Canadian Mining Journal


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    SILVER-COPPER-ZINC: Casa discovers new zone at Pitman in BC

    December 12, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Casa Minerals has discovered a new zone at its Pitman gold project near Terrace, 1 km south of the Golden Dragon gold discovery it made earlier this year. Prospecting, rock and soil geochemical sampling graded as high as

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    COPPER: Capstone increases reserves and planned production at Mexican copper project

    December 10, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    MEXICO – Capstone Mining released today positive results of an updated technical report for its Cozamin mine, located north-northwest of Zacatecas City in the Mexican north-central state of the same name. Cozamin is a polymetallic underground mine with a surface

  • COPPER-LEAD-ZINC: Government rejects Sierra Metals’ tailings EIA for Yauricocha expansion

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – SENACE, the Peruvian National Environmental Certification Service, has rejected Toronto-based Sierra Metals’ environmental impact assessment for the expansion of the tailings management facility at the Yauricocha polymetallic mine in the Yauyos province.   Sierra Metals has 15 business

  • COPPER-GOLD: Taseko to buy out Yellowhead Mining

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Taseko Mining has made an all-share offer for Yellowhead Mining of Calgary that values the smaller company at $15.1 million. Taseko proposes to acquire all the issued and outstanding Yellowhead shares by issuing approximately 1.15 Taseko

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    COPPER: Excelsior begins construction of Gunnison project

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Vancouver-based Excelsior Mining Corp. has begun construction of the 100% owned Gunnison project in anticipation of the first copper production by the end of 2019. This is an in situ copper project located about 100 km southeast of

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    COPPER: Teck chooses Sumitomo to develop Chilean project in $1.2B deal

    December 4, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Teck Resources, Canada’s largest diversified miner, has chosen Japan’s Sumitomo as partner to go ahead with a planned $4.8 billion expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile. Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo Corporation will pay $1.2 billion to Teck

  • LABOUR RELATIONS: New Mexican president asked to solve issue with former mine workers in two weeks

    December 3, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    MEXICO – Former workers associated with the National Union of Mine, Metal, Steel and Allied Workers of the Mexican Republic, known as Los Mineros Union, gave the new president Andrés Manuel López Obrador 15 days following his inauguration to address

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    ZINC-COPPER: Hudbay internal memo says mining in Flin Flon to cease in 2021

    December 3, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    MANITOBA – Despite its best efforts, the “most likely scenario” is that mining operations will cease in Flin Flon, Manitoba, in 2021, an internal memo to employees at Hudbay Minerals says. While the company has been successful over the last few years

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    COPPER-GOLD: Dunnedin acquires MPD porphyry project

    November 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Dunnedin Ventures of Vancouver is spreading its wings. Earlier this week, the company updated readers on its exploration program at the Kahuna kimberlite. Now the company announced that it has acquired a 100% interest in a copper-gold

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    GOLD-COPPER: Loma Larga feasibility looks promising, says INV Metals

    November 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Toronto-based INV Metals is in receipt of a positive feasibility study for its 100% owned Loma Larga gold-copper-silver project 30 km southwest of Cuenca. The study examines an underground mine and 3,000-t/d mill that will produce gold-pyrite and

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    GOLD-COPPER: Troilus Gold expands property to bring historic mine back into production

    November 28, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    QUEBEC – Emgold Mining just signed a purchase and sales agreement to sell its 100%-owned Troilus North property to Troilus Gold for 3,750,000 Troilus Gold common shares and C$250,000 in cash. The sale is expected to be done the first

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    COPPER-IRON-GOLD: Capstone updates feasibility for Santo Domingo

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Capstone Mining Corp. of Vancouver has updated the feasibility study for the  Santo Domingo iron oxide-copper-gold (IOCG) development project in the Atacama desert. Capstone holds a 70% interest, and Korea Resources Corp. holds the balance. The updated feasibility