Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


  • GOLD-COPPER: Newcrest hit by tails dam failure at Cadia

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW SOUTH WALES – Once of Australia’s largest gold mining operations has been shut down following a tailings dam breach on Friday, March 9. The Cadia Valley operations of Newcrest Mining 25 km from the town of Orange. The tailings

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    SEPARATION: Gekko supplies native copper gravity circuit

    March 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Gekko Systems has been engaged by New Gold to supply technology for the New Afton copper-gold mine near Kamloops, B.C. New Afton’s new gravity circuit addition will consist of Gekko’s largest in-line pressure jig (IPJ) unit – the

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Glencore, Vale approve two projects in Ontario

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Vale Canada and Glencore have approved two new projects for their Sudbury Basin operations that will total more than $1.6 billion – deep development of the Copper Cliff and Onaping mines. Vale has decided to go ahead

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill to lift force majeure at Oyu Tolgoi

    March 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Turquoise Hill Resources of Vancouver announced that effective March 1, 2018, that the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine will lift its force majeure notice. Turquoise Hill declared force majeure on Jan. 17, 2018, as protestors blocked the main access

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    COPPER-GOLD: Nautilus completes PEA for Solwara 1 project

    February 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Toronto-based Nautilus Minerals has completed the preliminary economic assessment for its Solwara 1 seabed copper-gold project in the Bismarck Sea. Nautilus has been inching the Solwara 1 project forward for almost 40 years. The project has

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe ups indicated resource 50% at Kakula

    February 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kakula geologists (from left) Alain Kyatenga and Maria Mwenya, and mining engineer Sylver Nzam logging core at the core shed. (Image: Ivanhoe Mines) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines has a new resource estimate for its high grade

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    COPPER: Southern Copper wins $2B Michiquillay property

    February 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Southern Copper Corp., part of Grupo Mexico, is the winning bidder for the massive Michiquillay copper property in Cajamarca. The auction was held by Proinversion, the Peruvian investment agency. Southern Copper’s bid was US$400 million and a 3%

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    COPPER-GOLD: Capstone agrees to sell Minto mine to Pembridge Resources

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Capstone Mining has agreed to sell its Minto copper-gold mine 240 km northwest of Whitehorse to Pembridge Resources plc of London, U.K. Capstone started production at the mine in 2007. Pembridge will pay US$37.5 million in cash

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    COPPER: First Quantum gives Cobre Panama 15% boost

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – The board of Toronto’s First Quantum Minerals has approved the expansion of milling capacity by 15% to 85 million t/y at the Cobre Panama copper project being developed 120 km west of the capital city. Additional upgrades were

  • COPPER-GOLD: EIS contractor hired for Pebble project

    February 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty says everything is moving forward at its Pebble copper-gold project 380 km from Anchorage. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the hiring of AECOM as an independent, third party contractor to work with the

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Landore updates estimate for B4-7 deposit at Junior Lake

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Additional drilling by Landore Resources of London, U.K., has allowed the company to report a 43% increase in total resources for the B4-7 nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM deposit on its Junior Lake property. The property lies about 235 km north-northeast of

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    COPPER-GOLD: Drilling advances New Ingerbelle deposit at Copper Mountain

    February 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Copper Mountain Mining of Vancouver says the latest results from drilling at the New Ingerbelle deposit validated and confirmed historical data. The deposit is  part of the Copper Mountain copper-gold project 20 km south of Princeton. Copper