Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


  • Teck copper mine in Chile switches to renewable energy

    September 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Teck Resources has signed a long-term agreement that will provide its Carmen de Andacollo copper operation in central Chile with 100% renewable power, eliminating 200,000 tonnes of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – the equivalent of taking 40,000 cars off the

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    SolGold kicks off drilling at Porvenir

    September 17, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    SolGold has started drilling at its Porvenir copper-gold project in southern Ecuador after receiving all scout drilling regulatory approvals. The project is located about 100 km north of the Peruvian border in Zamora Chinchipe province, and is situated within the Jurassic

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    Teck invests $10.5M in Kodiak Copper

    September 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kodiak Copper has announced a $10.5-million private placement financing with Teck Resources, which will grant the diversified miner a 9.9% stake in the copper-focused junior. The placement includes 1 million common shares, issued at $1.95 each, in addition to 3

  • Red Chris East zone shapes up with 166 metres of 3 g/t gold and 1.5% copper

    September 10, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    New drill results from Newcrest Mining and Imperial Metals‘ Red Chris joint venture in British Columbia continue to confirm high-grade copper-gold mineralization in the East zone, which project operator Newcrest is evaluating as a potential underground block cave mining opportunity.

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    Ivanhoe’s Kakula could become world’s second-largest copper operation: study

    September 10, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; NYSE: US-OTC: IVPAF) has published the results of an independent definitive feasibility study (DFS) for its Kakula project in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), which says the asset could become the world’s second-largest copper mining

  • Nova adds Janice Lake royalty to portfolio ahead of listing

    September 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Nova Royalty has picked up nine new royalties from Transition Metals, including a 1% net smelter return (NSR) royalty on the Janice Lake copper-silver project in Saskatchewan which is being explored by major Rio Tinto. The deal will cost Nova

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    Solaris signs IBA for Warintza in Ecuador

    September 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Solaris Resources has signed an Impacts and Benefits Agreement (IBA) with the Shuar communities of Warints and Yawi, its Indigenous partners, for the Warintza project in southeast Ecuador. According to Solaris, the agreement represents “industry best practice and a new

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    CanAlaska Uranium options BC copper project to Omineca

    September 8, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    CanAlaska Uranium has entered into an option agreement with Omineca Mining and Metals (OMM), allowing OMM to earn a 50% interest in CanAlaska’s Quesnel porphyry copper project in British Columbia. In a press release, CanAlaska said OMM may earn up to a

  • Mexican gov’t scraps key mining post in austerity drive

    September 3, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Mining companies operating in Mexico are showing concern, after the country’s government scrapped the mining sub-secretary post, one of the Ministry of Economy units, as part of a broader austerity drive on Tuesday. The move, said local mining groups that

  • Impact investing panel talks ‘conscious capitalism’ at the Global Mining Symposium

    September 2, 2020 by Carl A. Williams

    The Northern Miner kicked off its inaugural Global Mining Symposium on Tuesday, with mining leaders, influential investment professionals, and forward-thinking innovators from around the world.  The three-day event includes panel discussions, fireside chats, and company presentations and covers the financial,

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    Troilus Gold’s PEA suggests open pit and underground operation

    September 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for Troilus Gold’s namesake project in Quebec has outlined a 22-year, 35,000 t/d open pit and underground mine, with the 9,000 t/d sub-surface portion starting up in the eighth year. The resulting operation would produce

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    Palladium One reports long, near-surface intercepts from LK in Finland

    August 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The first phase of drilling at Palladium One’s wholly owned Lantinen Koillismaa (LK) project in north-central Finland has returned long mineralized intervals, starting at shallow depths. The latest results are from the Murtolampi zone, 2.5 km north of the Kaukua deposit