Rimfire Minerals Corporation

Rimfire boosts holdings near Pogo

Vancouver — Recent staking activity by Rimfire Minerals (RFM-V, RMFRF-O) has made the junior the largest landholder in the Goodpaster district near Fairbanks, Alaska. The company s…

New gold belt lures Barrick

Vancouver — A letter agreement between Rimfire Minerals (RFM-V) and Barrick Gold (ABX-T) is renewing interest in the gold potential of the Atlin region of northw…

Geologists and analysts line a trench looking for signs of gold mineralization at the Tolvana prospect on FreeGold Ventures' Golden Summit property in Fairbanks, Alaska. Meridian Gold can earn a 70% interest in the property.

Alaska exploration firing on all cylinders

Fairbanks, Alaska — This year’s exploration activity in Alaska will likely exceed that of the last few years combined, as companies continue to be spurred into action by the recent surge in metal prices, especially gold.

The dormant Summit Lake gold mine (lower right), in the Stewart area of northwestern British Columbia.

Gold explorers scour historic BC camp

Vancouver — Undergound drilling by Tenajon Resources (TJS-V) on the Summit Lake gold project is one of many exploration programs under way in the rugged Stewart area of northwestern British Columbia.

Rimfire hits mineralized breccia at Thorn

Vancouver — Systematic exploration over the Thorn property by partners Rimfire Minerals (RFM-V) and Cangold (CLD-V) has resulted in the discovery of a polymetallic heterolithic breccia some 130 km so…

Cangold defines Thorn

Vancouver — Partners Cangold (CLD-V) and Rimfire Minerals (RFM-V) have outlined a 100-by-300-metre gold-in-soil geochemical anomaly on the Thorn silver-gold-copper project, southeast of Atlin, B.C.Th…

Juniors scour BC’s Toodoggone region

Vancouver — With the Kemess South open-pit copper-gold mine serving as a model, Northgate Explorations (NGT-V) and a host of other juniors are exploring the Toodoggone region of north-central British…

Alcoa to upgrade Baie-Comeau

Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Alcoa (AA-N) intends to spend $1 billion upgrading its smelter in Baie-Comeau, Que., to begin in late 2003.Under a deal with the Quebec government, the aluminum giant will invest…

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