Canadian Mining Journal


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  • News

    Kinross unloads stake in Crixas for US$220 million

    May 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Canada’s third-largest gold producer Kinross Gold has divested its 50% stake in the Crixas gold operation in central Brazil to South African partner AngloGold Ashanti in a cash deal worth US$220 million.

  • Feature

    Great Gusto

    May 1, 2012 by Bill Braden

    At midnight on Valentine’s Day this year, as the Northern Lights swirled eerily overhead and a crisp breeze amplified the -20C chill, an unusual convoy of Western Star heavy haul trucks, pilot vehicles, and highway escorts were…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Harper hits right balance between resources and environment

    April 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Prime Minister Stephen Harper appeared to hit the right balance between environmental protection and mine development in the speech he delivered on April 14, 2012, at the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia.

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Is there something wrong with diamonds?

    March 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    First, the Oppenheimer family sold its remaining interest in De Beers to partner Anglo American. De Beers Canada owns and operates the Snap Lake diamond mine in the Northwest Territories and the Victor mine in Ontario. It is a partner with…

  • News

    YEAR END RESULTS: Good news for all types of miners

    January 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It’s not just the gold producers who are reporting positive fourth quarter and 2011 year end results. The news releases reaching CMJ in the past week include base metal miners, diamond miners and more. Here is look at a few of the notable…

  • Feature

    Barrick Leads Top 40 List

    August 1, 2011 by Marilyn Scales

    The numbers have been crunched, the results tabulated, and CMJ is proud to announce this year’s top Canadian mining company is the world’s biggest gold producer, Barrick Gold. Thanks in part to the historic high price of gold, the company had…

  • News

    DIAMOND STAKE: Kinross selling remaining equity in Harry Winston

    March 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold Corp. has decided to sell its remaining 8.5% equity interest in Harry Winston Diamond Corp. in a deal worth $100 million. Last August, Kinross sold its former 22.5% interest in the partnership holding Harry Winston’s 40%…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Kinross buys Red Back, growth opportunity in Africa

    August 11, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In what is being billed as a friendly deal, Kinross Gold of Toronto has offered US$7.1 billion for Vancouver’s…

  • News

    OWNERSHIP SHIFT: Harry Winston ups Diavik share to 40%

    August 1, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Kinross Gold of Toronto has agreed to sell its interests in the Diavik diamond mine to…

  • News

    DIAMOND MINING: Winter shutdown cancelled at Diavik

    September 20, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES — Thanks to increasing market strength, the planned one-month winter shutdown at t…

  • News

    DIAMOND MINING: Diavik latest mine to take a breather

    April 5, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Diavik diamond mine near Lac de Gras is the latest diamond mine to announce production …

  • News

    DIAMOND MINING: Kinross buys interest in Diavik mine

    March 29, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Kinross Gold of Toronto has agreed to invest US$150 million in Harry Winston Diamond Corp. …