Canadian Mining Journal


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    Ridgeline hits shallow gold and silver in Nevada

    September 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The second phase of the scout drilling program at Ridgeline Minerals’ wholly owned, 26-sq.-km Selena project in Nevada, 64 km north of Ely, hit shallow oxide gold-silver mineralization at the Chinchilla and Juniper targets. The company has released assay results

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    Teck invests $10.5M in Kodiak Copper

    September 14, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kodiak Copper has announced a $10.5-million private placement financing with Teck Resources, which will grant the diversified miner a 9.9% stake in the copper-focused junior. The placement includes 1 million common shares, issued at $1.95 each, in addition to 3

  • Mexican gov’t scraps key mining post in austerity drive

    September 3, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Mining companies operating in Mexico are showing concern, after the country’s government scrapped the mining sub-secretary post, one of the Ministry of Economy units, as part of a broader austerity drive on Tuesday. The move, said local mining groups that

  • Impact investing panel talks ‘conscious capitalism’ at the Global Mining Symposium

    September 2, 2020 by Carl A. Williams

    The Northern Miner kicked off its inaugural Global Mining Symposium on Tuesday, with mining leaders, influential investment professionals, and forward-thinking innovators from around the world.  The three-day event includes panel discussions, fireside chats, and company presentations and covers the financial,

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    Troilus Gold’s PEA suggests open pit and underground operation

    September 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for Troilus Gold’s namesake project in Quebec has outlined a 22-year, 35,000 t/d open pit and underground mine, with the 9,000 t/d sub-surface portion starting up in the eighth year. The resulting operation would produce

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    New management brings ‘modern thinking’ to environmentally-challenged Bunker Hill Mine

    August 31, 2020 by Carl Williams

    For over a century, the mines of Silver Valley in the Coeur d’Alene Mountains in northern Idaho have been a source of tremendous mineral wealth. From the mid-1880s, those mines have yielded almost 10 million tonnes of zinc, lead and

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    Benchmark discovers new zone at Lawyers

    August 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    High-grade rock grab samples from the Marmot zone within Benchmark Metals’ 140-sq.-km Lawyers gold-silver project in B.C.’s Golden Horseshoe suggest a new, 2-km by 3-km, prospective area for follow-up drilling. Rock sample results include 61.3 g/t gold and 3,890 g/t

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    SilverCrest acquires past-producing El Picacho silver-gold property in Sonora

    August 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SilverCrest Metals has acquired a 100% interest in the 70.6-sq.-km Picacho property, 40 km northeast of its flagship Las Chispas silver-gold development project. To acquire this asset, SilverCrest paid US$1.6 million to American Metal Mining (a private company) and its

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    Hudbay acquires majority stake in Talbot project

    August 26, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Hudbay Minerals is now the majority owner and operator of the Talbot project in Manitoba, after it exercised its right to buy back a 2% interest in the property from mining junior Rockcliff Metals. As consideration for the buy-back, Hudbay

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    Trevali weighs Rosh Pinah expansion with strong prefeasibility returns

    August 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The results of Trevali Mining’s prefeasibility study on an expansion of the Rosh Pinah zinc-lead-silver underground mine in Namibia, to 1.3 million tonnes per year from 700,000 tonnes per year, suggest potential for increased production at lower operating costs starting

  • Benchmark expands Lawyers drill program to 100,000 metres after $48M raise

    August 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Benchmark Metals is increasing this year’s drill program at its Lawyers gold-silver project in British Columbia’s Golden Horseshoe to 100,000 metres, from 50,000 metres previously, to advance the past-producing, 140-sq.-km asset towards a feasibility study by 2022. This news follows

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    Sun Peak advances Shire polymetallic project in Ethiopia

    August 24, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    David Daoud, vice-president of exploration and geology at newly listed Sun Peak Metals (TSXV: PEAK), was part of the exploration teams that discovered the Bisha and Asmara gold deposits in Eritrea when he worked for Nevsun Resources and its sister company, Sunridge