Canadian Mining Journal


Australia, NZ & South Pacific


  • News

    GOLD: OceanaGold drills high grade gold at Martha

    November 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW ZEALAND – OceanaGold has announced new high grade gold intersections from its Martha gold project at its Waihi gold mine in New Zealand. The company will include the latest results in an underground resource model for Martha it will release

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    GOLD: Toronto miner’s gold production spikes 199%

    October 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – RNC Minerals announced a record quarterly gold production of 31,360 mined gold ounces in the third quarter of 2018. According to the company, such production represents a 199% increase when compared to the third quarter of 2017 and

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    COPPER: Greatland finds copper, silver and gold at Australia project’s Scallywag target

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – London-listed explorer Greatland Gold has detected copper, silver, gold and pathfinder elements at its Scallywag target of the company’s Paterson project in Western Australia. The sampling results, said Greatland on Tuesday, reinforce the potential of both precious metals and

  • News

    GOLD: Kirkland Lake has record quarter with 180,155 oz.

    October 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Kirkland Lake Gold produced 180,155 oz. of gold in  Q3 2018 – above target and a record quarterly output. The Macassa, Holt and Taylor mines in Northern Ontario collectively produced 89,537 oz., and the Fosterville mine in

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Rio Tinto signs binding agreement for Grasberg sale

    October 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA – British-based Rio Tinto has signed a binding agreement for the sale of its interest in the Grasberg copper-gold mine in Papua state. PT Indonesia Asahan Aluminium (Persero) (a.k.a. Inalum), the country’s state run mining company, is buying into

  • News

    TRAINING: Immersive Technologies simulators build remote operator skills

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA  – Freeport McMoRan (FMI) in Indonesia is using training simulators from Immersive Technologies to prepare operators for Caterpillar’s semi-autonomous load-haul-dump operations with Cat Command for Underground. Command for Underground automates the tramming and dumping component of an underground loader’s load-haul-dump cycle.

  • News

    GOLD: New find at Beta Hunt yields 9,000 oz. for RNC

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Toronto-based RNC Minerals recently made a new high grade gold discovery at its Beta Hunt gold-nickel mine 600 km from Perth. Last week the company recovered 9,250 oz. of gold from a 130 tonnes of ore from the

  • News

    SOFTWARE: RCT makes mining in challenging environments possible

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – RCT’s smart technology solutions are helping to improve safety at Newcrest’s Lihir open cut gold mine in Papua New Guinea. The company’s ControlMaster tele-remote solutions were installed on two Cat 6050 (Terex RH200) hydraulic shovels and

  • News

    GOLD: CSIRO recovers gold without using cyanide

    August 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – For the first time in Australia, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has poured gold that was recovered without the use of cyanide. A non-toxic method of gold recovery is good news for the precious metals

  • News

    COMMUNICATIONS: Inmarsat, Auxilium to deliver IIoT satellite solutions

    August 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Inmarsat, the global mobile satellite communications provider and Auxilium, a leading Australian mining technology solutions company, have established a formal partnership to deliver the most effective Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) and communications solutions for Australian mining companies.

  • Feature

    Orexplore launches digital core scanner

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GeoCore X10 allows 3-D core analysis in near real-time

  • News

    GOLD: Rock falls cut mining rate for Kalgoorlie Super Pit

    July 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Two rock falls within 12 hours last May at the Kalgoorlie Super Pit 700 km east of Perth are going to put a dent in both owners 2018 gold guidance. The mine is a 50:50 joint venture of