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BHP invests in Midland Exploration

BHP (NYSE: BHP) is investing in Midland Exploration (TSXV: MD) to support the junior’s copper exploration in northern Quebec, including its Mythril copper-gold-molybdenum-silver project in…


Stornoway wheels and deals to acquire rest of Renard

Stornoway Diamond (swy-t) has struck a deal with Soquem to acquire the remaining 50% of the Renard diamond project in Quebec. Under the proposed agreement, Diaquem, a wholly owned subsidiary of Soquem, will receive an equity consideration in…


Stornoway improves Renard economics

VANCOUVER — Following a December resource update that more than tripled the tonnage and diamond count at the Renard project in Quebec’s Otish mountains, a new preliminary economic assessment of the p…



STRATECO RESOURCESThe summer camp at Strateco Resources' Matoush uranium project in northern Quebec's Otish basin, about 300 km north of Chibougamau.

Otish basin seeing increased activity

Uranium exploration activity is at a 25-year high in the Otish sandstone basin of north-central Quebec. While that would probably still be true if one prospector was carrying a scintillometer, the dis…


Ashton rejects Stornoway offer

The board at Ashton Mining of Canada (ACA-T, AMCFF-O) has rejected the takeover bid for the company made by Stornoway Diamond (SWY-T, SWYDF-O), and is talking to other possible bidders to get a better…



Diamonds from Ashton Mining of Canada's largest project, a joint venture with Quebec-owned Soquem, the Foxtrot property in northern Quebec. At Foxtrot, Ashton has outlined the nine Renard kimberlite bodies with diamond grades estimated at 0.08 to 1.24 carats per tonne. Ashton is running a $29-million exploration program there this year.

Stornoway bids for Ashton, Contact

Stornoway Diamond (SWY-T) is offering to take over two other diamond explorers to create a $200-million company, and has lined up agreements with controlling shareholders that make the deal look likel…



Photo by James WhyteCentury Mining staff display a newly poured dor bar from Sigma, from left: Exploration Geologist Erika Shepherd, Chief Operating Officer Michael Werner, Vice-President Graham Eacott, President Margaret Kent, General Manager Jean-Luc Chouinard, and Vice-President Adrian McNutt.

Century breathing new life into Sigma

Val d’Or, Que. — For as long as Val d’Or has been the heart of mining in the Abitibi, it’s been fair to say that the Sigma mine has been the heart of mining in Val d’Or….


Ashton jumps on boulder find

Shares in Ashton Mining of Canada (ACA-T) were 11, or nearly 10%, higher at $1.24 in afternoon trading in Toronto …


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