Canadian Mining Journal


  • GOLD: Endeavour tables maiden resource at Fetekro

    October 30, 2018 by Northern Miner staff

    After a year and a half of exploration at its Ivorian Fetekro gold property in north-central Cote d’Ivoire, Endeavour Mining (TSX: EDV; US-OTC: EDVMF) has tabled a maiden resource for the property’s Lafigue target. It also identified 14 other targets for follow-up

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    DIAMONDS: Jwaneng opts for DebTech ore sorters for plant

    October 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Two high-throughput x-ray transmission (XRT) ore sorters from De Beers Technologies SA (DebTech) have been installed at Debswana’s Jwaneng diamond mine, as key elements of its new large diamond recovery pilot plant. According to Gordon Taylor, head of

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    GOLD: Asanko launches new initiative for women in mining

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Asanko Gold has launched a new program for the women in mining – the Botae Pa initiative – at the Asanko gold mine in Ghana. The mine is a 50:50 joint venture with Gold Fields, and Asanko is

  • MERGER: Glass Lewis likes Barrick-Randgold combo

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – A second independent proxy advisory firm, Glass Lewis, has recommended that shareholders of Barrick Gold and Randgold Resources for the proposed merger of the two companies. The recommendation from Glass Lewis comes in addition to an earlier report

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    GOLD: Tanzania charges Acacia workers with corruption

    October 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – Beleaguered Acacia Mining is back in the crosshairs of the Tanzanian government. Taxation issues between the company and the country have been a source of friction for a year and a half.  Then a year ago, the government

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    Anglo American has its eye on Angola

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Commodities giant Anglo American (LON:AAL) has applied for exploration concessions to explore for base metals in Angola. “We believe there is geological potential in Angola and have noted with interest the recent changes, including the release of a new Mining Code and

  • GOLD: Barrick to buy Randgold creating $18B company

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has made an all-share offer worth US$6 billion for Randgold Resources. The merger, subject to the approval of both companies’ shareholders, will create an industry leading gold miner with a combined market cap of US$18 billion.

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    TNM Editorial: Worries of lithium oversupply dog market

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    There’s no better example of how unhinged the junior mining market can get than the last few releases in August from Toronto-based Desert Lion Energy in relation to its assets in Namibia. Desert Lion proudly describes itself as a “lithium

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    Semafo’s Boungou mine achieves commercial production

    September 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since its first gold pour at the end of June, Semafo’s (TSX: SMF) Boungou mine in Burkina Faso has produced more than 12,000 ounces of gold. The mine officially moved into commercial production on September 1. During August the mill processed

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    ENERGY: Newmont chooses Cambridge redeployable solar in Ghana

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GHANA – Cambridge Energy Partners (CEP) announced earlier this month that Newmont Mining Corp., one of the world’s largest gold producers and sustainability leaders, has deployed CEP’s redeployable Nomad solar PV tracker to demonstrate lower cost renewable electricity and to

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    COPPER: Baikal begins construction at Russia’s largest copper project

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – Construction has begun at Udokan, the largest undeveloped copper project in Russia and  perhaps the third largest in the world. The owner, private company  Baikal Mining, has a target of 130,000 tonnes of copper annually for the initial

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    Armed bandits kill Semafo employee and subcontractor in Burkina Faso

    August 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A Semafo (TSX: OMX) employee and a subcontractor are dead after armed bandits shot at a bus transporting the company’s workers 80 km from the town of Bobo-Dioulasso to the Mana mine in Burkina Faso. The shootings on Aug. 17 were preceded