Canadian Mining Journal


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    McEwen to proceed with Los Azules permitting and prefeasibility study

    September 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Reforms introduced by the Argentine government to encourage mining investment by eliminating taxes on exported mineral concentrates prompted McEwen Mining (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX) to revise a 2013 preliminary economic assessment of the Los Azules project. The PEA includes an updated resource estimate

  • INFRASTRUCTURE: Fortune applauds next step along road to Whati

    September 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., is following closely the government decisions that are moving the Tlicho all-season road to the community of Whati toward construction. Fortune has received approval to build a spur road from Whati to

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    BOOK: Keevil pens memoir, “Never Rest on Your Ores”

    September 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources and McGill-Queen’s University Press are jointly publishing a new book, “Never Rest on Your Ores: Building a Mining Company One stone at a Time”. Written by Teck chairman Norman B. Keevil, the book is a lively

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    NICKEL: Vale to permanently close Clarabelle crushing area

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – After a temporary closure of four months, the crushing area at the Clarabelle nickel concentrator at Sudbury is to be permanently closed. A report by the CBC said the Brazilian parent company, Vale SA, made the announcement late

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    ZINC: Ivanhoe in talks to reopen high grade Kipushi mine

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines is in talks with the state owned miner Gecamines and the country’s state owned railroad concerning the reopening of the high grade Kipushi zinc-copper mine. The mine is owned by Kipushi Corp.

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    COPPER: First Quantum boosts share of Cobre Panama

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals of Toronto is boosting its share of the Cobre Panama copper project by increasing its share of the operating company, Minera Panama SA, to 90%. First Quantum will pay $635 million for the 10% share

  • COPPER-GOLD: Freeport caves in to Indonesian government over Grasberg interest

    August 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA – Freeport-McMoRan of Phoenix, Ariz., has agreed to give up control of the world’s second largest copper mine, Grasberg, to the Indonesian government. The announcement comes after escalating public outrage at foreign ownership of the mine. In January the

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    COPPER-ZINC: Yorbeau enjoys excellent conc grades, recoveries from Scott project

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Yorbeau Resources of Montreal says the reports are very positive from metallurgical tests of material from its Scott copper-zinc project 20 km west of Chibougamau. Concentrate grades were excellent, and recoveries good. A 55-kg composite sample was sent

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi begins drilling at Nickel Mountain

    August 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver has begun drilling its 100% owned E&L nickel project at Nickel Mountain, in the Eskay camp. This is a follow-up to electromagnetic surveys that identified four high priority targets – A, B, C

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    COPPER-GOLD: Oz Minerals okays $900M+ mine at Carrapateena

    August 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA – Oz Minerals of Adelaide has given the go-ahead to this country’s largest undeveloped copper project – the A$916 million Carrapateena project. The first phase of work will begin next month with first production planned for late 2019.

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    GOLD-COPPER: Golden Dawn to dewater Lexington mine

    August 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Golden Dawn Minerals has received the permits and is making plans to dewater the former Lexington gold-silver mine near Greenwood. Dewatering is expected to take about four weeks and be followed by evaluation and test mining. As

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    COPPER-GOLD: Hudbay takes option on Amarc’s Joy property

    August 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Amarc Resources has agreed to option  its Joy copper-gold property to Toronto’s Hudbay Minerals. Hudbay made a similar deal for Amarc’s Ike copper-molybdenum property last month. Under stage one of the agreement, Hudbay can earn a