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Three drills now testing Granges’ B.C. gold bet

Probably better than most companies, Granges Exploration recognizes the importance of a drill hole. That fact alone best explains why the company will complete 15,000 to 20,000 ft of drilling this yea…


Drilling at Rand Malartic significant: NSR Resources

Definition drilling of the 67 zone at the Rand Malartic, Quebec gold property of NSR Resources is under way with encouraging results being returned. So far, 23 underground holes have been completed at…


St. George acquires Nevada gold prospect

St. George Minerals has reached an agreement to acquire the Dean mine property located two miles southeast of its Fisher gold project in Nevada’s Battle Mountain area. President Frank Varseveld claims…




North American big spender on Golden Bear prospect

What probably represents the largest single exploration and development program in B.C. is well under way 77 miles north of Telegraph Creek. North American Metals Corp. is spending $3.3 million on Che…


Gordex drilling at Cape Spencer

Drilling has started on Gordex Minerals’ Cape Spencer gold property i n New Brunswick in an effort to expand known reserves of the currently producing open pit deposit and to test other zones on the p…


News in Brief (October 27, 1986)

Viscount Resources has acquired a 100% interest in a large block of mineral claims consisting of 13,500 acres in the Russell Lake area of the Northwest Territories.


Editorial: Metals win one small war

While the substitution battle goes on between metals and other mater ials (notably plastics), some skirmishes are being won by the metals industry. Just the other day, for example, General Motors in…


Teck takeover of Cominco may be record mining coup

Moving decisively to take management control of a company many times its size, Teck Corp. has reshuffled the board at Cominco and replaced several board members with Teck nominees. This first salvo in…



Going,going, gone WAMIC auction

Circle the night of Nov 7 as a not-to-miss event on your calender. It’s Golden Gala Night for the Women’s Association of the Mining Industry of Canada and the association’s fund-raising event for the …


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