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Fura to acquire additional ruby licences in Mozambique

Fura Gems Inc. has announced that it has entered into a share purchase agreement and non-competition agreements with Gemrock Co. Ltd with which Fura Gems will acquire interests in three ruby mining licences/concessions.

Trigon Mining awarded new exclusive prospecting licence

Trigon Metals Inc. has announced that Trigon Mining (Namibia) Ltd, Trigon’s 80% owned subsidiary, has been awarded a new exclusive prospecting licence no. 7525 by the Ministry of Mines and Energy in Namibia.

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Newport Gold Inc. to commence drilling programme

Newport Gold Inc. has announced an upcoming drilling programme at its wholly owned Manitou claim, located in the Burnt Basin property in the Greenwood Mining division in British Columbia, Canada.


Canada's mining sector at a tipping point

The Mining Association of Canada has released its annual facts and figures report, a document focused on providing a comprehensive overview of current trends in Canada's mining sector.


The battle for stronger EU conflict minerals legislation

The EU's new regulation prohibiting imports of 3TG from conflict zones is a shadow of its equivalent legislation in the US, but it is a least a foot in the door to ensure greater ethical supply chain due diligence.


Inventus winter exploration programme underway

Inventus Mining Corp. has announced that it has started the 2020 winter exploration programme on its Sudbury 2.0 Property, located 40 km northeast of Sudbury, Ontario (USA).