Canadian Mining Journal


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    GOLD-SILVER: MacDonald Mines plans bulk sampling at Wawa-Holdsworth property

    March 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based MacDonald Mines Exploration is making plans to take a bulk sample at its Wawa-Holdsworth gold-silver property 20 km northeast of the town of Wawa. The company holds fee simple absolute patents carrying both mineral and surface rights

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    GOLD-SILVER: Argonaut to consider expanding pit at La Colorada

    March 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Good drill results from the El Creston deposit at the La Colorada gold-silver mine and heap leach operation in Sonora has Argonaut Gold considering an expansion of the pit. The company has completed a 22-hole, 5,139-metre reverse circulation

  • SILVER: Osisko pays $33M for Gibraltar silver stream

    February 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Taseko Mines of Vancouver said on Monday that Montreal-based Osisko Gold Royalties has agreed to pay US$33 million for a 75% share of the silver output from the Gibraltar copper-molybdenum mine. The mine, located about 65 km

  • LOAD-HAUL-DUMP: Artisan Vehicle Systems delivers two of its battery powered, zero emission loaders to Hecla Lucky Friday

    February 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CAMARILLO, Calif. – Artisan Vehicle Systems has delivered two battery powered, zero emission 153 loaders to Hecla’s Lucky Friday mine in Mullan, Idaho.  Hecla is addressing ventilation and cooling issues related to the depth of its Lucky Friday operation. “I’ve

  • GOLD: Osisko supports Beaufield private placement

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Beaufield Resources has closed a private placement offering that raised $6 million, a large part of which was taken up by O3, a subsidiary of Osisko Mining. Beaufield issued 40 million common shares at a price of $0.10

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    COBALT-SILVER: CobalTech acquiring nine mines near Duncan Kerr project

    February 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – CobalTech Mining of Toronto has acquired nine past-producing mines around its Duncan Kerr project near the town of Cobalt. The company now has 264 hectares of land covering nine historical mines. CobalTech’s portfolio now includes the Drummond, Conisil,

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    SILVER-COBALT: Good recoveries, con grades from both Beaver and Castle mines

    January 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Castle Silver Resources of Vancouver says the first stage bench scale metallurgical tests from potential Beaver mine potential ore, its tailings and the tailings from the Castle mine resulted in good recoveries and concentrate grades. SGS Canada performed

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    SURVEY: Geoscience BC hunts for new copper-silver-molybdenum occurrences

    January 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Geoscience BC says its recent Search Phase II project over the west-central part of the province was the largest geophysical survey conducted in Canada last year. The results indicate that there is potential for new copper, silver and

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    NWT snapshot: Three advanced projects

    January 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Canada’s Northwest Territories is relatively remote, but endowed with mineral potential. Despite the region’s harsh winters and infrastructure deficit, the Northwest Territories hosts Canada’s largest and oldest producing diamond mines – Ekati and Diavik – and the newly minted Gahcho

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    Great Panther to buy Coricancha from Nyrstar

    January 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Junior silver miner Great Panther Silver (TSX: GPR; NYSE-MKT: GPL) has struck a deal with Nyrstar to acquire the European smelting giant’s shuttered Coricancha polymetallic mine complex, 90 km by road east of Lima, Peru. Great Panther wants to bring the 600-tonne-per-day

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    SILVER: Bermingham resource grows to 17M oz for Alexco

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has expanded the resource estimate for the Bermingham silver-gold-lead-zinc deposit in the Keno Hill silver district to 17.3 million oz of contained silver from 4.2 million oz in the indicated category. The inferred

  • SILVER: ICMI extends cyanide code to cover silver producers

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) has expanded the international cyanide code for the manufacture, transport and use of cyanide in the production of gold to cover primary silver mines as well. The ICMI originally announced its