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    GOLD: Wallbridge completes Fenelon underground rehabilitation

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Wallbridge Mining Co. has completed the rehabilitation of the existing underground development at its Fenelon gold project 75 km northwest of Matagami. Now the company has begun ramp development and underground diamond drilling in preparation for taking

  • URANIUM: NexGen sums up Arrow studies

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – NexGen Energy of Vancouver has taken a look at all the pre-feasibility stage technical studies done on the Arrow uranium deposit at the Rook 1 project in the Athabasca Basin. Here is a peek at what will go

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    GOLD: Kinross to begin expansion at Fort Knox mine

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Kinross Gold of Toronto has decided to go forward with the Gilmore expansion at its Fort Knox gold mine about 40 km northeast of Fairbanks. The work is expected to extend the life of mine by six years

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    DRILLING: Boart Longyear launches new XQ wireline coring rods

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear is launching new XQ wireline coring rods for use in drilling and coring applications in the mining industry. Well-known for first introducing the industry renowned Q rod, and then the RQ rod which

  • Silver industrial demand rebounded in 2017

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is an edited summary from the Silver Institute, based on findings in its World Silver Survey 2018. For more information, visit www.SilverInstitute.org. Industrial demand for silver, fuelled by record photovoltaic growth, rose in 2017 for the first time since

  • AWARDS: Young Mining Professionals name 2018 scholarship winners

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Young Mining Professionals have named the winners of its three 2018 YMP scholarships. Each winner demonstrated outstanding academic achievement, a commitment to community service, and a high degree of creativity and originality with their submissions. The three $4,000

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    COPPER: Amarc mounts successful drill program at Duke porphyry

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Amarc Resources has completed a six-hole, 3,060-metres drill program at its Duke copper-molybdenum discovery 80 km northeast of Smithers. The drill program was designed to test the geometry and grade distribution of porphyry copper mineralization discovered

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    GOLD: Maple outlines more mineralization at Douay project

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Maple Gold Mines of Montreal has outlined more mineralization from step-out drilling in two zones at the Douay gold project 50 km southwest of Matagami. In the Nika zone, hole DO-18-227 cut 5.0 metres of 2.32 g/t gold

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    TRUCKS: Caterpillar builds 1,000th Cat 797

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DECATUR, Ill. – Caterpillar recently celebrated the manufacture of the 1000th Cat 797 Mining Truck. With 363 tonnes payload capacity, the 797F model is Caterpillar’s largest truck and the largest mechanical drive mining truck in the world. The 797 is the only

  • Horizonte Minerals advances nickel assets in Brazil

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In an astute move, Jeremy Martin, founder and CEO of Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) purchased the Vermelho nickel-cobalt project in Brazil from Vale (NYSE: VALE) six months ago for US$8 million in cash. Vale discovered Vermelho, one of the largest, highest grade

  • COBALT: Vale streams Voisey’s Bay cobalt for $700M

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – What Bloomberg reported last week – that Vale SA has reached a deal to sell future cobalt production from the Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper mine 35 km south of Nain – Vale confirmed today, June 11. The upfront deal

  • COBALT: Canada Cobalt notes high grade assays from Castle mine

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Coquitlam, B.C., has run into some high grade cobalt mineralization as it rehabilitates the former Castle silver mine near Gowganda. The company is preparing for its first underground drilling program. Five composite samples of