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Trevali lowers Caribou mine guidance

By: Mariaan Webb     23rd October 2018 TSX-listed Trevali Mining has lowered its zinc and lead production guidance for the Caribou mine in Bathurst, New Brunswick, but the company remains on track to achieve its consolidated zinc production guidance. The Caribou mine’s zinc guidance has been lowered from a range of 86-million to... 

Osisko Metals adds to Bathurst Mining Camp asset holdings

By: Henry Lazenby     28th December 2017 Base metals focused project developer Osisko Metals has signed an agreement to buy the Key Anacon claims and surrounding area, in the Bathurst Mining Camp (BMC) of New Brunswick, from Hunter Brook Holdings. Based in Montreal, Quebec, Osisko has in recent quarters been actively consolidating base... 

Simulators to facilitate training on new mining equipment

By: Simone Liedtke     18th August 2017 Tertiary education institution the Canadian Collège Communautaire du Nouveau-Brunswick (CCNB) plans to initially offer two mining programmes through its newly launched Mine Training Centre in September, after taking delivery of six military-grade Cybermine simulators in March. 

Osisko Metals expands landholdings in New Brunswick base metals camp

By: Henry Lazenby     7th July 2017 The base metals-focused arm of the Osisko group of companies, Osisko Metals, has signed a definitive option agreement with two vendors to acquire the Mount Fronsac zinc/lead property, located within the Bathurst Mining Camp of New Brunswick. The TSX-listed company on Wednesday said the property,... 

Wolfden Resources terminates Murray Brook acquisition, opts for Manitoba claim

By: Henry Lazenby     29th May 2015 Base metals explorer Wolfden Minerals has cancelled its exclusivity agreement to buy a 65% interest in the Murray Brook project, the fifth-largest massive sulphide deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp (BMC) of New Brunswick, from Votorantim Metals Canada, settling instead for a Manitoba... 

Trevali completes $46m financing, shares close higher

By: Henry Lazenby     29th November 2013 Zinc-focused Trevali Mining on Thursday said it had closed a bought deal financing that had raised $46-million from an offering of 55.4-million shares priced at $0.83 apiece. The shares were offered under a short-form prospectus filed on Tuesday, and were underwritten by a syndicate of... 

Materials handling company appoints dealer to meet product demand

4th October 2013 Australia-based Samson Material Handling (SMH) reports that it has appointed ScreenMasters Australia to distribute its mobile handling equipment for the Australian market. SMH explains that it appointed ScreenMasters as it needed a representative in the geographically vast territory. “Its strong... 

Noront appoints president and CEO

By: Henry Lazenby     24th September 2013 Exploration junior Noront Resources has appointed Alan Coutts its new president and CEO, effective from October 1. Noront in January appointed Paul Parisotto to act as interim president and CEO following Wes Hanson’s resignation. 

Xstrata Zinc’s Brunswick mine closes, receives safety award

By: Henry Lazenby     1st May 2013 After 49 years of operation, Xstrata Zinc's Brunswick mine closed on a high note on Tuesday, as the company announced it had recently learned that it would be awarded this year's John T. Ryan Safety Award for outstanding safety performance in the metal mine category in the Quebec and East... 

Gold in the Land Down Under

18th January 2013 At the very height of the Californian Gold Rush it is estimated that of the 300,000 fortune hunters that flocked to the west coast of North America about one percent came from the British colony of New South Wales. Among such adventurers was a man by the name of Edward Hargraves. 


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