Canadian Mining Journal


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    Arizona Mining hits big at Taylor Deeps

    July 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The latest drill results from Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ; US-OTC: WLDVF) at its Hermosa zinc-lead-silver project, 81 km southeast of Tucson, Ariz., could change how the company develops the project, says chief operating officer Donald Taylor. Drilling was aimed at the Taylor

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    GOLD: MacDonald notes positive met results from Wawa-Holdsworth

    July 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Preliminary metallurgical results are positive on samples from the Wawa-Holdsworth gold-bearing oxide sands, according to MacDonald Mines Exploration of Toronto. The tests were conducted by SGS Mineral Services in Lakefield, Ont. MacDonald says the sands are amenable to

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    AWARD: Ross Beaty receives Order of Canada

    July 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Mining magnate and philanthropist Ross Beaty is among the 99 prominent Canadians awarded membership in the 2017 Order of Canada. The award shows that mining and environmentalism are not necessarily incompatible. Beaty, the founder and chairman of Pan American

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    SILVER: Guatemala pulls licence for Tahoe’s Escobal mine

    July 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GUATEMALA – Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources is taking its case to the Guatemalan constitutional court after that country’s supreme court temporarily suspended the mining licence for its Escobal silver mine. The mine, the third-largest silver producer in the world, had 2016

  • Legal: Gabriel Resources seeks $5.7B from Romania

    June 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Gabriel Resources plans to file a statement of claim in its arbitration case against Romania seeking an amount equivalent to $5.7 billion as compensation for its stalled Rosia Montana gold-silver project. In a release, Gabriel said that by licencing and

  • Copper: Desert Star eyes BC copper through Capstone deal

    June 27, 2017 by Matthew Keevil, The Northern Miner

    Desert Star Resources believes it can offer investors unique exposure to copper production via near-term development of the Kutcho volcanogenic massive sulfide project, 100 km due east of Dease Lake, British Columbia. On June 15, the company outlined a deal with Capstone

  • Gold: Orla Mining buys Camino Rojo project in Mexico

    June 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    British Columbia – Goldcorp has agreed to sell its Camino Rojo project in Zacatecas, Mexico, to Vancouver-based Orla Mining. The gold and silver oxide heap leach project holds historic reserves of 1.7 million oz. gold and historic resources of 4

  • Protest: Tahoe Resources reports roadblock at Escobal

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    British Columbia — Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources has reported that a group of protesters near the town of Casillas in Guatemala has been blocking the road between its Escobal mine, near Minera San Rafael, and Guatemala City. The company says the

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    Coeur Mining to become largest shareholder in Metalla Royalty & Streaming

    June 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Metalla Royalty & Streaming (CSE: MTA; US-OTC: EXCFF) is picking up a package of three royalties and one stream – two of which are currently in production – from Coeur Mining (NYSE: CDE) in a deal worth US$13 million. In exchange, Coeur will

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    SILVER-COBALT: CSR begins bulk sampling at Castle mine

    June 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Castle Silver Resources of Coquitlam, B.C., has started underground bulk sampling at its 100% owned Castle silver-cobalt mine near Gowganda. Crews have removed a large sample on the first level of the mine from a quartz-carbonate vein containing

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    Global silver mine production drops for first time in 14 years

    May 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is a release by the Silver Institute upon the publication of the World Silver Survey 2017, produced on its behalf by the GFMS team at Thomson Reuters. Global silver mine production in 2016 recorded its first decline since 2002,

  • SILVER-ZINC-LEAD: Liberty Silver to acquire Bunker Hill mine

    May 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Toronto-based Liberty Silver Corp. has announced its intention to acquire the Bunker Hill silver-zinc-lead mine and smelting complex at Kellogg from Placer Mining Corp. The acquisition will include all mining rights and claims, surface rights, existing infrastructure at