Canadian Mining Journal


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    GOLD: Semafo tables maiden resource of Bantou gold zone

    February 12, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Semafo has tabled a maiden resource for the Bantou gold zone, located about 170 km south of its Mana gold mine in Burkina Faso, totalling 2.1 million inferred tonnes grading 5.35 g/t gold for 361,000 oz. of

  • Is Global Atomic Stephen Roman’s next big thing?

    January 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Serial mine builder and financier Stephen Roman cut his teeth working for Denison Mines (TSX: DML), the uranium company built by his father. After starting there as a miner at the age of 19, he spent the next 25 years at the

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe drills Kamoa-Kakula’s best intersection to date

    January 30, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Ivanhoe Mines has drilled what it’s calling an “unprecedented” intersection in a shallow, flat lying deposit at the Kamoa North exploration area on its 397 km2 Kamoa-Kakula mining license. The company cut 13.05% copper over

  • NICKEL: Sherritt’s year end and 2019 guidance

    January 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Sherritt International Corp. has published its 2018 year end production numbers, some of which outstripped guidance and some of which fell short. The company also supplied guidance numbers for 2019. At the Moa joint venture in Cuba, 2018

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara recovers 240-ct gem from Karowe

    January 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Earlier this month, Lucara Diamond Corp. recovered a 127-carat top white diamond from its Karowe mine. And the good new just keeps coming. This time the company has recovered a 240-carat top white gem from the same mine.

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    GOLD: Roxgold anticipates strong 2019

    January 22, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Toronto’s Roxgold expects its Yaramoko mine will produce between 145,000 and 155,000 oz. this year at cash costs of US$440 to $470 per oz. and all-in sustaining costs of $765 to $795 per oz. (Monetary amounts are U.S.

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    RISKS: Canadian miner killed in Burkina Faso

    January 17, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    News broke early today that Canadian Kirk Woodman, who went missing on Jan. 15, was found dead the following day in Burkina Faso. He was abducted Tuesday night by a dozen gunmen from a site owned by his employer Progress

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara unearths 127-ct top white stone at Karowe

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Vancouver-based Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered a 127-carat, top white gem diamond at its Karowe mine in the Orapa-Letlhakane district. The mine also produced the 1,109-carat Lesdi la Rona and the 813-carat Constellation, which sold for a record

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    MINING PEOPLE: Detour Gold, New Energy Metals, SNC-Lavalin and Sniper Resources

    December 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Following a drawn-out proxy fight, Toronto-based Detour Gold Corp. has reconstituted its board of directors. James Gowans retained is seat on the board and the title of chairman. Joining  him on the board are Alan Edwards, Andre Falzon, Steven Feldman,

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    Aton drills ‘lost mountain of gold’ in Egypt

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Aton Resources (TSXV: AAN; US-OTC: ANLBF) recently drilled 4,125 metres across 50 reverse circulation holes during its phase one exploration program on the South Ridge at its Rodruin gold project, part of its 738 sq. km Abu Marawat concession in Egypt.

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    CHILD LABOUR: Eurasian Resources wants to keep children out of mining in the DRC

    December 13, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Eurasian Resources Group announced this week that it joined forces with international development organization Pact to carry out the initiative “Children out of Mining-Northern Kolwezi.” The project is being implemented in the southern Kolwezi region,

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    GOLD: Semafo reports more killings near mines in Burkina Faso

    December 4, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – On Nov. 30, Burkina Faso government security forces were attacked on the road between Semafo‘s Fada and Boungou mine, about 40 km away, leaving four gendarmes and a driver dead. No Semafo employees were involved, “but senior management