Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


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    JV Article: Solaris doubles drill program on major discovery at Warintza copper project in Ecuador

    March 1, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Solaris Resources (TSX: SLS) has doubled the drill campaign, from six rigs to 12, following a significant new discovery at its Warintza copper project in Ecuador’s main mining district in the southeast, as geophysics revealed a much more extensive porphyry

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    Capstone reports 2020 operations beat with strong Q4

    February 24, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Copper-focused miner Capstone Mining (TSX: CS) beat its production and costs guidance for 2020, driven by strong fourth-quarter output at both the Pinto Valley open pit mine in Arizona and at the Cozamin underground mine in Mexico. With a total

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    Nevada is the world’s new top mining destination

    February 24, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    The U.S. state of Nevada is the new most attractive region for mining investors, replacing iron ore-rich Western Australia in the 2020 survey of resource and exploration companies released Tuesday by the Fraser Institute. The new version of the think-tank’s

  • Copper supply expected to move into deficit in 2021, says StoneX

    February 23, 2021 by Carl Williams

    Copper was already trading near eight-year highs in January but prices for the red metal surged again in mid-February, with March contracts reaching US$4.12 per lb. on Feb. 22 – nearing an all-time high of US$4.58 per lb. in 2011,

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    RANKED: World’s top 10 copper projects

    February 18, 2021 by MINING.COM Staff

    For decades, the global demand for copper has been rising steadily, having tripled over the past half-century according to the International Copper Study Group. Demand for copper – a metal key to the green energy transition – is expected to

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    Max Resource’s Cesar project grows to district-scale size

    February 18, 2021 by MINING.COM Staff

    Max Resource (TSXV: MXR) announced that it has, for the second time this year, expanded its Cesar copper-silver project in northeastern Colombia by adding a 500-sq.-km land package adjoining Cesar West’s northern boundary. According to the Canadian miner, with this

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    Rio Tinto to tackle customers emissions, issues biggest dividend ever

    February 17, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Rio Tinto (ASX, LON, NYSE: RIO) has rewarded investors with the biggest dividend in its 148-year history and laid out plans to tackle the vast carbon footprint of its global customers, in an effort to leave behind what its new

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    Costs decline at Copper Mountain in BC

    February 16, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Last year, Copper Mountain Mining’s (TSX: CMMC; ASX: C6C) 75%-held namesake mine in B.C. recorded all-in costs of US$1.90 per lb. copper (cash costs of US$1.53 per lb. and all-in sustaining costs of US$1.69 per lb.), in line with the

  • Kodiak preps 30,000-metre drill program at MPD copper-gold project in BC

    February 16, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As it prepares to kick off a 30,000-metre drill program at its MPD copper-gold porphyry project in British Columbia, Kodiak Copper (TSXV: KDK) has received assays from the final five holes of last year’s nine-hole program at the project’s Gate

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    Trilogy, South32 partner with Alaska to fund critical mine road

    February 16, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Ambler Metals, a joint venture between Canada’s Trilogy Metals (TSX, NYSE: TMQ) and Australia’s South32 (ASX, LSE, JSE: S32), has inked a development funding agreement with the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority (AIDEA) aimed at building a critical road

  • Newcrest OK’s $135M exploration decline at Red Chris

    February 11, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As it works toward a resource update at the Red Chris mine, Newcrest Mining (TSX: NCM, ASX: NCM) has begun construction of the box cut for a new exploration decline at the copper-gold project, 80 km south of Dease Lake,

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    Kutcho Copper grows copper-zinc resource ahead of feasibility release

    February 11, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Kutcho Copper (TSXV: KC) has released an updated resource for its Kutcho copper-zinc project in northwestern B.C. The latest resource features an 8% increase in measured and indicated tonnes and a 24% growth in inferred tonnes when compared with the