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  • DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue gives up another kimberlite

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Exploration at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine has discovered another kimberlite  near the mine. The project is a joint venture of Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) and De Beers Canada (51% and operator). The current exploration program has

  • DIAMONDS: Vertigol ups interest in Mountain Province

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DUBLIN, Ireland – An Irish company with the name of Vertigol Unlimited has been buying up shares in Mountain Province Diamonds of Toronto. The Canadian diamond miner says Vertigol now holds 27.9% of its common shares. Vertigol purchased 6.2 million

  • COBALT: eCobalt updates construction progress at Idaho Cobalt project

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – eCobalt Solutions of Vancouver continues to advance construction on its Idaho cobalt project near the town of Salmon. The project is on time and on budget. When completed this will be the only near term, environmentally permitted primary

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    Autonomous Sandvik LHD has delicate touch in glass labyrinth

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Most people are told from a young age that if they live in glass houses, they shouldn’t throw stones. Now comes the news that if you want your LHD to navigate a glass labyrinth, choose an autonomous solution from Sandvik

  • TNM Editorial: Worries of lithium oversupply dog market

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    There’s no better example of how unhinged the junior mining market can get than the last few releases in August from Toronto-based Desert Lion Energy in relation to its assets in Namibia. Desert Lion proudly describes itself as a “lithium

  • NICKEL: Vale celebrates completion of $1B Clean AER project

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – On Sept. 14 Vale held a special celebration in this mining town to mark the end of its Clean AER (atmospheric emission reduction) project. The $1-billion undertaking was the largest single environmental investment in the town’s history.

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    GOLD: Skeena reveals its maiden resource estimate for Eskay Creek

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Skeena Resources has released its maiden resources estimated for the Eskay Creek property near Stewart. The estimate was derived from over 7,500 historical surface and underground diamond drill holes. It does not include any results from

  • NICKEL-IRON: FPX begins met study of Baptiste deposit at Decar property

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – FPX Nickel Corp. has begun metallurgical studies on a composite 400-kg composite sample. The material was recovered from four drill holes completed in 2012 and 2017 in the southeast part of the Baptiste nickel-iron deposit where it

  • COBALT-BISMUTH: Fortune says new tests result in cleaner cobalt concentrate from NICO

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Based in London, Ont., Fortune Minerals says metallurgical tests have produced an upgraded, essentially arsenic free cobalt concentrate from the NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper development project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. Tests successfully removed more than 99% of the

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    CONSULTING: SRK merges with Labrecque Technologies

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – SRK Canada has announced its merger with Labrecque Technologies Inc. By joining forces, the two companies will broaden the scopes of their service offerings within the mining and minerals industries. LTI will operate as a business unit

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    McEwen bolsters Black Fox with new resource

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    McEwen Mining (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX) has tabled a maiden resource for its Stock East gold deposit and an updated resource for its Froome gold deposit to go with numerous positive results from its ongoing $15-million exploration campaign at its Black

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    GOLD: Azimut property acquisition cements presence in James Bay region

    September 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Azimut Exploration of Longueuil, Que., recently acquired the Elmer gold property next door to its Duxbury property. Together these properties provide a controlling position over a highly prospective 32-km corridor known as the Elmer trend. The Elmer property