Canadian Mining Journal


Gold


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    AWARD: Kirkland Lake Gold wins second safety excellence award in three years

    April 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold has received the 2010 Award of Excellence in Safety for having the lowest year-end total medical injury frequency in its category, underground mines with 250 employees or more. The award was made by Health and…

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    GOLD MINING: La Ronge project reaches commercial production

    April 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon says its La Ronge gold project reached commercial production on April 1, 2011. The Jolu mil processed 9,912 tonnes of ore grading 10.25 g/t Au through April 18, producing over 6,500 oz of gold….

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    PERSPECTIVE: Gold miners persevere during Burkina Faso uprising

    April 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “Mutiny” is a word we don’t hear very often, but it appears to be the one that desribes the recent uprising by the military in Burkina Faso. The citizenry has been restless since February due to rising food costs, high crime rates and the slow…

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    COPPER-GOLD VENTURE: Starfire, Liaoning agree to JV for Porphyry Pearl property

    April 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Starfire Minerals has signed a joint venture agreement with Liaoning Eden Venture Investments for the exploration and development of Starfire’s Porphyry Pearl copper-gold property in the Toodoggone area.

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    GOLD MINING: IamGold sells Tarkwa and Damang mine for $667-M cash

    April 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GHANA – Toronto-based IamGold Corp. is selling its 18.9% interest in the Tarkwa and Damang gold mines in Ghana for $667 million cash. The purchaser is South Africa’s Gold Fields, which will hold 90% of the mines when the deal is completed in…

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    GOLD RESOURCE: Former mine at Pickle Crow still contains over 1-M oz

    April 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – PC Gold of Ottawa says the former Pickle Crow mine property still contains 1.26 million oz of gold, according to the latest 43-101 study. This is an inferred resource totalling 10.15 million tonnes averaging 3.9 g/t, 90% of which is…

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    GOLD-SILVER RESOURCES: Precious metals grow at Silver Coin

    April 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Jayden Resources of Vancouver has filed an updated resource estimate for the Silver Coin precious metals property that it operates near Stewart. The latest 43-101 report represents an increase of 10.9% in the average gold…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Young-Davidson on time, on budget

    April 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Northgate Minerals of Vancouver says that construction of its Young-Davidson gold mine 60 km west of Kirkland Lake is on time and on budget. Start-up is planned in late Q1 2012, with annual production 180,000 oz of gold in each of the…

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    GOLD MINING: Holt mine reaches commercial production

    April 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based St Andrew Goldfields (SAS) has declared commercial production at its Holt gold mine near Timmins. The property has been in operation for 90 days and the mill is achieving a throughput of 450 to 500 t/d.

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    Osisko’s Canadian Malartic pours first gold

    April 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – On April 13, 2011, Osisko Mining Corp. of Montreal announced the first gold pour from its flagship Canadian Malartic mine 25 km west of Val d’Or. The project involved spending roughly $760 million, moving the entire town of Malartic,…

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    COPPER-GOLD STUDY: Pre-feasibility update outlines 120,000 t/d operation at Casino

    April 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Western Copper of Vancouver has updated pre-feasibility study for the Casino copper-gold project 300 km northwest of Whitehorse. Notably, the size of the proposed open pit, mill and heap leach operation has been increased to 120,000…

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    GOLD RESOURCES: Hardrock numbers nearly triple

    April 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, ON, has an updated 43-101 report for its Hardrock project that estimates a 269% jump in ounces contained in measured and indicated resources and a 164% increase in inferred resources. The measured…