Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


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    COPPER: Oyu Tolgoi underground costs jump 35%, says Rio Tinto

    July 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Big mining projects come with big price tags, and the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the South Gobi area is no exception. The operator and 50% owner Rio Tinto says the cost to complete the underground portion of

  • COPPER-GOLD: Court awards $5.8B to Barrick, Antofagasta JV for Reko Diq

    July 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAKISTAN – The World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) has awarded US$5.84 billion in damages to Tethyan Copper Co. following what was deemed an unlawful denial of a mining lease for the Reko Diq copper project.

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    COPPER-GOLD: University study confirms porphyry systems at Jaxon’s BC project

    July 10, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Quartz tourmaline breccia has been identified as indicative of porphyry systems at Jaxon Mining’s Red Springs project in western Canada. The finding follows an analysis carried out by C.E. Beckett-Brown, a PhD candidate at Harquail School of Earth Sciences

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    LITHIUM, COBALT, REE: Eight juniors looking to supply the electric vehicle revolution

    July 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While the prices for key battery minerals such as lithium, cobalt, nickel, rare earth elements, graphite and copper have so far been subdued in 2019, the general excitement about the future wide adoption of electric vehicles continues to fuel activity

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    COPPER: Azimut rolls out AZtechMine in James Bay region, picks up four projects

    July 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Azimut Exploration of Longueuil, Que., has completed regional predictive modeling for copper over the James Bay region using its AZtechMine expert system. The results indicated there were several large, under-explored copper targets, and Azimut has since acquired four

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    COPPER-GOLD: Cordoba Minerals optimistic after resource update at San Matias project

    July 4, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    COLUMBIA – Cordoba Minerals published an updated mineral resource estimate this week for the San Matias project, including the Alacran replacement copper-gold deposit, in Colombia. With this update, total mineral resources for San Matias are estimated in 94.9 million tonnes of indicated

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    Global Energy Metals expands cobalt footprint in Nevada

    July 3, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Global Energy Metals (TSXV: GEMC; US-OTC: GBLEF) struck an option agreement in January with Nevada Sunrise Gold (TSXV: NEV) to acquire 85% of the historic Lovelock cobalt mine and nearby Treasure Box properties – both of which contain battery minerals including cobalt, nickel

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Pancontinental explores recently acquired St. Laurent project

    July 3, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Pancontinental Resources started exploring its newly acquired nickel-copper-cobalt St. Laurent project, located in St. Laurent Township, northern Ontario. In a press release, the Toronto-based miner explained that past shallow drilling at the property identified disseminated multi-element sulphide mineralization across

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    GOLD-COPPER: Ridgestone to expand Rebeico project

    June 26, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    MEXICO – Ridgestone Mining entered into an agreement to purchase a 100% interest in 10 mining concessions adjacent to its Rebeico gold-copper project in Sonora. The project sits on the Sierra Madre gold belt, credited with the production of over

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    COPPER: First Quantum ships first concentrate from Cobre Panama

    June 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals of Toronto said the first shipment of copper concentrate from the $6.3-billion Cobre Panama project has left port. The open pit mine and mill, located 120 km west of Panama City, is owned 90% by

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    COPPER-GOLD: Orestone to start exploring copper-gold project

    June 24, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Orestone Mining has started exploration work on its Resguardo copper-gold porphyry project in northern Chile. In a press release, Orestone said that a geophysical contractor has been mobilized to conduct a 10 line-kilometre induced polarization and resistivity geophysical survey

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    COPPER: Taseko’s Florence mine reaches commercial grade leach solution

    June 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Taseko Mines of Vancouver says after running the test facility for only six months, the leach solution from its Florence in situ copper mine has reached commercial grade – 1,600 ppm of copper in solution. The project is