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May 20, 2023 - Prince George Citizen: Blackwater Gold making progress on mine near Prince George

A project to expand a construction camp to serve the Blackwater Gold open-pit gold mine 160 kilometres southwest of Prince George is now complete. Work on a wastewater treatment plant is finished and the camp can now serve as many as 420 workers, with more accommodation dormitories expected to be built over the next month to expand capacity to more than 500. READ MORE

May 18, 2023 – BIV: Pace of build speeds up at Artemis' Blackwater gold mine

Construction activity at the Blackwater gold mine belonging to Artemis Gold (TSXV:ARTG) is stepping up. The site has been cleared and priority infrastructure areas have been assigned. The laydown area is complete to accommodate the construction fleet, maintenance shop, and office.  READ MORE

April 21, 2023 – Prince George Daily News: More than 11,000 hectares secured for caribou habitat and restoration in central B.C

A plan developed in collaboration with the federal and provincial governments, the Lhoosk’uz Dené Nation, the Ulkatcho First Nation and Artemis Gold Inc., will see 11,000 hectares secured for 50 years in central B.C. for caribou habitat. In addition, Artemis Gold Inc. will contribute more than $2.7 million in funding over time toward caribou habitat restoration initiatives as part of the company’s Caribou Mitigation and Monitoring plan. READ MORE

April 20, 2023 – Prince George Citizen: Blackwater Gold owners committed to protect caribou habitat

Artemis Gold, the Vancouver mining company building the Blackwater gold and silver mine southwest of Prince George, is working with area First Nations to secure and protect 11,000 hectares of caribou habitat from any industrial activity. Over the next 50 years, Artemis will also provide more than $2.7 million to fund a project led by the Ulkatcho First Nation and Lhoosk'uz Dené Nation to restore 300 km of roads and 271 ha of land impacted by logging cutblock operations. READ MORE

April 20, 2023 – CRNR: Artemis Gold Introduces New Plan to Protect and Restore Caribou, Developed Alongside Lhoosk’uz Dene and Ulkatcho First Nations

A new first-of-its-kind collaboration will bring industry, First Nations, and government together to protect caribou habitats in the Interior.

Those protections stem from commitments made by Artemis Gold in their newly introduced Caribou Mitigation and Monitoring Plan. READ MORE

April 14, 2023 – Quesnel Observer: Artemis Gold orders $134M mining equipment for Blackwater Mine startup west of Quesnel

Artemis Gold is buying a fleet of heavy equipment – to the tune of $134M – in anticipation of their Blackwater site opening soon. The Blackwater gold deposit is located about 100 kilometres south of Vanderhoof and about 100 kilometres west of Quesnel. READ MORE

April 13, 2023 – BIV: Artemis buys mine fleet for Blackwater mine

B.C.’s newest greenfield gold mine – the Blackwater mine near Prince George – has marked another milestone with the purchase of $134 million worth of mine trucks, graders and other heavy equipment. Artemis Gold Inc. (TSX-V:ARTG) is ramping up construction on the new open-pit gold mine, which the company has projected will be in production by the second half of 2024. READ MORE

April 13, 2023 – Canadian Mining Journal: Artemis Gold orders Caterpillar fleet at $134 million for Blackwater

Artemis Gold (TSXV: ARTG) issued a purchase order to Finning (Canada), a division of Finning International (TSX: FTT) for the primary and ancillary mining fleet required for the initial phase 1 of operations at the company's Blackwater mine project. READ MORE

March 27, 2023 - BIV: B.C. Interior gets economic boost with new gold mines

With an initial capital cost of $645 million - and up to $1.4 billion total over a 22-year mine life - Artemis Gold's Blackwater open-pit gold mine south of Vanderhoof will be largest new mine built in the region in more than a decade. Plus, it is largely locally owned, with 41 per cent of the owners being board members or management, including Vancouver developer Ryan Beedie, who is a director and major shareholder. READ MORE

March 21, 2023 - Prince George Citizen: Gold mine processing plant construction underway

A project update provided by the Vancouver company on Monday revealed that by the end of February, close to 63 per cent of the detailed engineering for the Blackwater plant had been completed by the contractor, Sedgman Canada Ltd. More than 90 per cent of the processing equipment needed to build the open-pit mine has been awarded to fabricate key items such as the ball mill, gyratory crusher, apron and reclaim feeders, secondary/tertiary crushers, slurry/solution pumps, holding tanks, vibrating screens and gravity concentrators. READ MORE

March 13, 2023 - Vancouver Sun: $1.4B gold-and-silver mine to start construction in B.C., one of few metals mines in a decade

Artemis Gold expects to begin construction in just weeks at its Blackwater gold-and-silver mine in north central B.C., a phased, $1.4 billion project that is the first major open pit mine scheduled to begin operating in a decade in B.C. The mine was given a B.C. permit to operate last week, the final step needed before major construction could start on a project that took nearly a decade to move through the provincial and federal environmental approval process. READ MORE

March 9, 2023 - CKPGToday.ca: Blackwater project passes final hurdle; to create hundreds of jobs

It's the news Artemis Gold has been waiting for. The provincial government has approved a BC Mines Act permit for the company's Blackwater Mine, located 112 kilometres southwest of Vanderhoof. READ MORE 

March 9, 2023 - CBC: Province gives go-ahead for new gold and silver mine in central B.C.

Lhoosk'uz Dené and Ulkatcho nations engaged in all aspects of Blackwater Mine project, province says. The B.C. government has approved a construction and operation permit for a 44-square-kilometre gold and silver mine in the province's central Interior. READ MORE 

March 9, 2023 - Vanderhoof Omineca Express: Gold mine near Vanderhoof gets provincial approval after 7 years of consideration

Provincial approval for a new a gold mine is northern British Columbia is generating bipartisan support and promises to pump billions into the economy. On Thursday (March 9), Artemis Gold received approval for its Blackwater Mine project located 112 kilometres southwest of Vanderhoof.  READ MORE

February 27, 2023 - CFNR: BC Mines Act Permit for Proposed Blackwater Gold Min Referred to Ministry for Final Decision

After some delay, the permit review phase for the proposed Blackwater Gold Mine has finally come to an end. Project operator Artemis Gold says the BC Mines Act permit for the project has been referred to the Ministry for a final decision. READ MORE

February 27, 2023 - CityNews Vancouver: B.C. gold mine on track to start construction

An open-pit gold mine, which could one day be one of the largest in Canada, is one step closer to becoming a reality in central B.C. Vancouver-based Artemis Gold says its permit has been referred to the BC Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation for final approval, and the mine is on track to start major construction before the end of the fiscal quarter. READ MORE

February 24, 2023 - Mining.com - Mining people: Artemis Gold, United Lithium, Ascot Resources

Artemis Gold appointed Emily Schwede as VP legal and Peter Rawlins as VP treasurer. READ MORE 

February 22, 2023 - CKPGToday.ca: Artemis Gold orders construction fleet for Blackwater Project, still awaiting permits

Provincial permits have still not arrived for Artemis Gold to begin work on the Blackwater Mine project southwest of Prince George, although the company has officially ordered their heavy equipment. READ MORE 


February 22, 2023 - Prince George Citizen - Heavy equipment fleet ordered for Blackwater Gold 

Artemis Gold is digging into its construction plans to create a gold/silver mine south of Vanderhoof. The Vancouver-based company announced Tuesday it has ordered its fleet of heavy equipment and construction of the Blackwater Gold mine works is slated to begin in the first quarter of 2023. READ MORE

February 21, 2023 - PG Daily News - Artemis Gold's Blackwater project readies for construction 

Artemis Gold Inc. continues to develop the company's Blackwater project approximately 160km southwest of Prince George. Once operational, the mind will produce gold and silver. The company has executed an order with Finning Canada for the construction equipment required for the execution of the owner-performed scope of major works construction activities. READ MORE

February 21, 2023 - Canadian Mining Journal - Artemis prepares for major work, orders Blackwater construction fleet 

Artemis Gold (TSXV: ARTG) has ordered the construction fleet for its Blackwater gold mine 112 km southwest of Vanderhoof, B.C. Finning (Canada) has won the contract to supply Caterpillar equipment for the major works construction activities. READ MORE

January 25, 2023 - Prince George Citizen - Blackwater Gold mine project set to go, all it needs is permit approval

Construction of $2.5B gold-silver mine 160 km SW of Prince George expected to begin this summer. Steven Dean is like a drag racer sitting at the start line behind the wheel of billion dollar machine waiting for the green light to drop. The chairman and CEO of Artemis Gold Inc., has been stuck in staging for 2 ½ years, ready to hit the throttle on a project to build one of the largest gold mines in Canada. READ MORE

January 25, 2023 – BIV - Three new B.C. mines aim to pour first gold in 2024

There are currently eight new mines or mine expansions in the queue in B.C. worth a total investment of $6.6 billion, according to Premier David Eby, who spoke Monday at the Association of Mineral Exploration (AME) Roundup conference…Second in the queue is the Artemis Gold Inc. (TSX-V:ARTG) Blackwater Gold mine. READ MORE

January 19, 2023 – CKPGToday.ca - Industry pushes province to review permitting process for mines

Mining was the magic word on The second full day of the 20th Annual BC Natural Resources Forum had the tone set bright and early as six BC Ministers sat on the stage for a panel that included a lot of discussion about permits.

January 16, 2023 – Resource Connector - A Vision in Gold

January 12, 2023 – Canadian Mining Journal - Blackwater and yellow metal

Tucked away in central British Columbia, the Blackwater gold project is the focus of intense activity 112 km southwest of Vanderhoof. Artemis Gold is prepared to spend $645 million to bring the mine into production, with the first gold pour planned for the third quarter of 2024. Not only will this be the next major gold mine in the province, but it is also hailed by Artemis president and COO Jeremy Langford as one of the most exciting large scale, open pit gold developments in Canada. READ MORE

January 5, 2023 – Yahoo Finance: Bullish insiders bet CA$61m on Artemis Gold Inc. (CVE:ARTG)

Multiple insiders secured a larger position in Artemis Gold Inc. (CVE:ARTG) shares over the last 12 months. This is reassuring as this suggests that insiders have increased optimism about the company's prospects.  READ MORE

January 4, 2023 – CFRN: Blackwater Gold Mine Expects to Acquire Mines Permit and Begin Construction in First Quarter of 2023

Artemis Gold says they are expecting to receive a BC Mines Act Permit for their Blackwater Gold Mine early this year. Located south of Burns Lake, the project is projected to produce 321,000 ounces of gold annually in the first 5 years of its 23 year life. READ MORE

January 3, 2023 – BIV: Blackwater mine construction to start this spring

Construction of B.C.’s newest gold mine – the Blackwater mine 110 kilometres south of Vanderhoof -- is expected to begin in earnest in the first quarter this year, despite a delay in permitting. Artemis Gold (TSX-V: ARTG) had expected a Mines Act permit to be in hand in the fall of 2022, but now expects to get the permit in the first quarter of 2023. READ MORE

January 3, 2023 – Mining.com: Artemis says delayed permits for Blackwater gold project won’t affect construction timeline

In the latest update on the progress of its Blackwater project in central British Columbia, Artemis Gold (TSXV: ARTG) said on Tuesday that it is expected to finally obtain the BC Mines Act permits for major construction works during the first quarter of 2023. The permits were initially expected in fall 2022. Despite the revised receipt date of the BC Mines Act permits, Artemis said this delay is not expected to affect its planned start of major construction activities at Blackwater later in Q1 2023. READ MORE

January 3, 2023 – Mining Stock Daily Podcast: Morning Briefing-Precious Metals Continue to Outperform

Artemis Gold provided an update on progress toward obtaining its BC Mines Act Permit. Artemis mentioned at the 4:17 mark. LISTEN HERE

November 15, 2022 – BNN Bloomberg: Insiders buy at New Gold, Fortuna Silver Mines and Artemis Gold

Ted Dixon, CEO of INK Research, talks about recent insider buying and selling in precious metals. He says insiders have been consistently adding to their holdings in mining stocks throughout the year. Artemis segment starts at 4:50. WATCH HERE

October 17, 2022 - Canadian Mining Journal: Artemis closes $175 million financing for Blackwater gold project
Last week, Artemis Gold (TSXV: ARTG) closed its previously announced equity financing of $175 million. READ MORE

October 3, 2022- Resource World: Artemis Gold raising $175 million for B.C. mine
Artemis Gold Inc. [ARTG-TSXV] said Wednesday it is raising $175 million from equity offerings with proceeds used to fund permitting and development costs at the company's Blackwater Gold Project in central British Columbia. READ MORE

September 20, 2022- Mining.com: Artemis Gold kicks off site works at Blackwater project in British Columbia
Canadian junior Artemis Gold (TSX-V: ARTG) has begun site works at its Blackwater gold project in central British Columbia, Canada. READ MORE

September 9, 2022- Vanderhoof Omineca Express: Blackwater mine closer to operation
Artemis Gold Inc. announced finalizing a $318 million contract for the engineering, procurement, construction (EPC) and commissioning of the processing plant and associated infrastructure at the company's Blackwater mine project, south of Vanderhoof, with Sedgman Canada Limited. READ MORE

August 11, 2022 - Resource World Article

August 11, 2022 - Resource World Article

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September 10, 2021 Canadian Mining Journal Article

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November 20, 2020 My Nechako Valley Now Article

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October 22, 2020 Vanderhoof Omineca Express Article

October 22, 2020 Vanderhoof Omineca Express Article


August 26, 2020 Canadian Mining Journal Article

August 26, 2020 Canadian Mining Journal Article


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