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  • COPPER: Fortune makes new discovery at NICO

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., has made a new copper discovery at its NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The new mineralization was exposed last spring in a pit excavated to provide aggregate for road

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    SILVER: Honey Badger drills very high grades at Beaver property

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Honey Badger Exploration has received assays for the first six holes this season at its Beaver silver property in the Thunder Bay district. Drilling was carried out to follow up on the successful 2018 drill program. Four

  • MINING PEOPLE: Adventus Gold, Asanko Gold, Great Panther, McEwen Mining, and Rugby Mining

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Adventus Mining Corp. of Toronto has named Olivia Gamache its new director of environmental management and community development. Most recently she was environment and sustainability manager for Yamana Gold. She holds a BSc and MSc in chemical and environmental engineering

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    SOFTWARE: ABB launches digital real-time mine integration

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWITZERLAND – The new ABB Ability operations management system (OMS) maximizes co-ordination between weekly production plans and dynamic situations in the mine to improve efficiency, increase productivity and maximize profitability. Developed in collaboration with Boliden and ArcelorMittal Mining Canada, Ability

  • Teck advances QB2 copper project in Chile

    July 18, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    If all goes according to plan in northern Chile, Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.A, TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) and its partners Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo will start commissioning and ramping up their Quebrada Blanca 2 (QB2) copper project in the fourth quarter of 2021, with full

  • GOLD: Altamira to update resource at Cajueiro project

    July 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRAZIL – Altamira Gold announced that it is working towards completing an updated resource estimate for its flagship Cajueiro gold project located in the northern part of Mato Grosso state in western Brazil. To move ahead, the Canadian miner hired

  • ZINC-LEAD: Osisko to carry out innovative gravity survey at Pine Point

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Osisko Metals of Montreal is planning an innovative  airborne gravity gradiometry survey – called AGG for airborne gravity gradiometry – over the Pine Point area 65 km east of Hay River. The survey should identify new “prismatic

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    GOLD: Anaconda secures new targets near Goldboro

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Toronto-based Anaconda Mining has entered into options to acquire the Country Harbour and Lower Seal Harbour gold properties, 15 and 5 km from its Goldboro property 175 km northeast of Halifax. Both properties are past producers, and

  • GOLD: Reunion makes new high grade find at Boulanger project

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FRENCH GUIANA – Reunion Gold Corp. announced the discovery of new high grade gold mineralization at the Saint-Michel prospect, part of its Boulanger project in the north-central part of the country. The company sampled 42 dumps located near artisanal shafts

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Epiroc introduces 6th Sense for smarter mining

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM – Epiroc has introduced 6th Sense, calling it a “game changer” that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity,

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    Reflections on working 23 years at the Miner

    July 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This is my final editorial for The Northern Miner, as I will soon depart to join gold miner Agnico Eagle Mines as a senior geologist in their Toronto head office, working on technical writing. After almost 23 years at the Miner,

  • DIAMONDS: Alrosa recovers 63-ct stone from Verkhne-Munskoye deposit

    July 17, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    RUSSIA – The world’s top diamond producer by output, Alrosa, reported unearthing a gem quality rough diamond weighing 63.15 carats from the Zapolyarnaya kimberlite pipe of the Verkhne-Munskoye deposit located in Yakutia.  In a press release, Alrosa revealed that the