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Ontario Expanding Natural Gas to More Communities
March 6, 2020 - PORT PERRY — Ontario is expanding access to natural gas throughout rural, northern Ontario and Indigenous communities with the launch of the next phase of the Natural Gas Expansion Program.

Ontario Invests in Groundbreaking Technologies for the Mining Industry
March 5, 2020 - SUDBURY - Ontario is helping companies develop world-leading technologies to make mining safer, smarter and more productive.

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Publications Release Notice — May 7, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on May 7, 2019, 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.

MLAS Update - April 3, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

Updated Claim Management Policies Introduced

Revisions Reflect Changes to Ontario Mining Act

The Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines (ENDM) has updated the first three of its policies relating to mining claim management. These changes result from modernizing Ontario’s Mining Act and the implementation of our online 24/7 Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS).

Publications Release Notice — April 2, 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The following publications are being released on April 2, 2019, 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.

Report of Activities 2018

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Geological Survey’s Resident Geologist Program is pleased to provide Report of Activities 2018 for electronic distribution.

Ontario Mining & Exploration Directory - 2019

Mines and Minerals Division: 

The Ontario Mining & Exploration Directory provides an annual overview of mining operations and mine development projects as well as contact information for metallic and non metallic mineral producers and active exploration companies in Ontario. Production and employment information is also provided for the metallic and industrial mineral producers. The directory is produced annually by the Ontario Prospector's Association.

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