Canadian Mining Journal


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    COPPER-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Thompson Creek to finance $132-M fleet for Mt. Milligan

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Cat Financial has agreed to finance Denver-based Thompson Creek Metals’ $132-million purchase of open pit mining equipment for the Mt. Milligan copper-gold mine 155 km northwest of Prince George. Drawdowns against the finance…

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    GOLD RESOURCES: Reserves up 19% at Canadian Malartic

    March 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – With production imminent at the Canadian Malartic gold project, Osisko Mining says reserves at the mine are up 19% over a year ago using $1,000-gold. Proven and probable reserves now total 343.7 million tonnes at 0.97 g/t Au or 10.7…

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    GOLD PRODUCTION: Global output hits record over 2,650 tonnes

    March 30, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERTH, Australia – Worldwide production of gold in 2010 reached a record high 2,652 tonnes, and should climb in the short term. However output is expected to slip over the longer term as exploration efforts are not replacing reserves.

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    UPDATE: Fire at Meadowbank to impact Agnico-Eagle’s annual production numbers

    March 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Two and a half weeks ago Agnico-Eagle Mines of Toronto reported a serious kitchen fire at its Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake. The extent of the damage will have a negative effect on the company’s 2011 production numbers.

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    ENERGY MANAGEMENT: Bestech helps Vale and Xstrata save money

    March 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SUDBURY, Ontario – Miners around the world are facing more than their fair share of challenges – from stringent environmental and regulatory pressures to an urgent need to improve operational costs, productivity and safety, all while having to…

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    GOLD RESOURCES: Almost 5-M oz indicated at Eagle gold deposit

    March 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Toronto-based Victoria Gold Corp. has released a 43-101-compliant resource estimate for its Eagle Gold deposit at Dublin Gulch. Contained gold in the indicated category have increased 50% to 4.8 million oz compared to the prefeasibility…

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    GOLD RESOURCES: Alexis updates Lac Herbin numbers

    March 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Alexis Minerals of Toronto has released its annual update of resources at its Lac Herbin gold mine near Val d’Or. At the end of last year, the deposit had measured and indicated resources of 184,600 tonnes at 8.2 g/t Au and inferred…

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    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Spanish Mountain, Williams Lake band sign protocol for gold project

    March 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold and the Williams Lake Indian Band (WLIB) has signed a protocol agreement for the Spanish Mountain gold project near Likely. The agreement was signed on March 14, 2011.

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    GOLD MINING: Kirkland Lake expansion on track

    March 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold, headquartered in the Ontario town of the same name, is expanding production to 200,000 oz/y from 50,000 oz/y. The work, costing approximately $56 million, will be complete in 2012.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Contract awarded for Belleterre mine dewatering

    March 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Conway Resources of Quebec City has signed a letter of intent for the dewatering and development of the Belleterre gold mine in the Temiscamingue region with Don Bourgeois et Fils. Conway filed a request for authorization to dewater…

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    COPPER-GOLD STUDY: Feasibility of Red Chris project updated

    March 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals of Vancouver has been waiting many years to develop its Red Chris copper-gold porphyry project 80 km south of Dease Lake. Now with BC Hydro’s commitment to build the Northwest Transmission Line, Imperial has…

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    COPPER-GOLD STUDY: Harper Creek PEA numbers good, $20-M in treasury

    March 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Just two weeks after releasing a positive preliminary economic assessment for the Harper Creek copper-gold-silver project, Yellowhead Mining of Vancouver has entered into a $20-million bought deal private placement that will…