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Exploration news 2009

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December 22, 2009: Western Areas update on nickel exploration in Finland

December 18, 2009: FINCOPPER - a public database on copper deposits in Finland

December 18, 2009: Fennoscandian Exploration and Mining 2009 congress presentations now available

December 15, 2009: Endomines securing funding for building the Pampalo gold mine

December 14, 2009: Northland Engages Finnshipping to Provide Shipping Services

December 2, 2009: Endomines takes advantage of recent strong gold price development
and implements a fixed gold price hedge

December 1, 2009: Belvedere announces maiden resource estimate for Hirsikangas gold project, Finland

December 1, 2009: New map showing areas of mineral potential and mining in Fennoscandia

November 30, 2009: Agnico-Eagle provides exploration update; Significant new intersections at Kittila

November 30, 2009: First Quantum Minerals Announces Board Approval For Development Of Kevitsa Project, Finland

November 30, 2009: Endomines concludes an agreement for the construction of the Pampalo Gold Mine power transmission line

November 26, 2009: Western Areas has commenced drilling at the Rautavaara Nickel Project in the Kainuu Schist Belt in central Finland

November 24, 2009: Nordic Mines has been granted environmetal permit for the Laiva gold project in western Finland

November 23, 2009: Northland Activates its Finnish Assets

November 19, 2009: Mawson Resources commences resource calculation at Nuottijärvi uranium prospect, Finland

November 17, 2009: Northland Resources into LOI on an iron ore shipping terminal at the Port of Kemi, Finland

November 16, 2009: Sale of Finn Nickel assets to Vulcan Resources; Belvedere Resources focussing in gold exploration

November 16, 2009: Vulcan Resources purchased Luikonlahti processing plant and a set of nickel projects in eastern and southwestern Finland

November 12, 2009: Endomines is securing full financing for the Pampalo gold mine, eastern Finland

November 5, 2009: Endomines quarterly report: activities in the Pampalo gold project in Finland

October 28, 2009: Nortec Ventures update on gold and rare metal projects in western Finland

October 27, 2009: Dragon Mining reports high-grade gold intercepts from Jokisivu, SW Finland

October 27, 2009: Western Areas report on nickel exploration deal in Finland (page 12)

October 23, 2009: Vulcan Resources nickel exploration results from Kuhmo-Suomussalmi greenstone belt, eastern Finland

October 22, 2009: Talvivaara Mining Company Plc, Crushing enhancement and ramp up of mining

October 22, 2009: Endomines orders gold plant equipment and commences earthmoving works at Pampalo Mine

October 19, 2009: Vulcan Resources quarterly update

October 19, 2009: First production from the Jokisivu gold mine, SW Finland

October 13, 2009: Nortec acquires Rare Earth Metals Area Reservation, Seinajoki Project, Finland

October 12, 2009: Endomines enters financing agreements for gold mining start-up and carries out rights issue

October 6, 2009: Belvedere commences drilling on their Kiimala Gold Property

September 30, 2009: Nordic Mining quarterly report on mine development activities in Finland and Norway

September 30, 2009: Western Areas NL/Magnus Minerals Oy JV to explore Talvivaara-type deposits

September 28, 2009: Vulcan Resources and Universal Resources to merge

September 25, 2009: Lappland Goldminers gets more funding for mining and exploration projects

September 22, 2009: Nortec acquires the Seinäjoki gold project, western Finland, from Akkerman Exploration

September 15, 2009: Two new exploration targets with significant mineralization identified on Kaukua Palladium–P latinum-Gold-Copper-Nickel Project, Finland

September 9, 2009: Nortec granted exploration tenements covering the known lithium occurrences in Tammela area, SW Finland

September 8, 2009: Agnico-Eagle exploration update

September 8, 2009: Belvedere Resources update on gold exploration in Finland

September 4, 2009: Nortec Ventures Corp. acquires 100 % of the Kaukua PGE-gold-copper-nickel project, NE Finland

September 3, 2009: Vulcan Resources and Universal Resources to merge

August 31, 2009: Lappland Goldminers continues mining and drills for new orebodies at the Pahtavaara gold mine, northern Finland

August 27, 2009: Half-year report of Talvivaara Mining Co.

August 25, 2009: Nordic Mining granted exploration tenements in lithium province in western Finland

August 25, 2009: Nordic Mining executed EM survey on the company's lithium bearing pegmatite deposits in western Finland

August 24, 2009: Endomines has received a guarantee of 6 million euro for financing the Pampalo gold project, easternmost Finland

August 17, 2009: Update of exploration activities by Endomines

July 30, 2009: Dragon Mining update on gold exploration and mining in Finland

July 29, 2009: Agnico-Eagle reports Q2 2009 results; Record quarterly gold production; Commercial production achieved at Lapa and Kittila mines

July 15, 2009: Taranis identifies large copper-gold target at Naakenavaara, Finland

July 13, 2009: Finn Nickel Initiates Voluntary Bankruptcy Proceedings.

July 10, 2009: Lappland Goldminers AB's Pahtavaara mine produced 286 kg gold (9,195 tr.oz) during first half 2009.

July 7, 2009: Kylylahti resource update, definition of a high grade resource

July 7, 2009: Belvedere Resources Ltd., Jinchuan Group Ltd signed an agreement for the conversion of debt into preference shares.

July 7, 2009: Metso Mining and Construction Technology to deliver the process equipment and technical support for Endomines' Pampalo Gold Mine

June 22, 2009: Nortec Ventures has reached agreement to acquire 100% of the Kaukua PGE+Au-Cu-Ni -Project

June 15, 2009: Akkerman Exploration B.V. acquires new exploration rights in Finland.

June 9, 2009: Nordic Mines delivers answer to Environmetal Permit Authority concerning statements about planned gold production at Laiva property (in Swedish)

June 2, 2009: Talvivaara Plc seeks funding to expand production at Talvivaara nickel mine, eastern Finland

May 14, 2009: Favourable start of gold production at Pahtavaara and Blaiken mines

May 12, 2009: Nordic Mines quarterly report with resource data on Laiva gold project, western Finland

May 11, 2009: Endomines Q1 2009 report (in Swedish)

May 8, 2009: Dragon Mining Limited commences the Jokisivu gold mine

May 7, 2009: Endomines’ update along Karelian Goldline, eastern Finland – ore reserves in proven and probable categories increased 90%. (in Swedish)

April 29, 2009: Agnico-Eagle's Kittila gold mine - commercial production expected in the 3rd quarter of 2009

April 28, 2009: Jinchuan Ltd to become a share holder in Belvedere Resources and/or Finn Nickel

April 28, 2009: Endomines updates resources along Karelian Goldline, eastern Finland (in Swedish)

April 24, 2009: Nortec releases further drill results from the Kaukua PGE+Au discovery in Finland

April 24, 2009: Dragon Mining update on mining and exploration in Finland

April 22, 2009: Dragon Mining 2008 annual report

March 31, 2009: Latest micro-diamond results at Seitaperä (Kuhmo, eastern Finland) return one positive outcome

March 30, 2009: Nordic Mines report total resource now exceeding one milloin ounces at Laivakangas gold project, western Finland

March 20, 2009: GTK releases the Finnish gold, nickel, PGE, and zinc databases into public domain: the entire databases can now be downloaded through the Internet

March 9, 2009: Nortec Ventures announces definition drill program on the Kaukua PGE+Au discovery in Finland, and private placement financing

March 9, 2009: Update on Vähäjoki copper-gold project, Finland

March 6, 2009: First Quantum Minerals Ltd. reports its results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2008. Updated resource model for the Kevitsa (Finland) ore system by Q3 2009.

March 5, 2009: Northland resources to concentrate nearly all work in Kolari and Pajala iron projects, Finland and Sweden

March 4, 2009: Agnico-Eagle exploration update on 2008 activities; e.g. Kittila gold reserves and resource increase remarkably

March 4, 2009: Summary of 2008 activities of the Talvivaara nickel operation, eastern Finland

March 2, 2009: Application of a Mining Concession Permit by Silver Resources Oy for the Taivaljarvi Ag-Zn-Pb-Au-deposit

February 26, 2009: GTK releases new updated version of its Active Map Explorer

February 24, 2009: Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy to fund Pampalo gold project, eastern Finland, by 2.52 Meuro

February 23, 2009: Taranis Acquires Two New Gold Projects in Finland

February 19, 2009: Talvivaara delivers first nickel to Norilsk Nickel Harjavalta Oy

February 13, 2009: First Quantum Minerals update on operations; includes update on Kevitsa Ni-Cu-PGE project

February 12, 2009: Drilling by Nortec indicates along-strike extension for the Kaukua PGE-Ni-Cu prospect, NE Finland

February 12, 2009: Design study underway for Port of Kemi for pellet export from the Northland Resources' future iron mines, NW Finland and NE Sweden

February 10, 2009: GTK releases the Platinum-Group Element (PGE) deposit database of Finland

February 3, 2009: Outokumpu to temporarily cease its ferrochrome production

February 2, 2009: Latest results continue to extend main zone on the KAUKUA Property, Finland

January 28, 2009: Endomines reports high-grade extension at depth for the Pampalo gold deposit, eastern Finland (in Swedish)

January 27, 2009: Sunrise Moves To 100% Ownership Of Nordic Kimberlites In Finland's Karelian Craton

January 23, 2009: Dragon Mining update on exploration in Finland and Sweden

January 15, 2009: Agnico-Eagle pours first gold at Kittila mine

January 14, 2009: Kinetex Announces Exploration Agreements with Euro Minerals and Magnus Minerals

January 13, 2009: Dragon Mining confirms discovery of new precious metal occurrence in northern Finland

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