Canadian Mining Journal


Richmont Mines Inc


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    GOLD: Richmont says ‘yes’ to commercial production at Monique

    July 31, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Having completed the bulk sampling phase at its Monique gold project 25 km east of Val d’Or, Richmont Mines of Montreal has decided to ramp up production to commercial levels. The open pit is expected to have a life of 19 months…

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    GOLD: Drilling sweetens Sugar zone for Harte Gold

    July 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Harte Gold Corp.  of Toronto has identified a 43-101-compliant indicated resource of 31,691 oz of gold in the material it plans to bulk sample at the Sugar zone gold property in White River. Infill drilling outlined 57,065…

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    COMMENT: Back to work

    June 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Having taken a couple weeks off to move, I am slowly getting settled into the new place. For any readers who might wish to contact me, I am now at 1128A Klondike Road, Kanata, ON K2K 0H2, and the phone number is 613-270-0213. The email address…

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    GOLD: Richmont adds 500,000 oz at Island Gold Deep

    February 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Richmont Mines of Montreal says the initial inferred resource for the C zone at depth in its Island Gold mine near Wawa contains 508,000 oz of gold. The zone contained 1.5 million inferred tonnes grading 10.73 g/t Au over an…

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    Metanor steps into the future

    January 14, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Make a wrong turn while driving along the streets of one of Canada’s great mining towns and you may feel you’ve gone through a portal into the past.

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    GOLD: Mining permit issued for Richmont’s Monique project

    January 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Richmont Mines of Montreal has received the mining permit for its 100% owned Monique gold project in Val d’Or. Overburden removal will begin shortly to facilitate mining a 5,000-tonne bulk sample that will be treated at the…

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    GOLD: Richmont closes Francoeur mine

    December 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Richmont Mines of Montreal has announced the closure of the Francoeur gold mine and the suspension of exploration on the Wasamac gold property, both are which are near Rouyn-Noranda.

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    GOLD: Drilling at Island Gold mine confirms potential at depth

    November 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Richmont Mines of Montreal says recent drilling at its Island Gold mine 80 km northeast of Wawa confirms the potential of the property at depth. Highlights from the C zone include (cut grades over true widths) 26.09 g/t Au over…

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    FINANCING: Richmont tops up treasury

    September 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    MONTREAL – Richmont Mines has raised $26.0 million via a non-brokered private placement. In return the company has issued 5.97 million common shares at a value of $4.35 each. The company says its cash position is now $60 million and it…

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    Speculation mounts about IamGold’s takeover targets

    April 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    IamGold chief executive Steve Letwin says the cash-rich miner plans to spend $400 million to $500 million on an acquisition in the Americas over the coming months. The mid-tier gold producer has about $1.4 billion in cash and no debt and wants…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Eriez, Mammoth Resources, Renforth, Richmont Mines, Rogue Iron Ore and Spur Ventures

    April 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Jaisen Kohmeunch has been promoted to the newly created position of deputy managing director of the Eirez Flotation Division USA. He joined the company 10 years ago as a research engineer, and most recently served as manager of the R&D…

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    GOLD STUDY: Richmont releases Wasamac PEA

    March 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Richmont Mines of Montreal has released the preliminary economic assessment for the Wasamac gold project near Rouyn-Noranda. The company is optimistic that an underground 6,000-t/d bulk mining operation can be developed. Annual…