• Balmoral Resources – Martinière Project

    Introduction There is something visceral about seeing a shoot of pure gold in drill core. It speaks to a deep a level human desire known as gold fever. These sections of core find pride of place on the cover of presentations, the velvet core box at the sho...

  • Mining Methods: Block Caving

    What is Block Caving? Block (gravity) caving is a bulk underground mining method, which allows large low-grade deposits to be mined underground. This method involves undermining the orebody to make it collapse under its own weight into a series of chambers...

  • Refined and purified Cobalt

    Cobalt: Commodity Overview

    Although cobalt (Co) is well known for the blue dyes that bear its name, metallic cobalt is a lustrous silver-grey. Metallic cobalt is ferromagnetic (can be magnetized) and has a very high melting point of 1500 degrees Celsius. It is a critical ingredient ...

  • Construction at Pretvm's Brucejack Project as of October 2016.

    Update: Brucejack Gold Project, BC, Canada

    Overview The Brucejack Project is a gold-silver deposit in northern British Columbia, Canada. The Brucejack project is 100% owned by Pretium Resources (TSX:PVG). This project is in the development phase of it’s life cycle, with published reserves and...

  • Project Review: Peregrine Diamonds Chidliak Project

    Introduction Peregrine Diamonds Ltd (TSX: PGD) Chidliak project contains Canada’s newest and as yet undeveloped diamond district with over 70 known kimberlites, of which at least 6 have the potential to be economic. The project is located on Baffin I...

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