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STUDY: Waterfowl move in when placer mining ends

The Indian River Valley is an area that has been restructured by placer mining operations that have been occurring here for more than 30 years. Most of the placer mining in this area occurred prior to 1998. The original peat wetland surface has...
Nov 20, 2014 3:49PM

GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge expands Deep Kerr zone

BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Seabridge Gold has received complete drill results from its 2014 campaign – 12,900 metres in 13 holes – at its KSM project 65 km northwest of Stewart. The company says the Deep Kerr deposit has...
Nov 20, 2014 3:44PM

MINING PEOPLE: Atlas Copco, Belmont Resources, Caledonia Mining, Copper North, Karnalyte Resources, and Royal Nickel

Michael Marion and Cormac Kerins have been appointed to new positions with Atlas Copco Portable Energy Canada. Marion has been named national business development manager and Kerins is now the product and business development manager. Marion...
Nov 20, 2014 3:41PM

GOLD: Pretium awards Brucejack EPCM to AMEC

BRITISH COLUMBIA - Pretium Resources has contracted AMEC Americas to provide the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for its Brucejack high grade gold project 65 km north of Stewart. AMEC is an international...
Nov 20, 2014 3:35PM

Imperial counting on smooth Red Chris start-up; pegs Mt. Polley cleanup at $67.4M

Imperial Metals (TSX: III) has estimated cleanup costs related to the early August tailings dam failure at its Mount Polley mine at $67.4 million –significantly less than many analysts had been expecting.
Nov 20, 2014 3:33PM

COPPER: Better water quality through genomics

YUKON – Western Copper and Gold. of Vancouver is moving its Casino gold-copper project 300 km northwest of Whitehorse toward production in the next five years, and among the many questions yet to be answered is finding the most efficient...
Nov 19, 2014 4:08PM

ZINC-COPPER: Chieftain choses barge company for Tulsequah Chief shipments

BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Chieftain Metals Corp. is moving toward production next year at the Tulsequah Chief zinc-copper-gold project 100 km south of Atlin. Part of the development plan calls for barging materials and supplies...
Nov 19, 2014 4:05PM

GOLD: Visible Gold flying new 167 Extension property

QUEBEC – Visible Gold Mines of Rouyn-Noranda, QC, has contracted Prospectair Geosurveys to fly its 100% owned 167 Extension property in the James Bay region. Prospectair will conduct helicopter-borne magnetic and time-domain...
Nov 19, 2014 4:04PM

GOLD - Wesdome drilling at Kiena discovers new zone

QUEBEC – Wesdome Gold Mines of Toronto has made a new discovery at its Kiena property in Val d'Or. The 16-hole, summer drill program partially outlined a new zone dubbed S50 East.
Nov 19, 2014 4:02PM

Tahoe set to expand Escobal

VANCOUVER — Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) has expanded resources and tabled an updated feasibility study at its high grade Escobal silver mine in southeast Guatemala, setting the stage for expanded silver production starting next...
Nov 19, 2014 4:01PM

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