Canadian Mining Journal


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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

  • DIAMONDS: Lucara subsidiary firms up ties with Sarine

    August 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Through its wholly owned subsidiary Clara Diamond Solutions, Lucara Diamond Corp. has entered into a collaboration agreement with Sarine Technologies, the world’s leading developer of technologies for the diamond industry. Clara will be the exclusive, worldwide customer for

  • GOLD: Gold Fields restructures South Deep operation

    August 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Johannesburg-based Gold Fields has announced a restructuring at its South Deep gold mine. The mine, located 45 km southwest of Johannesburg in the Witwatersrand Basin, has been a challenging operation since Gold Fields purchased it from Barrick

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe reviews Kamoa-Kakula development

    August 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Toronto-based Ivanhoe Mines says a pre-feasibility study for phase one of the Kamoa-Kakula copper project is underway and due to be completed by the end of 2018. Ivanhoe is planning a US$1.2 billion project including

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    GOLD: Fekola mine pushes B2Gold to record quarter

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – B2Gold Corp. concluded a record breaking half year, thanks to production from the new low cost Fekola gold mine in Mali. The mine came on stream in November last year and has performed above expectations ever since. Total

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    Endeavour’s Houndé mine delivers solid first half results

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Endeavour Mining (TSE: EDV; US-OTC: EDVMF) has reported strong growth in production, revenue and earnings in its second quarter results. The West Africa-focused gold miner produced 299,000 oz. of gold in the first half of 2018, an increase of 126,000

  • GOLD: La Mancha injects $125M into Golden Star

    August 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Golden Star Resources is getting a cash injection of $125 million from La Mancha Holding of Luxembourg. The deal creates a long term, strategic relationship between the two companies. Golden Star will use the funds to accelerate development

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    MINING PEOPLE: AngloGold, Copper Mountain, and Suncor

    July 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kelvin Dushnisky will become the CEO and an executive director of AngloGold Ashanti in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Sept. 1, 2018. He is currently president of Toronto-based Barrick Gold. Vancouver-based Copper Mountain Mining Corp. has made two appointments recently. Lance