Canadian Mining Journal


  • Alexco produces first concentrate at Keno Hill silver mine in Yukon

    November 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based Alexco Resource has successfully commissioned the mill at its Keno Hill silver mine in the Yukon, with production of initial concentrates underway. Keno Hill consists of four deposits, including the past-producing Bellekeno underground mine, which is the initial source

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    Bluestone hits highest-grade yet at Cerro Blanco in Guatemala

    November 24, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Bluestone Resources (TSXV: BSR; US-OTC: BBSRF) has reported the highest-grade gold assay to date at its wholly owned Cerro Blanco gold project in Guatemala, 160 km southeast of Guatemala City. As part of an underground drill program in the South Zone,

  • Caldas Gold to become Aris Gold; proposes new all-star board

    November 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caldas Gold is raising $85 million through a subscription receipt offering with a group of investors that will result in a new board and management, as well as a new name – Aris Gold. Once the financing is completed, the

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    Great Panther grows Guanajuato complex resources in Mexico

    November 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Silver and gold producer Great Panther Mining has updated the resource estimates for the Guanajuato and San Ignacio underground mines within its wholly owned Guanajuato mine complex (GMC) in Mexico. Combined measured and indicated resources increased by 17% to 10.2

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    Sierra looks to expand mines in Peru, Mexico; grows resources

    November 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    South American-focused miner Sierra Metals has released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on an expansion of its Yauricocha polymetallic mine in Peru’s Yauyos province. The early-stage study suggests a throughput increase to 5,500 t/d, up from 3,150 t/d currently –

  • Hecla participates in $7M Dolly Varden Silver financing

    November 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Silver and gold producer Hecla Mining has participated in Dolly Varden Silver’s $7-million flow-through private placement, to maintain a 10.7% interest in the silver-focused junior. As part of the financing, Hecla acquired a total of 807,846 shares of Dolly Varden,

  • Endeavour Silver expands Terronera holdings in Mexico

    November 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Silver miner Endeavour Silver has expanded the size of its Terronera development project in Jalisco State in Mexico. The property now covers 201.3 sq. km, with the addition of the adjacent La Sanguijuela and Cerro Gordo groups of concessions. According

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    Callinex drills high-grade copper in Rainbow discovery stepout in Manitoba

    November 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Callinex Mines has released assay results for hole PBM-113-W1, which returned high-grade copper in a stepout hole focused on expanding the Rainbow discovery, first announced on Sept. 9, at its Pine Bay project in Manitoba’s Flin Flon district. The drillhole

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    Fresnillo, Mag Silver on track at Juanicipio

    November 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Although the processing plant at their Juanicipio mine won’t be completed until next year, partners Fresnillo and Mag Silver were able to declare first production last month, by processing Juanicipio ore at Fresnillo’s nearby facilities. Initial production from the underground

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    Independence drills near-surface gold and silver at 3Ts in BC

    November 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Independence Gold has released assay results for two holes completed at its wholly owned, 52-sq.-km 3Ts project in central B.C. One of these holes hit a long, high-grade gold-silver interval from near surface, returning 67.6 metres of 3.63 g/t gold

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    BMC tables updated feasibility for ‘silver-dominant’ mine in the Yukon

    November 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    An updated feasibility study from privately held BMC Minerals for its wholly owned Kudz Ze Kayah (KZK) project in southeast Yukon suggests a “silver-dominant polymetallic mine” with strong cash flows and returns. The 2-million-tonne-per-year, predominantly open pit operation, would have

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    Kodiak drills 192 metres of 1.21% copper-equivalent at MPD

    November 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kodiak Copper has hit a lengthy, well-mineralized interval in drilling at its MPD copper-gold porphyry project in B.C.’s Quesnel Trough. Hole MPD-20-005, drilled within a 1-km-long copper-in-soil anomaly overlying the Gate zone target, hit 192 metres of 0.74% copper, 0.48