Canadian Mining Journal

Australia, NZ & South Pacific

  • News

    URANIUM: Government overturns Yeelirrie decision

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WESTERN AUSTRALIA – Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon finally has some good news about its Yeelirrie uranium project 650 km northeast of Perth. The state government has overturned an Environmental Protection Authority recommendation that the project not proceed. Cameco continues to

  • News

    GOLD: KLGold passes 2016 guidance, sees 525,000 oz in 2017

    January 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold has passed its 2016 guidance with total production of 542,751 oz of gold. Looking ahead, the company has offered 2017 guidance of between 500,000 and 525,000 oz at an all-in sustaining cost of US$950 to

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    SOFTWARE: Australian mine chooses Wenco’s Avoca intelligence suite

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, BC – Wenco is pleased to announce that its Avoca intelligence suite has been selected for use as the business intelligence system at Whitehaven’s Maules Creek coal mine in New South Wales, Australia. Maules Creek chose Avoca Intelligence Suite due to the

  • PARTNERSHIP: Hatch, BHP Billiton team up to advance technology applications in mining

    December 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    USTRALIA – BHP Billiton and Hatch have entered into a collaborative technology development partnership, formed to accelerate the development and deployment of a wide range of key technological advances in the fields of mining and mineral processing. Hatch sees this

  • Kirkland Lake, Newmarket merger means money

    December 1, 2016 by D’Arcy Jenish

    Merger between Toronto-based Kirkland Gold and Vancouverbased Newmarket Gold creates competitive mid-tier gold producer.

  • REVEGETATION: Seed handling made easier

    November 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Those clever Australians at the University of Western Australia and the Botanic Gardens and Parts Authority have invented a treatment for native seeds that makes them easier to handle, thus making revegetation easier. They have created the “seed

  • SOFTWARE: Datamine acquires DataBlast

    November 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRISBANE: Datamine (a wholly owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc.) is proud to announce the acquisition of DataBlast, the leading drill and blast solution for open pit mines. “We are excited to acquire the DataBlast mining software business which fits very

  • ZINC: Teck to own 100% of Teena zinc deposit in Australia

    October 25, 2016 by The Northern Miner

    After optioning the Reward project from Rox Resources in 2011, and discovering the Teena zinc deposit on the concession in 2013, Teck Resources has struck a deal with the Aussie junior to acquire the remaining 49% stake in the project that it

  • MERGER: KLGold, Newmarket to create mid-tier gold miner

    September 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO and VANCOUVER – Kirkland Lake Gold and Newmarket Gold have reached an agreement to merge the two companies, creating a mid-tier producer with annual production of more than 500,000 oz of gold. The combined company will have a market

  • OceanaGold, B2Gold scramble as Philippines gov’t may suspend 20 more mines

    September 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The socio-political situation in the Philippines is volatile for miners following the conclusion of a national mining audit by president Rodrigo Duterte’s newly elected administration. On Sept. 27, environment secretary Regina Lopez revealed that 20 more metallic mines in the

  • COAL: New interest in B.C. coal mine

    September 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ST. JOHN’S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR: Altius Minerals Corporation says that the private company optionee of its Telkwa Coal project in British Columbia, Telkwa Coal Limited, has announced a conditional binding agreement to be acquired by an Australian-based public issuer, Allegiance

  • News

    MAPPING: 3-D exploration model covers all of South Australia

    August 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA – The South Australian Geophysical Reference Model was launched to the international exploration community at this week’s 25th Geophysical Conference & Exhibition in Adelaide, the capital of South Australia. The model allows users to bring to life the