Imperial Metals NR – Imperial Closes Bridge Loan Financing Vancouver – July 31, 2017 | Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (III-TSX) reports that it has closed a $20 million bridge loan financing (“Bridge Loan”) with affiliates of its two major shareholders, Edco Capital...
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Vancouver Sun – B.C. Energy and Mines Minister takes on tough portfolio.

By Gordon Hoekstra Michelle Mungall is a rural MLA from the Kootenays who has experience in social issues. She now takes on a ministry that encompasses economic, First Nation and environmental issues across a vast land base in B.C.  Mungall, a three-term MLA from Nelson-Creston...
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Canadian Mining Journal – Tulsequah Chief mine fails to find new owner

BRITISH COLUMBIA – Black Loon Metals, a private company, has reportedly backed away from a deal to purchase the former Tulsequah Chief copper-zinc mine 100 km south of Atlin. The mine was closed 60 years ago, but acid drainage continues to pollute the Tulsequah and Taku rivers...
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Rivers Without Borders – Company drops bid to buy Tulsequah Chief mine – new study shows “unacceptable risks” from mine pollution

(JUNEAU) A private company, Black Loon Metals, has dropped its interest in purchasing the abandoned Tulsequah Chief mine, according to sources in Alaska and British Columbia (B.C.). At the same time an Aquatic Ecological Risk Assessment released by the B.C. government on July 18...
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CBC – Bonanza for Yukon mining exploration as spending doubles. 2017 exploration season shaping up to the busiest in 6 years.

By Nancy Thomson. Exploration spending in the Yukon has more than doubled over last year, according to the Yukon Geological Survey. The exploration season is at its mid-point, and observers say 2017 is shaping up to be the busiest year for the industry since 2011. Scott...
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The Western News – Groups press Gov. Bullock to address selenium levels in local waters

By Elka Wood Five coal mines operated by Teck Resources Ltd. on the Elk River in British Columbia are leaching selenium into Lake Koocanusa and the Kootenai River at levels that at times far exceed national standards. Dave Hadden is executive director at Headwaters Montana, and...
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Canadian Mining Journal – GT Gold surges on greenfield discovery in BC’s Golden Triangle

VANCOUVER — GT Gold (TSXV: GTT; US-OTC: GTGDF) has unearthed the first noteworthy greenfield gold discovery in British Columbia’s historic Golden Triangle, following a recent exploration surge across the region. On July 25, the company released assays from 20 reverse circulation...
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Vancouver Sun – B.C. Energy and Mines Minister takes on tough portfolio.

By Gordon Hoekstra Michelle Mungall is a rural MLA from the Kootenays who has experience in social issues. She now takes on a ministry that encompasses economic, First Nation and environmental issues across a vast land base in B.C.  Mungall, a three-term MLA from Nelson-Creston...
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