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    DIAMONDS: Dominion offers maiden Leslie resource, Misery PFS, Fox Deep update

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dominion Diamond Corp. of Toronto has lots of news from its Ekati diamond mine at Lac de Gras – a maiden resource for the Leslie pipe, a positive prefeasibility study for the Misery Deep project, and updates

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    GOLD: TMAC declares commercial production at Doris mine and mill

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based TMAC Resources has declared commercial production at the Doris gold mine and mill at the Hope Bay project in the Kitikmeot region. The mill has operated at more than 60% of its 1,000-t/d capacity for a 45-day

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    DIAMONDS: Faraday 2 bulk sample recovers 2.81 ct/t for Kennady

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Kennady Diamonds of Toronto has the recovery results from the Faraday 2 bulk sample taken from its Kennady North project 280 km northeast of Yellowknife and adjacent to the Gahcho Kue diamond mine. The 262.6-tonne sample graded

  • COPPER-GOLD: AuRico, Tse Keh Nay sign IBA for Kemess underground project

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – AuRico Metals of Toronto and the Takla Lake, Tsay Keh Dene and Kwadacha (Tse Keh Nay or TKN) have signed an impact benefit agreement covering the Kemess underground copper-gold project 430 km northwest of Prince George. The

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    PARTNERSHIP: Cementation partners with Nortech to create Inuit firm

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH BAY, Ont. – Cementation Canada has registered ‘Nortech-Cementation Canada Labrador LP’, a limited partnership between Nortech Holdings of Happy Valley Goose Bay and Cementation, as an Inuit business with the Nunatsiavut Government. Nortech-Cementation is a majority Inuit-owned limited partnership

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    TomaGold has powerful partners on projects in Quebec and Ontario

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    For a junior gold explorer trading at 9¢ a share, TomaGold’s (TSXV: LOT) list of joint venture partners on projects in central Canada could come as a surprise. The company has three joint venture properties in Quebec with Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: IAG)

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    IRON ORE: Champion signs off-take, loan for Bloom Lake

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Quebec Iron Ore, a subsidiary of Champion Iron in Montreal, has signed an off-take agreement and arranged bridge financing for the restart of the Bloom Lake iron ore mine 400 km north of Sept-Iles. The mine is capable

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    AWARDS: Rio Tinto supports bursaries for Canadian aboriginal people

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Rio Tinto awards for indigenous students were presented earlier this week to First Nations, Inuit and Metis students across Canada. Particular attention is given to those pursuing post-secondary education and training from communities where Rio Tinto operates.

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    MINING PEOPLE: AME, Cameco, EnviroLeach, and Nevsun

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The Association for Mineral Exploration in Vancouver has welcomed Edie Thome as its new president and CEO. She brings a wealth of experience in government relations, permitting and public affairs as well as on-the-ground experience working with stakeholders, First Nations,

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    Ontario snapshot: 4 gold projects nearing production

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ontario is a hot spot for gold exploration in Canada, as it hosts several of the country’s large historic gold camps. According to Fraser Institute’s annual Survey of Mining Companies 2016, Ontario ranked as the sixth best jurisdiction for investment

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    GOLD: Orefinders, SCR Mining partner up to develop Mirado mine

    May 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Orefinders Resources of Toronto has created a strategic partnership with SCR Mining and Tunnelling to develop the Mirado gold mine near Kirkland Lake. SCR will prepare the mine site, perform contract mining, and haul ore to local mineral

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    NICKEL: Vale to close Birchtree mine

    May 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Vale Canada, the Toronto-based arm of mining behemoth Vale SA, has announced the closure of its small Birchtree nickel mine at Thompson. The move is necessary because of weak nickel prices and declining ore grades. The suspension will