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    B2Gold sells Nicaraguan assets to Calibre Mining

    July 8, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE: BTG) is selling its El Limon and La Libertad mines, Nicaragua’s largest gold exporters, along with its Pavon project and other mineral concessions in the country, to Calibre Mining (TSXV: CXB) in a deal worth US$100 million. Calibre Mining,

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    B2Gold earmarks US$43M for global exploration

    April 1, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE-AM: BTG) was created as a junior exploration company in 2007, and since then it has grown to become an intermediate gold producer, with five mines in four countries. Last year production reached 953,504 oz. gold – a

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    GOLD: B2Gold hits record gold production in Q3

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – B2Gold produced a record 242,020 oz. of gold in 2018’s third quarter, 78% higher than in the same quarter of the previous year. It attributed its success to strong performances from the Kekola mine in Mali, the Masbate mine

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    GOLD: B2Gold completes expansion study for El Limon mine

    October 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NICARAGUA – In February, B2Gold Corp. announced an initial open pit inferred resource for the newly discovered El Limon Central zone at its El Limon mine in Nicaragua. This week the gold producer announced the results of an expansion study that

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    GOLD: Fekola mine pushes B2Gold to record quarter

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – B2Gold Corp. concluded a record breaking half year, thanks to production from the new low cost Fekola gold mine in Mali. The mine came on stream in November last year and has performed above expectations ever since. Total

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    GOLD: B2Gold doubles Q2 production to 240,000 oz, revenue jumps to $285M

    July 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – B2Gold Corp. has delivered what it says are “very strong” second quarter and first half results this year. Gold production doubled to 240,000 oz., and revenues  jumped by $121 million (all U.S. dollars) to $285 million for the

  • GOLD: B2Gold powers up solar pant at Otjikoto mine

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NAMIBIA – B2Gold Corp. of Vancouver is celebrating the opening of its solar power plant at its Otjikoto gold mine. This plant is one of the first fully autonomous hybrid plants in the world. Changing the power source to a

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    B2Gold’s Fekola to pour first gold in October

    September 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE: BTG) says it has started processing ore at its Fekola mine in southwestern Mali and will reach commercial production before the end of the year. The mid-tier miner already operates four gold mines — two in Nicaragua,

  • POWER: B2Gold chooses Cat and Barloworld for solar option in Namibia

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NAMIBIA – Caterpillar today announced that B2Gold Corp. has selected Caterpillar and Cat dealer Barloworld to supply 7 MW of solar power at the Otjikoto mine in this African republic. The full system, including Cat photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and

  • ZINC: Darnley Bay acquires zinc deposits in NWT; updates resource in B.C.

    November 1, 2016 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    Darnley Bay Resources is acquiring 42 known zinc-lead deposits over a strike length of 68 km in the Northwest Territories that the junior explorer’s management team believe provide a clear path towards production. The assets—collectively known as the Pine Point project—

  • OceanaGold, B2Gold scramble as Philippines gov’t may suspend 20 more mines

    September 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The socio-political situation in the Philippines is volatile for miners following the conclusion of a national mining audit by president Rodrigo Duterte’s newly elected administration. On Sept. 27, environment secretary Regina Lopez revealed that 20 more metallic mines in the

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    GOLD: FLSmidth to supply processing equipment to two new mines

    November 18, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENMARK – FLSmidth is supplying key process technologies for two greenfield gold mines, one in Canada and one in west Africa. The Brucejack gold mine under development by Vancouver’s Pretium Resources in British Columbia will be home to FLSmidth milling,