1994


Freewest reshuffle gets green light

A proposed reorganization of Freewest Resources (TSE) and its subsequent amalgamation with Hemlo Gold Mines (TSE) has been approved by Freewest’s shareholders. Effective Dec. 15, all of Freewest’s ass…


NEWS IN BRIEF (December 26, 1994)

Wrightbar Mines (WRB:ME) has amalgamated with Charlim Explorations (CHO:VSE:ME) to form Lithos (LTS:ME). Wrightbar shareholders will receive one new for two old shares, and Charlim shareholders will r…


WCB benefits extended to gold miners’ estates

The Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) in Ontario may pay compensation benefits to estates of gold miners who died of lung cancer. The original WCB policy restricted eligibility for entitlement and ben…


NEWS ROUNDUP — Tandem boosts holdings in NAR

Junior Tandem Resources (ME) has increased its interest in NAR Resources (ME) to 34.5% from 30.1%. Tandem subscribed for 120,000 shares of NAR, paying 50 cents per share, or $60,000 in aggregate. Afte…



NEWS ROUNDUP — New Canamin studies Huckleberry

A milling study is under way at the Huckleberry porphyry copper property near Houston, B.C. Owner New Canamin Resources (VSE) is investigating the potential economic effects of milling 25,000 tonnes p…


NEWS ROUNDUP — Teddy completes private placement

Proceeds from a $6-million private placement will be used to help fund development of the Holloway gold project in northeastern Ontario. Teddy Bear Valley Mines (CDN) has a 15.35% interest in the proj…


Inco options two properties in Casa Berardi camp

An option to explore two of Glen Auden Resources’ (CDN) properties in northwestern Quebec has been acquired by Inco (TSE). One property consists of 24 claims in Casa Berardi Twp., while the other comp…


Spot prices at a glance (December 26, 1994)

Week’s Price (US) Change Gold* $382.50 + $4.15 Silver* $ 4.83 + $0.06 Platinum* $417.50 + $7.85 Nickel** $ 3.78 + $0.03 Lead** $ 0.29 + $0.01 Copper $ 1.34 $0.00 Zinc $ 0.50 + $0.01 Courtesy of Scotia…


New coal project for Springhill

An open-pit coal mining operation is planned for the Springhill area of Nova Scotia. Springhill Coal has drawn up plans to extract about 2.2 million tonnes during a 12-year period from 14 sites in the…


Kavanagh to address CIM dinner

Exploration and mining developments around the world will be the topic of an address Jan. 19 at the Students’ Night dinner of the Toronto branch of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Pet…


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