Quebec Mining News

Matamec announces commencement of new drilling program on the Sakami Gold Property

3,000m campaign on Zone 25 seeks to confirm the extension of gold mineralization to the west and follow up on previous results that include 21.05m of 4.94g/t Au

RNC Minerals partners with Waterton in Quebec nickel mine

Joint venture will focus on nickel assets, particularly the Quebec-based Dumont project, which is expected to become the world's fifth largest nickel sulphide mine.

Eastern Canada now the preferred mineral exploration investment destination

While wew mines continue to open in British Columbia, the perceptionis that the province is no longer a welcome place for mineral exploration.

Explorers frustrated with waiting times for permits in B.C., the Territories

On the level of transparency in the approvals process, jurisdictions in the US, Australia and Scandinavia performed better than Canada, a fresh report by the Fraser Institute, shows.

Quebec pulls permits for Copper One’s exploration claims at Riviere Dore

The miner says the decision is clearly “abusive” and it evidences “an excess of jurisdiction,” reason why it will appeal the resolution.

Copper One, Quebec gov’t lock horns

The junior miner has begun proceedings against the Quebec Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks (MFFP) in the superior court over a denied permit.

Quebec gold miner surges after reserves update

Richmont up more than 12% after drilling program at producing Ontario mine increases reserves by more than a third and lifts average grades to 9.2g/t gold.

Balmoral's positive drill results lead to resource estimate target increase

Drilling at Balmoral Resources' Bug South gold deposit continues to return high-grade gold mineralization, leading one analyst to increase his estimated resource target at Martiniere.

Global rough diamond production about to reach its peak

Global rough diamond production will reach its peak in only three years before entering into a supply deficit by 2020, two separate reports show.

Canada’s Quebec launches online tool to help suppliers win up to $50bn in contracts

Platform aims to help local suppliers bid for contacts related to the Plan Nord, a provincial initiative to invest about $1.3 billion in infrastructure and other projects over the next five years.

First Quebec diamond mine opens 

Good news for mining in Quebec, the majority French-speaking Canadian province, has come from Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX:SWY), which officially opened its Renard diamond mine last week.

Canadians spent over $32bn in mining acquisitions in first half of 2016

Overall, Canadian deal-making in the first half of the year fell in line with the global cooling down trend that has followed the record valuations of 2015.

Decision on TransCanada's Energy East closer than ever as federal board begins review

The East Energy pipeline is expected to generate $55 billion in economic benefit for Canada and create over 3,300 operational jobs across the country.

Glencore to sell option in Canadian gold mine

While Falco Resources fully owns the Quebec-based Horne project, Glencore has the right to buy back the 65% stake in the mine it inherited when it bought Xstrata.

Falco study outlines $905M gold mine in Quebec

A former operating gold mine in Quebec could be back in business by 2020 according to Falco Resources (TSXV:FPC), which released a PEA on its Horne 5 gold project.

Royal Nickel on a tear after northern Quebec find

Toronto junior's shares up 14% after grabbing samples ranging from 5g/t to 198g/t gold over 15km of strike length at its newly-consolidated Qiqavik project.

TransCanada's Energy East pipeline faces Quebec injunction

The provincial government asked the court to order a halt until the project has complied with the environmental laws in place.

Canada’s Ontario the slowest to issue exploration permits — report

Growing wait times for permits may hinder Canada's ability to take advantage of its considerable mineral potential, warn experts.

Canada’s Quebec okays $1.2 billion phosphate mine

The open-pit mine – the largest in Canada near an inhabited area – is expected to create 475 construction jobs and 375 permanent positions.

TransCanada’s Energy East pipeline costs up 30 pct to $15.7bn

The firm has filed an amended application, which makes nearly 700 changes to the route in response to concerns about environmentally sensitive areas.

Lost treasures of Quebec waiting to be discovered in the "Eldorado of Canada"

A few weeks ago I shared some information about Golden Hope Mines which is a small company I recently purchased shares in. They have been active in the Beauce Region and have been very successful with their Bellechasse-Timmins Deposit and Champagne zone.

Public fears put uranium mining on same path as shale gas in Quebec

Fears about radioactive contamination may close the door to uranium mining in Canada's Quebec just as public angst shelved shale gas extraction in the province in 2011.

Rio Tinto to suspend operations at Quebec titanium mine

Rio Tinto will lay off 100 workers and put about 250 on temporary layoff at its iron and titanium mine in Havre-Saint-Pierre, Que.

New study says Energy East Pipeline would hurt whales

Report claims that noise from tanker traffic causes heightened levels of stress for the North Atlantic right whale, hindering the mammal’s ability to communicate.

Canada’s Eldorado Gold buys 15% stake in Integra Gold

Deal will give Integra up to a $27 million-cash injection, allowing it to move forward with its Quebec-based Lamaque gold project.