Abacus Mining & Exploration Corporation

Gwen Preston

New Gold gets permit for New Afton

Vancouver — New Gold (NGD-T, NGD-X) has been busy lately, picking up a signed mine permit for its New Afton copper-gold project and signing two letters of intent with nearby claimholder Abacus Mining…

The Afton open pit copper mine operated from 1978-1987. DRC Resources has identified a large copper-gold resource beneath the pit.

Copper is king in British Columbia

Vancouver — Mineral exploration and development in British Columbia have emerged from a bad nightmare caused by weak commodity prices and an unsupportive previous provincial government.

Abacus expands Afton project

Vancouver — Halfway through a second phase of drilling at the Afton project in south-central British Columbia, Abacus Mining & Exploration (AME-V) continues to cut significant widths of copper-gold mineralization.

Getting active on Afton: a new project in an old camp

Kamloops, B.C. — Just west of where the Trans-Canada Highway meets the Coquihalla Super-Highway at the city of Kamloops, DRC Resources (DRC-T) is advancing development of a new copper-gold mine at the site of a former major cop…

Abacus fully vested in Afton project (August 30, 2004)

Vancouver — Ahead of schedule, Abacus Mining & Exploration (AME-V) has fulfilled the terms to earn its acquisition of the Afton project from Teck Cominco (TEK-T). The 70-sq.-km copper-gold project is west of…

Cordillera sparkles with mineral potential

Vancouver — For more than a dozen years, British Columbia has closed more mines than it has opened, and if this trend continues, only one metal mine and a few coal mines could be left operating by 2014. With stronger commodity prices and easier a…

By continuing to browse you agree to our use of cookies. To learn more, click more information

Dear user, please be aware that we use cookies to help users navigate our website content and to help us understand how we can improve the user experience. If you have ideas for how we can improve our services, we’d love to hear from you. Click here to email us. By continuing to browse you agree to our use of cookies. Please see our Privacy & Cookie Usage Policy to learn more.