Canadian Mining Journal


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    DIAMONDS: Alrosa launches new Zarya pipe

    April 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    RUSSIA – The world’s top diamond producer by output, Alrosa,  announced this week the launching of diamond production at its Zarya pipe in Yakutia, eastern Russia. The new 300-meter deep deposit, operated by the Aikhal Mining and Processing Division and

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    DIAMONDS: Firm develops technique to detect rough and polished lab-grown yellow diamonds

    March 26, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    HONG KONG – A Hong Kong-based developer of tech systems for detecting lab-grown, imitation and treated diamonds has created a new device aimed at amplifying the range of detectable merchandise to include all rough and polished stones in the lower

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    GOLD: Kyrgyz and Turkish miners join forces to develop gold projects in Central Asia

    March 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    KYRGYZ REPUBLIC – Kyrgyz gold producer Chaarat and Turkish mining and mine construction contractor Çiftay İnsaat Tahhüt ve Ticaret signed a binding term sheet on March 18 to enter into a joint venture with the idea of collaborating on the

  • IRON ORE: Black Iron inks MOU with Glencore on Shymanivske project

    February 20, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    UKRAINE – Black Iron and Glencore are in talks to finance construction of the junior’s Shymanivske iron ore project and have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to begin formal negotiations on the financing and offtake package. The companies envision an investment

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    EXPLORATION: New survey system from HPX goes to China

    February 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Robert Friedland, Chairman and CEO of High Power Exploration Inc. (HPX), and Eric Finlayson, president, announced on Feb. 18 that the company has entered into lease and technical assistance agreements with Shandong Yantai Xintai Gold Mining Co., a

  • GOLD: BQE Water signs two Chinese contracts

    February 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SHANDONG PROVINCE – Vancouver’s BQE Water has signed a pair of contracts to complete feasibility studies to install the equipment for its SART process and to modernize cyanide destruction for two of the top 10 gold producers in China. These

  • ZINC: Teck, WFP tackle zinc deficiency in China

    January 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GANSU PROVINCE – Vancouver’s Teck Resources has partnered with the World Food Program (WFP) to fund a new US$3-million pilot program aimed at improving health and economic opportunities for small scale farmers in this province. The program is aimed at

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    Odds ‘n’ Sods: The treasure of Leija Cave

    January 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After spending 17 years with Newmont Mining as a senior exploration geologist, and being transferred twice in the same year (1997), I decided it was time to strike out and do something new. As fate would have it, later that

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill production guidance levels off in 2019

    January 21, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    MONGOLIA – Oyu Tolgoi is expected to produce 125,000 to 155,000 tonnes of copper and 180,000 to 220,000 oz. of gold in concentrates this year, Turquoise Hill Resources reports. Last year the Mongolian copper-gold mine produced 159,100 tonnes of copper, up 1.1%

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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