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    TECHNOLOGY: Cat and FTP partner to boost mine network performance

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar and FTP Solutions have developed a co-operative agreement to deliver proactive monitoring and management of mining technology applications and the networks that these products depend on. FTP Solutions, based in Perth, Western Australia, currently offers products

  • Copper, nickel outlooks dominate LME Week

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The annual gathering of London Metal Exchange (LME) Week provides a bellwether for the major trends in base metals and industrial mineral markets over the coming year. Metals investors, producers and consumers descended on London in early November

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    EXPLORATION: PDAC backs move to digital exploration filing

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Prospectors and Development Association of Canada believes that mineral discovery rates will increase if the type, quality, quantity and accessibility of geoscience data is improved. Toward that end, it has issued the Exploration Assessment Data Digital Format

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    GOLD: Bonterra expands Gladiator deposit with 18.5 g/t over 4.0 metres

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Vancouver-based Bonterra Resources has expanded the high grade core area  of the South zone at its Gladiator gold project 170 km northeast of Val d’Or with the intersection of 18.5 g/t gold over 4.0 metres. Significant width and

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    AWARDS: Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame names winners

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) has announced the winners of its 2018 Aboriginal Business Hall of Fame awards. The presentations will be made on Jan. 31, 2018. The Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Harry Flaherty, of

  • AWARD: National safety nod goes to South Arturo gold mine

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – The South Arturo gold mine, 40 km north of Carlin, is the winner of the 2016 Sentinels of Safety Award for its operating practices as chosen by the National Mining Associations. The mine is a joint venture of

  • MILLING: GE to supply harmonic filter for Southern Copper mill expansion

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – GE Power was chosen by Southern Copper Corp. (SCC) to provide the harmonic filter for its Toquepala concentrator located in southern Tacna. The filter will be integrated into the copper concentrator’s power system to improve the power quality.

  • Osisko Metals consolidates Bathurst Mining Camp

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the last year, newly minted Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM; US-OTC: BWMXF) has picked up over 50,000 hectares in New Brunswick’s Bathurst mining camp, the third largest volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) camp in the world. “We’ve been scouring the base metal space

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    GOLD: McEwen outlines $12.9M exploration effort at Black Fox mine

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – McEwen Mining of Toronto has set about raising $12.9 million through a bought deal private placement. The proceeds will be used to accelerate exploration at the company’s newly acquired Black Fox mine near Timmins. To raise the money,

  • DIAMONDS: Mountain Province prices new $330M secured notes to repay construction loans

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mountain Province Diamonds, 49% owner of the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories, is offering US$330 million in senior second lien notes due Dec. 15, 2022. The proceeds, plus cash on hand, will allow the company

  • LITHIUM: Galaxy upping resources for James Bay project

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Galaxy Resources of Western Australia has significantly expanded the resource estimate for its lithium project in the James Bay region. Not only has the total resource almost doubled but all the mineralization now qualifies for the indicated category

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    DRILLS: CMAC-Thyssen to grow thanks to federal support

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VAL D’OR, Que. – CMAC-Thyssen, maker of high performance longhole drills, is expanding its operation with the help of a $1.2 million loan from the federal government. The company makes three types of drills – pneumatic, hydraulic or electric, and