its mine, San Gold (TSE:SGR) clearcut a forest near the Wanipigow River, but the Manitoba branch of the Wilderness Committee accuses the company of taking down the trees before getting proper permission.

San Gold halts milling for three weeks

Joshua Zapf | June 5, 2012

Manitoba miner keeps to annual production targets.

Alexis obtains approval for $45 million debt financing for Snow Lake and announces proposed restructuring with share consolidation and name change

Alexis Minerals Corporation (TSX:AMC)(OTCQX:AXSMF) ("Alexis" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has received formal credit approval from Credit Suisse for a US $45 million, 4 1/2-year term loan to further the development of the Snow Lake Mine.

CaNickel to suspend blasting and mill operations

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CaNickel Mining Ltd. ("CaNickel" or the "Company") (TSX:CML) reports that the Company has received a stop work order from Manitoba's Workplace Safety and Health Division to cease blasting operations at the Company's Bucko Lake nickel mine.

Lake Shore Gold provides update on incident at Timmins West Mine

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TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – April 3, 2012) – Lake Shore Gold Corp. (TSX:LSG)(NYSE Amex:LSG) Lake Shore Gold Corp. ("Lake Shore Gold" or the "Company") today held a brief press conference to respond to enquiries from the media, and Dan Gagnon, Senior Vice-President of Operations, issued the following statement:

Harvest Gold reports no significant gold values intersected in drill holes completed at CUD Property Rice Lake Gold Belt, Manitoba

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwire – April 3, 2012) – Harvest Gold Corporation (TSX VENTURE:HVG) (the "Company") reports that the sulphide mineralization intersected in drill holes completed this winter drill season on the CUD property, Rice Lake Gold Belt, Manitoba were absent of significant gold mineralization or other metals of economic interest.

Drill results provide Satori with confidence to evaluate recommissioning of the Tartan Lake gold mine project, Manitoba

Satori Resources Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BUD) ("Satori" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that drilling results from its 2011 diamond-drill campaign at the Tartan Lake Gold Mine Project has extended gold mineralization to the west (holes 5 and 6), confirmed continuity of gold to the south of the existing resource (holes 7, 8 and 9) and demonstrated potential for expansion to the east (holes 10 and 12).

HudBay will spend $71 million to build Reed copper project

Michael Allan McCrae | December 22, 2011
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HudBay Mineral's (TSE:HBM) Reed copper project in Manitoba got the go ahead from the company's board of directors on Monday.

San Gold Reports Strong Quarterly Gold Production, Exploration Results, and Provides Notice of Third Quarter 2011 Financial Results Conference Call

Marketwire - Mining and Metals | October 6, 2011

San Gold Corporation CA:SGR +8.92% (otcqx:SGRCF) ("San Gold" or the "Company") reports preliminary operating results for the third quarter of 2011 and is provi

Victory Nickel receives board approval to proceed with development of Minago Mine

Marketwire | September 20, 2011

Victory Nickel Inc. (the "Company") CA:NI 0.00% ( www.victorynickel.ca ) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the development of the 100%-owned Minago sulphide nickel mine located on the Thomson Nickel Belt in central Manitoba.

HudBay to build new concentrator at Lalor, extends mine life

Mining Weekly | July 6, 2011

HudBay Minerals now plans to build a new C$264-million concentrator and paste backfill plant at its Lalor zinc/copper/gold project, in Manitoba, rather than refurbishing an existing facility at the nearby Snow Lake operation.

Crowflight’s Bucko Lake mine resumes operations: BIV

Andrew Topf | April 25, 2011
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A nickel mine in northern Manitoba will start producing again after a 6-month suspension of operations due to a dispute over contractors, Business in Vancouver reported: Vancouver-based junior mining company Crowflight Minerals Inc. (TSX: CML) announced this morning that its …

Mustang announces new platinum and palladium discovery in Manitoba

Marketwire | March 22, 2011
Mustang Minerals Map Mayville PGM mining

Mustang Minerals Corp. and 19.9% shareholder Western Areas NL are pleased to announce a significant new drill discovery of platinum and palladium mineralization at shallow depth at Mustang's 100% owned Mayville Property. The Mayville Property covers a large part of …

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Michael Moore spotlights Vale for shutting down operations in Manitoba

Michael Allan McCrae | February 28, 2011

Michael Moore, political activist and academy-award winner, took sides in the labour fight between Vale and the workers in Thompson, Manitoba. On Tuesday Moore wrote in his blog that the town and unions are resisting moves by the company to …