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  • ENVIRONMENT: Federal government pledges $2.2B for mine cleanup in North

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YELLOWKNIFE, NWT – The federal government has announced it will invest $2.2 billion over the next 15 years for the cleanup of various mine sites in the Yukon and Northwest Territories. The announcement was made by the Hon. Carolyn Bennett,

  • GOLD: Treasury Metals’ Goliath mine receives federal environmental okay

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has issued a positive decision, allowing Treasury Metals to develop and mine the Goliath gold deposit 20 km east of Dryden. The Goliath project consists of development, mining, decommissioning and reclamation of an

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    OBITUARY: Geotechnical engineer Martiz Rykaart

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It is with deep regret and profound sadness that SRK Consulting (Canada) shares news of the sudden passing of Dr. Martiz Rykaart at the end of May 2019. Maritz was a global specialist in geotechnical engineering for the mining industry

  • GOLD: McEwen drills Gold Bar South, adds to mine plan

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Toronto-based McEwen Mining is looking to expand the resources at its Gold Bar mine near Eureka, where the first gold was poured last February. Commercial production was achieved on May 23, 2019. Of particular interest is the Gold

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    PUMPS: How to avoid damage when a pump is stored

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – Planning to put your pump into storage? Make sure you know the proper procedures — and follow them — in order to avoid long-term damage. GIW Industries helps its customers tackle some of the most complex pumping challenges

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    Security measures critical amid heightened risk in West Africa

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is a summary of key conclusions coming out of the West Africa Mining Security Conference and was provided by The Australian High Commission in Accra and The Australia-Africa Minerals & Energy Group (AAMEG), which represents Australian companies engaged in

  • COAL: Technology boosts productivity at RusCoal’s Khakassia mine

    August 20, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    RUSSIA – Russian Coal saw a 5% increase in productivity at its Stepnoy pit just two months after the company installed, in the mine’s BelAZ dump trucks, a technological solution called Karier Mine Fleet Management System, which is produced by Vist

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    GOLD: Probe Metals intersects gold on Val-d’Or East

    August 20, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    QUEBEC – Probe Metals has intersected gold mineralization on its 100%-owned Val-d’Or East property located 1.5 km west of the New Beliveau deposit in Quebec. Results from 22 follow-up drill holes totalling 6,210 metres in the Courvan area, released on Aug.

  • GOLD: Rubicon PEA outlines potential Phoenix revival

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      ONTARIO —  Several years after Rubicon Minerals was forced to shut down trial mining at its Phoenix gold mine in Red Lake, Ont., when it realized its geological model was faulty, the company has released a new preliminary economic

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    PGM: NAP vests 51% interest in Transition’s Sunday Lake

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – News comes from Transition Metals Corp. of Sudbury,  Ont., that its partner at the Sunday Lake platinum group metals project, North American Palladium (NAP), has earned a vested 51% interest in the project 25 km north of Thunder

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    GOLD: Bell Creek, Timmins West may be sold by Pan Am Silver

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver based Pan American Silver may put its Bell Creek and Timmins West gold mines up for sale, reported Northern Ontario Business last week. Pan Am acquired the mines with its US$1.1-bilion takeover of Tahoe Resources earlier this

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe drills 18% at Kamoa-Kakula

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver continues to drill its Kamoa-Kakula copper deposit 25 km west of Kolwezi and has been rewarded with an intersection of 18% copper – the highest grade ever – from the Kamoa