Canadian Mining Journal


  • STREAMING: Silver Wheaton changes name to Wheaton Precious Metals

    May 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER –  Shareholders of Silver Wheaton Corp. approved changing the streaming company’s name to Wheaton Precious Metals at the annual general meeting earlier this week. The company will begin trading under the symbol WPM and its new name on the

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    Golden Arrow teams up with Silver Standard in Argentina

    May 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Golden Arrow Resources (TSXV: GRG; OTCQB: GARWF) has jumped from an explorer to a silver producer in Argentina in a fairytale-esque way. It will receive a 25% stake in Silver Standard Resources’ (TSX: SSO; NASDAQ: SSRI) producing Pirquitas mine, take home a

  • ZINC: South32 invests $110M in Arizona Mining to move Taylor project forward

    May 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Arizona Mining of Vancouver is receiving a $110.3-million vote of confidence from South32, the Australian company spun out from BHP Billiton in 2014. South 32 has agreed to purchase 45 million shares of Arizona Mining at a price

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    COPPER: Sierra updates resources, reserves for Bolivar mine

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Toronto-based Sierra Metals has updated the resource and reserve numbers for its Bolivar copper mine in Chihuahua state. The estimate is based on drilling and production reports between January 2013 and September 2016. The updated information includes a

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    Filo Mining pursues PEA at its Filo del Sol copper-gold project

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Filo Mining (TSXV: FIL) was spun out of Lukas Lundin’s NGEx Resources (TSX: NGQ; US-OTC: NGQRF) in mid-2016 to highlight the Filo del Sol copper-gold property that straddles the Chile-Argentina border, 140 km southeast of the city of Copiapo, Chile. The Atacama region is

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    GOLD-SILVER: Spanish Mountain announces new PEA for the First zone

    April 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold has prepared a new preliminary economic assessment for its Spanish Mountain gold project near Likely. Using a 0.15 g/t gold cut-off, the deposit contains 306.5 million tonnes grading 0.39 g/t gold and 0.64

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    Endeavour Silver green-lights construction at El Compas

    April 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Endeavour Silver (TSX: EDR; NYSE: EXK) plans to add a fourth mine to its Mexican operations, following an encouraging preliminary economic assessment (PEA) at its El Compas gold-silver project in Zacatecas state. The miner currently operates three underground silver-gold mines: Guanacevi

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    SILVER-GOLD: Endeavour updates 43-101 and PFS for Terronera project

    April 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Endeavour Silver Corp. has released an updated 43-101 report and positive preliminary feasib ility study for its Terronera silver-gold project 40 km northeast of Puerto Vallarta, in Jalisco. The main mineralized zone includes a shallow, steeply dipping,

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    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC: Alexco’s PEA for Keno Hill is promising

    March 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – The preliminary economic assessment of the Keno Hill properties belonging to Vancouver-based Alexco Resource Corp. has president and CEO Clynton Nauman saying, “… the district is clearly on a path toward redevelopment and ultimately a production decision.” According

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    GOLD-SILVER: Orvana makes first commercial doré shipment from Don Mario

    March 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOLIVIA – Orvana Minerals Corp. of Toronto has made the first commercial shipment of gold-silver doré made since the carbon-in-leach circuit was recommissioned at its Don Mario copper-gold-silver mine in Santa Cruz state. The shipment comprised 11 bars containing about

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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