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Exploration news 2006

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December 21, 2006: Gondwana Energy Ltd. to change name to FinMetal Mining Ltd

December 21, 2006: Vulcan reports on high-grade Co-Cu-Au intersections at Kylylahti, eastern Finland

December 21, 2006: Vulcan to receive addtional funding for feasibility study at the Kylylahti Co-Cu deposit, eastern Finland

December 18, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals applies for a mining permit for the Keivitsa Ni-Co-PGE deposit, northern Finland

December 8, 2006: Conroy outlines extensive gold target in Finland

December 7, 2006: Endomines to apply for mining concession for ilmenite deposits in western Finland (in Swedish)

December 7, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds as a major player in diamond exploration in Finland, see Press release and Announcement

December 4, 2006: Nordic Mines has recieved significant funding for gold exploration in Finland (in Swedish)

November 30, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds reports discovery of micro diamonds in central and NE Finland

November 29, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals reports year end results

November 28, 2006: Dragon Mining reports on high-grade gold intercepts at Sarvisuo lode, Orivesi mine, SW Finland

November 28, 2006: Bankable feasibility study reported by Endomines for Pampalo gold deposit, eastern Finland

November 24, 2006: A Competent Persons Report on Vulcan Resource's mineral assests in Finland

November 22, 2006: Quarterly report from ScanMining (in Swedish)

November 21, 2006: Two new ore bodies discovered at Suurikuusikko gold project, northern Finland, and the Kylmäkangas gold-silver deposit (NW Finland) showing extension at depth

November 20, 2006: Norilsk Nickel to acquire nickel business from OM Group

November 15, 2006: Karelian details progress in Finnish diamond search in company's first annual report

November 15, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals announces positive drill results from Kevitsa, Finland nickel-copper-PGE property

November 14, 2006: Yukon Resources acquired several uranium tenements in eastern Finland

November 14, 2006: Mawson Resources granted five uranium claims in Finland (38 KB)

November 13, 2006: Attu Zinc Ltd has acquired four zinc properties from southwest Finland

November 9, 2006: Endomines has recieved significant funding for gold exploration and mining in Finland (in Swedish)

November 6, 2006: Northern Lion Gold reports on discovery of a new gold lode near the Haveri mine SW Finland

November 3, 2006: Gondwana Energy Ltd to purchase Finnmetal Mining Oy

November 1, 2006: Belvedere Resources reports on new resource estimates for nickel and gold deposits in Finland

October 31, 2006: Taranis Resources extends land holding to new gold prospects in northern Finland

October 31, 2006: Dragon Mining reports on the latest gold exploration activities in Finland

October 30, 2006: North American Palladium reports on additional PGE resource confirmed for Arctic Platinum JV, northern Finland

October 30, 2006: Vulcan Resources on way to roaster agreement with Kemira GrowHow

October 26, 2006: Vulcan Resources quarterly report on exploration in Finland

October 26, 2006: Changes in Nordkalk's ownership structure

October 20, 2006: Finn Nickel Ltd reports on a significant intersection from its Valkeisenranta Ni prospect, central Finland

October 17, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals get more funding for its Kevitsa Ni-Co-PGE project, northern Finland

October 16, 2006: Conroy Diamonds and Gold to acquire a number of gold exploration tenements in Finland

October 16, 2006: Dragon Mining - Completion of Pampalo Gold Project sale

October 15, 2006: Diamond Indicator Mineral Survey Report released

October 13, 2006: Snowden's evaluation on the Finnish minerals assets of Vulcan Resources

October 12, 2006: Taranis Resources continues drilling at Kettukuusikko gold project, northern Finland

October 10, 2006: Adriana Resources verify the historical reserves at the Mustavaara V deposit, NE Finland, as NI 43-101 compliant

October 7, 2006: Suomen Nikkeli Oy reports on encouraging results from infill drilling at Särkiniemi nickel deposit, central Finland

October 4, 2006: Belvedere Resources starts drilling at Kopsa copper-gold and Kiimala gold prospects, central western Finland

October 4, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals secures significant additional funding for its Keivitsa Ni-Cu-PGE project, northern Finland

October 3, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds reports on kimberlite fragments in new subareas in the Kaavi-Kuopio region, central Finland

October 2, 2006: Belvedere reports on significant gold and cobalt grades in reassay of ol drill core from Haarakumpu, NE Finland

September 26, 2006: Northland Resources gets more funding for its iron-copper-gold projects in Kolari region, NW Finland

September 25, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals appoints Mr. Krister Soderholm as Vice-President, Operations

September 25, 2006: The Ministry of Trade and Industry: The Ritakallio gold prospect sold to Polar Mining Oy

September 22, 2006: Northland to drill 20,000 m in its Hannukainen iron-copper-gold project, NW Finland

September 21, 2006: Dragon Mining NL: Further month extension to sale of Pampalo gold project

September 19, 2006: Mondo Minerals invests EUR 40 million in talc production in Finland

September 19, 2006: Vulcan Resources report on resource upgrade of the Kylylahti Co-Cu deposit, eastrn Finland

September 14, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals starts pilot plant testing at its Keivitsa Ni-Cu-PGE project, northern Finland

September 13, 2006: Northland Resources reports on significant iron-copper-gold intercepts from Hannukainen, NW Finland

September 6, 2006: Nortec to start airborne TDEM geophysical survey on the Koillismaa-Näränkä nickel-copper-PGE project, northeastern Finland

September 5, 2006: Belvedere reports extensive ore-grade sections from its Osikonmäki gold property, SE Finland

September 4, 2006: GTK calls for proposals on high-resolution deep reflection seismic surveys in Finland

August 31, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds to start extensive exploration in three diamondiferous areas in eastern and central Finland

August 29, 2006: Nordic Mines reports on increase in reserves for Laivakangas gold deposit, western Finland (in Swedish)

August 28, 2006: Taranis Resources: Re-assays from Kettukuusikko North Zone (northern Finland) confirm very high gold grades

August 22, 2006: Vulcan reports the first resource estimate for its nickel prospects in the Kuhmo region, eastern Finland

August 15, 2006: Finnish Industry Investment Ltd invests EUR 1.25 million in Belvedere Resources

August 14, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds into a JV and farm-in with Nordic Diamonds on kimberlites in the Kaavi-Kuopio area, central Finland

August 9, 2006: Significant additional funding secured for the Talvivaara nickel project, eastern Finland

July 31, 2006: Magnus Minerals acquires 21 base metal prospects in Finland

July 27, 2006: Dragon Mining NL announces high-grade sections from underground diamond core drilling program at the Orivesi Gold Mine in Finland

July 26, 2006: Vulcan Resources update for Kylylahti Co-Cu, and Kuhmo and Haukiaho Ni-Cu-PGE projects

July 25, 2006: Cooper Minerals to buy 100% interest of Namura Finland Oy holding 27 uranium prospects in Finland

July 20, 2006: More micro diamons detected from the Lampi pipe, Kuusamo kimberlite cluster

July 18, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals report on pre-feasibility study for the Keivitsa Ni-Cu-PGE project

July 17, 2006: Taranis Resources complete IP and resistivity survey at Kettukuusikko gold project, N Finland

July 11, 2006: Northland Resources update for Fe-Cu-Au projects in NW Finland

July 10, 2006: Adriana Resources and Akkerman Exploration BV into a JV on the Mustavaara vanadinium project, NE Finland

July 4, 2006: Agricola to make radon ground survey at the Paukkajanvaara JV uranium project area in eastern Finland

June 28, 2006: Nortec Ventures Corp and Akkerman Exploration BV into a JV on the Koillismaa-Näränkä Ni-Cu-PGE project, NE Finland

June 20, 2006: North American Palladium formalises agreements with Gold Fields and INCO in Arctic Platinum Project in northern Finland

June 20, 2006: Belvedere Resources into an earn-in agreement with Pyhäsalmi Mine Oy on the Belvedere's Arkala Zn-Cu property in central Finland

June 13, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds reports of third diamondiferous pipe in the Kuusamo kimberlite cluster, eastern Finland

June 12, 2006: Exploration geodata from Outokumpu Mining Oy to GTK – data transferred 2003 - 2005

June 7, 2006: ScanMining has received additional funding for the Pahtavaara gold mine, northern Finland (in Swedish)

June 6, 2006: Dragon Mining NL: Extension to sale of Pampalo Gold Project

June 5, 2006: Taranis Resources has started a comprehensive induced polarization survey on its Kettukuusikko gold property, northern Finland

June 5, 2006: Nordic Mines reports on significant increase in resources at Laivakangas gold prospect, western Finland (in Swedish)

June 5, 2006: Agnico-Eagle to build Kittila Gold Mine in Finland

June 1, 2006: European Diamonds update on Finland diamond projects

May 18, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds secured 20 new diamond targets in Finland

May 15, 2006: Vulcan Resources signed LOI with Norddeutsche Affinerie AG for the purchase of copper-gold concentrates from its Kylylahti Copper Project in Finland

May 15, 2006: Vulcan Resources gains international funding on their base metal projects in Finland

May 15, 2006: Belvedere to acquire 45% equity stake in Suomen Nikkeli Oy

May 11, 2006: Northland Resources registers on the Norwegian OTC List

May 10, 2006: Belvedere commences drilling at the Osikonmaki gold deposit, SW Finland

May 9, 2006: Cooper Minerals entered into joint venture with Agricola Resources to explore for uranium in the Paukkajanvaara area, eastern Finland

May 9, 2006: Northland Resources has started a 10,000 m drilling program at Hannukainen iron-copper-gold project in NW Finland

May 9, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals commences bulk sampling at Keivitsa nickel-copper-PGE property

May 8, 2006: Akkerman Exploration and Nortec Ventures to form a joint venture for exploration on the Koillismaa–Näränkä nickel-copper-PGE project, Northeastern Finland

May 3, 2006: Taranis Resources secured more funding for exploration at Kettukuusikko gold prospect, northern Finland

May 1, 2006: Dragon Mining exploration update

April 11, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals secures more funding for the Keivitsa Cu-Ni-PGE project

April 11, 2006: Vulcan resources reports on more significant extensions to the Kylylahti copper deposit, eastern Finland

April 6, 2006: Northern Lion Gold reports on 41 m @ 5.57 g/t gold at Haveri, southern Finland

April 6, 2006: Scandinavian Minerals to start 10,000 m infill drilling at the Keivitsa Ni-Cu-PGE deposit, northern Finland

April 4, 2006: Northland Resources secures more funding for exploration in Finland

April 3, 2006: Taranis Resources reports on the lastest drilling campaign at the Kettukuusikko gold prospect, northern Finland

March 31, 2006: Finn Nickel Ltd to buy the Luikonlahti concentration plant for producing Ni-Cu and Cu-Co concentrates from its future mines in the Outokumpu area, eastern Finland

March 30, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds discovers another kimberlite at Kuusamo, eastern Finland

March 21, 2006: Taranis Resources reports on extension of gold zones at Kettukuusikko, northern Finland

March 20, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds reports on more micro diamonds from the Kuusamo kimberilites, northeastern Finland

March 17, 2006: Nordic Mines announces resource in the Laivakangas prospect at 380,000 oz gold (in Swedish)

March 15, 2006: Belvedere withdraws from the plan to acquire the West Lapland Outokumpu dataset and properties

March 14, 2006: Updated ore reserves for the Pahtavaara gold mine, northern Finland (in Swedish)

March 13, 2006: Explanation to the Metallogenic Map of Finland published by the GTK

March 3, 2006: Heiskasensuo soapstone deposit in SE Finland now offered for international tender by the Ministry of Trade and Industry of Finland

March 1, 2006: GTK releases a comprehensive exploration data package on Outokumpu mining region

March 1, 2006: Dragon Mining gets significant funding for restarting the Orivesi gold mine and for gold exploration in Finland

March 1, 2006: Northern Lion Gold reports on abundant gold nuggets in till near the Ansomäki prospect, SW Finland

March 1, 2006: Vulcan Resources has acquired the former Otanmäki iron-titanimum-vanadium mine and the Syöte vanadium deposit in eastern Finland

February 28, 2006: Sunrise prepares to drill test six new targets at its Kuusamo diamond project in Finland

February 27, 2006: Taranis Resources reports on an extensive gold-rich intercept at Kettukuusikko, northern Finland

February 22, 2006: Vulcan Resources secures more funding for exploration in Finland

February 21, 2006: Vulcan Resources reports on extension of the Kylylahti Co-Cu deposit, eastern Finland

February 21, 2006: Agnico-Eagle announces conversion of 2.3 million ounces into gold reserves at Suurikuusikko; production decision expected in Q2, 2006

February 21, 2006: Dragon Mining NL: Sale of Pampalo gold project

February 20, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds secures more funding for diamond exploration in eastern Finland

February 20, 2006: Taranis Resources discovers a new gold-rich zone at Kettukuusikko, northern Finland

February 16, 2006: Argicola resources secures the joint venture with Cooper Minerals Inc for exploring the Paukkajanvaara uranium deposit, eastern Finland

February 9, 2006: Vulcan Resources reports on new high-grade intercepts outside the current resource boundaries at Kylylahti Cu-Co deposit, eastern Finland

February 8, 2006: Taranis Resources Intersects 2.46 g/t Au / 11.78 m in Kettukuusikko South Zone open pit target

February 8, 2006: European Diamonds Plc: Bulk sampling update at Lahtojoki – Finland

February 7, 2006: Vulcan reports further high-grade sections from the Peura-aho Ni-Cu-PGE prospect, eastern Finland

February 3, 2006: Belvedere to acquire West Lapland Outokumpu dataset and properties

February 1, 2006: GTK releases the first stage of FINNICKEL database

January 31, 2006: Scandinavian Gold Ltd change name to Scandinavian Minerals Limited

January 31, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds reports on discovery of new diamond-prospective localities in Finland

January 25, 2006: Scandinavian Gold reports a new resource estimate for the Keivitsa Ni-Cu-PGE deposit, northern Finland

January 24, 2006: Vulcan reports on high-grade sections from the Hietaharju Ni-Cu prospect, eastern Finland

January 24, 2006: Taranis Resources intersects 14.62 g/t Au / 2.43 m and 0.57 % copper over 10.0 m in Kettukuusikko North Zone

January 24, 2006: Northern Lion Gold has acquired the Sirkka and Riikonkoski gold and copper prospects in northern Finland

January 19, 2006: Tulikivi Co. has received permit for the utilization of soapstone in the Republic of Karelia, NW Russia

January 16, 2006: Northern Lion lists on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange

January 12, 2006: Belvedere Resources stakes ground in iron oxide-copper-gold and uranium-prospective regions in northwestern Finland

January 11, 2006: Northern Lion Gold has defined new potential ore bodies at the Haveri gold deposit in southern Finland

January 10, 2006: Taranis Resources reports high-grade intersections at Kettukuusikko gold prospect, northern Finland

January 9, 2006: Agricola Resources reports on uranium mineralogy at the Hautajärvi uranium prospect area, northern Finland

January 9, 2006: Agricola Resources reports on assay results from drilling at the Hautajärvi uranium prospect area, northern Finland

January 4, 2006: Northland Resources: summary of exploration during 2005 in Finland and Sweden

January 4, 2006: Sunrise Diamonds discovers another kimberlite within the Kuusamo cluster, eastern Finland

January 4, 2006: Dragon Mining has secured funding for opening the Jokisivu and Orivesi gold mines and for further exploration in Finland


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