Eastfield Resources Ltd

Canadian Gold Hunter And Suramina Merge

VANCOUVER — Two Lundin Group companies, Canadian Gold Hunter (CGH-T) and Suramina Resources, have officially combined forces now that shareholders have approved a merger.

Teck funds exploration at Jayjay

Vancouver — A $9-million funding agreement sets the stage for Teck Cominco (TEK-T) to earn up to a 65% interest in the Jayjay copper-gold property from Lysander Minerals

Map credit: Mining and Minerals Division, B.C. Ministry of Energy and Mines

Exploration booms in BC’s Quesnel Trough

Vancouver — Perception matters in mining, and for much of the 1990s, British Columbia was not perceived as a favourable exploration destination. Onerous government policies, land-use battles, and low…

Stronger gold rallies junior explorers

The recovery in gold prices triggered a trading surge in TSX-Venture board exploration companies. The S&P-TSX Venture Composite Index closed at 1892.93 at the end of the Feb. 9-15 period, its high…

Cordillera sparkles with mineral potential

Vancouver — For more than a dozen years, British Columbia has closed more mines than it has opened, and if this trend continues, only one metal mine and a few coal mines could be left operating by 2014. With stronger commodity prices and easier a…

Junior exchange breaks downward spiral

Vancouver — Canada’s junior exchange managed to chase away the Grinch over the week ended Dec. 22 as investors showed a renewed interest in speculative issues. The S&P-TSX Venture Exchange composite …

Imperial Metal's Mount Polley team stands on the newly discovered Northeast zone. From left: Pierre Lebel, chairman; Art Frye, senior mine engineer; Patrick McAndless, VP exploration; Brian Kynoch, president.

Copper exploration heats up in BC

Vancouver — Reminiscent of the 1970s, copper exploration has once again taken centre-stage in the hunt for metals in British Columbia.Sparking the revival are higher prices and a new discovery made b…

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