Articles by Northern Miner Staff

Stop kicking a wounded industry

Tighten government spending? Slash the federal deficit? These appear but a daydream of Prime Minister Brian Mulroney. Certainly it’s a message that has not got through to the Canadian International De…


Queenstake adds $100,000 to its operating cash flow

Queenstake Resources says it has received $625,000 from a limited partnership for the funding of Yukon placer operating costs in exchange for a share of production and “certain tax benefits.” Presiden…



New mineral branch director

John Wood has been appointed director of the new northwestern mineral development branch in Kenora of the Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. Mr Wood is the first mining director to be…


Mining conference Leoben, Austria

A national resource forum titled Canadian Mining Industry — Emerging Challenges and Opportunities will be held Sept 11-14 at Banff, Alta. The forum will examine future prospects for the industry and …


Audrey’s Mobrun project will be open pit operation

Treatment of a 20,000-tonne bulk sample from the Mobrun property near Rouyn, Que., is scheduled to start by the end of the month, Audrey Resources says. Audrey, which has the right to earn a 50% inter…


Coniagas Mines

The Coniagas Mines has purchased six claims from Hillsborough Exploration located in Pifher Twp., near Beardmore, Ont. The deal is subject to approval of Hillsborough shareholders. In a related transa…


Getty gold exploration has $4-million backing

Getty Resources has filed a preliminary prospectus for a public offering of common shares and purchase warrants. The company’s president and chief executive officer, Richard C. Atkinson, claims it’s e…


La Teko results very high grade

Some very high grade gold values have been encountered in a drill program at La Teko Resources’ Tillicum Mountain property near Nakusp, B.C. The project has a reputation for generating bonanza-type re…


Further drilling for Achilles at Casa Berardi

Vancouver-based Achilles Resources is going to carry out a second-phase follow-up program of exploratory drilling on its 69-claim Casa Berardi gold property in Estrees twp. which it holds under option…


Platinum property for Cream Silver

Geology favorable for hosting platinum and chromite mineralization has been mapped on claims held by Cream Silver Mines in the Lac des Iles area. Located 50 miles north of Thunder Bay, Ont., the Lac d…


Montreal Exchange New and old both active

Wednesday close, Sept 3 One of the country’s newest gold producing companies and one of its oldest shared the spotlight on the Montreal Exchange this week as the gold price surged above $400 pulling g…


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