Oban Mining Corporation: The New Osisko Bigger and Better?

Film Produced by Ivor Barr, Director and Executive Producer of IDNR-TV Natural Resources Television


Oban Mining CEO & Director John F. Burzynski was one of the three partners who successfully developed the Osisko Mine in Quebec’s Malartic-Cadillac region, part of the lengendary Abitibi-Greenstone belt which is shared between Northeastern Ontario and Northwestern Quebec. It is considered on of the top gold discoveries of the past decade.

The other two partners in the Osisko Mine are Sean Roosen and Robert Wares – both of whom are on Oban Mining’s Board of Directors. The three are well known in Canada’s mining sector, winning the prestigious 2007 PDAC Bill Dennis Prospector of the Year Award:


and the 2009 Northern Miner’s Mining Person of the Year Award:


From the Oban Mining website:

Oban is a mineral exploration company focused on the acquisition, exploration, and development of precious metal resource properties in Canada. Oban is well financed with approximately $73 million in cash, cash equivalents and marketable securities.

Oban flagship project is the high-grade Windfall Lake gold deposit located between Val-d’Or and Chibougamau in Québec, Canada. Oban also holds a 100% undivided interest in a large area of claims in the Urban Barry area (82,400ha) of Québec.

In addition, Oban holds an option to acquire from Northstar Gold Corp. up to a 70% interest in the Miller Project in northern Ontario pursuant to an option agreement with Northstar Gold Corp. Oban also holds a 100% interest in the Roach Property in northern Ontario and has options with other third parties to acquire a 100% undivided interest in the Côté Property, the Golden Dawn Project, the Hunter Property and other properties in the vicinity.

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