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  • GOLD: McEwen buys into Great Bear

    September 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Great Bear Resources has closed its brokered and non-brokered private placements for gross proceeds of $10.1 million. The company has received an additional $1.1 million from the exercise of share purchase warrants since June 30, 2018. Rob McEwen

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    GEOPHYSICS: Generation Mining maps source of Darnley Bay anomaly

    September 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Generation Mining spent this summer running a magnetotelluric (MT) program at its Darnley Bay anomaly near the town of Paulatuk. The program imaged the deep source of the anomaly and outlined a number of large, near

  • TIRES: Bridgestone expands product line for underground mining

    September 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Bridgestone Americas has expanded its off-the-road (OTR) product portfolio to include a new size of the Bridgestone VSMS2 tire. The tire is now available in size 29.5R25 in the United States and Canada. Designed for underground mining,

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    Semafo’s Boungou mine achieves commercial production

    September 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since its first gold pour at the end of June, Semafo’s (TSX: SMF) Boungou mine in Burkina Faso has produced more than 12,000 ounces of gold. The mine officially moved into commercial production on September 1. During August the mill processed

  • NAME: Canadian Zinc reborn as NorZinc

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – NorZinc Ltd. has changed its name from Canadian Zinc Corp. and will trade on the TSX under the new symbol NZC. The new name is part of a rebranding initiative that will draw attention to the company’s core

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    GOLD: Nighthawk cuts 68 metres of 2.24 g/t gold at Colomac

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Nighthawk Gold is drilling and finding long and strong gold grades near the former Colomac mine 220 km northwest of Yellowknife, in the Indin Lake greenstone belt. The latest drilling campaign is focused on expanding high

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    GOLD: Barkerville test mining, milling better than expected

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Test mining and milling of 80,000 tonnes from Barkerville Gold Mines’ Bonanza Ledge zone resulted in a better than expected ore grade and solid mill performance. Bonanza Ledge is part of the company’s Cariboo property. Mine grades

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    ENERGY: Newmont chooses Cambridge redeployable solar in Ghana

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GHANA – Cambridge Energy Partners (CEP) announced earlier this month that Newmont Mining Corp., one of the world’s largest gold producers and sustainability leaders, has deployed CEP’s redeployable Nomad solar PV tracker to demonstrate lower cost renewable electricity and to

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    Marathon discovers new gold trend at Victory deposit

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Prospecting and trenching southwest of Marathon Gold’s (TSX: MOZ) Victory deposit in central Newfoundland have uncovered a new 1500-metre-long gold trend. A channel sample returned 2.71 grams gold per tonne over 9 metres, while grab samples from newly exposed outcrop and

  • GOLD-SILVER: Eastmain plans pre-development work at Eau Claire

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Eastmain Resources of Toronto is advancing its Eau Claire gold-silver project in the James Bay area. The company will undertake engineering studies for an underground exploration ramp as well as environmental and infrastructure studies. In May 2018, Eastmain

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    GOLD: Chalice Gold to issue shares for Anaconda’s Chimo interest

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Australian explorer Chalice Gold Mines has agreed to an all-share deal to buy out Monarques Gold Corp.’s 30% interest in the Chimo gold project. Chalice will issue 3.0 million common shares to Monarques as well as grant a

  • GOLD: New find at Beta Hunt yields 9,000 oz. for RNC

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Toronto-based RNC Minerals recently made a new high grade gold discovery at its Beta Hunt gold-nickel mine 600 km from Perth. Last week the company recovered 9,250 oz. of gold from a 130 tonnes of ore from the