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Editorial Ontario’s mines safer

It costs mining companies a bundle funnelling money into Ontario’s Workers Compensation Board, but it’s a social cost that, like motherhood, has its own imperative of need and necessity. The board, …


Echo Bay acquiring three more gold mines

Consolidated gold production for Echo Bay Mines will reach a record 480,000 oz per year by 1987 following the acquistion by the company of three producing mines owned by Tenneco Inc. Located in Nevada…


Sullivan resumes Goldstack drilling

Good results are being reported from drilling on Goldstack Resources’ Dubuisson Twp. property with funds provided by Sullivan Mines. Hole 86-18 has returned a 41 ft intersection from 908.5 ft to 949.5…


U.S. consuming less iron ore

U.S. iron ore consumption dropped more than 11% in June from the previous month and nearly 13% from the same month a year ago, the American Iron Ore Association reports. Consumption totalled 4.7 milli…


Australia may resume uranium sales to France

The Australian federal government plans to resume uranium exports to France, according to a budget speech delivered in August. “The government put economic rationality ahead of factional passion by de…


American Platinum busy at Lac des Iles properties

Exploration work is under way on the platinum properties held by American Platinum Inc. in the Lac des Iles area, 50 miles north of Thunder Bay, Ont. Linecutting, geochemical and geophysical surveys a…


DOME GROUP RESTRUCTURES U.S.INTERESTS

Dome Mines, Campbell Red Lake Mines and Sigma Mines (Quebec) plan to restructure their gold interests in the United States. Campbell will buy Dome’s and Sigma’s indirect interests in the Dee gold mine…



Goldcorp value (September 15, 1986)

The net asset value per class A share of Goldcorp Investments as of the close of business Thursday, Sept 4 amounted to $10.32 . The closing market price on the Toronto Stock Exchange for that day was …


Hemlo study

Question on Hemlo. How best to deal with the human services, (housing, health, recreation, etc.) in the communities most affected by the Hemlo gold boom? To help the companies, the communities themsel…


Excellent progress at Lac’s Bousquet

With eight surface drills working on the eastern section of Lac Minerals’ Bousquet gold mine near Noranda Que., the activity level is not only high but it is also generating good results. A total of 1…


Inco increases ownership of Fort Knox

A deal has been made between Fort Knox Gold Resources and Inco Limited which will increase that latter’s control over the junior company and see a large gold property explored this fall. Fort Knox can…


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