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Exploration news 2008

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December 31, 2008: Belvedere Resources subsidiary exercises force majeure rights

December 17, 2008: Lappland Goldminers has started production at Pahtavaara gold mine, northern Finland

December 15, 2008: Belvedere Resources suspends production at Hitura nickel mine, Finland

December 11, 2008: Agnico-Eagle declares 27th consecutive annual cash dividend; Gold production growth set to accelerate

December 9, 2008: Tertiary Minerals permitted extension of exploration lease for Sivakkalehto iron project, NW Finland

December 8, 2008: Yara to expand phosphate operation in Siilinjärvi, Finland

December 4, 2008: Talvivaara Resource and Operations Update

November 24, 2008: Northland signs MOU with Port Authority of Kemi and City of Kemi, and appoints Director to the Boar

November 24, 2008: Nortec Ventures reports mineralised intercepts from Kaukua Ni-PGE project, NE Finland

November 19, 2008: Taranis Gets Approval for Kettukuusikko Mining Claims in Finland and Amends Finland Regional Exploration Agreement with Royal Gold, Inc.

November 18, 2008: Nordic Mines granted mining permit for the Laiva gold project, western Finland, with increased mineral resource

November 17, 2008: Pampalo’s gold mineralisation continues downwards in drill cores from deeper parts of deposit Pampalo (930 KB)

November 13, 2008: Dragon Mining, appointment of director

November 13, 2008: Belvedere Resources upgrades resource at the Hautalampi nickel-cobalt-copper project, Finland

November 13, 2008: Lappland Goldminers starts mine production at the Pahtavaara gold mine, Finland

November 6, 2008: Belvedere extends temporary dismissal notices at Hitura Mine

October, 30, 2008: Vulcan Resources suspends development of Kylylahti copper-cobalt project, eastern Finland

October 29. 2008: Karelian Diamonds finds extension to Seitaperä pipe, Kuhmo, NE Finland

October 29, 2008: Northland Resources moves all operations to Finland and Sweden

October 22, 2008: ResourceStocks ranks Finland as the safest place to spend exploration dollars (116 KB)

October 21, 2008: Dragon Mining update on exploration in Finland and Sweden (1.2 MB)

October 16, 2008: Belvedere awarded environmental permit for Luikonlahti Mine and Concentration Plant

October 15, 2008: Belvedere temporarily suspends mine development work at Hitura nickel mine, western Finland

October 14, 2008: Nortec reports 65m @ 1.57g/t PGE+Au on the Kaukua property, NE Finland (486 KB)

October 9, 2008: Northland Resources updates iron project plans at Kolari and Pajala, northern Finland and Sweden

October 3, 2008: Lappland Goldminers releases updated resource figures, plans mine production for a minimum of three years at Pahtavaara gold mine in northern Finland

October 1, 2008: First metal produced at Talvivaara Ni-Cu-Zn mine

September 25, 2008: Belvedere granted environmental permit to mine Särkiniemi East nickel ore-body

September 25, 2008: Vulcan to suspend further development expenditure at the Kylylahti Cu–Co project in eastern Finland (36 KB)

September 17, 2008: Northland Resources chooses Finnish rail and port option for Tapuli iron ore project

September 16, 2008: The Finnish government outlines its support for mine development

September 12, 2008: Dragon Mining discovers a new gold-silver-base metal occurrence in northern Finland (168 KB)

September 4, 2008: Akkerman Exploration reports on positive results from IP survey at Kaukua contact-type PGE-Ni-Cu occurrence, NE Finland

September 4, 2008: Agnico-Eagle announces total reserves and resources at Suurikuusikko, norther Finland, now at 5.5 Moz gold

September 4, 2008: Nortec announces 70% Interest Earn-in, Kaukua Platinum – Palladium – Gold (PGE + Au) – Nickel – Copper Property, Northeastern Finland (1.3 MB)

September 2, 2008: Nordic Mines has been granted mining lease for Laivakangas gold project, western Finland

August 25, 2008: Endomines reports high-grade intercepts from Pampalo gold deposit, eastern Finland (920 KB)

August 14, 2008: Endomines permitted for building beneficiation plant and offices at Pampalo gold project, eastern Finland (249 KB)

August 7, 2008: North American Palladium not to deliver a positive feasibility study for the Arctic Platinum Project, commenced discussions with Gold Fields Ltd. to review strategic options for the project

July 24, 2008: Vulcan Resources update on exploration in Finland

July 23, 2008: Dragon Mining update on gold exploration in Finland

July 23, 2008: Agnico-Eagle: Kittila mine now has all the necessary permits to operate the mine; gold production expected to start in late 2008

July 21, 2008: Lappland Goldminers has started to produce gold from low-grade stockpile at Pahtavaara gold mine, northern Finland

July 14, 2008: Endomines releases new resource data on Rämepuro and Muurinsuo gold deposits, easternmost Finland (1.2 MB)

July 10, 2008: Belvedere discovers new mineralised zone at the Hitura Nickel Mine

July 9, 2008: Sunrise Diamonds reports on more microdiamonds from Kimberlite 14, central Finland

July 8, 2008: Tertiary Minerals: Separation tests underway on samples of magnetite ore from Kolari, NW Finland

July 8, 2008: Karelian Diamond Resources: Micro-diamond results provide conclusive evidence that Seitaperä kimberlite pipe is diamondiferous

July 4, 2008: Nortec to start phase III drilling on the Kaukua PGE-Ni-Cu prospect, NE Finland

July 2, 2008: First NI 43-101 compliant mineral resource for Haveri gold deposit, SW Finland

June 26, 2008: Vulcan appoints engineering for building Kylylahti copper-cobalt mine, eastern Finland

June 23, 2008: Talvivaara Mining Co and Outokumpu to conduct a feasibility study on manganese production at the Talvivaara Mine

June 23, 2008: Northland releases revised preliminary economic assessment for iron project in NW Finland

June 19, 2008: Nordic Mining has concluded the acquisition of majority of the shares in Keliber Oy; lithium production in western Finland scheduled to commence in 2010

June 18, 2008: First Quantum Minerals completes acquisition of Scandinavian Minerals

June 18, 2008: Lappland Goldminers' preliminary beneficiation tests successful on low-grade material at Pahtavaara gold mine, northern Finland

June 18, 2008: Northland Resources releases Preliminary Economic Assessment for Hannukainen iron deposit, NW Finland

June 17, 2008: Latest drilling by Endomines confirms down-plunge extension of Pampalo gold deposit, eastern Finland (883 KB)

June 16, 2008: Endomines reports recent high-grade intercepts in its gold prospects in eastern Finland (317 KB)

June 12, 2008: Shareholders of Scandinavian Minerals approve plan of arrangement with First Quantum Minerals

June 10, 2008: Transfer of Outokumpu Mining Oyj exploration geodata to GTK completed

June 9, 2008: Nortec and Akkerman to start IP survey to define the size and shape of the Kaukua PGE deposit, NE Finland

June 6, 2008: Dragon Mining reports gold intercepts from Kiimalaki area of Hanhimaa project, N Finland

June 6, 2008: Finmetal Mining Ltd. changes name to Amazon Goldsands Ltd.

June 3, 2008: Outokumpu to increase ferrochrome production at Kemi mine, northern Finland

June 3, 2008: Dragon Mining reports high-grade intercepts from Kaapelinkulma gold project, SW Finland

May 29, 2008: Dragon Mining received environmental permit for dewatering Vammala nickel mine, SW Finland

May 28, 2008: Dragon Mining update on production from Sarvisuo lode at Orivesi gold mine, SW Finland

May 26, 2008: Nortec Ventures reports on extensive PGE-Ni-Cu intercestions at Kaukua, NE Finland

May 23, 2008: Belvedere to sell nickel concentrate to China

May 21, 2008: Endomines to invest in building the Pampalo gold mine, easternmost Finland (112 KB)

May 15, 2008: More mantle nodule-bearing kimberlite for Karelian in latest drilling at Seitapera

May 14, 2008: Talvivaara Mining Co offer bonds for financing broarder metals processing capability at Talvivaara mine site, eastern Finland

May 12, 2008: Vulcan Resources reports high grade PGE intercepts from Hietaharju nickel prospect, eastern Finland

May 7, 2008: Northland Resources reports high-grade intersections from the Kuervitikko iron oxide-copper-gold project, NW Finland

May 6, 2008: Lappland Goldminers resuming gold production at the Pahtavaara gold mine, northern Finland

May 5, 2008: FirstGrowth signs Letter of Intent with Magnus Minerals of Finland

May 3, 2008: Belvedere Resources 2007 operations summary

April 30, 2008: Dragon Mining update on operations in Finland

April 22, 2008: PGE and gold grades continue to improve at the Nortec Ventures' Kaukua project, NE Finland

April 21, 2008: First Quantum to acquire Scandinavian Minerals

April 16, 2008: Belvedere to start diamond drilling at Hirsikangas gold prospect, western Finland

April 15, 2008: Diamond potential of the Seitaperä kimberlite in Kuhmo, eastern Finland, confirmed by Karelian Diamond Resources

April 15, 2008: Dragon Mining has started production from the new Sarvisuo lode at the Orivesi gold mine in southern Finland

April 14, 2008: Vulcan to proceed with the Kylylahti copper-cobalt mine, eastern Finland

April 10, 2008: Cullen Resources targets iron ore in northern Finland

April 9, 2008: Northland Resources to Trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange

April 8, 2008: A new resource evaluation for the Attu Zn-Cu deposit, SW Finland, released by Attu Zinc Ltd

April 4, 2008: Nordic Mines orders mills for the Laivakangas gold project, western Finland

April 3, 2008: Nortec Ventures update for exploration at the Kaukua Ni-PGE prospect, NE Finland

April 2, 2008: Mining officially started at Talvivaara nickel mine, eastern Finland

April 1, 2008: Geological Survey of Finland has completed low-altitude high-resolution airborne geophysical mapping covering all of Finland

April 1, 2008: Lappland Goldminers to buy the Pahtavaara gold mine

March 31, 2008: Belvedere resources announces a significant increase in reserves at the Hitura nickel mine, western Finland

March 25, 2008: Mawson Resources applies claim for Mustamaa uranium prospect, NW Finland

March 19, 2008: Belvedere Resources to start underground production at Särkiniemi nickel mine, central Finland

March 17, 2008: Northland Resources comments on infrastructure discussions regading the Kolari iron project

March 14, 2008: Finmetal Mining drills into a Ni zone at Hälvälä, SE Finland

March 13, 2008: Nordic Mines seeks relisting to the main list of the OMX Nordic Exchange Stockholm (in Swedish)

March 12, 2008: Vulcan Resources reports on significant drill intercepts outside the presently defined resource at the Kylylahti cobalt-copper deposit, eastern Finland

March 10, 2008: Dragon Mining reporst final results of trenching program from the Hanhimaa gold prospect, NW Finland

March 6, 2008: Nortec Ventures to drill more at the Kaukua PGE-Ni-Cu property, NE Finland

March 3, 2008: Talvivaara Mining Company Ltd railroad transport contract signed with VR-Cargo

March 3, 2008: Endomines reports on high-grade intercepts from recent drilling at the Hosko gold occurrence, eastern Finland (in Swedish)

February 29, 2008: Sunrise Diamonds - Nordic Diamonds reports discovery of good quality macro diamonds from Kaavi-Kuopio kimberlite cluster, central Finland

February 28, 2008: Scandinavian Minerals' update on activities at the Kevitsa Ni-Cu-PGE deposit, northern Finland

February 28, 2008: 3d modelling of the Haveri gold deposit, SW Finland, started for Lappland Goldminers

February 27, 2008: Nordic Mines announces an improved resource for the Laivakangas gold deposit, western Finland

February 26, 2008: Talvivaara Mining Co. review for year ended 31 December 2007

February 26, 2008: Karelian Diamonds has detected new targets near known kimberlites at Kuhmo, eastern Finland

February 21, 2008: Karelian Diamonds to define economic viability of the Seitaperä kimberlite pipe, eastern Finland

February 21, 2008: Tertiary Minerals: good potential for near-surface bulk-mineable iron ore at Sivakkalehto, NW Finland

February 20, 2008: Scandinavian Minerals starts infrastructure construction at Kevitsa Project

February 15, 2008: Agnico-Eagle's gold reserves and resources (among others Kittilä, Finland)) at record levels

February 12, 2008: Nortec to the start a new drill campaign at the Kaukua PGE project, NE Finland

February 1, 2008: Northland Resources update on scoping study on its iron ore projects in Sweden and Finland

January 25, 2008: All drilling-indicated gold deposits and occurrences in Finland described in a new research report by GTK

January 25, 2008: Dragon Mining exploration update on Finland

January 23, 2008: Vulcan Resources drills for depth extensions for the Kylylahti copper-cobalt deposit

January 18, 2008: New GTK publication: Gold in the Central Lapland greenstone belt

January 17, 2008: Belvedere reports on high-grade intercepts from Hitura nickel mine, western Finland

January 15, 2008: Scandinavian Minerals update on Kevitsa Ni-Cu-PGE project, northern Finland

January 14, 2008: Norwegian mining company Nordic Mining ASA acquires 68% of Finnish lithium mining company Keliber Oy

January 14, 2008: Kopane Diamond Developments and Mantle Diamonds joint venture now definitive

January 14, 2008: Environmental permit granted for the Jokisivu gold project held by Dragon Mining, Southern Finland

January 10, 2008: Dragon Mining reports on high-grade intercepts at its Kaapelinkulma gold prospect, Southern Finland

January 9, 2008: Nortec reports new PGE-gold intersections from the Kaukua PGE prospect, NE Finland

January 7, 2008: Endomines reports on new high-grade intersections from Rämepuro gold occurrence, eastern Finland (in Swedish, 146 KB)

January 3, 2008: Tertiary minerals reports on drilling at the Sivakkalehto iron deposit, NW Finland

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