Canadian Mining Journal


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    MINING PEOPLE: Adventus Gold, Asanko Gold, Great Panther, McEwen Mining, and Rugby Mining

    July 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Adventus Mining Corp. of Toronto has named Olivia Gamache its new director of environmental management and community development. Most recently she was environment and sustainability manager for Yamana Gold. She holds a BSc and MSc in chemical and environmental engineering

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    Global geopolitics sideswipe African uranium miners

    June 27, 2019 by John Cumming

    The global uranium mining market in the 2010s took a hit from the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in 2011 — which cut global uranium demand some 10% for many years — and the simultaneous ramping up of low-cost uranium

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    GoviEx prepares Madaouela for higher uranium prices

    June 24, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    GoviEx Uranium (TSXV: GXU; US-OTC: GVXXF) received the permits needed to build its flagship Madaouela project in Niger three years ago, but lagging uranium prices have kept development in check. In the meantime, the Vancouver-based junior has been optimizing the project

  • DIAMONDS: Lucara has two-pronged growth plan, CEO Eira Thomas says

    June 20, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    LONDON, U.K. – The following is an edited excerpt of an interview with Lucara Diamond president and CEO Eira Thomas, carried out by Dean MacPherson, head of business development for global mining at TMX Group, at The Northern Miner’s Canadian Mining Symposium

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe updates progress at Kamoa-Kakula project

    June 17, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-headquartered Ivanhoe Mines is pressing ahead with the construction of the Kakula copper mine. This is the first stage of the Kamoa-Kakula copper project. China-based CITIC Metal invested an additional US$459 million earlier this year,

  • BUYOUT: Barrick to buy out Acacia minority shareholders

    May 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has indicated it is willing to buy out the minority shareholders of Acacia Mining if that is what it takes to resolve tax and environmental woes of Acacia in Tanzania. Barrick already holds 63.9% of Acacia’s

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    GOLD: Avesoro boosts reserves at Youga mine

    May 8, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Avesoro Resources has increased the mineral reserves at its Youga gold mine by 23% – extending the mine life of the open pit operation by an additional four years to 2031. The junior, which also produces gold at

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe extends strike length at Kamoa North Bonanza zone

    May 6, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Earlier this year, Ivanhoe Mines discovered a shallow, thick zone of bonanza grade copper mineralization on its Kamoa-Kakula mining licence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), with drill hole 1450 returning 13.05% copper over 22 metres.

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    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,

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    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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    COPPER-GOLD: Lundin to pay $1B for Yamana’s Chapada mine in Brazil

    April 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Yamana Gold has agreed to sell its Chapada copper-gold mine to Lundin Mining in a deal said to be worth over $1.0 billion (all figures are U.S. dollars). The mine is located in Brazil’s Goias state and owned

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    COPPER-SILVER: Cupric Canyon Capital secures financing for Khoemacau project

    April 16, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BOTSWANA – A US$565 million funding package brings Cupric Canyon Capital one step closer to turning its Khoemacau project into a major copper and silver mine in northwestern Botswana. The private company has been developing the project over the last