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MAM Update - December 20, 2017

Mines and Minerals Division: 

A Claim Boundary Report Will Allow You to Tailor Conversion of Legacy Claims

Claim staking in Ontario will come to an end on January 8, 2018. A 90-day pre-conversion period will go into effect January 9, followed by the introduction of online mining claim registration and the full launch of the new Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS) on April 10, 2018.

Two very important things clients will have to do during the pre-conversion period are:

MAM Update - December 19, 2017

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Be Prepared to Manage Your Mining Lands Online When MLAS Launches

Claim staking in Ontario will end on January 8, 2018. It will be replaced by online mining claim registration supported by a new electronic Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS) through which claim holders will also manage their mining lands from anywhere on a 24/7 basis.

MAM Update - December 18, 2017

Mines and Minerals Division: 

New Mining Act Modernization Regulations Available Online

Five regulations that will underpin legislation enabling the final phase of modernizing Ontario’s Mining Act are now available on the government’s e-Laws website.

Publications Release Notice — December 19, 2017

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publication is being released on December 19, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time, or 9:00 a.m. Central Time, unless otherwise indicated. To automatically receive the Publications Release Notice by email, subscribe to the distribution list by contacting Publication Sales.

Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2017

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey is pleased to provide Summary of Field Work and Other Activities, 2017 (OFR 6333) for electronic distribution.

Summary of Field Work and Other Activities presents highlights of, and key new information from, mapping and geoscientific research conducted during the year.

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