Abitibi Mining Corp




Diamond hunt ignites Nunavut

The year 2001 presented some ups and downs for Nunavut’s mining industry, the most prominent being mine-closure announcements and a possible diamond rush.Last year, the Lupin gold mine, in the Northwe…


Low macro results won’t dissuade Ashton

A small surface sample of kimberlite float and outcrop collected by Ashton Mining of Canada (ACA-T) from the promising Artemisia kimberlite pipe discovered last fall on the Kim property in Nunavut has…


Tyson Birkett, a representative of Soquem, Brooke Clements, Ashton's vice-president of exploration, and Robert Lucas, project manager of Ashton Quebec, stand near drill core samples from the Otish Mountains.

Coronation Bay a hot spot for diamond explorers

Although a decade has passed since diamonds were first discovered in Canada, the potential for further discoveries has not yet diminished, as evidenced by the success of Ashton Mining of Canada (ACA-T…


December a time for bargains: Boulder Investment

Year-end tax-loss selling may be less of an issue in 2001 than in previous years, but Boulder Investment Partners analyst Dorothy Atkinson still considers December a great month to buy shares in Canad…


Partners eye Coronation

Northern Abitibi Mining (NAI-V) and Tyler Resources (TYS-V) have inked a deal to acquire a joint 65% interest a 460-sq.-km diamond prospect in the Coronation Gulf district of Nunavut.Under the agreeme…


Northern Abitibi adds ground (October 29, 2001)

Calgary-based Northern Abitibi Mining (NAI-V) is exploring 13 diamond targets in the Chibougamau area of northern Quebec. The program entails prospecting, surface mapping and till sampling.The prospec…


Markets dive after terrorist attacks

Vancouver — Canada’s junior exchange was hovering around the 3000-mark before trading was halted on Sept. 11, shortly after horrendous terrorist attacks in New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C. The CD…


Falco options South Voisey’s Bay

Donner Minerals (DML-V) and Falconbridge (FL-T) have struck a deal over the South Voisey’s Bay nickel project in Labrador.The nickel major can earn a half-interest in a 624.5-sq.-km package of claims …


Barrick returns to Archean roots at Buly

Bulyanhulu District, Tanzania — Even with scorched red soil and unmistakably African vegetation, it isn’t difficult to imagine the Lake Victoria gold camp as a southern cousin to Canada’s famous Abit…