Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    GOLD: Centerra buying out partner at Oksut project

    December 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TURKEY – Centerra Gold of Toronto is going to buy out its joint venture partner, Stratex International, at the Oksut gold project in the Kayseri region in the central part of the country. The transaction will give Centerra a 100% interest…

  • News

    Black Iron takes on Ukrainian iron ore

    December 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Low operating costs and proximity to steel mills in Europe and the Middle East make Black Iron’s Shymanivske iron ore project in the Ukraine a compelling proposition, despite fluctuations in the iron ore price, the Toronto-based company…

  • Feature

    A far-sighted site

    December 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    When Silvercorp Metals Inc of Vancouver acquired an exploration permit for the Gaocheng (GC) silver-lead-zinc property in southern China in April 2008, the entire mining industry was in the midst of one of its bleakest moments in history.

  • News

    Fronteer gang looks to duplicate success with Pilot

    November 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    With its coffers over-flowing Pilot Gold is in the unique position amongst juniors of being able to drive heavy exploration programs at two projects, while partaking in the development of a third into a mine.

  • News

    Turquoise Hill secures power for Oyu Tolgoi

    November 6, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Turquoise Hill Resources rose more than 11% after announcing it has finalized the much anticipated power purchase agreement (PPA) for its Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in Mongolia’s South Gobi desert.

  • News

    Turquoise Hill, Rio Tinto push ahead at Oyu Tolgoi

    August 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Turquoise Hill Resources, formerly known as Ivanhoe Mines, says the first construction phase at its sizeable 66%-held Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project in Mongolia’s South Gobi desert is wrapping up with initial production expected to start…

  • News

    Eldorado proves its mettle in China’s goldfields

    August 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — With three successful gold operations in China, Vancouver-based producer Eldorado Gold has established a strong track record in a mining jurisdiction that offers a variety of challenges for international developers. Eldorado…

  • News

    Hana sets out financials for Ghanzi project

    May 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Hana Mining has released the first economic study on its Banana zone and zone 5 at its 70%-owned Ghanzi project in Botswana.

  • News

    MINE DEVELOPMENT: Rio Tinto to finance Oyu Tolgoi, Friedland steps down from Ivanhoe

    April 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONGOLIA – Rio Tinto of London, UK, has agreed to support and provide certain funding for the completion of Ivanhoe Mines’ Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold project near the Chinese border. In return, Ivanhoe has shuffled its board and management….

  • News

    SouthGobi warns of a possible suspension of activities

    April 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Just two weeks after the Aluminum Corporation of China announced that it intended to make a proportional takeover bid for up to 60% of SouthGobi Resources’ issued and outstanding shares, and Ivanhoe Mines agreed to sell its stake in the…

  • News

    CYANIDE CODE: Kumtor transportation certified

    April 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    KYRGYZ REPUBLIC – The International Cyanide Management Institute (ICMI) has certified that the Kumtor cyanide transportation operation belonging to Toronto-based Centerra Gold is in full compliance with the Cyanide Code.

  • News

    TAKEOVER: CHALCO makes bid for 60% of SouthGobi

    April 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Aluminum Corporation of China (CHALCO) is making a bid for up to 60% of SouthGobi Resources, the coal mining subsidiary of Vancouver’s Ivanhoe Mines. CHALCO has offered $8.48 per share, a premium of between 28% and 32%…