Canadian Mining Journal


Agnico Eagle Mines Limited


  • ENVIRONMENT: Over 100 companies sign Cyanide Code

    October 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    WASHINGTON, DC – The International Cyanide Management Institute marks a major milestone this month – over 100 companies have signed up and pledged to abide by the voluntary code of practice.

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    PERSPECTIVE: Government gets it! Harper supports northern mining

    August 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Miners rejoice! The Canadian government understands the enormous potential of developing natural resources in the Arctic.

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    It’s great time to be a gold miner

    August 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The summer of 2011 is a wonderful time to be a gold miner. The price burst above US$1,800 an ounce on Aug 10, but has since fallen back a bit. Don’t worry. It will rise again given the background of global economic uncertainty.

  • 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…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Gold miners reap gains, Agnico buys into Phoenix project

    July 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    What a wonderful time to be a gold miner. The rising price of gold has pushed their second quarter revenues up to record, or near-record levels. And it doesn’t matter if you are a big producer or a small one.

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    GOLD MINING: Meadowbank ramping up after kitchen fire

    June 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based Agnico-Eagle Mines is ramping up production at its Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake following a fire  in March that completely destroyed its kitchen, dining room and canteen. A temporary kitchen is on site, and…

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    Up and up with resource numbers

    May 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The words “mineral resources” might well be spelled “commodity prices”. The mining industry understands that the higher the prices the more material falls within the definition of resources, meaning it has the potential to be economically…

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    UPDATE: Fire at Meadowbank to impact Agnico-Eagle’s annual production numbers

    March 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Two and a half weeks ago Agnico-Eagle Mines of Toronto reported a serious kitchen fire at its Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake. The extent of the damage will have a negative effect on the company’s 2011 production numbers.

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    FIRE: Kitchen at Meadowbank mine damaged by blaze

    March 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based Agnico-Eagle Mines reported on March 10, 2011, that the kitchen at its Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake suffered “extensive damage” during a fire that day. The fire was contained to the kitchen and no one was…

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    AWARD: Jean Robitaille named Mineral Processor of the Year

    February 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – Toronto’s Agnico-Eagle Mines noted that its senior VP of technical services, Jean Robitaille, won the Mineral Processor of the Year Award at the annual Canadian Mineral Processors (CMP) gala on Jan. 19, 2011. This is the CMP’s most…

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    Showing Investors

    February 1, 2011 by Brian O'Hara

    Mining and exploration companies are now paying increasing attention to individual investors. With the constrained credit markets of the last two years, increasing focus is placed on investors who are buying new equity issues. Projects,…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Copper to be hottest metal in 2011

    December 23, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Analysts are predicting the copper will be the hottest metal in 2011. And why not? The metal hit an all-time high of over US$4.27 per pound the week of Dec. 30, 2010. The rising copper price correlates positively with a healthy global…