Canadian Mining Journal


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    AWARD: Kirkland Lake Gold wins second safety excellence award in three years

    April 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold has received the 2010 Award of Excellence in Safety for having the lowest year-end total medical injury frequency in its category, underground mines with 250 employees or more. The award was made by Health and…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Kalimantan Gold, MBMI, New Millennium and Teck

    April 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Kalimantan Gold Corp. of Vancouver has named Faldi Ismail to the post of deputy chairman and CEO to replace Rahman Connelly.

  • WATER TREATMENT: HudBay promises $2-M for plant in Snow Lake

    April 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA –  HudBay Minerals has committed $2 million to the Town of Snow Lake to assist funding the municipality’s portion of a new wastewater treatment plant. The total cost of the project is $7 million of which the municipality is…

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    GOLD MINING: La Ronge project reaches commercial production

    April 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon says its La Ronge gold project reached commercial production on April 1, 2011. The Jolu mil processed 9,912 tonnes of ore grading 10.25 g/t Au through April 18, producing over 6,500 oz of gold….

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    DIAMOND EXPLOSION: Carbon dioxide goes boom, creates diamond dust

    April 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BURLINGTON, Ontario – Making diamond from carbon dioxide (CO2) sounds impossible, but EnviroDiamond Technologies (ETI) has succeeded. Daren Swanson, president of ETI, is having a blast reviewing recent lab results. After banging away for three…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: Peregrine discovers another kimberlite at Chidliak

    April 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Vancouver-based Peregrine Diamonds has discovered a new kimberlite at its Chidliak project on Baffin Island. CH-51 (so named because it is the 51st kimberlite discovered) was the first target drilled in 2011.

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    COPPER MINING: Copper Mountain commissions primary crusher

    April 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Copper Mountain Mining Corp. of Vancouver has commissioned the new primary crusher and overland conveyor at its Copper Mountain project 15 km west of Princeton. Ore has been crushed and is stockpiled until the mill is…

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    COPPER-GOLD VENTURE: Starfire, Liaoning agree to JV for Porphyry Pearl property

    April 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Starfire Minerals has signed a joint venture agreement with Liaoning Eden Venture Investments for the exploration and development of Starfire’s Porphyry Pearl copper-gold property in the Toodoggone area.

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    COPPER RESOURCE: Victoria project hosts 3.4-B lb CuEq, production in 2017

    April 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Quadra FNX Mining of Toronto has released 43-101-compliant figures for its Victoria copper deposit near Sudbury. The inferred resource is 12.5 million tonnes grading 2.3%  Cu, 2.2% Ni and 8.5 g/t PMs. The contained metal is…

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    IRON ORE STUDY: PEA for Lac Otelnuk looks positive

    April 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Adriana Resources of Toronto has revised the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Lac Otelnuk iron ore project in Nunavik and says the outlook is positive. The study, using a US$100 per tonne FOB Sept-Iles, examined an…

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    GOLD RESOURCE: Former mine at Pickle Crow still contains over 1-M oz

    April 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – PC Gold of Ottawa says the former Pickle Crow mine property still contains 1.26 million oz of gold, according to the latest 43-101 study. This is an inferred resource totalling 10.15 million tonnes averaging 3.9 g/t, 90% of which is…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Alexis Minerals, Lithium One, Pretium, Silver Wheaton and Stellar Pacific

    April 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto-based Alexis Minerals Corp. has named Gerald J. Thornton, Jr., to the newly created position of VP Manitoba operations. He was formerly the general manager of operations and development for the Inkai joint venture that belongs to Cameco…