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Noranda OKs production on rich Isle Dieu orebody

What is so far a small but very rich zinc-silver-copper deposit near Matagami in northwestern Quebec is being put into production by Noranda Minerals at a cost of $35 million. Site preparation on the …


Cominco battery vies for national research award

A major percentage of auto batteries in North America may soon be produced using advanced manufacturing technology developed by a subsidiary of Cominco Ltd. The unique process was developed by Cominco…


Highwood/Hecla project could be producing in ’87

A deal between Hecla Mining Co. and Highwood Resources could lead to construction of a specialty metals mine as early as next year, Highwood President D. G. Thomas says. The deal, which was signed in …


Open pit Potential seen for Yukon gold prospect

A major exploration program financed by Chevron Minerals has outlined significant gold mineralization on a property in the Yukon held under option from Vancouver-based B.Y.G. Natural Resources. What i…


Syndicate finds platinum near Schefferville

A private company believes it could have a major platinum discovery in the Labrador trough area north of Schefferville, Que. Assays from the first half of about 2,000 samples taken by La Fosse Platinu…


Silverside cuts gold values in Garrison Twp.

Ore-grade gold mineralization has been encountered in three drill holes put down in an initial program on Silverside Resources’ Garrison Twp. property in northeastern Ontario. President Leith Hellens …




Flow-through offer made by augmitto

Augmitto Explorations has received final receipt from the Quebec Securities Commission for a prospectus offering in Quebec. If completed, the offering will raise a minimum of $2.5 million and a maximu…


Mazarin options Wilco property

Mazarin Inc. has concuded an agreement with Cambior Inc. and Noranda Inc. to acquire an interest in the Wilco property one mile east of Rouyn- Noranda in northeastern Quebec. The project has considera…


Montreal Stock Exchange Cambior still climbing

Wednesday close, Sept 24 What was a little-known group of assets owned by the Quebec government just months ago is fast becoming one of Quebec’s premier gold issues. This week Cambior was, once again,…



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