Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


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    COPPER-GOLD: Altiplano begins development, bulk sampling at former Farellon mine

    November 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Altiplano Minerals of Edmonton, Alta., and joint venture partner with Comet Exploration have advanced plans at the historic Farellon copper-gold mine near the town of La Serena. The project is located in the coastal iron-ore-copper-gold belt that hosts

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    NICKEL: Vale suspends Coleman mine over safety concerns

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vale Canada announced late last week that it is suspending operations at its Coleman nickel mine in Levack due to concerns about safety. The move will allow the company to expedite repairs to the shaft ventilation system at

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    COBALT-GOLD: Fortune mulls 20-30% bump in NICO output

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., is considering a 20% to 30% increase in the output from its NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The 2014 feasibility study will be updated to an annual production of

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    Broadway eyes porphyry discovery in Montana

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Broadway Gold Mining (TSXV: BRD; US-OTC: BDWYF) is big-game hunting at its Madison gold-copper property in the historic Butte-Anaconda mining district around 38 km due southeast of Butte, Montana. The company picked up the 8-km2 project package – which includes

  • GOLD-COPPER: Centerra offers $310M for AuRico and its Kemess project

    November 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Centerra Gold and AuRico Metals are planning a friendly amalgamation of their businesses. Centerra will acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of AuRico for $1.80 per share, representing a transaction value of $310 million. The price

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    MDRU, Fathom Geophysics target central BC

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia’s Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) and consulting firm Fathom Geophysics may have identified the regional structural framework partly responsible for silver-gold-copper mineralization in central B.C.’s underexplored Interior Plateau region. MDRU and Fathom’s work

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    GOLD: Orford drills multiple high grade intersections at Qiqavik

    October 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Orford Mining Corp. (formerly Focused Capital) says it has drilled multiple high grade intersections – up to 13.7 g/t gold – at the Qiqavik project in Nunavik, 70 km south of the village of Salluit on the

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    COPPER-NICKEL: Northern Shield reports drill results from Huckleberry property

    October 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Northern Shield Resources of Ottawa says it has received most of the assays from the 2017 drilling and surface sampling program at the Huckleberry copper-nickel-PGM property in the south Labrador Trough. Based on results to date, the company’s

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    GOLD: Acacia, Tanzanian government reach 50:50 deal

    October 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – Acacia Mining of London, U.K. and the Tanzanian government have reached a deal whereby they will share the benefits from Acacia’s operations on a 50:50 basis going forward. Acacia is 63.9% owned by Toronto’s Barrick Gold. Acacia has

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    COPPER-ZINC: Teck buys out San Nicolas partner

    October 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver’s Teck Resources has bought out the 21% of the San Nicolas copper-zinc project owned by Goldcorp, making Teck the sole owner of the project in Zacatecas. Goldcorp will receive US$50 million for its share. The arrangement allows

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    COPPER: Altiplano cuts 10%+ Cu at Farellon

    October 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – If there is such a thing as bonanza copper grades, Altiplano Minerals of Edmonton has hit it at the Farellon project near La Serena. Here are some highlights: Hole 20: 10.29% copper over 0.76 metres and 9.45% over

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    GOLD-COPPER: Iron Cap at KSM keeps growing for Seabridge

    October 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto’s Seabridge Gold says drilling at the Iron Cap deposit continues to return long and strong intersections that supports a revised mine plan that could substantially improve project economics for of the KSM project 65 km northwest