Canadian Mining Journal


Gold


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    GOLD RESOURCES: Numbers rise to 10-M oz at Courageous Lake

    January 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Measured and indicated resources are up significantly, average grade is improved, and the size of the Courageous Lake gold deposit is increased says 100%-owner Seabridge Gold of Toronto. The project is located 240 km…

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    EXPLORATION: Imperial Metals named BC’s top spender

    January 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals of Vancouver has been named British Columbia’s top mineral explorer in 2010. The mineral exploration industry spend $322 million in the province in 2010, and Imperial led the pack with expenditures of $32.6…

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    GOLD STUDY: Positive PEA prepared for Elk project, aka Siwash

    January 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Almaden Minerals of Vancouver says according to the preliminary economic assessment of its Elk (formerly Siwash) gold project near Merritt could pay for itself in less than two years. Using a US$1,000/oz gold price and a…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Bonanza gold assays from Quebec and Ontario

    January 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC and ONTARIO – Ah, there is nothing like bonanza gold grades to bring a smile to this writer’s lips or the faces of CMJ readers. Here are two to ponder.

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    GOLD PROCESSING: Rambler to toll mill East mine dump material

    January 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Rambler Metals and Mining of Baie Verte, NL, and London, UK, has struck a deal to process surface material from the East mine dump at Tilt Cove. The Tilt Cove property belongs to Metals Creek Resources of Toronto. Metals Creek…

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    MINING LEASE: First ever underwater lease granted to Nautilus

    January 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – The government of Papua New Guinea has granted the world’s first deep sea mining lease to Nautilus Minerals of Toronto for the development of its Solwara 1 project in the Bismarck Sea.

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    GOLD MINING: Golden Band pours first gold

    January 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon has poured its first doré bar from its La Ronge gold project in the northern part of the province. The bar, weighing 500 oz, was produced from high grade ore from the Roy Lloyd mine…

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    MERGER: Inmet, Lundin deal to create new company named Symterra

    January 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Executives at Inmet Mining Corp. and Lundin Mining Corp. have decided to merge their companies creating a new entity, Symterra Corp., that will join the ranks of senior copper producers. Symterra is expected to produce over 600,000…

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    GOLD RECOVERY: Hydrometallurgical process is eco-friendly

    January 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VAL D’OR, Quebec – Eco Refractory Solutions has tested its hydrometallurgical process for refractory gold ores for a second client, and says it was successful in recovering 98.1% of the contained gold in 24 hours using little cyanide. Follow-up…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Construction begins at Detour Lake

    January 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Detour Gold Corp. of Toronto has begun infrastructure construction at its Detour Lake gold project 150 km northeast of Cochrane. The company has received both the construction permit and power line permit from the province. Work has…

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    GOLD PRODUCTION: Goldcorp sets record at 2.52M oz

    January 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp set a gold production record in 2010 at 2.52 million oz, including 686,300 oz in Q4. Cash costs per ounce were $US285. Total 2011 output is forecast to grow to 2.70 million oz, and over five years output is expected to…

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    GUIDANCE: Northgate forecasts lower gold costs after next year

    January 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Northgate Minerals expects gold production to go up and cash costs to go down after 2011 with the startup of the Young-Davidson mine 60 km west of Kirkland Lake, ON. The company says output this year will be 195,000 to 205,000 oz of…