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Western Announces Fourth Quarter and Fiscal 2018 Results

February 12, 2019 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX: WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) reported adjusted EBITDA of $18.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2018. Higher specialty lumber prices and increased lumber shipments in the fourth quarter of 2018 were offset by an incremental $10.0 million of US export lumber […]

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Nunavut community lands nearly $10M in airport improvements – Nunatsiaq News

February 13, 2019 Re-surfaced runway and new lights planned for Hall Beach’s airport Hall Beach’s airport is getting an overhaul to improve passenger safety. With $9,973,000 funding from the federal government, the airport runway will be re-surfaced with new gravel and new runway lights will be installed. “In the winter it is quite dark there, […]

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Teck Announces Dividend

February 12, 2019 Vancouver, B.C. – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) announced today that it will pay an eligible dividend of $0.05 per share on its outstanding Class A common shares and Class B subordinate voting shares on March 29, 2019, to shareholders of record at the close of business […]

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Government of Canada investing in safety at the Hall Beach Airport

February 12, 2019           Hall Beach, Nunavut                  Transport Canada Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting goods to market, we rely on our local airports to support and sustain vibrant communities. These airports also provide essential air services including community […]

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Manitoba Music Welcomes New Indigenous Music Export Coordinator, Jade Harper

February 12, 2019 Manitoba Music is pleased to welcome its newest staff member, Jade Harper, in the role of Indigenous Music Export Coordinator. “We’re excited to welcome Jade to the team to build this new program working with First Nation, Metis, and Inuit peoples from across Western Canada,” says Sean McManus, executive director of Manitoba […]

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Proposed Nova Scotia LNG project negotiates benefits agreement with First Nations – JWN

Pieridae Energy says that it has ratified a benefits agreement for its proposed Goldboro LNG project with the Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Chiefs. The agreement establishes the framework under which the Mi’kmaq of Nova Scotia will benefit economically from the development, construction and operation of the project, the company said. “A memorandum of understanding signed in […]

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Vancouver Fraser Port Authority expands noise reduction criteria to encourage quieter waters for endangered whales

February 11, 2019 The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has expanded its industry-leading EcoAction* Program to encourage ships that call on the Port of Vancouver to quiet the waters for the endangered whale population along the southern coast of British Columbia. Effective January 1, 2019, the port authority increased the number of underwater noise-reducing options and […]

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Thunder Bay Chamber of Commerce: Endangered Species Act – A Letter to the Government of Ontario

Dear Premier Ford, Minister Phillips, and Minister Yakabuski: Permanent Recognition of the Crown Forest Sustainability Act as an Equivalent Process to Endangered Species Act Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the 10th Year Review of Ontario’s Endangered Species Act: Discussion Paper, ERO number 013-4143. We look forward to working with your government to improve the effectiveness […]

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Probe Metals Intersects 9.6 g/t Au over 9.1 metres at Val-d’Or East Project, Quebec

Highlights: Drilling continues to make new discoveries as well as expand previous discoveries on the Courvan property Near-surface intersections grading 9.6 g/t Au over 9.0 metres and 3.2 g/t over 10.0 metres, expanding the east side of the Creek Zone 1,000 metres north of the Former Bussiere Mine Main Zone Two new discoveries grading 8.4 […]

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Avino Provides 2018 Year End Summary and Outlook for 2019

February 12, 2019 Avino Silver & Gold Mines Ltd. (ASM: TSX/NYSE American, GV6: FSE, “Avino” or “the Company”) is pleased to provide the following 2018 year end summary and outlook for 2019 for the Avino and San Gonzalo Mines and the Bralorne Gold Mine. AVINO AND SAN GONZALO MINES 2018 Production Highlights Silver equivalent production  – […]

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Red Pine Intersects 4.9 g/t Gold Over 16.3 Metres (True Width), Including 16.1 g/t Gold over 2.7 Metres (True Width) at its Wawa Gold Project

Toronto, Ontario – February 12, 2019 – Red Pine Exploration Inc. (TSX-V: RPX) (“Red Pine” or the “Company”) announces new results from its exploration/infill drilling in the gaps in the Surluga Deposit (“Surluga” or the “Deposit”), and from its confirmation drilling in the higher grade zones of the Deposit. The Surluga Deposit is one of two (2) […]

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Explor Resources Signs Option Agreement For The Sale Of The Chester Property

Rouyn-Noranda, Canada, February 12, 2019 – Explor Resources Inc. (“Explor” or the “Corporation”) (TSX- V: EXS, OTC PK: EXSFF, FSE & BE: E1H1) announces that it has signed an option agreement with Puma Exploration Inc. “Puma”) to sell the Chester Copper and VMS, located in the Northumberland County, Province of New Brunswick. The option agreement […]

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Detour Gold and Paulson Announce Dismissal of Court Action

TORONTO, Feb. 11, 2019 – Detour Gold Corporation (TSX: DGC) (“Detour Gold” or the “Company”) and Paulson & Co. Inc. (“Paulson”) announce that both parties have agreed to a dismissal of the Court Action that Detour Gold issued on July 24, 2018. As part of the agreement, both parties have agreed to provide releases of certain claims […]

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First Nation, Metis pro oil rally in Alberta stresses energy industry is vital for them – APTN News

February 11, 2019 150 people rallied in Lac La Biche, Alta., Sunday in support of the oil and gas industry. The rally was organized by the Region One Aboriginal Business Association (ROABA). Shawn McDonald, president of the ROABA, said he wants Canada to know that Indigenous people in Alberta support the oil and gas industry […]

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Province Announces Manitoba’s Winter Road System Now Open

February 11, 2019 Twenty-two Manitoba Communities Rely on Winter Roads: Schuler All northern communities now have access to Manitoba’s winter road system, allowing for the delivery of supplies, Infrastructure Minister Ron Schuler announced today. “Winter roads not only facilitate the hauling of freight to northern and remote communities, but also provide the residents with temporary […]

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Award honours legacy of courageous BC businesswoman – Business in Vancouver

February 12, 2019 The winner of this year’s Michelle Pockey Leadership Award is Martha Manuel, senior adviser, Indigenous relations, at New Gold (TSX:NGD). The award is named in honour of the memory of  prominent lawyer and community activist Michelle Pockey, who dedicated herself to making a positive difference in the world – from energy, mining, […]

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N.W.T. Mineral Resources Act to require benefit agreements with Indigenous gov’ts – CBC

Feb 11, 2019 If passed, act will replace mirrored federal legislation The Northwest Territories government says more accountability on negotiations between industry and Indigenous governments is a hallmark of its long-awaited Mineral Resources Act, which was tabled in the legislature Monday. If passed, companies will be required to sign a benefit agreement with affected Indigenous groups before companies can proceed with […]

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Government of Canada investing in safety at the Yellowknife Airport

February 10, 2019          Yellowknife                   Transport Canada Canadians, tourists and businesses benefit from safe and well-maintained airports. From visiting friends and family, to travelling to medical appointments, or getting goods to market, we rely on our local airports to support and sustain vibrant communities. These airports also provide essential air services including community resupply, air ambulance, […]

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Vancouver Fraser Port Authority: Amendments to Port Information Guide formalize 15-knot speed reduction in the First Narrows and other safety best practices

February 8, 2019 Changes made to further promote safety within the Port of Vancouver The Vancouver Fraser Port Authority has made amendments to the procedures outlined in its Port Information Guide to further promote safety best practices within the Port of Vancouver. One of the key changes includes formalizing the 15-knot speed reduction in the […]

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Indigenous pro-oil rally in Alberta stresses energy industry is vital for them – CanadianManufacturing.com

The rally was organized by the Region One Aboriginal Business Association, which represents northern Alberta Indigenous businesses February 11, 2019 LAC LA BICHE, Alta.—Indigenous supporters of Canada’s oil and gas industry turned out here in force Sunday to make the point that the sector plays a vital role in their lives. “It doesn’t matter if […]

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Not all First Nations oppose Trans Mountain – will protesters listen to them? – Burnaby Now

February 11, 2019 As the inevitable resumption of protests against the Trans Mountain pipeline project hovers into view, a growing schism is being played out between the environmental protest movement and some First Nations leaders. While non-aboriginal protesters find it easy to take on natural resource companies and various governments, they may find it much […]

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Golden Predator Provides Progress Report on 9,800 Tonne Bulk Sample from 3 Aces Project, Yukon

Vancouver, BC, February 11, 2019: Golden Predator Mining Corp. (TSX.V:GPY, OTCQX:NTGSF) (the “Company”) reports that approximately 6% of the 9,800 metric tonne 2018 bulk sample, from the Spades Zone at the 3 Aces Project was successfully processed at the Company-owned test processing plant in Q4/18. Two concentrates were produced. #1 concentrate was poured into a […]

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AltaGas Ltd. Announces Monthly Dividend

CALGARY, Feb. 11, 2019  – AltaGas Ltd. (“AltaGas”) (TSX: ALA) announced today that the February dividend will be paid on March 15, 2019, to common shareholders of record on February 25, 2019. The ex-dividend date is February 22, 2019. The amount of the dividend will be $0.08 for each common share. This dividend is an eligible dividend for Canadian income tax purposes. AltaGas […]

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Drone Delivery Canada to Unveil its 180KG (400lbs) Payload Cargo Delivery Drone “The Condor”– February 19th at The Toronto Stock Exchange

Toronto, ON, February 11, 2019, Drone Delivery Canada ‘DDC or the Company’ (TSX.V:FLT, OTC:TAKOF), is pleased to announce it will unveil DDC’s largest payload cargo delivery drone. With 180 kgs of capacity, ‘The Condor’ will be displayed at media, public and investor launch events at the TMX Broadcast Centre Gallery (located on the ground floor […]

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Baffinland visits North Baffin communities for Phase 2 meetings

From January 7 to 11, Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation (Baffinland) representatives visited Hall Beach, Igloolik, Arctic Bay, Pond Inlet, and Clyde River to discuss Baffinland’s proposed Phase 2 project. The meetings provided an opportunity for community residents to learn more about Baffinland’s proposed Phase 2 project and ask questions about the project plans and provide […]

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Advisory: Fortis Inc. to Hold Teleconference on February 15 to Discuss 2018 Annual Results

ST. JOHN’S, Newfoundland and Labrador, Feb. 07, 2019 — Fortis Inc. (“Fortis” or the “Corporation”) (TSX/NYSE:FTS) will release its 2018 annual financial results on Friday, February 15, 2019. A teleconference and webcast will be held the same day at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern). Barry Perry, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Jocelyn Perry, Executive Vice President, […]

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Mason Graphite Inc.: Key Process Equipment Delivered for the Lac Guéret Project

MONTREAL, Feb. 08, 2019 — Mason Graphite Inc. (“Mason Graphite” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: LLG; OTCQX: MGPHF) is pleased to announce that an important milestone regarding key process equipment has been reached and also provides a brief operational update. First and foremost, four of the six grinding mills, which are the main process equipment, were […]

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Williams’ Transco Pipeline Delivers Record Volumes

TULSA, Okla.–Williams (NYSE: WMB) announced today that it recently delivered a record amount of natural gas on its Transco interstate gas pipeline, providing essential services to gas distribution companies, power generators, LNG exports and other customers located along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast. The nation’s largest-volume natural gas transmission system, Transco delivered a record-breaking […]

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Wasauksing First Nation enters 2019 with a Bang!

Wasauksing First Nation enters 2019 with a Bang! Ontario First Nation to receive its Financial Management System Certificate Parry Sound, Ontario — Wasauksing First Nation, located 160 km south of Sudbury near Parry Sound, has become the 17th First Nation government in Canada to receive a Financial Management System Certificate (FMS) from the First Nations […]

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Wally Schumann: Vision and Purpose of the Proposed Mineral Resources Act

Ministers’ Statements and Speeches Mr. Speaker, the Government of the Northwest Territories recognizes the need to advance the territorial vision of land and resource management in accordance with the Land Use and Sustainability Framework and we have made a mandate commitment to evolve our legislative, regulatory and policy systems by developing and proposing a variety […]

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Media Advisory – Minister Lebouthillier to make an important announcement at the Yellowknife Airport

YELLOWKNIFE, NORTHWEST TERRITORIES — The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, Minister of National Revenue and Member of Parliament for Gaspésie — Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine, on behalf of the Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, will make an important safety announcement regarding the Yellowknife Airport. Minister Lebouthillier will be joined by Michael McLeod, Member of Parliament for Northwest Territories and the […]

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Postmasters say more space, support and staff needed for online shopping in rural Canada

Feb 07, 2019 OTTAWA, Feb. 7, 2019  – In the wake of today’s surprising story that the Hudson’s Bay Company, of all companies, had refused to deliver to a rural Albertan PO box, thousands of rural Postmasters are speaking up about a massive influx of online shopping items that their small post offices just aren’t […]

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ON Government: Upgrades to Buildings Will Sustain Vital Services for Children and Families

February 8, 2019 NEPEAN — Ontario’s Government is working for the People by helping community agencies repair and renovate their buildings so they can continue providing vital services to children and families. Through the annual Partner Facility Renewal program, the government is investing $1.6 million in more than 60 projects that will upgrade and repair community […]

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Media Advisory: Molly Wickham, Spokesperson of Gidimt’en Clan of Wet’suwet’en Nation will speak to media about opposition to Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline

February 07, 2019 Molly Wickham, Spokesperson of Gidimt’en Clan of Wet’suwet’en Nation will speak to media about opposition to Coastal GasLink fracked gas pipeline What: Media availability with Molly Wickham, Spokesperson of Gidimt’en Clan of Wet’suwet’en Nation prior to her speaking event at 6:30 pm that hundreds are expected to attend: https://www.facebook.com/events/767000023686094/ When: Friday February […]

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Interfor Reports 2018 Results

February 07, 2019 EBITDA(1) of $280 million and Net Earnings of $112 million in 2018 NCIB Purchases of 2.3 million Shares for $37 million in 2018 Net Debt to Invested Capital(1) of 6% INTERFOR CORPORATION (“Interfor” or the “Company”) (TSX: IFP) recorded net earnings of $111.7 million, or $1.60 per share, in 2018, compared to […]

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ATCO Ltd. to Release Year-End Results on February 28, 2019

CALGARY, Alberta, Feb. 07, 2019 — ATCO Ltd. (TSX: ACO.X, ACO.Y)   ATCO Ltd. (ATCO) will release its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2018 on Thursday, February 28, 2019. The news release will be distributed via www.globenewswire.com and the results, including Financial Statements and Management’s Discussion & Analysis, will be posted on www.atco.com. ATCO will hold a […]

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UBCM: New Round of C2C Funding

Feb. 6, 2019 The Regional Community to Community Forum (C2C) program provides modest grants for local government and First Nation neighbours to build and deepen local relationships. Applications are now being accepted for the 2019/20 C2C program. Funding permitting, the application deadlines for 2019/20 are: March 15, 2019. For events between April 1, 2019 and March 31, 2020 […]

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A lot of hope’ for trained workers after Ontario designates NextBridge to construct East-West Tie Line – CBC

Feb 07, 2019 Last week, the province designated NextBridge as the official partner company to construct The chairman of the board for Supercom Industries — a 100 per cent First Nation owned company that’s been recruiting and training workers for the East-West Tie Line from Thunder Bay to Wawa — says the uncertainty around which company will […]

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UBCM: Funding & Resources Update

Feb. 6, 2019 Each month we provide an update on UBCM funding programs and information on other programs, events and resources that may be of interest to local governments and First Nations. Local Government Program Services Flood Risk Assessment, Flood Mapping & Flood Mitigation Planning: The intent of this Community Emergency Preparedness Fund stream is […]

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Government of the Northwest Territories Releases 2019-2020 Budget

Finance Minister Robert C. McLeod presented the 2019‑20 Budget, continuing the fiscal plan to carefully manage spending under difficult fiscal challenges. Budget 2019 proposes $1.873 billion in spending to support the priorities of the Assembly and strengthen existing programs. The 2019-20 Budget projects $1.933 billion in revenue, which will provide a $60 million operating surplus. Highlights in support […]

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Proven partnership: Relationship with Indigenous communities vital to NextBridge winning East-West Tie (3 photos) – Tbnewswatch.com

Province had last week issued an order in council directing the Ontario Energy Board to designate NextBridge as successful proponent for North Shore transmission project. THUNDER BAY – The long-cultivated relationship developed with Indigenous communities helped light the way for the decision to choose NextBridge to build its North Shore transmission line. The province last […]

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Spotlight on our Supporters: Siofra Harnett and Google’s Supplier Diversity Program

Feb 5, 2019 We are thrilled that Google will join us at RES this year, where they will showcase their supplier diversity program. We recently sat down with Siofra Harnett, the Global Head of Google’s Supplier Diversity Program, who attended her first RES last year and was impressed by the business content at the sessions […]

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The deterioration of data is robbing marginalized communities of their voice – The Globe and Mail

February 07, 2019 The Institute for Policy Studies released a study last month on median wealth in American households, and the findings were unsettling, if unsurprising. While the inflation-adjusted median wealth of white families in the United States had grown from US$110,160 to US$146,984 over the past three decades, it had hardly increased at all for […]

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Media Advisory: TransAlta Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Results and Conference Call

CALGARY, Alberta (February 6, 2019) – TransAlta Corporation (“TransAlta” or the “Company”) (TSX: TA) (NYSE: TAC) will release its fourth quarter and full year 2018 results before market open on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. An extended conference call and webcast to discuss the results will be held for investors, analysts, members of the media and other […]

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Stoplight appears at South Slave’s Pine Point Bridge – Cabin Radio

February 6, 2019 Pine Point Bridge traffic is now being diverted over the old CN rail bridge as construction begins on the bridge on Highway 5 near the turnoff to Kátł’odeeche First Nation. A stoplight – which has already surprised a few people – is controlling traffic over the single-lane rail bridge. The rail bridge is […]

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Labour ministry investigates death at Musselwhite Mine – Northern Ontario Business

Inspector visited the mine but has issued no orders. The Ontario labour ministry is conducting an investigation into the weekend death of an employee at Goldcorp’s Musselwhite Mine, 500 kilometres north of Thunder Bay. A spokesperson said the ministry was notified on Saturday, Feb. 2 that a worker had been found unresponsive at the mine site. A ministry […]

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New Transmission Line to Power Economic Growth in Northwestern Ontario

February 6, 2019 Ontario’s Government for the People is supporting economic growth, job creation and resource development in northwestern Ontario by providing certainty around the construction of a new transmission line between Thunder Bay and Wawa. Greg Rickford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines and Minister of Indigenous Affairs visited Fort William First Nation […]

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2019 nominees announced for 15th annual Wood Design Awards in BC

VANCOUVER, Feb. 4, 2019 – Wood WORKS! BC is pleased to announce the nominees for the 2019 Wood Design Awards in BC. There are 103 nominations in 14 categories, all of which recognize excellence in contemporary design and building with wood. The winners will be announced at the 15th annual Wood Design Awards evening, to […]

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TSB: Panel discussion – Fishing while impaired: a risky mix

Rimouski, Quebec, 6 February 2019 – On 7 February, the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB) in collaboration with the Standing Committee on Quebec Fishing Vessel Safety will host a panel discussion on fatigue and the consumption of alcohol and drugs during commercial fishing operations.Although mostly conducted in French, the discussion will be facilitated in both official […]

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IDM Mining Trenches Average 7.2 g/t Au and 56.6 g/t Ag at Randell Vein, Red Mountain Project

February 6, 2019, Vancouver, BC – IDM Mining Ltd. (TSX-V:IDM) (OTCQB: IDMMF)(“IDM” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that final assays have been received from 2018 trenching of the Randell Vein area located in the Lost Valley area, four kilometers south of the Red Mountain Resource area.  Additionally, surface sampling assays from the Meg, Cambria and […]

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