Mining Minute – October 8 2013

World Habitat Day in Marathon
Happy Families and Supporters celebrate World Habitat Day in Marathon

THUNDER BAY – Mining – Mason Graphite is moving forward in Quebec with the company’s exploration in Quebec. The Canadian mining company focused on the exploration and development of its 100% owned Lac Guéret graphite property, which is located in northeastern Québec near the main service center of Baie-Comeau. The Lac Guéret property currently hosts a National Instrument 43-101 compliant Mineral Resource.

Mining Attracts Attention

American television icon and former host of CNN’s Larry King Live, Mr. Larry King , and successful hedge fund manager, investor, traveler, writer, and regular media commentator, Mr. Jim Rogers , provide insightful interviews that shed light on Mason Graphite’s Lac Guéret project, and discuss graphite as a material and as an industry. 

Barrick Gold Helps Habitat for Humanity in Marathon Ontario

World Habitat Day in Marathon
Happy Families and Supporters celebrate World Habitat Day in Marathon

Habitat for Humanity was in Marathon Ontario on Monday. Barrick Gold is a major sponsor for two home builds in the community.

Patrick Calnan, Health and Safety Superintendent, Barrick Gold said, “I am so happy to be here today, on behalf on Barrick Gold, to welcome these two wonderful families to their new homes. These home builds have meant so much to all of us at Barrick Gold and to the community of Marathon”.

“I encourage everyone here today to inspire action in their community, get involved where they can, and address the need for safe and adequate shelter for all.”

North to Greenland?

Mining.com is reporting that Greenland is the new frontier for mining. “Industrial minerals like copper and nickel are essential to global economic expansion. But everywhere you look, grades are getting lower, and costs are getting much, much higher. Is there a way out? Rick Mills says mining companies need to look to Greenland,” according to an interview posted on the website. In this interview with The Metals Report, the owner and host of Ahead of the Herd.com lauds the world’s largest island for its vast resources, its one-stop regulatory system and its year-round access to ocean transportation.

Mining and Spying?

Brazilian television OGlobo aired Sunday night a program with claims from Edward Snowden, who was a contract worker with the Central Intelligence Agency that claim Canadian spy agencies tracked Brazil’s Mines and Energy Ministry e-mails and phone calls.

The Canadian Government has not commented on the story. 

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