Canadian Mining Journal


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    COPPER-ZINC: Noront updates drilling at McFaulds No.8 VMS discovery

    September 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Noront Resources has updated its phase two summer exploration program at the McFaulds volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit in the Ring of Fire. The project is 85% owned and operated by Noront, and the remaining 15% belongs to

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    COPPER-ZINC: Laurion enjoys high grades of first assays from CRK veins at Ishkoday

    September 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Laurion Mineral Exploration of Toronto has released the first assays from the CRK sulphide veins at Ishkoday. The project is wholly owned and located 220 km northeast of Thunder Bay. The company stripped selected outcrops and performed channel

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    COPPER-ZINC: Kutcho tests recover 92% Cu and 84% Zn from BC project

    September 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Ongoing metallurgical tests of samples from the Kutcho copper-zinc project 100 km east of Dease Lake delivered better results than in an earlier pre-feasibility study for Kutcho Copper Corp. of Vancouver. The recent locked cycle tests on

  • ENVIRONMENT: 10-year moratorium on deep sea mining not enough – activists

    September 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Prime minister James Marape has agreed to support a 10-year moratorium on deep sea mining, first proposed by Fiji at the recent Pacific Islands Forum. The news was welcomed by a number of environmental groups, including

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Teck releases climate action report

    August 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has released its second “Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience” report. It outlines how the company will go forward producing products that are essential in a low carbon future while tackling climate change. The report analyzes potential

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    COPPER-COBALT: Go Metals samples 22.3% on Monster IOCG

    August 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Go Metals Corp. of Vancouver is pleased with the latest results from its Monster iron ore-copper-gold property in the Dawson district. Ninety grab samples have been analyzed, and the best copper sample was 22.3%. Not every sample ran

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    COBALT: Glencore to shut down Mutanda mine

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Glencore AG, one of the largest miners in the world, has announced the closure of its Mutanda mine due to depressed cobalt prices. The closure of the mine that in 2018 produced 27,000 tonnes of

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    COBALT-GOLD: Ground broken for Tlicho all-season road that is boon to Fortune

    August 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The ground breaking ceremony for the 97-km Tlicho all-weather road on Aug. 24 in the town of Whati. The new two-lane gravel road will connect to the territorial highway system to the town of Whati, replacing the

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    GOLD-COPPER: Macarthur assays from Hillside show anomalies

    August 26, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Three of the initial assays from Macarthur Minerals’ Hillside gold and copper project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia have returned anomalous grades for base metals and gold, the company says. One gossan outcrop returned 6.4% copper and 0.45%

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    COPPER-NICKEL: Forum looking to fund exploration program in Saskatchewan

    August 22, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SASKATCHEWAN – Forum Energy Metals is seeking to raise $75,000 through a non-brokered private placement of up 1,250,000 flow-through common shares to explore the Love Lake mafic-ultramafic complex. The project is located along Highway 905 to the Rabbit Lake-McClean Lake

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe drills 18% at Kamoa-Kakula

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver continues to drill its Kamoa-Kakula copper deposit 25 km west of Kolwezi and has been rewarded with an intersection of 18% copper – the highest grade ever – from the Kamoa

  • COPPER-GOLD: Newcrest takes over at Red Chris JV

    August 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Imperial Metals’ sale of a 70% interest in the Red Chris copper-gold mine in B.C. has officially closed, with Australia’s Newcrest Mining now the operator of the asset. Newcrest paid US$804 million for its majority interest. The deal was first