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    GOLD: Bell Creek, Timmins West may be sold by Pan Am Silver

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver based Pan American Silver may put its Bell Creek and Timmins West gold mines up for sale, reported Northern Ontario Business last week. Pan Am acquired the mines with its US$1.1-bilion takeover of Tahoe Resources earlier this

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe drills 18% at Kamoa-Kakula

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver continues to drill its Kamoa-Kakula copper deposit 25 km west of Kolwezi and has been rewarded with an intersection of 18% copper – the highest grade ever – from the Kamoa

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi’s new EX3600-7 offers more efficiency, reliability, durability

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Hitachi unveiled the EX3600-7 mining excavator, which delivers increased efficiency, reliability and durability for customers in North and South America. The new model is the fourth machine in Hitachi’s new EX-7 Series lineup, following the recent launch of

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    As goes mining, so goes the Yukon

    August 19, 2019 by Special to The Northern Miner

    With 11 of 13 First Nations reaching settlements on land claims and a new gold mine set to ramp up production, Yukon was the focus of discussion during the Territorial Panel at The Northern Miner’s annual Canadian Mining Symposium held at

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    GOLD-SILVER: Benchmark to acquire Lawyers gold-silver project

    August 19, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Benchmark Metals reached a definitive agreement to acquire a 100% interest in the Lawyers gold-silver property, located in British Columbia’s Golden Horseshoe. In a press release, the Edmonton-based miner said the deal is pursuant to a share exchange

  • GOLD: Fremont sells Gold Canyon interest to McEwen

    August 19, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    NEVADA – Fremont Gold of Vancouver has signed an agreement to sell its rights and interest in the Gold Canyon gold project in Eureka County to McEwen Mining of Toronto in exchange for 300,000 McEwen shares. Gold Canyon is a past-producing gold mine

  • 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.