Canadian Mining Journal


  • Geologist Violet Smith pioneers family run consulting business in Guyana

    October 22, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Violet Smith grew up in the Cuyuni-Mazaruni region of Guyana, eventually settling in Bartica, a small commercial centre 80 km inland from the Atlantic Ocean. The town – at the confluence of the Cuyuni, Mazaruni and Essequibo Rivers – was

  • BASE METALS: ALX Uranium exploring for base metals at Draco

    October 22, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NORWAY – ALX Uranium announced that it acquired mineral claims prospective for copper-zinc-gold-silver mineralization at its 100%-owned Draco project located in the Grong mining district of central Norway. In a media statement, ALX said that it staked 10 claims totaling

  • GOLD: Newmont ups Sirios stake to 19.9%

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Newmont Goldcorp, based in Denver, has raised its stake in Montreal’s Sirios Resources to 19.9% from 15.9% with the purchase of approximately 5.4 million units at $0.20 per unit for a total of roughly $1.1 million. The purchase

  • GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge outlines new porphyry target at Iskut

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Seabridge Gold of Toronto has defined a new gold-copper porphyry target at its Iskut property 110 km northwest of Stewart. The target is a large intrusive system at relatively shallow depth in a geological environment remarkably similar

  • URANIUM-GOLD: Fission 3.0 samples 13.9%, 2.3 g/t at Beaver River

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fission 3.0 Corp., based in Kelowna, B.C., has had excellent uranium and gold results from prospecting at Beaver River property on the north-central rim of the Athabasca Basin. The highest grades came from the newly named Trigger zone

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    GOLD: Barrick, Tanzania settle differences, launch Twiga

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – The government of Tanzania and Canada’s Barrick Gold Corp. say they have settled all the disputes between the state and the former Acacia mines. Barrick will by US$300 million to settle outstanding tax and other disputes. In return,

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    DEWATERING: Outotec Larox double sided pressure filter tames difficult materials

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Filtration applications are getting more demanding due to challenging materials, increased cake washing needs, strong acid processes, and finer particles being filtered. There is an increasing need for technologies that can handle these challenges in a reliable and

  • Market sentiment sweetening for silver, report says

    October 21, 2019 by The Silver Institute

    The following is an edited excerpt from the “Global Silver Investment” report prepared by Metals Focus for The Silver Institute. Visit for complimentary access to the full report. Investor sentiment has strengthened for silver (as well as the wider precious metals

  • SILVER: US silver mine presented as example of environmental leadership

    October 21, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    IDAHO – Hecla Mining’s Lucky Friday mine has been showcased by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality as an example of environmental leadership for its efforts creating water treatment facilities that reduce the concentration of lead and zinc in the

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    GOLD: Barkerville discovers new Lowhee zone at Cariboo project

    October 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Barkerville Gold Mines has announced the successful results of drilling at its Cariboo gold project near wells. Not only were high grades confirmed at Cow Mountain, but the company made a new gold discovery – the

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    LEARNING: Edumine offers more services, revamped web portal

    October 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Expand your knowledge, upgrade your skills and advance your career with online courses from Edumine, the leading provider of professional development and training for the mining industry. Oct 17 marked the launch of Edumine’s growing services as well

  • BASE METALS: DeepGreen makes run at seafloor mining

    October 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – DeepGreen Metals intends to be the world’s first zero tailings miner by retrieving polymetallic base metal nodules from the seafloor. In lab tests the nuggets have been treated with calcination and smelting techniques that produced iron-rich alloy nuggets