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Top News Stories

Marshall Minerals Corp. and President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marshall Minerals Corp. Fined Under the Mining Act.
November 3, 2017 - Convicted - Marshall Minerals Corp. and Harry Quint, President, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Marshall Minerals Corp.

Applications open for Mineral Exploration and Training Resources
November 2, 2017 - Ontario is continuing to provide incentives to junior exploration companies to foster training and capacity building for new and potential prospectors, and to encourage Indigenous Peoples to become more involved in prospecting or gain employment in the mineral development sector.

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Recent News

Report of Activities 2012

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey’s Resident Geologist Program is pleased to provide Report of Activities 2012 for electronic distribution.

2013 Ontario Geological Survey Field Projects

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey will conduct approximately 40 geoscience mapping projects across Ontario during 2013. The accompanying map highlights active projects planned for Northern and Southern Ontario.

Publications Release Notice — April 16, 2013

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on April 16, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is June 4, 2013. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Publications Release Notice — April 2, 2013

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on April 2, 2013, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. Our next scheduled publications release is April 16, 2013. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Mandatory requirements for Exploration Plans and Exploration Permits as of April 1, 2013

Mines and Minerals Division: 

As the result of changes to the Mining Act, as of April 01, 2013, Exploration Plans and Exploration Permits are mandatory. For more information, please see the Plans and Permits Notice.

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