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  • TAILINGS: MAC issues revised best practice guidelines

    November 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – On Nov. 7 the Mining Association of Canada released its third edition of its A Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities. The release coincides with the Tailings and Mine Waste Conference in Banff, Alta. Canadian tailings management

  • GOLD: KLGold extends Swan zone 120 metres down plunge at Fosterville

    November 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Kirkland Lake Gold of Toronto continues to drill high grades at its Fosterville mine in Victoria state during underground definition work. The latest assays have extended the Swan zone 120 metres down plunge. The continuity of the mineralization

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    PARTS: Volvo expands distribution footprint in Canada

    November 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO –  Volvo’s new Canadian Parts Distribution Centre will provide critical parts to dealers across Canada. The new parts distribution centre in the greater Toronto area is scheduled to open in early 2018. “This new facility is a key step

  • Fiore Gold brings new life to beleaguered Pan mine

    November 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Fiore Gold (TSXV:F; US-OTC:FFRRF), a new company backed by financier Frank Giustra, is off to a strong start at its revamped Pan gold mine, 28 km southeast of Eureka, Nevada, having hit record ore and gold production in September. The company

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    REPORT: Juniors enter period of cautious optimism

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Canada’s junior mining sector is seeing renewed confidence as market capitalization rose, according to PwC Canada’s Junior mine 2017 report released on Nov. 6. Capitalization of the top 100 juniors on the TSX Venture Exchange reached $12.2 billion,

  • LEAD-ZINC: Trevali enjoys positive PEA for Halfmile-Stratmat

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Trevali Mining Corp. has received a positive preliminary economic assessment for the Halfmile-Stratmat zinc-lead-silver project in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The base case study outlined a new 3,000-t/d concentrator at the Stratmat site that will be

  • GOLD: Northern Empire raises $13M for Sterling property

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Vancouver-based Northern Empire Resources has bumped its $10-million bought deal up to $13 million. The company will now issue approximately 14.5 million shares at a price of $0.09 per share for gross proceeds of $13.0 million. Closing is

  • Cameco reports $50M loss as uranium languishes

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Canada’s Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) is in damage control amidst the worst uranium market in over a decade. The company’s underwhelming third-quarter results were plagued by a 20% year-on-year drop in spot U3O8 prices, and production delays at its Key

  • URANIUM: Denison extends Gryphon mineralization at Wheeler River

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines, operator of the Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin, says recent drilling has extended the new high grade unconformity-hosted mineralization up-dip and about 250 metres along strike to the northeast of the Gryphon

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    GOLD: Metanor intersects 41.6 g/t south of Bachelor mine

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Metanor Resources of Val d’Or, Que., began drilling in September on level 11 to the south from the main workings of the Bachelor gold mine 90 km northeast of Lebel-sur-Quevillon. The work intersected the Moroy structure, and assays

  • ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto wins Can-Am award for Kitimat smelter

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Rio Tinto has won the Canadian-American Business Council’s Corporate Leadership Award for the $6-billion modernization of its BC Works smelter at Kitimat. The smelter produces some of the world’s lowest carbon aluminum. The Corporate Leadership Award is

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    MINING PEOPLE: Angkor Gold, Novo Resources, and Vior Mining

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Angkor Gold Corp., headquartered in Sexsmith, Alta., has named Dennis Ouellette as VP exploration. He joined the company earlier this year as senior geologist and became manager of exploration in April. Eric Sprott has joined the board of Novo Resources