Canadian Mining Journal


Gold


  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Gold miners reap gains, Agnico buys into Phoenix project

    July 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    What a wonderful time to be a gold miner. The rising price of gold has pushed their second quarter revenues up to record, or near-record levels. And it doesn’t matter if you are a big producer or a small one.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Strike to dewater Edwards mine

    July 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Strike Minerals of Toronto is dewatering the former Edwards gold mine near Wawa. The company said mobilization was 90% complete to date. Equipment has been delivered, the camp repaired, and electrical power restored.

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    COPPER-GOLD STUDY: Galore Creek PFS forecasts $5.2 billion capex

    July 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – NovaGold Resources of Vancouver has released the pre-feasibility study for the Galore Creek copper-gold project 150 km northeast of Stewart. Putting the project fully into production could carry a price tag of $5.2 billion….

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Armistice pushes McGarry toward Q4 start-up

    July 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Armistice Resources of Toronto is moving forward, preparing its McGarry gold mine near Kirkland Lake for production by the end of this year.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Central Pat East drilling returns 254 metres of 0.78 g/t

    July 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Ottawa-based PC Gold is pleased with the assays from the newly discovered shallow gold system at Central Pat East (CPE), part of the formerly producing Pickle Crow property about 400 km northwest of Thunder Bay. The company says the…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL: BacTech assays arsenopyrite stockpile in Snow Lake

    July 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Samples taken by Toronto’s BacTech Environmental from the arsenopyrite stockpile in Snow lake have assayed an average of 9.6 g/t Au, consistent with previous results. A 43-101 report is being prepared.

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    PUMPS: More uptime for slurry movement

    July 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GROVETOWN, Georgia – Slurry pump specialist GIW Industries says it recently helped Toronto-based Kinross Gold improve efficiencies at its Fort Know project in Fairbanks, AK. The installation of a GIW MDX slurry pump nearly doubled the wear life…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Gold price sets another record

    July 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The price of gold made another historic leap, briefly touching US$1,610 an ounce earlier today. It has since dropped back but appears to be staying above the US$1,600 mark. (When I posted this story later in the afternoon, the gold price had…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Martin zone drilling expands Kiena potential

    July 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Definition drilling in the Martin zone at the Kiena gold mine in Val d’Or is “encouraging,” says owner Wesdome Gold Mines of Toronto. The best hole returned 13.65 g/t Au (cut to 26 g/t) over a true width of 1.74 metres. The company…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Funding secured for completion of Detour Lake mine, mill

    July 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s Detour Gold has arranged a $372-million bought deal, the bulk of which will be used to complete the Detour Lake gold project 185 km northeast of Cochrane. A syndicate of underwriters led by BMO Capital Markets and TD…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Golden Predator tests leach pad at Brewery Creek for additional recovery

    July 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Golden Predator of Vancouver has begun a program of sonic drilling to test the old heap leach pad at its Brewery Creek project 55 km east of Dawson City. The original heap leach operated from 1996 to 2002 with gold recovery rates in the…

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    MINE PERMITTING: Rosia Montana granted archaeological discharge

    July 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ROMANIA – Gabriel Resources of Toronto has been granted an archaeological discharge certificate for the Carnic open pit at its long-delayed Rosia Montana gold project.