Canadian Mining Journal


Kirkland Lake Gold Inc


  • Feature

    Ontario mines dodge disaster

    June 1, 2012 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Tony Makuch, President of Toronto-based Lake Shore Gold Corp, has seen forest fires before, but nothing quite like Timmins No. 9 fire that recently threatened many towns and mines in Northern Ontario.

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    GOLD MINING: Forest fires retreat, work resumes at mines

    May 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The forest fires that last week forced three gold mines in northern Ontario to suspend operations have begun to abate and residents are beginning to return to their homes and cottages.

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    GOLD MINING: Forest fire disrupts two operations

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The forest fire that broke out 3 km from Kirkland Lake on May 20 disrupted operations at two nearby mines. Kirkland Lake Gold was warned to expect a power interruption, and it shut down mining in an orderly fashion and evacuated…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Kirkland Lake Gold buys out JV partner Queenston

    March 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Queenston Mining of Toronto has agreed sell its 50% joint venture interests in seven properties in the Kirkland Lake Gold Camp to its partner, Kirkland Lake Gold of Toronto. KLGold has agreed to pay $60 million in installments…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Power outage halts milling at Kirkland Lake Gold

    March 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – On Sunday, March 18, 2012, a power outage forced Kirkland Lake Gold of Kirkland Lake, ON, to close the mill and the crushing plant. The outage was caused by equipment failure at the interface between the Hydro One power grid and…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Queenston raises $25-M for Kirkland Lake properties

    September 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Queenston Mining of Toronto has closed a$25-million private placement (including an over-allotment option) with which to continue exploration of its properties in the Kirkland Lake Gold Camp. The company sold 3.33 million flow-through…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: KLGold drills 14.2 metres of 8+ opt at east ’08 Break zone

    May 5, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold, of the town of the same name, reports drilling 279.72 g/t (8.16 opt) Au over a true width of 14.23 metres, a record intersection at the South Mine Complex (SMC). The drill hole targeted the east ’08 Break zone at…

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    AWARD: Kirkland Lake Gold wins second safety excellence award in three years

    April 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold has received the 2010 Award of Excellence in Safety for having the lowest year-end total medical injury frequency in its category, underground mines with 250 employees or more. The award was made by Health and…

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    GOLD MINING: Kirkland Lake expansion on track

    March 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold, headquartered in the Ontario town of the same name, is expanding production to 200,000 oz/y from 50,000 oz/y. The work, costing approximately $56 million, will be complete in 2012.

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    CAPITAL SPENDING: OMA outlines plans worth $8.5-B in Ontario

    December 9, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    New mines and mine expansions are reinforcing the mineral sector’s role in the foundation of Ontario’s economy. Ontario’s economy is going through the pains of transformation as it moves from a manufacturing base to a service and knowledge…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: South Mine Complex continues to grow at Macassa property

    October 5, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Mineralization at the South Mine Complex on the Macassa property in Kirkland Lake keeps growing, acc…

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    OBITUARY: S. Paul Kostiuk

    September 19, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Kirkland Lake Gold with great sadness has noted the passing of board member S. Paul Kostiuk.Kostiuk, a gradu…