Canadian Mining Journal


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    GOLD-SILVER: Continental’s Buritica project granted environmental permit

    December 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLOMBIA – Toronto based Continental Gold has received the environmental permit for its Buritica expansion project in Antioquia. The permit was issued by the Colombian National Authority of Environmental Licences. The permit allows Continental Gold to expand the current small

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    Alexco hopes Bermingham will drive Keno Hill revival

    November 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KENO CITY, YUKON — Rolling into Alexco Resource’s (TSX: AXR; NYSE-MKT: AXU) Keno Hill silver camp outside of the long standing – though now sparsely populated – mining hamlet of Keno City in the central Yukon is a living lesson in history.

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    STRATEGY: Rio Tinto promises to boost free cash flow by $5 billion

    November 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Rio Tinto promised earlier this week to boost its free cash flow by an additional $5 billion over the next five years. And it will meet its cash reduction target of $2 billion this year and next. The

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    GOLD-SILVER: Mining restarts at Rye Patch’s Florida Canyon

    November 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Rye Patch Gold Corp. of Vancouver says its Florida Canyon gold-silver project is 70% complete, with the first blast and beginning of mining on Nov. 1, 2016. The open pit and heap leach project is located halfway between

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    BASE & PRECIOUS METALS: Commissioning begins at Duran’s Aguila Norte processing plant

    November 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Commissioning has begun at its Aguila Norte concentrator, says 80% owner Duran Ventures of Toronto. The facility will be made available for custom milling of ore from the numerous small scale miners in the region. The 100-t/d polymetallic

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    GOLD-SILVER: Silver Wheaton reports record gold production

    November 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Silver Wheaton credited a record 109,200 oz of gold to its account in the third quarter of 2016. For the first nine months of the year, the total is more than 240,000 oz. Gold sales were also at a

  • BASE METALS: Trevali discovers new high-grade zinc-lead-silver mineralization at the Santander Zinc Mine

    October 31, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER: Trevali Mining Corp. announced results from three diamond drill holes that are part of the ongoing 2016 underground exploration drill program at its Santander Zinc Mine in Peru. The aim of the current phase of drilling is to extend

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    Silver Wheaton turns to internal growth

    October 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Industry stalwart Silver Wheaton (TSX: SLW; NYSE: SLW) has enjoyed a meteoric rise over the past decade. The pioneer of providing stream financing has mobilized over US$8 billion in capital in 12 years. It now holds interests in 22 operating mines

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    COPPER-GOLD: Copper North reveals PEA for Carmacks project

    October 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Copper North Mining Corp. of Vancouver says the preliminary economic assessment for the Carmacks Copper-gold-silver property is now available. The project lies 220 km north of Whitehorse near the southern end of the Dawson district. The inclusion of

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    COPPER: Aston Bay’s Storm property yields 3% Cu

    October 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Aston Bay Holdings of Vancouver reports that it has completed the summer exploration program at the Storm copper property on Somerset Island. The property has been optioned by BHP Billiton, which can earn a 75% interest. Aston Bay

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    GOLD-SILVER: Falco boosts Horne 5 M&I resources by 32% to 7.1M AuEq oz

    October 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Falco Resources has updated resources at its Horne 5 project near Rouyn-Noranda with a 32% boost to gold equivalent ounces in the measured and indicated category. Horne 5 is now estimated to host a measured resource of

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    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC: JDS and Denham join forces to bring Silvertip mine into production

    September 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – JDS Silver has partnered with Denham Capital, a private equity firm, to put the Silvertip silver-lead-zinc mine into production. The property, formerly known as Midway, is located 16 km south of the Yukon border and 90 km