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    DIAMONDS: Alrosa recovers first rough diamond over 50 carats from new Yakutia deposit

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – Russia’s Alrosa just recovered the first large gem quality rough diamond from its Verkhne-Munskoe deposit, which recently launched operations in Western Yakutia. In a press release, the world’s top diamond producer said the transparent round shaped octahedron crystal with

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    Medgold hunts for gold in Serbia with partner Fortuna

    October 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Medgold Resources (TSXV: MED; US-OTC: MGLDF) is wrapping up a nearly 5,000 metres exploration program at its Tlamino gold-silver-lead-zinc project in southern Serbia that partner Fortuna Silver Mines (TSX: FVI; NYSE: FSM) is funding. Fortuna extended the original 2,400-metre program based on early

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill updates progress of underground development

    October 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – As the pit exhausts it resources, mining is moving underground at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the South Gobi area. Owner Turquoise Hill Resources of Vancouver updates the progress. Rio Tinto, holder of a 51% interest in

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    GOLD: Centerra unloads Boroo mine, Gatsuurt project

    October 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Toronto-based Centerra Gold is selling its assets in Mongolia. That includes the suspended Boroo gold mine and mill as well as the Gatsuurt gold development project. Both properties are to be purchased by OZD Asia pte for net

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    Ivanhoe discovers new copper deposit in DRC

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) has discovered a third major copper deposit called Makoko in the Democratic Republic of Congo on its 100%-owned Western Foreland copper property, west of its Kamoa-Kakula mining license. Ivanhoe expects to release a maiden resource

  • AWARDS: Breaker Technology awarded Silver in science & technology competition

    July 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Thornbury, Ontario, – Breaker Technology Inc. (BTI) received the second-class prize in China Gold Association’s 2017 Science and Technology award for its contribution to improving underground productivity and safety, through its latest version of the Breaker Intel System at Shandong

  • Technology Metals Snapshot: Eight juniors step up to meet the tech-metal challenge

    July 18, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    The wider use globally of advanced technologies such as electric vehicles has led to a boom in juniors developing technology-metal assets, with an emphasis on lithium, cobalt, vanadium and rare earths. Here is a look at eight such juniors active

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    GOLD: Barrick, Shandong strengthen co-operation

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold says it has enhanced the strategic co-operation agreement between it and Shandong Gold Group Co. The new document builds on an April 2017 agreement when Shandong acquired 50% of Barrick’s Veladero gold mine in Argentina. The

  • Centerra rebuffs Chaarat’s $800M offer for Kumtor mine

    May 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Before Chaarat Gold (LON: CGH) launched an US$800-million, cash-and-share proposal to acquire Centerra Gold’s (TSX: CG) Kumtor mine in Kyrgyzstan, very few North Americans had even heard of the junior mining company. But what Chaarat lacks in visibility on this side of the

  • MINE CLOSURE: Checklist for governments in Asia-Pacific

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SINGAPORE – A new report titled Mine Closure Checklist for Governments has just been released to provide policy makers in the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation region with the essential elements of a successful mine closure governance framework based on leading international

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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

  • EDITORIAL: Glimmers of hope for uranium miners

    March 29, 2018 by John Cumming, The Northern Miner

    It’s been an eventful past couple of weeks in the uranium subsector, even if the spot price for uranium oxide has shown little positive response. In the U.S., the Trump administration’s Department of Energy (DOE) has suspended sales from its