Canadian Mining Journal

Australia, NZ & South Pacific

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    COMMUNICATIONS: RCT launches specialized underground Wi-Fi network

    January 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Autonomous solutions specialist RCT has released RCT Connect, the first digital Wi-Fi communications network designed specifically for machine automation and control in underground mining operations. The product is designed to be user friendly and portable and can be

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    GOLD: Newmont Goldcorp ups dividend by 79%

    January 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – In line with its commitment to return cash to shareholders, Newmont Goldcorp has announced a hefty 79% increase to its dividend to US$1.00 annually, effective upon approval in April. Alongside this increase, in December, the company announced plans

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    DRILLING: Northern Star benefits from Minnovare Production Optimizer

    December 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Northern Star Resources, a gold producer with underground assets in Australia and the United States implemented Minnovare’s Production Optimizer technology across their Kalgoorlie operations between March and August 2018. At just one of their Kalgoorlie operations, the company

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    GOLD: Kirkland Lake reports high grades from Northern Territory

    December 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Kirkland Lake Gold released high-grade drill results from its ongoing exploration program at three project areas within its 2,000-sq.-km holdings in the Northern Territory. Drill highlights from the Lantern deposit at the Cosmo project include: 1.8 metres of

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    GOLD: Greatland finds shallow mineralization at Tasmanian project

    December 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    TASMANIA – Greatland Gold has confirmed the presence of additional broad widths of shallow gold mineralization at its 100%-owned Firetower project. This follows a diamond drilling campaign designed to test the property’s main zone of gold mineralization. The miner carried out

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    GOLD: Kirkland Lake expands mineralization at Fosterville

    December 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Kirkland Lake Gold has released infill and step out results from the Robbin’s Hill area where expansion drilling confirmed mineralization down plunge and infill work returned high grade intercepts. Step out highlights include 5.5 metres of 10.4 g/t

  • DRILLING: IMDEX expands offering with Flexidrill acquisition

    December 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – IMDEX, a leading global mining technology company, has exercised its option to acquire New Zealand-based Flexidrill. IMDEX obtained an exclusive option to acquire Flexidrill in January 2018, which enabled further development and extensive testing of its patent-protect technologies

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    GOLD: Kirkland Lake hits more high grade at Fosterville

    December 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Following closely on the news of its acquisition of Detour Gold, Kirkland Lake Gold has released a slew of exploration results from its high-grade Fosterville underground mine in Victoria, Australia. The drilling program targeted four areas at Fosterville:

  • SOFTWARE: Seequent’s Target for ArcGIS Pro integrates mining, exploration data for first time

    November 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHRISTCHURCH, NZ – Target for ArcGIS Pro is now available from Seequent to bring advanced understanding of mining and exploration data to the powerful next generation Esri ArcGIS Pro environment. The industry first, intuitive Esri-integrated solution simplifies the importing, viewing and

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    IRON ORE: Rio Tinto okays US$749M investment in Pilbara mine

    November 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Rio Tinto has approved a US$749 million (A$1 billion) investment in its existing Greater Tom Price iron ore operations to sustain production capacity at the mine in the Pilbara of Western Australia. The funds will be invested in

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    GOLD: Newmont Goldcorp sells Red Lake mines to Australia’s Evolution for US$475M

    November 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – Newmont Goldcorp of Denver, Colo., has agreed to sell Red Lake Mines Ltd. to Evolution Mining of Australia. Evolution has agreed to make a cash payment of US$375 million  upon closing in the first quarter of 2020, plus

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    SOFTWARE: Deswik launches new GeoTools to take geological mapping into the digital era

    November 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE – Deswik, the leading Australian mining software developer, has launched a new set of tools for geological mapping and sampling. Deswik.Mapping is a Windows tablet application which digitizes the traditional, paper-based geological mine mapping process. It enables geologists to