Canadian Mining Journal


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    COPPER: ML Gold drills 405 metres of 0.26% CuEq at Stars

    August 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based ML Gold is seeing stars – namely the copper variety – at its Stars project 60 km southwest of Houston. Hole 10 returned 405.4 metres that assayed 0.26% copper equivalent, including 189.0 metres of 0.33%, 24.4

  • Editorial: Gold, copper declines start to bite

    August 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The dog days of summer are upon us in North America, and this year for the mining industry the biggest dogs are gold and copper — the two leading precious and base metals, which have seen precipitous price drops in

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    GOLD-COPPER: ATAC tracks down high grade mineralization at Rau

    August 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based ATAC Resources reports that it has discovered gold and copper skarn at the Bobcat target. Bobcat is within the Rau project at the western end of the Rackla gold property 55 km northeast of Keno City in

  • COPPER: Strike averted at Escondida

    August 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – BHP  has averted a strike at the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida. A deal has been struck between the operator and the union representing most of the workforce. The terms of the offer will now go to union

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    PRECIOUS METALS: San Dimas sale pushes Wheaton Q2 earnings to $318M

    August 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wheaton Precious Metals reports that it had net earnings of $318 million (all U.S. dollars)  in Q2 2018, including the $246 million gain on the sale of the San Dimas silver stream. The company reported record gold production

  • EDITORIAL: Expect copper price rise

    August 13, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Recent events are conspiring to push up the price of copper significantly. Lack of new discoveries and labour action at the world’s largest copper mine make both the short and long term outlook for copper prices rosy. First is the

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe reviews Kamoa-Kakula development

    August 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Toronto-based Ivanhoe Mines says a pre-feasibility study for phase one of the Kamoa-Kakula copper project is underway and due to be completed by the end of 2018. Ivanhoe is planning a US$1.2 billion project including

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    COPPER-GOLD: Filo del Sol project ups resources

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Vancouver’s Filo Mining Corp. says the recent successful exploration drill program at its Filo del Sol copper-gold-silver project has allowed it to boost the resource numbers. The company saw a significant increase in the indicated tonnage and contained

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    Aquila tables feasibility study for Back Forty in Michigan

    August 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nearly two months after receiving its final environmental permit, Aquila Resources (TSX: AQA; US-OTC: AQARF) has tabled a positive feasibility study for its Back Forty polymetallic project, located 19 km west of Stephenson, Michigan. “We can now focus the company’s resources on

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    COPPER-GOLD: Water woes at Centerra’s Mount Milligan

    August 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Tucked away in the latest quarterly report from Centerra Gold is the news of a water shortage at the Mount Milligan copper-gold mine 145 km northwest of Prince George. The lack of snowfall last winter and a

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    Newmont acquires 50% stake in Galore Creek project from NovaGold

    August 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) has acquired NovaGold Resources’ (TSX: NG; NYSE-AM: NG) 50% stake in the Galore Creek copper-gold project in B.C. for staged payments of up to US$275 million. Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) owns the other 50% stake in the

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    GOLD: Yamana celebrates 15 years since IPO

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – On July 31, 2018, Yamana Gold celebrated its 15th anniversary since launching itself as a public company using a reverse takeover. The company’s early portfolio of properties included the Chapada copper-gold mine in Brazil. Yamana commissioned the project