Canadian Mining Journal


  • Pan American Silver confirms ‘minor’ tailings spill at Huaron in Peru

    December 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pan American Silver (TSX: PAA; NASDAQ: PAAS) has confirmed that a small tailings spill at its Huaron underground mine in central Peru, first reported in the local press, occurred earlier this week. “The Huaron mine experienced an unintended release of tailings

  • GOLD-SILVER: Integra planning $10M exploration program at DeLamar

    November 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Toronto-based Integra Resources is planning a $10-million exploration program at its DeLamar gold-silver project in the southwest part of the state next year. The 2018 program aims to test the down-dip and strike extensions of the historic high

  • COPPER: Copper Mountain bids US$70M for Altona Mining

    November 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Copper Mountain Mining has tabled a US$70-million, all-share bid for Australia-based Altona Mining and its district-scale Cloncurry copper-gold property 95 km northeast of Mount Isa in Queensland, Australia. The company reported on Nov. 19 that it is offering Altona shareholders 0.0974 of a

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    New Nadina gains 1600% on high grade intercept

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — New Nadina Explorations (TSXV: NNA) is the latest contender to join the ranks of junior explorers with surging market valuations such as Novo Resources (TSXV: NVO; USOTC: NSRPF), Metallis Resources (TSXV: MTS) and Garibaldi Resources (TSXV: GGI; US-OTC: GGIFF). Shares of New Nadina skyrocketed 1,600% to

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    LEAD-ZINC: Trevali enjoys positive PEA for Halfmile-Stratmat

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has received a positive preliminary economic assessment for the Halfmile-Stratmat zinc-lead-silver project in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The base case study outlined a new 3,000-t/d concentrator at the Stratmat site that will be

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    GOLD-COBALT: Granada, Castle Silver ink agreement to share mill

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO and QUEBEC – Castle Silver Resources and Granada Gold Mine have signed a provisional deal to share that would see gold ore from the Granada mine in Rouyn-Noranda, Que., treated at the historic Castle Silver mill 85 km northwest

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    MDRU, Fathom Geophysics target central BC

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The University of British Columbia’s Mineral Deposit Research Unit (MDRU) and consulting firm Fathom Geophysics may have identified the regional structural framework partly responsible for silver-gold-copper mineralization in central B.C.’s underexplored Interior Plateau region. MDRU and Fathom’s work

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    ZINC-LEAD-GOLD: Puma finds polymetallic mineralization with high grade gold at Murray Brook

    October 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Puma Exploration, headquartered in Rimouski, Que., continues to drill its Murray Brook polymetallic property 60 km west of Bathurst, and not only are the holes returning high zinc-lead grades, but indications of a new high grade gold

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    GOLD-SILVER: Argonaut declares commercial production at San Agustin

    October 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Toronto-based Argonaut Gold has declared commercial production at its San Agustin gold-silver mine in Durango. The project came in on time and 20% below the initial capital budget estimate of $42.6 million (all U.S. dollars). President and CEO

  • GOLD: Osisko ups bought deal to $284M

    October 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The ink was hardly dry on yesterday’s $260-million offering, when Osisko Gold Royalties announced that the deal was increased to $284 million. The original agreement was to sell $160 million of convertible debentures in a public offering with

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    Bitterroot hunts silver near dormant Arizona mines

    October 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Bitterroot Resources (TSXV: BTT) has its eye on high grade silver across 7 km of potential strike length at the historic Hackberry project, 48 km due northeast of Kingman, Arizona. The company is bringing modern exploration techniques to a region

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    COBALT: First Cobalt examines mineralogies of historical mines

    October 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has examined the mineralogies of samples from several historic mines it owns in the Cobalt camp 400 km north of Toronto. The company found high grade values and various styles. The highest grade vein