Fjordland Exploration Inc

Assistant project geologist Ashley Durham beside a century-old trench on the 007 vein at Rockcliff's Laguna gold property, 20 km southeast of Snow Lake, Manitoba. Rockcliff has collected high-grade gold, silver and zinc samples from the trench. Credit: Rockcliff Metals.

Prairies snapshot: Eight companies to watch

Manitoba and Saskatchewan are among the world’s premier jurisdictions for mining and mineral exploration. Here’s a look at eight companies with assets in the provinces. …

Consolidated Woodjam Copper president and CEO Bill Morton examines an outcrop at the Woodjam copper-gold project. Photo by Fjordland Exploration

1B lbs. copper estimated at Woodjam

B.C. has another member of the billion-pound copper club following an initial resource estimate on Gold Fields’ (GFI-N) and Consolidated Woodjam Copper’s (WCC-V) joint-venture property.

Tom Schroeter, president of Fjordland Exploration, points to the promising Southeast zone at the Woodjam copper-gold-molybdenum project, near Horsefly, B.C.

Fjordland, Cariboo shift Woodjam

HORSEFLY, B.C. — There is little for a geologist to see while driving along the dirt roads outside the town of Horsefly. The logging roads that crisscross the forests are mostly punctuated with cattle fields and clear cuts, not rock…

Woodjam Shaping Up For Fjordland And Cariboo

VANCOUVER — Drill intercepts showing long intervals with consistent grades of copper, molybdenum and gold on the Woodjam property, 50 km east of Williams Lake, B. C., buoyed the share prices of 60/40…

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…

The Afton open pit copper mine operated from 1978-1987. DRC Resources has identified a large copper-gold resource beneath the pit.

Copper is king in British Columbia

Vancouver — Mineral exploration and development in British Columbia have emerged from a bad nightmare caused by weak commodity prices and an unsupportive previous provincial government.

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