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CERTIFICATION: MiHR grads now number more than 1,000

OTTAWA – The Mining Industry Human Resources Council (MiHR) has reached the memorable milestone of having certified more than 1,000 workers for underground, open pit, mineral processing and diamond drilling trades. Its Canadian Mining...
Mar 26, 2015 4:16PM


GOLD: Mega Precious has hopes for new regional structure at Monument Bay

MANITOBA – Mega Precious Metals of Thunder Bay, ON, said drilling has identified a new regional structure called the South Limb shear zone (SLSZ) at the Monument Bay project. Widely spaced holes intersected extensive alteration with...
Mar 26, 2015 4:15PM


MINING PEOPLE: Agnico Eagle, Denison, Int'l Tower Hill, Sherritt, and True Gold

Ammar Al-Joundi is rejoining Toronto-based Agnico Eagle Mines as president, effective April 6, 2015. He was formerly the CFO and senior executive VP of Barrick Gold, and prior to that he was Agnico 's CFO. Sean Boyd's title will change to...
Mar 26, 2015 4:12PM


FUEL FILTERS: Donaldson Blue series now available for Cummins ISX engines

MINNEAPOLIS – Donaldson Company now offers its ground breaking fuel filtration technology for Cummins® ISX engines, one of the most common engines used in on-highway trucks. There are two Donaldson Blue™ fuel filters available:...
Mar 26, 2015 4:08PM


Adamera envisions a golden future in Washington State

VANCOUVER — Explorer Adamera Minerals (TSXV: ADZ; US-OTC: DDNFF) is hoping to contribute to a long history of gold mining in the prolific Cook Mountain district in northern Washington State. The region currently...
Mar 26, 2015 4:07PM


GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge reveals maiden Iron Cap lower zone resource numbers

BRITISH COLUMBIA – As promised earlier this week, Toronto's Seabridge Gold has released the maiden resource numbers for the Iron Cap lower zone at its KSM gold-copper project 65 km northwest of Stewart. The second core zone identified at...
Mar 25, 2015 4:10PM


ZINC-COPPER: Foran aims to outline new VMS camp in Saskatchewan

SASKATCHEWAN – Foran Mining of Vancouver continues to drill at its Balsam property 65 km west of Flin Flon, MB, hoping to outline a potential new volcanogenic massive sulphide camp. Of interest is the Thunder zone where a single drill...
Mar 25, 2015 4:08PM


DIAMONDS: Stornoway ceremony opens airport at Renard mine

QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal officially opened the Clarence and Abel Swallow Airport on March 25 to service the Renard diamond mine 350 km north of Chibougamau. The ceremony was attended by community members, regional...
Mar 25, 2015 4:07PM


RFID SYSTEM: Provix, Torsa proximity detector certified in Canada

ALLISTON, Ontario – Provix Inc. and Torsa announced this week that the Total Detector RFID proximity detection and collision avoidance system has been certified by Industry Canada and the FCC for use in both surface and underground mining...
Mar 25, 2015 4:06PM


China's Zijin Mining takes 9.9% stake in Ivanhoe

Fresh on the heels of its 2015 Thayer Lindsley award win for the discovery of the Kamoa copper deposit in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) has reeled in Zijin Mining as a strategic investor.
Mar 25, 2015 4:05PM


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