Wisconsin Mining News

In Wisconsin, GOP pushes to end sulfide mining moratorium

Gov. Scott Walker voted to ban copper and gold mining in Wisconsin two decades ago. Now he may be asked to lift the one of-a-kind prohibition as his fellow Republicans push to continue opening up the state’s north woods to mining.

Aquila Drills 71.68 meters of 1.68 grams per tonne gold including 2.9 meters of 27.06 grams per tonne gold at Bend copper-gold deposit

Aquila reports intersects of 71.68 meters of 1.68 grams per tonne gold including 2.9 meters of 27.06 grams per tonne gold at Bend copper-gold deposit.

Not exactly a gold rush, but companies exploring Wisconsin

It is too early to say whether Aquila Resources, which is incorporated in Canada with U.S. offices in Menominee, Mich., will begin the long regulatory process to mine gold, company president Thomas Quigley told the Journal Sentinel.