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    AWARDS: Four miners among Canada’s top 100 employers

    November 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Canada’s Top 100 Employers project announced its 2019 winners on Nov. 9, including four of this country’s top miners. Congratulations to K+S Potash Canada, Rio Tinto, Suncor and Teck Resources. The winners were selected by the project’s editors

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    GOLD: TMAC cuts more high and wide grades at Hope Bay

    November 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based TMAC Resources continues to drill high grades and good widths at its Hope Bay gold project. This year’s campaign focused on the Doris mine and the Madrid North deposit. Drilling at Doris continues to upgrade confidence in

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    INFRASTRUCTURE: Rio Tinto sells Kitimat wharf

    November 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Rio Tinto completed the lease and sale of a wharf and land in Kitimat to LNG Canada for a consideration of $576 million. LNG has also agreed to build a replacement wharf for Rio’s export shipments of

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    StrikePoint looks to bridge mineralization between historic BC mines

    November 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The retreating Cambria Icefield in B.C.’s Golden Triangle has opened up a new exploration corridor on StrikePoint Gold‘s (TSXV: SKP; US-OTC: STKXF) recently acquired Porter-Idaho silver project. The project hosts two historic mines called the Silverado mine and the Prosperity-Porter Idaho mine.

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    GOLD: Kinross on track for 2018 production and costs

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold has released its third quarter results that indicate the company achieved solid production and generated a cash flow. Operations in Nevada, Brazil, Ghana and Russia all performed well, said the company. On the production side, the

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    COBALT: First Cobalt begins tests for restarting refinery

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has begun testing cobalt hydroxide material as feedstock for its refinery in Cobalt. SGS Canada has been retained to assess the suitability of different feed materials using the current refinery flowsheet. Last month the

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    MINING PEOPLE: MacLean Engineering, Blackrock Gold, Copper North, Equinox Gold, Radisson, Teck Resources, and ArcelorMittal

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MacLean Engineering, based in Collingwood, Ont., has hired Patrick Marshall as director of mining technology. The holder of a mechanical engineering degree from Australia, Marshall also has fleet management, automation management, technology application, and innovation team experience. He will be

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    Uranium reversal may be close, Purepoint says

    November 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In one of the few exploration projects it is funding next year, Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) and its joint-venture partners Orano Canada and Purepoint Uranium (TSXV: PTU) are planning a 36 km ground-electromagnetic survey and 6,000 metres of diamond drilling at their Hook Lake uranium

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway seeks more resources at Renard mine

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Since the beginning of the year, Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has been drilling and sampling at the Renard diamond mine in the James Bay region, about 350 km north of Chibougamau. The aim is to upgrade resources

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    GOLD: Barkerville extends Cow Mountain high grade down dip to 400 metres

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Barkerville Gold Mines has released the drilling results from the ongoing Cow Mountain program at its flagship Cariboo gold project near the town of Wells. The company says the results demonstrate the continuity of high grade

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    GOLD: SSR Mining outlines work at Seabee mine

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s SSR Mining says exploration work at its Seabee gold mine 125 km northeast of La Ronge has outlined new gold resources and increased the company’s confidence that mineralization is continuous along the Santoy Gap hanging wall. Here

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    POTASH: Nutrien permanently shutters New Brunswick plant

    November 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The world’s largest fertilizer supplier, Nutrien, has announced the permanent closure of its New Brunswick potash facility near Sussex. The mine and plant have been on care and maintenance since early 2016. Nutrien says it will focus