Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    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…

  • News

    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…

  • News

    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;…

  • Mongolia convicts three former SouthGobi employees of tax evasion; sentenced to five years in prison

    February 4, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Three former employees of SouthGobi Resources (TSX: SGQ) including a U.S. citizen will be spending the next five years behind bars after a Mongolian court found them guilty of tax evasion.

  • News

    GOLD: Centerra’s Boroo mine certified under Cyanide Code

    November 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONGOLIA – The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) of Washington, DC, has certified the Boroo gold mine belonging to Toronto-based Centerra Gold as compliant under terms of the Cyanide Code. The mine, 110 km northwest of…

  • News

    China moves to restrict imports of low-quality coal

    September 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A week before the United Nations Summit on Climate Change kicked off today [Sept. 23] in New York, China’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) released a directive on coal stating that the country will restrict imports of low…

  • News

    Dynasty Gold fights to retain its assets in China

    August 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dynasty Gold (TSXV: DYG) was one of the first junior companies in Canada to explore for gold in China.

  • News

    Avala outlines preliminary open pit mine plan at Timok

    June 23, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    explored jurisdiction for copper porphyry targets, though for junior Avala Resources (TSXV: AVZ; US-OTC: AVNMF) the story is all about gold. On June 20 the company released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Timok sediment hosted…

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    GOLD: Centerra receives Kumtor approval

    June 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KYRGYZ REPUBLIC – Centerra Gold of Toronto in finally in receipt of the 2014 Kumtor mine plan approvals from the relevant government agencies.

  • News

    Goro suspension pushes nickel price to two-year high

    May 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – With nickel prices already up almost 40% in 2014, a suspension at Vale’s (NYSE: VALE) Goro mine in New Caledonia has pushed the price of the steelmaking component to a two-year high.