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  • GOLD: Parsons wins cleanup contract for Giant mine

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The government of Canada has awarded the main construction management contract for the clean-up of the Giant gold mine in Yellowknife to Parsons Inc. Parsons will complete the required work over two phases. First, the company will

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    GOLD: Rubicon releases remaining 2017 drill results

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals Corp. of Toronto has released the remainder of the 2017 drilling results from the Phoenix gold project in the Red Lake district. Of particular interest was the area below the historic McFinley gold deposit, what Rubicon

  • COBALT: Castle Silver adopts new name – Canada Cobalt Works

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COQUITLAM, B.C.  – Castle Silver Resources’ shareholders have approved (99.97% in favour) a name change to Canada Cobalt Works Inc. The change is subject to TSE Venture exchange approval. The new name reflects the company’s interest in the past producing

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    DRILLS: Boart Longyear brings new rigs to PDAC

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY – Boart Longyear is bringing its newest drilling products and services to the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada annual trade show from March 5 to 7, 2018, in Toronto. This year’s showcase includes: TruScan Innovative Core

  • Avalon advances Separation Rapids lithium project

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Avalon Advanced Materials (TSX: AVL; US-OTC: AVLNF) has begun a new drill campaign at its 100% owned Separation Rapids lithium project, 70 km by road from Kenora, Ont. It aims to drill seven holes totaling 1,500 metres in an attempt to

  • COPPER-GOLD: Capstone agrees to sell Minto mine to Pembridge Resources

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Capstone Mining has agreed to sell its Minto copper-gold mine 240 km northwest of Whitehorse to Pembridge Resources plc of London, U.K. Capstone started production at the mine in 2007. Pembridge will pay US$37.5 million in cash

  • GOLD: Bonterra raises $21.5M for Gladiator exploration

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Bonterra Resources of Vancouver is raising exploration money for its Gladiator gold project 170 km northeast of Val d’Or. The company will issue 19.2 million flow-through shares ($0.60 each) and 13.3 million super flow-through shares ($0.75 each). The

  • FUNDING: CLEER proposal falls short of federal funding

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The consortium behind the CLEER supercluster proposal remains committed to transforming Canada’s mining industry through innovation, despite not being amongst the five projects selected by Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada for supercluster funding. The Canadian mining industry

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    MINING PEOPLE: GIW Industries, Bridgestone, Karnalyte Resources, Prize Mining, and Rye Patch Gold

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GIW Industries has made Anthony “Tony” Robins the new service centre manager in Fort McMurray, Alta. He brings 39 years of mining experience and passion for slurry pumping will make positive changes for the oil sands sector. Marisa Blank is

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    DRILLS: Canada’s first Epiroc Boomer S2 C hard at work

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Eldorado Gold’s Lamaque mine is the first mining company in Canada to receive the new Epiroc Boomer S2 C. The rig has been hard at work since Jan. 18 at its gold project in Val d’Or, QC. The size

  • Premier plans ‘big year’ in Nevada

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Having lopped off more than half of its debt last year and with over $100 million in the bank, Premier Gold Mines (TSX: PG) is primed and ready for a big year in 2018, president and CEO Ewan Downie says. “We paid

  • COMMENT: Sustainable cobalt at Samsung

    February 14, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Reading MINING.COM yesterday, I came across this headline gem: Soaring cobalt prices force Samsung SDI to mine metal from old phones. No problem there. South Korean battery maker Samsung SDI is making plans to recycle cobalt from used mobile phones.