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Exploration news 2010

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December 28, 2010: Environmental Permit for the Ruonaoja Limestone Quarry in Kolari, Lapland

December 22, 2010: Dragon Mining Commits to Mining Kutema Deeps at the Orivesi Gold Mine, Finland.

December 15, 2010: Agnico-Eagle exploration in 2010 yielded significant results e.g in Kittila, underground exploration drilling to begin in 2011

December 15, 2010: The Ministry of Employment and the Economy has published an International Tender Notice for two lithium deposits in Kaustinen, Western Finland

December 15, 2010: Mawson reports many surface discoveries made of bonanza grade gold at Rompas, northern Finland

December 14, 2010: Northland to start definitive feasibility study at Hannukainen iron deposit, NW Finland

December 8, 2010: Gold production at Pahtavaara mine for the full year 2010 reached already in November

December 6, 2010: High grade intercepts from drilling program at Jokisivu gold mine, Finland

December 2, 2010: Dragon Mining announces an update of the Mineral Resource for the Kaapelinkulma Gold Project, southern Finland,

December 2, 2010: Underground Development to start at Altona’s Kylylahti Copper Mine

December 1, 2010: Finnish mineral strategy completed

November 26, 2010: Western Areas exploration strategy and projects update (Australia, Finland, Canada)

November 25, 2010: Near Surface High Grade Drill Results At The Orivesi Gold Mine, Finland

November 19, 2010: Mawson reports first representative channel sample results at Rompas, Finland; highlights include 0.3m at 1,866 g/t Gold And 8 % Uranium.

November 17, 2010: Laiva gold mine project proceeds according to plan

November 17, 2010: Endomines completes construction of Pampalo Gold Mine: test runs started

November 15, 2010: State investment and development subsidy for infrastructure investments of Taivaljärvi Silver Mine, eastern Finland. 

November 16, 2010: Drilling commences at Dragon Mining's Kuusamo gold project

November 5, 2010: Promising drilling results from lithium exploration in Finland

November 4, 2010: Arctic Platinum Project: metallurgical testwork ongoing

October 31, 2010: Drake Resources - Panoramic Resources JV in Kangasjarvi and Savia (Pyhäsalmi‐Vihanti region, Central Finland), see p. 12-13

October 27, 2010: Significant Increase in Talvivaara Mineral Resources

October 19, 2010: Test mining in Ruonaoja limestone quarry in Kolari, Northern Finland, has started.

October 13, 2010: Development Work off to a good start at Outokumpu Copper Project

October 13, 2010: Belvedere's extends Reserve Base at Hitura Nickel Mine - Revised

October 12, 2010: Mawson reports very high gold, uranium values at Rompas, northern Finland

October 11, 2010: Lappland Goldminers reports record gold production at Pahtavaara for the third quarter 2010

October 6, 2010: Belvedere's Hitura Nickel Mine Outperforms Production Targets

October 5, 2010: Tasman Completes Airborne Geophysical Survey at Otanmäki Rare Earth Element - Niobium Project in Finland

September 28, 1020: Dragon to restart gold exploration in Kuusamo area, NE Finland

September 27, 2010: Pampalo Gold Mine ore reserve tonnage increased by 50% and gold content by 11 %

September 22, 2010: Dragon Mining discovery of another lode at the Orivesi gold mine, SW Finland

September 21, 2010: Belvedere Secures Permit for Extending the Hitura Mine Tailings Area

September 20, 2010: Nortec enters into Option Agreement to acquire 100% interest in Seinajoki Gold Project and Kaatiala Rare Earth Project, Finland

September 17, 2010: Altona Mining has started site preparation for the Kylylahti mine near Outokumpu, eastern Finland

September 8, 2010: Nortec Minerals Intersects 4 Metres of 13.52g/t Gold at Seinäjoki Project in Western Finland

August 30, 2010: Belvedere intersects further high-grade gold zones at Kopsa in Finland

August 24, 2010: Belvedere makes first shipment of nickel concentrate from the newly re-commissioned Hitura Mine

August 16, 2010: Pampalo Gold Mine construction progressing on schedule

August 12, 2010: Updated global mining survey by the Fraser Institute: Finland second in mining-friendly jurisdictions

August 12, 2010: Final delivery of processing equipment to the Pampalo Gold Mine site - works progressing on the schedule

August 9, 2010: Sotkamo Silver receives MEUR 2.7 investment from Industry Investment, Teknoventure and private investors

August 4, 2010: Metso to supply mining equipment for Nordic Mines' Laiva gold mine in Finland

August 2, 2010: Universal to start to build the Kylylahti copper-cobalt mine near Outokumpu, eastern Finland

July 29, 2010: Panoramic Resources and Drake Resources into gold and base metals exploration joint venture in northern Europe

July 28,2010: Agnico-Eagle Q2 2010; record quarterly revenue, net income and gold production, Kittila – mill optimization beginning to show results

July 28, 2010: Belvedere Resources restarts Hitura nickel mine in Finland

July 26, 2010: First Quantum Minerals provides a progress report on the Kevitsa nickel-copper-PGE project in Finland; commercial production to begin in mid 2012.

July 22, 2010: Karelian Diamond Resources: Agreement with Rio Tinto Mining and Exploration Limited in relation to Finland exploration data.

July 22, 2010: Credit facility approved for Nordic Mines' Laiva gold mine

July 21, 2010: Northland studies possibility of using deep water port of Narvik

July 16, 2010: Dragon Mining quarterly report; internal feasibility study of developing an underground operation at the Jokisivu Gold Mine.

July 15, 2010: Lappland Goldminers' operating statistics for the second quarter 2010

July 15, 2010: Western Areas nickel exploration in Finland (sections 7 and 8 of the release)

July 1, 2010: GTK releases an assessment of undiscovered platinum group element resources in Finland

June 30, 2010: Talvivaara; Production ramp-up progressing as expected

June 29, 2010: Northland posted Hannukainen PEA Report on SEDAR

June 24, 2010: Adriana quits Mustavaara iron-vanadium-titanium project, Finland

June 23, 2010: Gexco AB has commenced a core drilling program at Taivaljärvi Silver Mine, eastern Finland

June 16, 2010: Mawson Increases Claim Holding And Releases NI43-101 Technical Report At The Rompas Gold-Uranium Project, Finland

June 11, 2010: Talvivaara nickel mine: second production line at metals recovery plant started

June 9, 2010: Outokumpu to expand ferrochrome production, expand mining at Kemi chromite mine

June 7, 2010: Nortec begins drilling at Seinajoki gold project

June 7, 2010: Mawson reports bonanza-grade gold and uranium at Rompas, northern Finland

June 3, 2010: Northland has entered into first Offtake Agreement in the Kaunisvaara Iron Project.

May 28, 2010: Border River Commission hearing on Tapuli Mine and Kaunisvaara Mill Environmental Permit Application

May 28, 2010: Pampalo Gold Mine will not use cyanide in its gold concentrating process

May 19, 2010: Installation of processing plant equipment has commenced at Pampalo Gold Mine

May 12, 2010: Nortec signs drill contractors for Seinäjoki Gold Project, Finland

May 12, 2010: Northland Resources reports PEA and new mineral resource data from Hannukainen and Kuervitikko iron deposits, NW Finland

May 12, 2010: Investments and construction of Pampalo Gold Mine is proceeding according to the plan and budget.

May 6, 2010: Dragon Mining update on exploration in Finland

May 6, 2010: Belvedere intersects 92 metres averaging 3.2 g/t gold at Kopsa in Finland

May 4, 2010: Construction of the gold mine in Laiva in parallel to negotiations about remaining project financing

April 30, 2010: Mawson Acquires 100% of Areva's Finnish Exploration Portfolio and Areva Becomes Significant Mawson Shareholder

April 29, 2010: Infill drilling results support the start-up schedule of the Pampalo Gold Mine

April 28, 2010: Lappland Goldminers´ 2009 annual report

April 26, 2010: Tasman Acquires New Rare Earth Element Project at Otanmäki in Finland

April  21, 2010: GTK terminated own airborne survey work

April 19, 2010: Reutuaapa high-grade dolomite deposit put into international tender by Finnish Ministry of Employment and the Economy. Link: The Reutuaapa Report

April 16, 2010: First quarter 2010 gold production 180 kg at Lappland Goldminers' Pahtavaara mine

April 15, 2010: Dragon Mining reports high-grade results from infill drilling of the Arpola deposit, Jokisivu gold mine, Finland

April 14, 2010: Nortec samples 5.75 g/t Au over 3.0 m at Seinäjoki

April 7, 2010: Belvedere to reopen Hitura nickel mine

April 6, 2010: Increased valuation for Outokumpu (Kylylahti) project in Finland

April 1, 2010: Northland: Swedish Government to co-finance rail connection from Kaunisvaara, Sweden, to Äkäsjokisuu, Finland 

March 23, 2010: Dragon Mining reports good drilling results at the Orivesi gold mine, SW Finland

March 23, 2010: Nortec update on exploration in Finland

March 23, 2010: Belvedere evaluates restart of Hitura nickel mine, starts drilling at Kopsa copper-gold deposit

March 19, 2010: Gexco (Sweden) to buy Silver Resources Oy (Finland)  (in Swedish)

March 17, 2010: Endomines signs mining contracts for the Pampalo Gold Mine

March 11, 2010: Endomines to sell all gold concentrate from the Pampalo mine to Boliden

March 10, 2010: Nordic Mines released results of feasibility study for the Laivakangas gold deposit, western Finland

March 10, 2010: Universal Resources announce land purchase and Outokumpu project update

March 5, 2010: Dragon Mining reports increase in gold resource at Jokisivu gold mine, SW Finland

March 5, 2010: GTK publishes a digital map service related to Finnish bedrock

March 5, 2010: Nordkalk plans to reopen the Ruonaoja quarry in Kolari in northern Finland.

March 3, 2010: Western  areas seeks funding and offtake partner for projects in the Talvivaara mine region, Finland 

February 18, 2010: Lappland Goldminers report updated ore reserves and mineral resources at the Pahtavaara goldmine

February 17, 2010: Agnico-Eagle update on gold production and reserves and resources at Kittilä gold mine, Finnish Lapland, and the first resource released for Kylmäkangas gold deposit in Oijärvi greenstone belt, Finland

February 15, 2010: Belvedere purchased Hitura nickel mine and Kopsa copper-gold project from Finn Nickel bankruptcy estate

February 15, 2010: Ministry of Employment and the Economy publishes The New Mining Act proposal of Finland.

February 9, 2010: Talvivaara to investigate the recovery of uranium as a separate product from its ore body

February 3, 2010: Tasman Acquires The Past Producing Korsnas REE-PB Mine, Finland

February 1, 2010: Dragon Mining update on gold projects in Finland

January 25, 2010: 2010: Talvivaara Enters into Zinc in Concentrate Streaming Agreement with Nyrstar

January 19, 2010: Lappland Goldminers 2009 production statistics

January 13, 2010: Nortec receives positive metallurgical results from Kaukua PGE + Gold – Copper - Nickel Project, Finland

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