Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    Lundin takes a US$262M shot at Freeport’s stake in Cukaru Peki

    March 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Mid-tier base metals producer Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN; US-OTC: LUNMF) has been hungry for copper over the past two years, and it’s hoping to have picked up a profitable red metal mine via the US$262-million deal for Freeport-McMoRan’s (TSX: FCX) stake

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    GOLD: Centerra, government accord near for Gatsuurt mine

    February 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Centerra Gold of Toronto and the Mongolian government are nearing an accord that will allow the development of the Gatsuurt gold mine to move a step closer. The state has expressed willingness to accept a 3% net smelter

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill secures $4.4B for Oyu Tolgoi

    December 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources has arranged US$4.4 billion project finance facility for its Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project in the South Gobi area. The funds will be provided by a syndicate that includes international financial institutions and export credit

  • News

    Reservoir Minerals teams up with Rio Tinto

    November 17, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    For a junior company to entice a major to earn into an exploration project is impressive. To repeat that success with a different major on a separate set of concessions, and, at a dismal time in commodity markets, is nothing

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    GOLD: Southern Arc updates exploration in Japan

    November 16, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JAPAN – Southern Arc Minerals of Vancouver is one of the very few Canadian juniors to tackle mineral exploration in Japan. The company recently received word that all 80 of its prospecting licence applications have been accepted for further review.

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    Centerra takes US$18.1M hit at Kumtor

    November 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Centerra Gold (TSX: CG; US-OTC: CAGDF) widens its third quarter loss, but reduces its annual cost guidance to reflect lower operating costs at its Kumtor gold mine in the Kyrgyz Republic. The miner has been operating its flagship Kumtor mine since

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    MACHINE GUIDANCE: Wenco wins contract with Polyus Gold in Siberia

    September 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – The Krasnoyarsk Division of Polyus Gold has chosen Wenco International Mining Systems to supply its high precision machine guidance systems for shovels and drills at three mine sites in eastern Siberia, Russia.

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    GOLD: Barrick, Zijin form joint venture at Porgera

    August 31, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Barrick Gold of Toronto and China’s Zijin Mining Group have created a joint venture in respect to Barrick’s 95% interest in the Porgera gold mine in the Enga province. Zijin bought into the project for…

  • Feature

    First Quantum Minerals makes its fortunes by going global

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    Head office for First Quantum Minerals is 543 Granville Street, 14th Floor, Vancouver, but like many Canadian mining companies, that’s primarily for administrative purposes where the mail is sent, so to speak, because most of the…

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    Nautilus Minerals Inc.: Vessel Electrical Installation Contract Awarded to Siemens

    April 20, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO, ONTARIO– April 20, 2015 – Nautilus Minerals Inc. (TSX:NUS)(OTCQX:NUSMF) (the “Company” or “Nautilus”) announces that the order for the supply of the entire electrical installation for the production support vessel has been…

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    GOLD: Alacer green lights Copler sulphide expansion

    April 9, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TURKEY – The board of Alacer Gold in Toronto has given approval to move forward on the Copler sulphide expansion project in the eastern part of this country. The next undertaking is to advance detailed engineering and procurement of long…

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    Chinese firm to buy partial stake in SouthGobi from Turquoise Hill

    March 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A privately held company in China called Novel Sunrise Investments will become the largest shareholder in SouthGobi Resources (TSX: SGQ; HK: 1878) after it acquires shares from Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ;…