Canadian Mining Journal

Australia, NZ & South Pacific

  • News

    Eurasian explores new prospective gold region at Koonenberry

    October 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — When it comes to project generators there are not many companies with a global reach that rivals Vancouver-based outfit Eurasian Minerals (TSXV: EMX). The company remains active in a number of jurisdictions across Europe and…

  • News

    GOLD: Barrick to shed two more Australian mines

    September 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ESTERN AUSTRALIA – Addressing the Denver Gold Forum this week, Jamie Sokalsky, president and CEO of Toronto’s Barrick Gold Corp., said his company intends to sell two more of its gold producers. Speculation is that the Plutonic and the…

  • News

    PNG Gold hits more high grade at Imwauna

    September 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Every time drills probe the main Imwauna vein system at PNG Gold’s (TSXV: PGK) Normanby project in Papua New Guinea they return high grade gold from a steeply dipping structure that is narrow but easy to access because a…

  • News

    LABOUR: It’s Curtin for Australian prisoners

    September 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    AUSTRALIA – Failing to find workers for the Curtin potash project, the joint venture partners have recruited prisoners from the Northern Territory. The project, 260 km southwest of Alice Springs, is a joint venture of Rum Jungle Resources…

  • News

    GOLD: Barrick selling three Australian mines to Gold Fields

    August 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    AUSTRALIA – Toronto’s Barrick Gold is selling three of its producing mines in Australia to Gold Fields of Johannesburg, South Africa. The Darlot,  Granny Smith and Lawlers mines – Barrick’s Yilgarn South assets – for…

  • News

    NICKEL: Agata pilot plant commissioned

    June 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PHILIPPINES – Mindoro Resources of Calary says its joint venture partner, TVI Pacific, has commissioned the pilot scale processing plant at the Agata nickel laterite project on the island of Mindanao. The ore has proven amenable to acid…

  • News

    Mt Todd prefeasibility outlines two options for Vista Gold

    May 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Mt. Todd, the largest undeveloped gold project in Australia, took a big step towards production with a prefeasibility study that gives owner Vista Gold (VGZ-T) a choice: the company can either spend a billion dollars to build…

  • News

    AWARENESS: Redpath goes pink for breast cancer

    February 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    AUSTRALIA – Mining contractor Redpath Australia is shining a much needed spotlight on breast cancer awareness this year by, for the first time, taking a bright pink excavator and pink work wear to BHP Billiton’s Cannington mine in the…

  • News

    LOAN: Ivernia borrows to reopen lead mine

    January 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    AUSTRALIA – Ivernia Inc. has entered into a $20-million secured load facility with Sprott Resources Lending Partnership. The funds will be used to restart operations at Ivernia’s Paroo Station lead mine in Western Australia. Ivernia has…

  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: Cadan pours first precious metals from T’Boli mine

    December 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PHILIPPINES – Cadan Resources Corp. of Vancouver reports that its affiliate, Tribal Mining Corp., has poured the first gold from the T’Boli gold-silver mine since the project went into commercial production in South Cotabato.

  • Feature

    A blend of gold

    December 1, 2012 by David Godkin

    Pop quiz: what do you get when you combine first-rate exploration expertise with mining operational smarts? Great corporate governance and superb technical staff?

  • News

    Queensland lifts ban on uranium mining

    October 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It has taken 23 years, but the state government of Queensland in Australia has finally overturned a ban on uranium mining. The prohibition on uranium processing and waste storage, however, remains in place.