Canadian Mining Journal

Australia, NZ & South Pacific

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    INNOVATION: CEMI collaborates with Australian counterpart

    September 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (Canada) and METS Ignited Australia have signed a memorandum of understanding to promote a collaborative and strategic approach to commercialization of mining innovations in the two countries.The MOU is being

  • ENVIRONMENT: 10-year moratorium on deep sea mining not enough – activists

    September 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Prime minister James Marape has agreed to support a 10-year moratorium on deep sea mining, first proposed by Fiji at the recent Pacific Islands Forum. The news was welcomed by a number of environmental groups, including

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    Mystery nickel buyer could bring First Quantum’s Ravensthorpe back online

    September 4, 2019 by Brian Sylvester

    First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM; LSE: FQM) management says it could have a buyer for any nickel produced from a restart of the venerable Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine at Bandalup Hill in Western Australia, but on a second quarter earnings call, the

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    BLASTING: Dyno Nobel’s Differential Energy solution

    September 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Working in collaboration with its mining customers, Dyno Nobel invested in product development, creating an innovative system can reduce drilling, deliver a tailored explosive energy profile into blastholes in a single pass from mobile processing units (MPUs), and

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    EXPLORATION: Australia’s mineral exploration on the rise

    September 3, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – The Australian Bureau of Statistics released this week the country’s exploration expenditure data for the quarter ended in June 2019. According to the report, total mineral exploration expenditure rose 31.1% to A$663.1 million. In detail, exploration on areas of new

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    GOLD: Automation technology to be deployed at Westgold operations

    August 27, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Autonomous solutions provider RCT is finalizing a major automation project for Westgold Resources at five of its gold mine sites in Western Australia’s Murchison region. The project involves RCT installing and commissioning its ControlMaster guidance automation technology to

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    GOLD-COPPER: Macarthur assays from Hillside show anomalies

    August 26, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Three of the initial assays from Macarthur Minerals’ Hillside gold and copper project in the Pilbara region of Western Australia have returned anomalous grades for base metals and gold, the company says. One gossan outcrop returned 6.4% copper and 0.45%

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    GOLD: Asset sales continue at Barrick Gold

    August 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – In discussing its second quarter results, Barrick Gold slipped in two very interesting bits of information. First, president and CEO Mark Bristow said the company is seeking a buyer for the 50% of the Kalgoorlie gold mine –

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    ANNIVERSARY: RPMGlobal celebrates 50 years

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE, Australia – RPMGlobal has reached a significant milestone as the organization celebrates 50 years of delivering premier consulting and advisory services to the global mining industry. During this time, RPMGlobal has earned a strong reputation as the go-to technology

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    Local blockade halts OceanaGold’s Didipio mine in the Philippines

    August 6, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    OceanaGold (TSX: OGC; ASX: OGC) has suspended underground mining at its Didipio gold-copper mine on the island of Luzon in the Philippines due to restraints imposed by the provincial government of Nueva Vizcaya. Local government units have impeded access to the

  • GOLD: Kirkland Lake posts glowing Q2 with more ounces, less cost

    July 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold wrapped up Q2 2019 with more gold, strong net earnings, revenue growth, and solid cash flow in the second quarter of this year. Gold production in Q2 2019 was 214,593 oz., up 31% from 164,685

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    RNC expands Beta Hunt with resource update

    July 15, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Infill and exploration drilling in the Western Flanks Zone of the Beta Hunt gold mine in Western Australia has boosted measured and indicated resources five-fold and inferred resources three-fold, RNC Minerals (TSX:RNX) reports. The updated resource for the Western Flanks zone incorporated