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    GOLD: Wesdome continues to hit high grades at Kiena Deep A zone

    April 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Wesdome Gold Mines continues to intersect high grades as drilling goes on at the Kiena mine complex in Val d’Or. Drills are testing the Kiena Deep A zone, with excellent results not yet reflected in a resource

  • DIAMONDS: Lucara pulls 1,758-ct near gem from Karowe mine

    April 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Lucara Diamond Corp., headquartered in Vancouver, has pulled another gigantic diamond from its Karowe mine. It is described as weighing 1,758 carats, variable quality near gem. It is the largest stone ever  mined at Karowe. In November 2015,the

  • COPPER: Ivanhoe gets half-billion-dollar injection from CITIC

    April 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Ivanhoe Mines has received a us$454 million investment from the  African subsidiary of Chinese company CITIC Metals. CITIC has agreed to purchase more than 153.7 million Ivanhoe shares at a price of C$3.98. This is the second major

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    MINING PEOPLE: ICMM and NorZinc

    April 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Prof. Bruno Oberle will chair an independent mine tailings review for the  International Council on Mining and Metals in London, U.K. the Principles for Responsible Investment and the United Nations Environment Program. He will over all aspects of the review

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    WASH PLANT: McLanahan launches modular UltraWASH

    April 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENNSYLVANIA – For more than 180 years, McLanahan has been designing and manufacturing washing and crushing equipment. Now, they are putting their proven, well-established solutions into modular, containerized systems shown to the market for the first time at bauma 2019.

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    Great Bear expands drill program at Dixie in Red Lake

    April 25, 2019 by Richard Quarisa

    In April 2019, Great Bear Resources (TSXV: GBR; US-OTC: GTBDF) doubled the 30,000-metre drill program at its Dixie gold project in Ontario’s Red Lake district. At the time the company had drilled about 12,000 of the initial 30,000 metres. It expects to

  • LEGAL ACTION: Glencore under CFTC investigation for possible violations

    April 25, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SWITZERLAND – Glencore has been informed by the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) that the CFTC is investigating whether the company may have violated certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act and/or CFTC regulations. The CFTC’s investigations are at an

  • LEAD-ZINC: Osisko Metals cut 9.4% Pb+Zn over 12+ metres at Pine Point

    April 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Montreal-based Osisko Metals has received assay results from 127 drill holes in the M-40 area within the East Mill zone at the Pine Point mining camp 65 km east of Hay River. The results are promising and

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    GOLD: Maritime begins infill drilling at Hammerdown

    April 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Toronto-based Maritime Resources Corp. has begun infill drilling at its Hammerdown gold project 15 km northwest of Springdale. About 3,000 metres of drilling is planned in 19 holes designed to convert inferred to measured and indicated resources. The

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    DIAMONDS: DDI sets standards for ethical artisanal mining

    April 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – On April 24, 2019, the Diamond Development Initiative launched the Maendeleo Diamond Standards, calling this an innovative certification system that guides the ethical production of diamonds by artisanal and small scale mines. Although numerous ethical standards for mining

  • LITHIUM: XPS, Frontier partner to pilot LiOH process

    April 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO –  Frontier Lithium Inc.  has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with XPS Expert Process Solutions (a Glencore company) and Dr. Ahmad Ghahreman, a Queen’s University professor,  to develop a process to refine spodumene concentrate into lithium hydroxide. The partnership

  • American Pacific signs JV with OceanaGold

    April 24, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    In its fourth joint-venture deal in Nevada over the last six months, OceanaGold (TSX: OGC; ASX: OGC) will invest US$4 million over the next four years to earn a 51% stake in American Pacific Mining’s (CSE: USGD; US-OTC: USGDF) Tuscarora