Strongbow Exploration Inc

Tournigan tests Irish prospect

Vancouver — Junior Tournigan Gold (TVC-V) has launched a 5-hole drill program on the Glenlark prospect, part of the Tyrone project in Northern Ireland.Glenlark is marked by stratabound gold-silver-zi…


Workers unload fuel and supplies from a Hercules C-130 transport aircraft at the Igloolik Airport.

New diamond plays come into view in northern Canada

The diamond hunt is exploding with new kimberlite discoveries beyond the Slave Craton in Canada’s Far North. Recent discoveries are reported near Rankin Inlet and on the Melville Peninsula in eastern …



The Ontario Ministry of Northern Development and Mines honoured Albert Decker as the prospector with the oldest continuously valid licence in the province. At the Prospectors' and Developers' Association of Canada's annual convention last March, Minister James Wilson presented Decker with a framed cross-section drawing from one of the first areas he staked.

People (April 07, 2003)

Diavik Diamond Mines — President and CEO Philip du Toit resigns.GoldSpring — John F. Cook appointed president; Les Cahan appointed treasurer.Magnum d’Or — Reno Calabrigo appointed pres…


PEOPLE (March 03, 2003)

Canadian Copper and Brass Development Association — Stephen Knapp appointed executive director, succeeding Arnold Knapp, who is retiring.Dios Exploration — Claude Britt appointed to board of directo…


Diamonds among best bets for ’03

The Northern Miner asked several followers of the junior mining sector for their recommendations and predictions for 2003. Last week we heard from John Kaiser and Donald Poirier. This week, James Must…



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…


Samex the volume leader on CDNX

Vancouver — Canada’s junior exchange managed to post a modest gain over the week ended Feb. 12. The Standard & Poor’s-CDNX composite index tacked on 11.54 points, or 1%, to close at 1152.87.Samex Min…


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…


Strongbow cuts massive sulphides at Avoca project

Vancouver — Initial results from a 7-hole drill program targeting the Carbonate zone at the Avoca massive-sulphide project in Ireland has returned encouraging values for operator Strongbow Resources …


Analysts select 10 juniors

Times have been tough for the mining sector these past three years. Liquidity remains a critical problem, with speculative investors nibbling selectively at drill hole stories but, for the most part, …


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