Canadian Mining Journal


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    GOLD: Barrick, Tanzania settle differences, launch Twiga

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – The government of Tanzania and Canada’s Barrick Gold Corp. say they have settled all the disputes between the state and the former Acacia mines. Barrick will pay US$300 million to settle outstanding tax and other disputes. In return,

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    MINING PEOPLE: Golden Arrow, Kamoa-Kakula, and ScoZinc

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Golden Arrow Resources  has hired Juan Carlos Benítez Maldonado as country manager for its exploration programs in Paraguay. He is a geologist who was part of the Paso Yobai gold discovery, the start-up of the Independence gold mine (Paraguay’s

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    GOLD: Pit wall fails at Avesoro’s New Liberty gold mine

    October 8, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    LIBERIA – Avesoro Resources has suspended mining activities in the Kinjor-East pit at its New Liberty gold mine, following the failure of a pit wall and ramp in the north side of the pit on Oct. 1. There are no reports of

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    GOLD: Iamgold makes new high grade find at Karita

    October 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GUINEA – Toronto-based Iamgold says it has made a new discovery at its Karita gold project in the northeastern part of the country thanks to the results from reverse circulation drilling. The program confirmed the presence of multiple zones of

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    EXPLORATION: New data-driven portal aims to encourage mineral exploration in Uganda

    October 2, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    UGANDA – An international consortium launched this week the Uganda Geoscience Data Portal, which is part of the African Resource Geoscience Initiative and aims to improve the geoscience understanding of the Jinja and Mbarara regions in Uganda. The website makes geoscience

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    GOLD: Semafo releases ‘attractive’ PEA for Nabanga in Burkina Faso

    October 1, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for Semafo’s Nabanga gold project in Burkina Faso envisions an open pit and underground mining operation that can be developed with modest initial capital. The Nabanga gold project, 250 km southeast of

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    DRILLING-BLASTING: BME in Canadian JV with Consbec

    September 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JOHANNESBURG – Blasting and explosives leader BME, a member of South Africa-based Omnia Group, has announced a joint venture in Canada with Consbec, the largest surface drilling and blasting contractor in Canada. The JV – called BME Mining Canada Inc.

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    GEOLOGY: Scientists to drill the ‘most valuable mineral province on Earth’

    September 12, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    SOUTH AFRICA – South African and German researchers are about to conduct scientific drilling at the Bushveld Complex, regarded as the most valuable mineral province on Earth. Their goal is to clarify several unresolved scientific questions related to the genesis

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    GOLD: Teranga’s Wahgnion gold mine starts ahead of schedule

    September 5, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Teranga Gold’s Wahgnion open pit gold mine in Burkina Faso started processing ore in August, two months ahead of schedule, and is expected to produce 30,000 to 40,000 oz. of gold in 2019. Wahgnion has an estimated

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    COBALT: Glencore to shut down Mutanda mine

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Glencore AG, one of the largest miners in the world, has announced the closure of its Mutanda mine due to depressed cobalt prices. The closure of the mine that in 2018 produced 27,000 tonnes of

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    Security measures critical amid heightened risk in West Africa

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is a summary of key conclusions coming out of the West Africa Mining Security Conference and was provided by The Australian High Commission in Accra and The Australia-Africa Minerals & Energy Group (AAMEG), which represents Australian companies engaged in

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe drills 18% at Kamoa-Kakula

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver continues to drill its Kamoa-Kakula copper deposit 25 km west of Kolwezi and has been rewarded with an intersection of 18% copper – the highest grade ever – from the Kamoa