Canadian Mining Journal


  • COPPER-GOLD: Newcrest takes over at Red Chris JV

    August 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Imperial Metals’ sale of a 70% interest in the Red Chris copper-gold mine in B.C. has officially closed, with Australia’s Newcrest Mining now the operator of the asset. Newcrest paid US$804 million for its majority interest. The deal was first

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    GOLD: Wallbridge adds drills at Fenelon

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC — Wallbridge Mining is ramping up exploration drilling at its advanced Fenelon gold project, in northern Quebec – adding two new drill rigs for a total of six. The company is targeting 70,000 to 80,000 metres of drilling this

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    GOLD: Pacton steps up Northern Ontario game with LIDAR survey

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Pacton Gold of Vancouver recently completed a LIDAR survey over its properties near Red Lake. The light detection and ranging system greatly improved the identification of outcrops and sped up the mapping process. Pacton will use the information

  • ENVIRONMENT: Laurentian U hosts Peruvian delegation

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Laurentian University is hosting a delegation of researchers and officials at the week-long Building Environmental Strategies workshop. The guests include Augusto Cauti, vice-minister of mines in Peru’s Ministry of Energy and Mines. Several workshops have been crafted

  • DIAMONDS: Stornoway still seeking partner to ease finances

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal released its Q2 2019 report and repeated its plea for a partner or buyer for the money-losing Renard mine 350 km north of Chibougamau. The company began the hunt for a buyer or

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    APPOINTMENT: DDI names new executive director

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Diamond Development Initiative has chosen Ian Rowe as its new executive director, effective Sept. 2, 2019. He has been the association’s deputy executive director since September 2018. He will replace Dorothee Gizenga, the organization’s founding executive director.

  • VEHICLES: MacLean puts down roots in Nevada gold region

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – MacLean Engineering, headquartered in Collingwood, Ont., is significantly investing in growth in the United States, with the appointment of Dan Millette as U.S. sales manager and his relocation to Elko. This initial, keystone step in the company’s growth

  • Nevada Copper nears production at Pumpkin Hollow

    August 15, 2019 by Special to The Northern Miner

    Under the cloud of slumping base metal prices, advanced stage developer Nevada Copper (TSX: NCU) says it remains on schedule at its wholly owned Pumpkin Hollow copper project near Yerington in west-central Nevada. The planned underground copper mine is slated for start-up

  • GOLD-COPPER: Casa receives work permit for Pitman project

    August 15, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Casa Minerals announced that it has received a Mines Act permit authorizing a work program on its 5,505-hectare Pitman property near Terrace. In a press release, the company said that the permit was issued following consultation with

  • GOLD: TMAC raises US$40M with royalty deal

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO — In return for a cash payment of US$40 million, gold miner TMAC Resources has sold a 1.5% NSR royalty to Maverix Metals. Maverix already holds a 1% NSR royalty on TMAC’s Hope Bay gold mine in Nunavut. TMAC’s

  • COPPER-ZINC: Rockridge calculates first resource estimate for Knife Lake

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Rockridge Resources has announced the initial 43-101 resource estimate for its Knife Lake copper-zinc project 50 km northwest of Sandy Bay. Rockridge has optioned the property from Eagle Plains Resources and can earn a 100% interest. The

  • URANIUM: Fission hits high grades at several areas of PLS

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission Uranium of Kelowna, B.C., has received the assays from the winter 2019 drill program at the Patterson Lake South property in the southwest rim of the Athabasca Basin. The company says the results confirm the potential to