Canadian Mining Journal


Lake Shore Gold Corp


  • News

    GOLD: Mill expansion done, Lake Shore reports solid Q3

    October 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Lake Shore Gold Corp. has completed the 50% expansion of its Bell Creek mill near Timmins, setting a record output of 12,800 oz in September at a daily average of 3,370 tonnes of ore. That puts the company on track…

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    Lake Shore soars 56% on expected strong Q2

    June 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Lake Shore Gold (LSG-T, LSG-X), one of the weakest performers on the Toronto stock exchange last week losing over 45%, soared 56% when the company said it expects strong production and lower costs in the second quarter.

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    GOLD: New technical report filed for Bell Creek

    April 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The latest resource estimate for the Bell Creek gold mine belonging to Lake Shore Gold of Toronto puts the total number of contained ounces at over 1.6 million. There are 4.7 million measured and indicated tonnes grading 4.72…

  • Feature

    Powerful trucks handle heavy loads with ease

    September 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The harder you work, the more you produce and that’s certainly true for the crews at Lake Shore Gold’s Bell Creek mine near Timmins, Ontario, where miners at the gold site have beefed up production thanks to the addition of some new…

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    PERSPECTIVE: The good news from last week

    August 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As August slides toward its end and summer evenings being to cool, along comes a week such as the last one wherein news from the mining sector seems to be front and centre everywhere. Barrick Gold has announced its intention to sell its 74%…

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    GOLD MINING: Lake Shore to cut capex $15M to $20M

    June 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Lake Shore Gold of Toronto will cut its 2012 capital spending budget by $15 million to $20 million. The company assured investors that the cutback would not affect this year’s target to produce between 85,000 and 100,000…

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    Shore Gold to build Saskatchewan’s first diamond mine

    June 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    The idea of finding diamonds in Saskatchewan was met with scepticism in the 1980s. A Russian geophysicist, Dr. J.G. Strnad, predicted the existence of diamondiferous kimberlites, noting the large geophysical anomalies in the province’s…

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    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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    ROYALTY DEAL: Lake Shore, Franco-Nevada ink $50-M deal

    March 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Lake Shore Gold and Franco-Nevada Corp. have signed a royalty and equity deal that will put $50 million in Lake Shore’s treasury. Franco-Nevada has paid $35 million for a 2.25% net smelter return royalty on the sale of…

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    GOLD STUDY: Timmins West PEA points up potential

    March 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The results of the preliminary economic assessment are positive for the Timmins West project belonging to Lake Shore Gold of Toronto. The study says the property has the potential to produce 1.4 million oz of gold over a 10-year…

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    GOLD RESOURCE: Nearly 3-M oz in Timmins West property

    February 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Lake Shore Gold of Toronto estimates there are approximately 2.8 million oz of gold in its Timmins West project. Total indicated resources in the Thunder Creek and Timmins deposit are 5.8 million tonnes grading 5.99 g/t Au. The…