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    DIAMONDS: Interstellar gems from lost planet land in Nubian Desert

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDAN – The landing of a small meteorite containing tiny diamonds that landed in the Nubian Desert is, according to scientists, compelling evidence of a mysterious planet that disappeared from the solar system. The original asteroid, dubbed Almahata Sitta, was

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    Global Gold Snapshot: Nine explorers and miners pushing forward with new projects

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With gold prices remaining strong over the past couple of years and showing no signs of abating, gold exploration and mine development are in high gear, with substantial projects and new mines underway across the globe. Here is a look

  • DRILLING: Boart Longyear adds new rigs to meet the demand of expanding exploration budgets

    March 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY — Boart Longyear announces it is adding new exploration drill rigs to its Drilling Services fleet around the world to meet the demand of expanding exploration budgets. Latin America In Chile, a brand new LF™160 top-drive coring

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    CHROMIUM: Eastplats to re-treat Zandfontein UG2 tails to recover chrome concentrate

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) of Vancouver is proceeding with a tailings re-treatment project at the Zandfontein UG2 gold-platinum group metals mine owned by its subsidiary Barplats Mines. The decision to move ahead was made after Eastplats and Barplats

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe ups indicated resource 50% at Kakula

    February 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kakula geologists (from left) Alain Kyatenga and Maria Mwenya, and mining engineer Sylver Nzam logging core at the core shed. (Image: Ivanhoe Mines) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines has a new resource estimate for its high grade

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    Proposed mining code upsets miners in the DRC

    February 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A new mining code in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that would raise royalties on metals and eliminate a stability clause enshrined in the previous 2002 charter that protects mining companies from changes to the code for ten years

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    GOLD: Golden Star reaches commercial production at Prestea underground mine

    February 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GHANA – The Prestea underground gold mine has reached commercial production says 90% owner and operator Golden Star Resources of Toronto. The government of Ghana holds a 10% interest. All construction is complete and output is expected to continue to

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    TNM Editorial: US gov’t slaps sanctions on Israeli mogul Dan Gertler

    January 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    On Dec. 20, U.S. President Donald Trump signed an executive order under the year-old Global Magnitsky Human Rights Accountability Act and related acts to block the property of 13 “malign actors,” plus 39 affiliated individuals and entities accused of “serious

  • COBALT: Sherritt links warrants to cobalt price, raises $115M

    January 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Sherritt International is raising C$115 million through the sale of shares and share purchase warrants. The proceeds will be used to reduce debt, for general corporate purposes and to fund future growth. The company will issue 82.1 million

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    GOLD: Roxgold receives permits for Bagassi South mine

    January 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURKINA FASO – Toronto-based Roxgold has received permitting approval for the development of the Bagassi South underground gold mine. Bagassi is part of the Yaramoko project 200 km southwest from the capital city of Ouagadougou. The Bagassi project has a

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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