Canadian Mining Journal


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    GOLD EXPLORATION: BCGold dewaters 7 level of Engineer mine

    August 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based BCGold Corp. says it has successfully dewatered the 7 level of the Engineer mine that had been submerged since the mine, located 32 km west of Atlin, closed in 1928. Air and water services have been…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Claude cuts 14.58 g/t over 29.47 metres at Santoy Gap

    August 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Claude Resources of Saskatoon has hit the widest intercept to date in the Santoy Gap at its Seabee gold mine 125 km northeast of La Ronge. Hole JOY-12-677 returned 29.74 metres averaging 14.58 g/t Au. Hole 679 returned…

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    COPPER-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: KGHM takes over as Ajax operator

    August 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Abacus Mining and Exploration of Vancouver has turned over operation of the Ajax copper-gold project near Kamloops to partner KGHM International, the Canadian subsidiary of Polish miner KGHM Polska Miedz. KGHM increased…

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    COPPER-GOLD EXPLORATION: Springer zone expands at Mount Polley

    August 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals of Vancouver says recent drilling has expanded the springer copper-gold zone below the bottom of the phase 5 Springer pit at the Mount Polley mine 100 km northeast of Williams Lake. The mineralization extends…

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    SILVER-GOLD EXPLORATION: El Tigre finds high values in old Mexican dumps

    August 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based El Tigre Silver Corp. reports high silver and gold grades from its sampling program at the former El Tigre silver mine in Sonora. The mine produced 70 million to 75 million oz of silver and 325,000 to 350,000 oz…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: GoldQuest closes $15M bought deal

    August 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – GoldQuest Mining of Vancouver has closed a $15-million bought deal private placement consisting of 12 million common shares priced at $1.25 each. The company will use the net proceeds to advance the exploration and…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Rackla drilling returns good grades from Carlin-style mineralization

    August 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – ATAC Resources of Vancouver continues to drill good grades at its Rackla gold project 55 km northeast of Keno City. Work has been focused on the Conrad and Isis East zones in the Nadaleen trend at the eastern end of the property.

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    COPPER DEVELOPMENT: Franco-Nevada, Inmet set up precious metals stream for Cobre Panama

    August 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PANAMA – Franco-Nevada Corp. and Inmet Mining, both of Toronto, have agreed to terms for a precious metals stream on the Cobre Panama copper project. The project is a joint venture of Inmet (80%) and Korea Panama Mining (20%).

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    Barrick looks to sell its African assets

    August 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Barrick Gold’s new CEO Jamie Sokalsky has gotten straight down to business to help boost the company’s stagnating share price through a possible sale of its African unit.

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    GOLD STUDY: Yellowknife feasibility positive, says Tyhee

    August 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Tyhee Gold Corp. of Vancouver has released the results of the feasibility study for its Yellowknife gold project, and the company says the results are positive. The project is located 90 km north of Yellowknife and…

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    Primero’s star rises over western Mexico

    August 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The industry expected big things from Toronto-based Primero Mining when it acquired the San Dimas gold-silver mine from major player Goldcorp just over two years ago to the tune of US$500 million, but things do not always go…

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    GOLD MINING: Pueblo Viejo pours first gold

    August 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – The Pueblo Viejo gold mine has poured its first doré bar and is ramping up to commercial production later this year. The project is a joint venture of Toronto’s Barrick Gold (60% and operator), and…