The Progress of Mining in Ontario in the Past Ten Years

IN surveying the changes that have taken place in the mining industry of Ontario in the past ten years, the striking growth of the gold mining industry first attracts attention. In 1925 there were only twelve regularly producing gold mines in the Province, six of which were located in the Porcupine area, four at Kirkland Lake, and one each at Larder Lake and Boston Creek. In contrast with this, the year that has just closed (1935) has seen production on a steady basis from forty mines, with what may be termed spasmodic production from twelve other properties .
Keywords: gold mining, Kirkland Lake, Larder Lake, Mclntyre Porcupine Mines, Ontario, Mine, Mines, mining, Ore, Ores, Production, Shafts, Temperature
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