Ontario Mining News

South Arturo JV to expand production in late 2019

Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, Ont., has provided an update on development at the South Arturo joint venture in the Carlin Trend.

Wesdome extends Eagle River zone 7 at depth

Drifting and drilling the 7 zone at the Eagle River mine has resulted in longer than average strike lengths and extended the zone at depth.

Paulson wins support for replacing only 3 Detour Gold directors

For substantive change to take hold at the company, long-term directors who have presided over value destruction and overseen technical failures of prior mine plans need to be replaced.

Test mining at Madsen yields 56% more oz than predicted says Pure Gold

Pure Gold purchased the Madsen property in 2014, advancing the project to the current development stage. 

Aurelius acquires 100% of Mikwam property

Aurelius previously made cash payments of $25,000 and issued 1.5 million shares to ALX.

Metals Creek starts diamond drilling at Garrison project

The company’s stock jumped 12% Wednesday, following the announcement.

Macassa No.4 headframe rises over Kirkland Lake

The skyline of Kirkland Lake changed recently when the 65-metre-tall concrete headframe for Kirkland Lake Gold’s new Macassa No.4 shaft was slip formed in just 10 days.

BTU acquires more land around Great Bear’s Dixie

BTU Metals has expanded its Dixie Halo gold project in Red Lake, Ontario, by acquiring Burgudy Exploration and its 41.6 sq. km of prospective land in the area.

CanmetMINING, COREM sign co-operation agreement

The two hope to leverage their joint expertise and capability on projects of importance to the mining sector.

Alamos reports best ever intersection at Island Gold mine

Alamos Gold says its best ever surface directional drilling intersection is at the Island Gold mine, 83 km northeast of the town of Wawa.

IAMGOLD considers two mine plans in Côté feasibility study

The extended plan increases the mine life by two years, raising production to 372,000 oz. gold per year and all-in sustaining costs to US$703 oz. gold per year.

Canada Cobalt shares jump nearly 12% after hitting high grades at Castle mine

The company specifically targeted cobalt for the first time at this historic silver producing mine.

Tlicho all-season road near NICO project approved

The federal government has announced that it will provide up to 25% of the construction costs for the road through the P3 Canada Fund.

Wolfden cuts more high grade at Pickett Mountain

A resource estimate for Pickett Mountain is to be released before the end of year based on modelling of historical and recent drill results.

Canada injects C$5m into Goldcorp’s Borden mine as prize for innovation

Grant supports innovation to cut greenhouse emissions, which the gold miner will do by opening the first underground mine in Canada to replace all diesel mobile equipment with battery electric vehicles.

Paulson & Co to ask Detour Gold for special meeting for board overhaul

Paulson & Co has threatened to replace Detour's board if it does not successfully explore strategic alternatives, including a sale, and look for a new chief executive.

UPDATED: Paulson plans to replace Detour board, explore sale of company

Major is interested in acquiring Detour.

Gold mining the least polluting in the metals sector — WGC

It depends on how you measure it.

Business leaders call for an Ontario natural resources strategy

Resource industries are the backbone of Ontario's economy, representing an important source of greater living standards and well-being for all.

Ontario launches $90 million solar rebate program to help save energy, money and the environment

This program will provide qualifying businesses $0.75 per watt for solar panel installations up to 500 kW (AC).

Ontario partners with First Nations to share forestry and mining revenues

Ontario and First Nations partners have signed historic resource revenue sharing agreements in mining and forestry – the first of their kind in the province.

Saskatchewan miner launches aggressive exploration program in Ontario

GFG says this is the first ever systematic, district-scale exploration program in an under-explored portion of the Abitibi greenstone belt.

Landmark funding announced for Canada’s largest First Nations led infrastructure project

The project will connect remote First Nations in Northwestern Ontario to Ontario’s power grid and provide for savings associated with avoided diesel costs.

Ontario wants high-tech mines up north

According to the Minister of Northern Development and Mines, the Province wants to help improve mine productivity in the region, increase operating efficiencies, and contribute to the global expansion of northern businesses.

Saskatchewan company expands in Ontario

GFG Resources now controls a total of 700 square kilometres of gold assets in Ontario and Wyoming.