1989

Miner library closed to public

Beginning Jan 1, 1990, The Northern Miner’s library will no longer be open to the public. Reports of companies’ current status will still be provided in response to written requests that are accompani…


Agnico set to begin drilling Vezza Twp.

Drilling is expected to begin next month at the Vezza Twp. gold claims optioned recently from Dundee-Palliser Resources (TSE), and North American Rare Minerals (ME) by Agnico-Eagle Mines (TSE). Having…


Stratabound strong

Stratabound Minerals was one of the big winners for the week ended Dec 19 when trading activity slipped into what could only be described as a pre-Christmas holding pattern. When reached for comment, …


Jan 1, 1990

It was no secret that Alf Powis and Noranda Inc. (TSE) wanted Falconbridge Ltd. Noranda had been foiled once before in a takeover bid for the free world’s second largest nickel producer and its lucrat…


Skyrocket sues VSE for $230,000

A writ of summons has been filed in the Supreme Court of British Columbia by Skyrocket Exploration and Resources (VSE) against the Vancouver Stock Exchange and a number of its employees. The writ invo…


Cheni to buy Energex’s Al claim

In concert with the company’s move away from mining, Energex Minerals (TSE) sold its Al Claims group in the Toodoggone region of northern British Columbia to Cheni Gold Mines (TSE) in exchange for var…



Agnico, Dumagami merger can’t stop takeover talk

It is business as usual at the Agnico-Eagle Mines (TSE) group now that shareholders of 43% owned Dumagami Mines have approved a merger with Agnico. At a special meeting in Montreal, 90% of Dumagami sh…


Pamorex busy drilling at property interests

A drilling program of 9,244 ft has been completed on the Holmes gold property about 50 miles southeast of Timmins, Ont., Pamorex Minerals (TSE) reports. Among the better intersections were 0.19 oz gol…


COATS (over-the-counter) Gold Bar drops 25 cents

Gold Bar Resources’ announcement that it has hired the firm of James Wade Engineering to prepare a prefeasibility report on Gold Bar’s Chester Twp. Ont., gold property didn’t do much to help that issu…


Industrial minerals enjoy better markets

Many industrial minerals, like their more highly publicized precious and base metal cousins, have been enjoying excellent years and some should continue to do so, the Toronto branch of the CIM Mineral…



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