Canadian Mining Journal


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    Southwest US snapshot: 9 projects to watch

    September 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The mineral bounty of California, Nevada, Utah and Arizona is legendary, but the hard work of finding new deposits continues. Here are nine new projects large and small that are catching attention … Barrick’s Goldrush, Capstone’s Pinto Valley, Crown Mining’s

  • GOLD & SILVER: Global precious metals experts say buy gold & silver now

    September 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY: The mere possibility of a tiny rate hike is all it takes to collapse the markets, and the world’s billionaires and central banks are buying gold & silver in record amounts.  And here’s why. China and India are both

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    GOLD: Premier extends high grades at McCoy-Cove

    August 31, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Premier Gold Mines, headquartered in Thunder Bay, ON, says results from five recent step-out holes have confirmed the extension of high grade mineralization at the McCoy-Cove gold project on the Battle Eureka Trend. Drilling was focused on the

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    Avino Silver and Gold hits milestones in Durango

    August 31, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The start of commercial production at Avino Silver and Gold Mines’ (TSXV: ASM; NYSE: ASM) Avino ET mine – the second and largest mine on the company’s Avino property in Mexico – signals better times ahead for the junior precious metals producer.

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    Electrum Group sees merit in Southern Silver’s Mexican project

    August 30, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Southern Silver Exploration (TSXV: SSV; US-OTC: SSVFF) likes to think that its Cerro Las Minitas silver-lead-zinc project in Durango, Mexico, has a lot going for it. Not only is it close to a number of significant deposits – some of them producing

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    Cyprium picks up momentum at Potosi

    August 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cyprium Mining (TSXV: CUG) recently started small scale mining at the past producing underground Potosi silver-lead-zinc mine in northern Mexico, with plans to further increase throughput. Potosi is in Chihuahua’s historic Santa Eulalia district. Discovered in the 1500s, Santa Eulalia ranks

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    Skeena acquires BC’s historic Porter Idaho silver property

    August 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Skeena Resources (TSXV: SKE) has spent the past two years building a portfolio of high grade precious metal projects in northwestern BC’s Golden Triangle, and now the junior company, chaired by famed explorer Ron Netolitzky, looks to be adding another.

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    Excellon swings back into profit as costs fall

    August 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Excellon Resources (TSX: EXN) is back in the black, after more than two years of losses. The operator of the high grade Platosa silver-lead-zinc mine in Mexico reported a second quarter adjusted profit of US$900,000, or a penny per share, up

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    SILVER-GOLD: Langis drilling returns high grades for Brixton Metals

    August 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Since buying the suspended Langis silver mine in the Cobalt camp, Vancouver-based Brixton Metals Corp. has been drilling and reaping the rewards of high grade assays. The company is conducting confirmation drilling and a brownfield exploration program at

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    SILVER: Avino begins work on new tailings facility

    August 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Avino Silver & Gold Mines of Vancouver has begun building a new tailings storage facility (TSF) at its Avino silver mine in Durango. All necessary permits have been received, an independent engineering study done, and ground has been

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    Odds ‘n’ Sods : Cobalt’s silver boom and the rise of mining media in Canada

    August 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The early history of hard rock mining in Ontario is essentially the story of the discovery of silver in Cobalt in 1903. It wasn’t long before the Cobalt mines became the third-largest producer of silver in the world and by

  • GOLD-SILVER: Iberian to patent new eco-friendly alternative to cyanide

    July 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EDMONTON, AB – Iberian Minerals has filed a US patent application for its HM x-leach, an environmentally friendly, non-cyanide leach formula for the extraction of precious metals from ore, concentrate, tailings and electronic waste. The Iberian team developed the unique