Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    Hudbay boosts gold reserves, production forecast in Manitoba

    April 7, 2020 by Steve Stakiw

    In its recent annual mineral reserve and resource update, mid-tier copper producer Hudbay Minerals (TSX: HBM; NYSE: HBM) provided some market optimism in the form of a major boost in gold at its Lalor mine within the Snow Lake Mining complex in

  • REPORT: Miners’ response to Brazil dam disaster still weak

    April 7, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    More than a year after the tailings disaster at Vale’s Brazil Córrego do Feijão iron ore mine that killed 270 people, the mining industry is still slow on adopting changes needed to prevent similar catastrophes, a new study shows. According to Amsterdam-based Responsible Mining Foundation (RMF),

  • Feature

    Exploding costs: An analysis of Galore Creek

    April 1, 2020 by Brad Terhune

    An analysis by CostMine details how costs ballooned at Galore Creek between 2004 and 2011

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Rockcliff grows Rail deposit resource

    April 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Rockcliff Metals has released an updated resource for its wholly owned Rail deposit, with both the total resource tonnes and contained copper-equivalent metal at the 20-sq.-km property more than doubling. Indicated resources have increased to 1.17 million tonnes

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER: Murchison discovers new zone at Brabant Lake

    April 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Exploration drilling at Murchison Minerals’ Brabant Lake property, 175 km northeast of La Ronge, intersected high-grade copper and zinc mineralization 10 km southwest of the company’s Brabant-Mckenzie deposit. A drill hole completed at the Main Lake target, situated

  • GOLD: Luminex grows Condor with first Camp resource

    March 31, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Luminex Resources has unveiled a maiden resource at its Camp deposit, part of its Condor project in southeast Ecuador, of 11.9 million inferred tonnes grading 2.95 g/t gold equivalent for 1.1 million gold-equivalent oz. Camp contains the highest

  • News

    COPPER: Copper Fox updates Van Dyke resources

    March 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Copper Fox Metals has released an updated resource for its wholly owned Van Dyke project in the Globe-Miami mining district after completing a re-assay program last year to update its geologic model. As a result, updated indicated resources

  • News

    GOLD: Tudor has enough cash for 2020 drilling at Treaty Creek

    March 26, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Tudor Gold has announced that it is fully funded to execute a significantly larger drilling and exploration program than the campaign that was carried out last year at its Treaty Creek project. Back in December, Tudor raised enough capital

  • COVID-19: Coronavirus impacts spread across mining sector

    March 19, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate and Magda Gardner

    As the world seemingly moves into lockdown to halt the transmission of the novel COVID-19 virus, the uncertainty and restrictions on movement are taking a toll on markets and commodities. After initially benefiting from uncertainty around the virus and peaking

  • News

    COPPER: Nevada Copper looks to strengthen balance sheet

    March 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – As its Pumpkin Hollow underground mine ramps up to commercial production, Nevada Copper has entered into non-binding arrangements for a balance sheet strengthening package. The company is working to reach binding agreements in the next two weeks. “This

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: BTU continues to hit VMS-style mineralization at Dixie Halo

    March 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RED LAKE – Drilling at BTU Metals’ 197-sq.-km Dixie Halo project returned continuous volcanogenic massive sulphide-style mineralization over 300 metres, starting at surface, with metal grades increasing with depth. Hole BTU-19-25 reported in the most recent release includes a 173-metre

  • News

    GOLD: Troilus, Marathon reduce site activity due to Covid-19 threat

    March 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – With mining majors suspending expansion plans, ramping down operations and temporarily closing down head offices in response to Covid-19, development and exploration companies are also taking precautionary measures to prevent potential spread of the virus. At this time,