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See below for mining news commentary by members of the NPA.

Auditor General’s Report Published: Mines and Minerals Review

The Auditor General’s report for Ontario was recently released, and one section pertains to auditing of the Ministry of Northern Development and Mines. The report summarizes general trends in royalty receipts of the government, exploration expenditures, while also addressing the Ministry’s performance. The perspective of Auditor General is broad, covering issues from expenditure reports from […]

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North Country Aerial: Drones and Mineral Exploration

Dan Larocque, a photogrammecist and certified UAV pilot, and Norm Hawriko presented work completed by North Country Aerial in the use of UAVs/drones for projects in Northern Ontario. Several case studies highlighted the applications of a high resolution camera fitted drone, as well as regulations on its use for projects in Northern Ontario. Results of […]

New Website Unveiled

The Northern Prospectors Association (NPA) is pleased to announce that its new website is available to the public. The platform will allow for the communication of issues in the mining industry, especially focusing on how these issues affect prospector’s in the Kirkland Lake and Cobalt Areas. Regular news stories accompanied by local events endorsed by […]