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    PUMPS: Ten must-haves to look for in your slurry pump service provider

    October 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – When selecting a technical service partner, it can be tempting to rush and choose the first company that turns up — or skip the partnership altogether and keep services in-house. However, in addition to salary and benefits expenses

  • Gold stocks undervalued, says Haywood Securities

    October 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The mining team at Haywood Securities says now is a good time to invest in undervalued gold stocks. “In the first nine months of 2018 the price of gold has declined 9%, while gold equities have declined about 20% (GDX

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    STUDY: ICMM says mining still key driver to middle income economies

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The International Council on Mining and Metals has published new research outlining how many of the world’s poorest countries have become more dependent on their income from mining despite a decline in commodity prices. The findings are

  • IRON ORE: Baffinland, Qikiqtani Inuit augment Mary River IBA

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IQALUIT, Nunavut – Baffinland Iron Mines  the Qikiqtani Inui Association have signed an improved impact benefit agreement covering the company’s Mary River iron ore mine and concentrator near Pond Inlet. The new agreement enhances Inuit training and employment. Baffinland will

  • GOLD: Pretium refinances Brucejack construction loan

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Based in Vancouver, Pretium Resources has refinance the construction credit facility used to build the Brucejack gold mine 65 km north of Stewart.  The company has a commitment letter from the Bank of Nova Scotia, Societe Generale,

  • MINING PEOPLE: CIS Quality Parts, Largo Resources, Radisson Mining, and Roxgold

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Timothy Hansen has been named business development manager of mining at CIS Quality Parts and Components of Knoxville, Tenn. He holds an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. The new COO and president of Toronto-based Largo Resources is Paulo

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    LOADER: SMS Equipment now sells new Komatsu WA480-8 wheel loader

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ACHESON, Alta.. – SMS Equipment, one of the world’s largest Komatsu dealers now sells and supports the newest Tier 4 Final WA480-8 Komatsu wheel loader made by Komatsu America Corp.  The WA480-8 features higher production, lower fuel costs, improved operator comfort and

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    Ivanhoe discovers new copper deposit in DRC

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) has discovered a third major copper deposit called Makoko in the Democratic Republic of Congo on its 100%-owned Western Foreland copper property, west of its Kamoa-Kakula mining license. Ivanhoe expects to release a maiden resource

  • COPPER-ZINC: Noront updates McFaulds No.8 VMS find

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has updated the summer exploration program at its 85%-owned McFaulds Lake volcanogenic massive sulphide property in the Ring of Fire. (KWG Resources owns 15%.) The six-hole, 3,033-metre drilling program focused on copper-zinc targets. Drilling

  • FUNDING: ArcelorMittal supports R&D at McGill University

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – ArcelorMittal Mining Canada and ArcelorMittal Mining R&D have agreed to support program development and environmental research projects at McGill University‘s Department of Mining and Materials Engineering. The world’s largest iron and steel producer has agreed to provide $360,000

  • GOLD: Donlin has key permits, NovaGold sells Galore Creek share

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Vancouver-based NovaGold Resources says the Donlin gold project 450 km northwest of Anchorage has received the record of decision and all the key federal and state permits needed to move forward. NovaGold and 50% partner Barrick Gold of

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    CONTRACTING: NACG expands heavy construction fleet

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – North American Construction Group announced on Oct. 3 that it has entered into a definitive purchase and sale agreement to acquire the heavy construction equipment fleet and related assets of Aecon Group for $199.1 million in cash, subject