Canadian Mining Journal


Golden Band Resources Inc


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    GOLD: Golden Band sidelines mines, mill

    December 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon has been forced by low gold prices to suspend work at its Roy Lloyd underground and Golden Heart open pit mines as well as it Jolu mill for an “indefinite” time beginning Jan. 1, 2014. The…

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    GOLD: Golden Band pours 2,200 oz from Greywacke North bulk sample

    October 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Greywacke North bulk sample that Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon took from the Greywacke Lake gold project 90 km north of La Ronge has yielded 2,242.5 oz of gold recovered as doré during test milling.

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    GOLD: Golden Band restarts La Ronge operations

    August 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon has resumed full operations at its La Ronge gold project, suspended since late February 2013 while the company sought to restore profitability to the operation.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Vale, Detour Gold, Golden Band, West Kirkland, and North American Palladium

    March 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Samantha Espley, general manager of mines and mill technical services at Vale’s Ontario Operations is the recipient of the second annual Women in Mining Canada National Trailblazer Award. The award, recognizing a woman who has taken personal…

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    GOLD: Golden Band suspends mining at Komis

    February 27, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The new board of Golden Band Resources in Saskatoon have temporarily halted mining of the Komis deposit in the La Ronge Gold Belt while the company’s operations and alternatives are reviewed. It is the directors’ stated…

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    GOLD MINING: Ore production begins at Komis open pit

    October 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon says that open pit mining operations started at the Komis open pit mine with the first blast in ore on Sept. 29, 2012. The first shipment of ore reached the company’s Jolu mill on…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Rundown of recent news

    September 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    News of work on gold exploration projects is always welcome, and this week there seems to be more drilling news than usual. So here is a rundown from some of the  news releases issued since Monday (in alphabetical order).

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    La Ronge district regaining some of its old shine

    April 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — In the 1980s Saskatchewan’s La Ronge gold belt was booming, with between 60 and 80 companies exploring on the ground and several hundred thousand ounces being pulled out of the ground. But a tough market and mixed…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Avanti Mining, Equinox Exploration, Extorre, Golden Band and Strata Minerals

    April 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Avanti Mining of Vancouver has appointed Mark G. Premo its COO and CEO of its subsidiary, Avanti Kitsault Mine Ltd. He has a BSc in civil engineering from Michigan Technological University, and was most recent president and CEO of Chevron…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Golden Heart mine receives Saskatchewan approval

    February 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon has received ministerial approval for an open pit mine at the Golden Heart project 190 km north of La Ronge. The approval was given based on technical and public review of the…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Discovery Ventures, Full Metal Zinc, Golden Band and Volta Resources

    October 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Discovery Ventures of Vancouver has named Mike England as president and CEO. He has extensive experience in resource company management, venture capital financing, and mergers and acquisitions.

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    ENVIRONMENT: Golden Band’s tailings facility ready to go

    October 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Mallard tailings management facility (TMF) at Golden Band Resources’ La Ronge gold project has received approval for construction and re-commissioning to make it ready for operations by the end of 2012. The TMF will have a…