Canadian Mining Journal


Gold


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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…

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    COPPER-GOLD STUDY: Expansion of Minto mine possible

    March 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – The fifth phase of the pre-feasibility study for an expansion of the Minto copper-gold mine 240 km north of Whitehorse has been received by Capstone Mining of Vancouver. The study recommends increasing mill throughput to 3,750 t/d to…

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    COPPER-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Rambler receives final permit for Ming mine

    March 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Rambler Metals and Mining of London, UK, and Baie Verte, NL, has received the final construction approval from the provincial government for the Ming copper-gold mine on the Baie Verte Peninsula. With the permit comes the final…

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    FIRE: Kitchen at Meadowbank mine damaged by blaze

    March 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based Agnico-Eagle Mines reported on March 10, 2011, that the kitchen at its Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake suffered “extensive damage” during a fire that day. The fire was contained to the kitchen and no one was…

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    GOLD RESERVES: Casa Berardi mine life extended thanks to 44% increase in contained gold

    March 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Aurizon Mines of Vancouver reports that mineral reserves have increased 44% at the end of 2010 compared to a year earlier. Contained gold  in reserves is now estimated to be 1.46 million oz, up from 1.01 million oz at the end of…

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    GOLD RESOURCES: Back River project hosts over 2.6-M oz

    March 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Sabina Gold and Silver of Vancouver has an updated resource estimate for its Back River gold project that puts over 2.65 million oz of the yellow metal in the indicated category. Four deposits (George, Goose, Umwelt and Llama) contain…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Golden Predator snags $22.7-M for work in Yukon

    March 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver’s Golden Predator has completed a $22.7-million bought deal private placement with which to advance exploration and development of its gold properties in Yukon. The company sold approximately 16.7 million flow-through shares…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Eric Sprott the gold bug sees silver lining

    March 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This wirter was lucky enough to attend the Mineral Outlook luncheon on Monday at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) annual convention, investment forum and trade show. We heard from Eric Sprott, the country’s…