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  • GOLD-COPPER: Lumina extends Gran Bestia in Ecuador

    April 11, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ECUADOR – Lumina Gold has drilled its longest continuous section of mineralization at its Gran Bestia copper-gold deposit in Ecuador, part of its Cangrejos copper-gold project. The company cut 0.62 g/t gold and 0.11% copper over 626 metres from surface including

  • GOLD-SILVER: Long intercepts, open potential for Benchmark at Lawyers Trend

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Benchmark Metals of Edmonton, Alta., has been infill drilling historical holes at the Lawyers Trend in the Toodoggone mineral district on the eastern part of the Stikine Terrane. The company is particularly interested in verifying unpublished historic

  • VANADIUM: Victory Metals expands Iron Point project

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Vancouver-based Victory Metals has expanded its landholdings at the Iron Point vanadium project to 5,382 hectares thanks to the results from recent reverse circulation drilling. The property is about 35 km from Winnemucca. The results from the final

  • GOLD: McEwen ponders sale of Mexican assets

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – McEwen Mining reported its first quarter results on April 9, along with the news that it is considering the sale of its Mexican assets. The net proceeds would be used to advance other development projects and retire a

  • EXCAVATOR: Hitachi’s new EX-7 series has next level fuel efficiency

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOLINE, Ill. – Hitachi is introducing the EX2600-7 and EX5600-7 mining excavators, which deliver enhanced efficiency, reliability and durability, to North and South America. These models are part of the new EX-7 Series line of mining excavators, which highlights Hitachi’s

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    Monarch Gold sells Pandora NSR to Agnico Eagle

    April 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    The sale of a 0.5% net smelter return royalty on Monarch Gold‘s (TSX: MQR; US-OTC: MRQRF) Pandora property to Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) monetizes a non-core asset, and reduces the cost of acquiring the McKenzie Break and Swanson properties by

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    GOLD: Carube Copper eyeing Nova Scotia’s gold

    April 10, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NOVA SCOTIA – Carube Copper announced this week that it acquired a 100% interest in 300 mineral claims covering the Stewart Brook gold project area in Guysborough County. The claims were acquired through staking directly from the government, they cover

  • GOLD: Para to drill Tr-Ue gold vein in Arizona

    April 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARIZONA – Para Resources will drill an initial five holes totaling 1,145 metres in conjunction with a geophysical program at its Tr-Ue gold vein near Oatman and 2.4 km from the company’s Gold Road mill and mine. The program will begin

  • URANIUM: Purepoint completes initial fieldwork at Hook Lake

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Purepoint Uranium Group says it has finished the initial fieldwork at the Hook Lake joint venture. The project lies on the southwest edge of the Athabasca Basin in the Patterson uranium district, between Fission’s Tri[le R deposit and

  • DIAMONDS: Stornoway to suspend open pit mining

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has decided to suspend mining at the Renard 65 open pit mining at its Renard diamond project 350 km north of Chibougamau. Instead, the Renard 65 stockpile will be processed until the second

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    AWARD: Great Bear goes home with NWOPA discovery trophy

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The exploration team of Great Bear Resources has won the Bernie Schnieders Discovery of the Year Award for finding high grade gold zones at its Dixie property near Red Lake, Ont. The company recently drilled its

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    TECHNOLOGY: Hitachi’s vision for autonomous mining to be unveiled by Wenco

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wenco International Mining Systems, a subsidiary of Hitachi Construction Machinery, will unveil Hitachi’s new global vision for autonomous mining systems at the CIM 2019 convention, running April 28 to May 1 in Montreal. A major provider of equipment