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U.S. may produceh 3m. oz gold in ’86

U.S. gold production may approach the 3-million-oz mark in 1986, according to a study from the Metals Economics Group of Boulder, Colo. Production in 1985 is estimated at 2.1 million oz, with average …


Mines ministers focused on Canada’s energy security

Canada’s energy security was a key item on the agenda at a meeting of energy and mines ministers last week in Banff. Alberta’s Energy Minister Dr. Neil Webber predicted that if oil and gas prices don’…


Campbell said to have best gold tailings

Which major Canadian gold producer has the highest grade tailings dump? The answer was very to FreeGold Recovery which has been treating tailings at Campbell Red Lake’s Balmertown operation with a mob…


Industrial symposium

British Columbia’s Ministry of Energy Mines & Petroleum Resources ha s issued a call for papers for its planned industrial hygiene symposium, to be held Feb 25-27, 1987, at the Georgia Hotel, Vancouve…


Silver consumption down in the U.S.

For the first quarter of 1986 domestic industrial silver consumption in the U.S. was 30.8 million oz — three million oz lower than a year ago or down 1%, the U.S. Bureau of Mines reports. Usage, howe…



Global print capability formed by Norgraphics

Norgraphics (Canada), a subsidiary of Northern Miner Press Limited, has become the only Canadian financial printer able to offer an extensive international data transmission capability. That capabilit…


NO HEADLINE (September 22, 1986)

TEXT: Hector Resources says diamond drilling has started on the former- producing American Flag mine, in the Maynard mining district, Mohave Cty., Arizona. lode mineral claims and another 640 acres …


TSE recognizes news wire service

The Toronto Stock Exchange has recognized a second commercial wire service as a recommended method for implementing timely disclosure policies. The wire service, Canadian Corporate News, which also in…


Noranda finishes CDC share buy

Noranda Inc. waited until the last moment before deciding to exercis e its right to complete its purchase of about 6.5 million shares of Canada Development Corp. from the federal government. “It wasn’…


Montreal Exchange Eider takes wing

Wednesday close, Sept 17 A little-known Quebec company, Eider Resources, was the top trader on the Montreal Exchange this week with 478,900 shares changing hands. The stock’s price gained 25 cents , a…


Saskatchewan opens new geology building

The new geology building of the University of Saskatchewan in Saskat oon will be officially opened Sept 19, by the province’s lieutenant-governor, F. W. Johnson. Built at a cost of $18 million, the ne…