Canadian Mining Journal


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    COPPER DEVELOPMENT: Construction begins at Constancia, HudBay sells precious metals stream

    August 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Constancia, HudBay sells precious metals streamPERU – The directors of Toronto’s HudBay Minerals have approved the US$1.5 billion investment needed to fund the development of the Constancia copper mine 100 km south of Cusco. The…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Dundee has strategy to significantly boost gold recovery at Chelopech

    July 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BULGARIA – Dundee Precious Metals of Toronto says recent metallurgical testing proves that metal recoveries at the Chelopech gold-copper-silver mine can be boosted to more than 90%. A preliminary economic assessment of a method of…

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    Northair finds more to draw on from La Cigarra

    July 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    International Northair Mines continues to pull stellar core out of its La Cigarra silver project in Mexico.

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    SILVER DEVELOPMENT: Huldra preparing Merritt mill for August start-up

    July 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Huldra Silver of Vancouver is approaching the commissioning of its 200-t/d silver mill at Merritt. The start day is targeted to be Aug. 7, 2012, using ore stockpiled in 1988. During the process, the tailings pond and…

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    COPPER EXPLORATION: Mag Copper reports results from Magusi deposit

    July 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Results of the winter drilling program at the Magusi River copper-zinc-silver-gold deposits 30 km northwest of Rouyn-Noranda are positive, reports Mag Copper of Toronto. Highlights include:

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    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC RESOURCE: Silvercorp reports Silvertip numbers

    July 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Silvercorp Metals has received the first independent 43-101-compliant report for the Silvertip silver-lead-zinc property 85 km southwest of Watson Lake. The report was prepared by Golder Associates.

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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD RESOURCE: Alexco releases initial numbers for Flame & Moth and Bermingham

    June 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has increased its indicated resources at its Keno Hill properties with the release of new numbers for two of its deposits.

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    SILVER-ZINC-LEAD MINING: Bellekeno production resumes after wildfire

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver says full production has resumed at its Bellekeno silver-zinc-lead project at Keno City. On Friday, June 22, 2012, a lightning strike triggered a fire 2 km from town and the company’s mill…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: McIlvenna Bay copper-gold tests positive

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Foran Mining Corp. of Vancouver says metallurgical tests of material from its McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit are positive. The tests were performed on a composite sample from the three main styles of…

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    Mid-tier producers grapple with Peru’s growing pains

    June 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Peru is undoubtedly experiencing a mining boom of global proportions thanks to years of growth and increasing production. The country is currently the world’s No.2 copper producer, No.2 silver producer, No.6 gold producer,…

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    PERMITTING: Huldra Silver receives mining lease and permit

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Huldra Silver has received both its mining lease and a BC Mines Act permit for the mining and reclamation plans at its Treasure Mountain silver-zinc-lead mine along with an amended permit for the…

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    Updated: Hana plunges on Ghanzi scoping study

    May 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Hana Mining’s share price dropped 68% after the company released a long-awaited first economic study on the Banana Zone and Zone 5 at its 70%-owned Ghanzi project in Botswana.