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Newmont & Goldcorp Combine to Form the World's Largest Gold Mining Company

Newmont Mining and Goldcorp have agreed to combine their operations and form the world’s largest gold mining company.
Under the terms of the agreement valued at $10 billion Newmont will exchange 0.328 of a share and two cents in cash for each of Goldcorp’s outstanding common shares.

Moneta Porcupine Mines Golden Highway Project Moving Ahead

 It’s not called the Golden Highway for no apparent reason and Moneta Porcupine Mines (MPM) continues to carve out its part of that famous landscape. The junior miner is aggressively moving forward following the completion in late 2018 of a new geological interpretation model of high-grade structures 110km east of Timmins. 

Kirkland Lake Gold prospers, as town celebrates 100th Anniversary

 Kirkland Lake, the town that gold built, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2019. 

In celebration of this northeastern Ontario historic town the mines that once stretched along the Mile of Gold readily come to mind, Lake Shore, Wright-Hargreaves, Sylvanite, Teck-Hughes, Toburn and of course the Macassa mine which is still in operation today. 

Ford Government favours mining friendly approach

 With the seemingly anti-development Liberal government firmly in its rearview mirror, domestic and international mining companies are looking forward to a new regulatory regime in Ontario under Doug Ford’s PC government.

Kidd Creek Encouraging Signs Point to Extended Life

Speculation continues to swirl around the possibility of an extension to the life of mine for the world-famous Kidd Creek base metals operation in Timmins. The deepest and most prolific base metals mine in the world has a lengthy history of innovation, which is fueling rumours that Kidd may continue production well past 2022. 

Goldcorp Spurs Innovation

 Goldcorp’s newest Canadian mine has a nickname that rolls off the tongue nicely, “the mine of the future”. The company’s Borden Lake Project, just east of the town of Chapleau, Ontario continues to draw attention as Goldcorp develops an environmentally sensitive, all-electric underground gold mine.

Technology, Innovation and the Future of Mining

  Technological innovation is all around us changing the we live and work. The mining industry is no exception. 

Gowest Looks to Commercial Production in 2019

  2018 finished with a flurry of good news for Gowest as the company continued its efforts to bring the Bradshaw Site gold mine just north of Timmins into full production. 
The company is anticipating commercial production in 2019 with a peak of 50,000 ounces per year. 

Victoria Gold Mines newly permitted, privately owned GOLD MINE-Timmins East

Victoria Gold Mines newly permitted,  privately owned GOLD MINE-Timmins East

CME 2019 Hosts Ontario’s Largest Mining Job Fair Ever

On June 5, 2019, the Canadian Mining Expo (CME) 2019 will once again host the "Explore Your Options in Mining" Job Fair at the McIntyre Community Centre Timmins, Ontario. This year’s event will focus on adult job seekers, senior high school students and post secondary graduates. It will also have a special focus on engaging certain under-represented groups in mining (youth, women, Indigenous and new comers)