Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    COPPER: Transition Metals expanding in Wollaston Basin

    May 23, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Transition Metals staked two new properties, collectively covering 15,144 hectares in northern Saskatchewan’s Wollaston Basin Copper Belt. In a press release, the miner said that the Fannon and Tosi properties are located approximately 100 km south of Key Lake

  • BUYOUT: Barrick to buy out Acacia minority shareholders

    May 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has indicated it is willing to buy out the minority shareholders of Acacia Mining if that is what it takes to resolve tax and environmental woes of Acacia in Tanzania. Barrick already holds 63.9% of Acacia’s

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    GOLD-COPPER: ATAC to begin phase one exploration at Rau

    May 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – ATAC Resources of Vancouver is starting the first phase of exploration at its Rau project, at the western edge of the Rackla gold property 55 km northeast of Keno City. The current program will follow up on high

  • FINANCIAL: Gross revenue for BC miners hits a record high of $12.3 billion

    May 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    VANCOUVER – The BC mining sector posted positive results for the second consecutive year, coming after a period of lower commodity prices and reduced activity. According to PwC Canada’s BC Mine report, prices for most metals and minerals produced in the province improved in

  • EXPLORATION: Azimut and SOQUEM strike alliance

    May 15, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    LONGUEUIL and VAL-D’OR, QUE. – Azimut Exploration and SOQUEM, a subsidiary of Ressources Québec have signed the final agreement of their expanded strategic alliance, previously announced on Feb. 25. The alliance comprises nine gold and copper-gold major properties totalling 7,149

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    GOLD: EnGold extends mineralization at Lac La Hache

    May 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based EnGold Mines has successfully extended the high grade gold-bearing quartz veins at its Lac La Hache property in the Cariboo region. The veins include a series of narrow, quartz-carbonate, gold-silver sulphide veins in several new showings

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe extends strike length at Kamoa North Bonanza zone

    May 6, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Earlier this year, Ivanhoe Mines discovered a shallow, thick zone of bonanza grade copper mineralization on its Kamoa-Kakula mining licence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with drill hole 1450 returning 13.05% copper over 22 metres.

  • TNM Editorial: Copper prices remain moribund

    May 1, 2019 by John Cumming

    A common feature of mining industry gatherings over the past couple of years is a general bullishness on copper’s future, with talk quickly turning to demand for copper being increasingly driven by the rapid adoption rates of copper-heavy electric vehicles

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    COPPER-GOLD: Gold Fields takes 16% stake in Chakana Copper

    May 1, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    PERU – One of the largest gold mining companies in the world has taken a shine to Vancouver-based Chakana Copper and its Soledad project in Peru. South African Gold Fields is spending $8 million to buy 15.69 million Chakana shares at $0.51 per

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    COPPER: Cobre Panama makes initial 25-t for First Quantum

    April 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals of Vancouver has offered an  update on progress at the Cobre Panama copper mine as it made 25 tonnes of copper during the first quarter of this year. The project is on track to deliver

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    COPPER: Rockridge hits high grades at Knife Lake

    April 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Rockridge Resources reports drilling high grade, near surface copper mineralization at the Knife Lake property 50 km northwest of Sandy Bay. Rockridge has an option with Eagle Plains Resources to acquire 100% interest in the historic property.

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    PLATINUM GROUP: North American Palladium expands Sunday Lake with best drill results

    April 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – North American Palladium of Toronto has expanded the platinum group metals zone at the Sunday Lake property, 25 km northeast of Thunder Bay and 60 km south of NAP’s Lac des Iles mill. The current campaign is focused