Canadian Mining Journal


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    GOLD-SILVER: Irving Resources granted drill permit in Japan

    January 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    JAPAN – Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry has approved Irving Resources’ Otoineppu prospecting plan at its Omu Sinter prospect, part of its 100% owned Omu gold-silver project near Hokkaido. Irving will now submit a mine safety regulation permit to

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    Steppe Gold nears production in Mongolia

    December 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since Steppe Gold (TSXV: STGO) purchased Altan Tsaagan Ovoo (ATO) from Centerra Gold (TSX: CG) for $19.8 million in January 2017, the junior has made steady progress de-risking and building the heap leach, gold-silver project in eastern Mongolia. Seven months after the acquisition last

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    MINING PEOPLE: Eriez, Ethos Gold, and Teck

    December 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Jaisen Kohmuench has been promoted to senior director of Asia-Pacific operations and strategy at Eriez in Erie, Penn. He has been with the company for nearly 20 years and was recently managing director of Eriez-Australia. Ethos Gold Corp. of Vancouver

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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