Manitoba Mining News

CanAlaska adds to excellent uranium targets

CanAlaska is buying back MC Resources Ltd. (Mitsubishi)’s 50% interest in the West McArthur project for $600,000 and a 1% royalty to MC.

Klondex picks up idled Manitoba mine for $32 million

Klondex Mines (TSX:KDX) has added to its portfolio of properties by acquiring the idled Rice Lake Mine in Manitoba, Canada.

Hudbay's Manitoba miners down tools

Close to 200 miners at mines run by Hudbay Minerals (TSX, NYSE:HBM) in Manitoba, Canada walked off the job over the weekend.

Hudbay picks up fourth Manitoba mine

Hudbay Minerals (TSX, NYSX:HBM) has purchased the idled Snow Lake project in Manitoba, adding to its stable of properties in the Canadian province of Manitoba.

Manitoba bid to start potash mine met with skepticism

The Canadian province of Manitoba is wading into the potash industry that has proven so lucrative to its neighbour, Saskatchewan.

Minnesota dumps potash into lake to kill zebra mussels

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

Manitoba officially opens two mines

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

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

Hint: Environment

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

"This means we are looking for projects"

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

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

"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

Unemployment rate, however, stayed at 7.8%

Wildcat Reports private placement to San Gold following completion of share consolidation

WIlcat has completed a non-brokered private placement of shares to San Gold Corporation, pursuant to renewal of the option of three properties in the Rice Lake gold camp to San Gold.

Auriga Gold board of directors grants incentive options

The company announces that it has granted an aggregate of 1.85 million options to purchase common shares of the company exercisable at a price of $0.25 per share for a period of 5 years, to certain directors, officers and consultants of the company.

VMS Ventures Inc. and Hudbay break ground at new copper mine in Manitoba

VMS Ventures and joint venture partner Hudbay Minerals will be hosting a ceremony today to signal their commitment to the new copper mine.

Bison Gold Resources Inc. announces cppointment of chief financial officer

The company has announced the appointment of Mr. Chris Carmichael as chief financial officer of Bison Gold Resources. Mr. Carmichael is a certified general accountant and was the CFO of Bison Gold from 2007 to 2011.

Carlisle Goldfields announces initial results from its Last Hope drill program

With a historical resource of 888,000 tonnes of mineralized material at a grade of 9.4 grams per tonne, recent results show 6.0 g/t Au over 3 metres from 88 to 91 metres.

Bison Gold Resources Inc. – News Release

Former CFO, Amir Mousavi, filed a notice of application with the Ontario Supreme court to confirm the election of a dissident board of directors. The vote came about after the incumbent board "failed to address concerns raised about lack of leadership and excessive CEO compensation, travel and entertainment expenses."

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

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.

StrikePoint completes sale of certain Rice Lake assets to San Gold Corporation

The assets sold under the agreement include 50 mining claims near the town of Bissett, Manitoba and StrikePoint's subsidiary company, Manitoba Ltd.

San Gold halts milling for three weeks

Manitoba miner keeps to annual production targets.