1993

Noramco joins Pamlico project

Junior Noramco Mining (TSE) can earn a 21% interest in Nevada’s Pamlico gold property from Cactus West Explorations (VSE). In return, Noramco must spend US$825,000 by April 30, 1996. Cactus West has a…


BOOK REVIEW — Western wandering

Wilderness Wandering on Vancouver Island, by Walter Guppy. Published by Grassroots Publication, P.O. Box 94, Tofino, B.C. V0R 2ZO. 136 pages. $12.95 in book stores; $15 postpaid from publisher. The bo…


Bishop Res. adds ground to Mexican gold property

Having outlined four new targets on its Guadalupe gold property in Sonora state, Mexico, Bishop Resources International Exploration (CDN) has staked an additional 920 hectares. The new target areas we…



NEWS ROUNDUP — Maude uncovers new gold zones

Two gold-bearing structures have been defined on the property of Maude Lake Gold Mines (CDN) near Matheson in northeastern Ontario. The Ramp vein and 1A zone were found during a 7,940-ft. drill progra…


NEWS ROUNDUP — Canmine does EM work on Fer

Pulse electromagnetic (EM) surveys are being performed by Canmine Resources (CDN) on the Fer base metal property near Flin Flon, Man. The surveys are intended to define targets for a 20,000-ft. winter…


NEWS ROUNDUP — Audrey has good values over width

Drill results from the 1100 lens project in northwestern Quebec continue to provide encouragement. Audrey Resources (TSE) and Metall Mining (TSE) report a 240-ft. intersection containing 4% zinc, 0.8%…


OBITUARY — Kervin McDonough

A prospector for 49 years, Kervin McDonough has died at his St. Catharines, Ont., home. He was 70. A member of the McDonough clan of explorationists, he worked in Ireland, the U.S. and extensively thr…


NEWS ROUNDUP — Cominco Resources ups Cerattepe

A drill program in 1993 has resulted in a higher reserve estimate for the Cerattepe property in Turkey. Cominco Resources International (TSE) says 52 holes were drilled on the Gossan zone, bringing th…



ODDS’N’SODS — Northern `Diamond Queen’ (2)

Editor’s note: The author concludes his stories about Sophie May Ryan, dubbed “the North’s fabulous Diamond Queen” in a 1952 obituary in a weekly newspaper in The Pas, Man. The Diamond Queen ran the r…



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