Canadian Mining Journal


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    VENTILATION: TLT ACTOM to Install Mining Ventilation Solution in Ghana for Newmont

    November 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TLT ACTOM will be supplying a turnkey ventilation solution to Newmont Mining Corporation’s Subika Mine based at the Ahafo complex in Ghana. The solution will comprise both large surface fans and bulkhead cooler fans to the mine in order to ensure

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    Asanko cuts 2018 production guidance

    November 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Asanko Gold (TSX: AKG; NYSE-MKT: AKG) is not going to meet its 2018 production guidance at its mine in Ghana, the company stated on the back of a site visit to the West African operation. In an updated technical presentation posted

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    NICKEL: Ambatovy JV restructured, Sherritt cuts debt

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MADAGASCAR – Toronto-based Sherritt International and its partners Sumitomo Corp. and Korea Resources Corp. have restructured the Ambatovy nickel joint venture. Sherritt has shed a 28% interest in the project, retaining only a 12% ownership interest. By reducing its share

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    GOLD: Acacia, Tanzanian government reach 50:50 deal

    October 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – Acacia Mining of London, U.K. and the Tanzanian government have reached a deal whereby they will share the benefits from Acacia’s operations on a 50:50 basis going forward. Acacia is 63.9% owned by Toronto’s Barrick Gold. Acacia has

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    BOOK: Miner Indiscretions – a humorous look at the gold hunt

    October 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Miner Indiscretions by Jon Ardeman promises to be a rollicking look at the hunt for gold. This is a hilarious, action-packed story following Timothy, who starts his career as a junior geologist on a modern deep gold mine in South

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    B2Gold’s Fekola to pour first gold in October

    September 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    B2Gold (TSX: BTO; NYSE: BTG) says it has started processing ore at its Fekola mine in southwestern Mali and will reach commercial production before the end of the year. The mid-tier miner already operates four gold mines — two in Nicaragua,

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    DIAMOND: Lucara sells 1,100-ct Lesedi La Rona for $53M

    September 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Lucara Diamond Corp. has finally sold the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona diamond for US$53 million (US$47,777 per carat) to Graff Diamonds. The company tried to auction the stone in June 2016, but offers did not reach the reserve

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    GOLD: Kinross goes forward with $1B Tasiast, Round Mountain expansions

    September 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold is proceeding with not one, but two major expansions. One is the $590-million (all U.S. dollars) expansion phase two of the Tasiast mill in Mauritania, and the other is the $445-million phase W mining expansion at

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    Teranga completes feasibility study on Banfora

    September 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Teranga Gold (TSX: TGZ) has produced more than 1.2 million ounces of gold from its Sabodala mine in Senegal since 2009 and expects its flagship operation will produce another 1 million ounces of the metal over the next five years. “If

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    ZINC: Ivanhoe in talks to reopen high grade Kipushi mine

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines is in talks with the state owned miner Gecamines and the country’s state owned railroad concerning the reopening of the high grade Kipushi zinc-copper mine. The mine is owned by Kipushi Corp.

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    GOLD: Acacia cuts operations at Bulyanhulu

    September 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – The African subsidiary of Barrick Gold, Acacia Mining, is reducing its operations and workforce at the Bulyanhulu gold mine as the country’s government continues its ban on export of copper-gold concentrate. The decision will cut 1,200 employee and

  • LEAD-ZINC: Trevali buys African property portfolio from Glencore

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Trevali Mining Corp. has agreed to pay US$417.9 million for Glencore’s portfolio of zinc assets in Africa. The deal includes an 80% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia, a 90% interest in the Perkoa mine in