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  • LITHIUM: E3 Metals technology improves concentration and recovery

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – E3 Metals of Calgary continues to scale up its proprietary lithium extraction technology at the pilot plant. The results are excellent: lithium in brine was concentrated nearly 20 times to 1,498 mg/L with lithium recoveries greater than 99%.

  • COPPER: Excelsior begins construction of Gunnison project

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Vancouver-based Excelsior Mining Corp. has begun construction of the 100% owned Gunnison project in anticipation of the first copper production by the end of 2019. This is an in situ copper project located about 100 km southeast of

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    DRILLING: Boart takes a look at de-risking licensing and permitting

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – The only thing consistent about licensing and permitting is how inconsistent and variable it is from place to place. Laws, regulations, permits, licensing, and requirements can be different based on the country, state/province, city, and

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    Sabina adds new discoveries to Back River in Nunavut

    December 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Sabina Gold & Silver’s (TSX: SBB) Back River project is already expected to produce an average of 198,000 oz. of gold a year over an initial mine life of 12 years at all-in sustaining costs of US$620 per oz. gold.

  • COPPER: Teck chooses Sumitomo to develop Chilean project in $1.2B deal

    December 4, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Teck Resources, Canada’s largest diversified miner, has chosen Japan’s Sumitomo as partner to go ahead with a planned $4.8 billion expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile. Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo Corporation will pay $1.2 billion to Teck

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    GOLD: Semafo reports more killings near mines in Burkina Faso

    December 4, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – On Nov. 30, Burkina Faso government security forces were attacked on the road between Semafo‘s Fada and Boungou mine, about 40 km away, leaving four gendarmes and a driver dead. No Semafo employees were involved, “but senior management

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    GOLD: Monarques tables feasibility study for Wasamac

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Monarques Gold Corp. of Montreal has received a positive feasibility study for its 100% owned Wasamac gold project 15 km west of Rouyn-Noranda. The study concludes that the underground mine will produce an annual average of 142,000 oz.

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    GOLD: Update on Greyhound exploration in Nunavut

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Ottawa-based Aura Resources has issued an update of the work done at the Greyhound gold property, a partnership of Aura and Agnico Eagle Mining (the operator and holder of an optioned 70% interest). The project is located 40

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    CONFERENCE: Mineral Exploration Roundup set for January 2019

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – The 36th annual Mineral Exploration Roundup sponsored by the AME BC will be held in this city from Jan. 28 to 31, 2019. The theme is “Elements for Discovery”. The important topics include: The role of mineral exploration

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    GOLD: Asanko wins Ghana’s mining company of year award

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GHANA – Vancouver-based Asanko Gold has been awarded “Mining Company of the year” at the Ghana mining industry awards ceremony. The award is presented to the mining company that has achieved the highest aggregate results in the five categories of

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    SAFETY: MSS, Northern College collaborate on mine safety

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ont. – Mine Safety Solutions (MSS) is collaborating with Prof. Shane Storring and second year mechanical engineering technician student at Northern College to conduct impact testing of MSS gloves. Performing impact testing will give MSS a better understanding of

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    Five themes from the 2018 Diamonds Symposium

    December 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The first annual Diamonds Symposium, organized by The Northern Miner and Diamonds in Canada, spanned the earliest days of Canada’s diamond rush in the early 1990s to present trends and predictions for the future. Held in Toronto in June, the event featured keynote