Canadian Mining Journal


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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Prism Resources, Richmont Mines and Toromont

    January 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Robert Baxter is the new president and CEO of Vancouver-based Prism Resources. His appointment follows the resignation of Scott M. Ross.

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    COPPER EXPANSION: Gibraltar mine, mill increase on track for year-end start

    January 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The expansion of the Gibraltar copper-molybdenum mine and mill to 185 million lb of copper annually is on track for completion by the end of 2012. The project, located 65 km north of Williams Lake, is owned by Taseko Mines…

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    GOLD MINING: Aurizon posts record gold output

    January 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Aurizon Mines posted record gold output during 2011 – 163,845 oz, up 16% over 2010 – and it plans to produce between 155,000 and 160,000 oz of gold this year. Its flagship asset is the Casa Berardi mine 95 km north of La Sarre, QC.

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    GOLD MINING: San Gold, Timmins Gold set quarterly production records

    January 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA and ONTARIO – Two of Canada’s smaller gold miners, San Gold of Winnipeg and Timmins Gold of Vancouver, have reached record levels of gold ounces produced during the last quarter of 2011.

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    GOLD-COPPER STUDY: Abacus files Ajax feasibility

    January 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Abacus Mining and Exploration of Vancouver has filed its feasibility study for the Ajax gold-copper mine 10 km southwest of Kamloops. The study supports a 60,000-t/d open pit mine and conventional concentrator that would…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Bellhaven, Copper North, Edgewater Exploration, Matamec and Queenston

    January 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based Bellhaven Copper & Gold has named Patrick Highsmith CEO and director. He has degrees in geological engineering and geochemistry from the Colorado School of Mines and is the COO of Lithium One. Interim CEO Pal Szweng has…

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    ACQUISITION: Teck to expand oil sands interests with takeover of SilverBirch

    January 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER and CALGARY – Teck Resources of Vancouver has made an offer for Calgary-based SilverBirch Energy Corp. SilverBirch shareholders are to receive $8.50 in cash plus one share of a new company to be called SilverWillow Energy for each…

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    COPPER MINING: Rambler signs off-take agreement for Ming concentrates

    January 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Rambler Metals and Mining of Baie Verte, NL, has signed its first off-take agreement for the copper concentrates from its Ming copper-gold mine and mill on the Baie Verte Peninsula. Transamine Trading, a global metals sourcing,…

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    ZINC-LEAD MINING: Production begins from Trevali’s Halfmile mine

    January 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Initial production has begun from the shallowest parts of the Halfmile polymetallic (zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold) massive sulphide deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. Nameplate capacity of 2,000 t/d should be reached in Q1 of…

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    BULK SAMPLING: Huldra Silver begins work at Treasure Mountain

    January 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Huldra Silver of Vancouver has begun extracting a 10,000-tonne bulk sample from its Treasure Mountain zinc-lead-silver property 29 km northeast of Hope. The first underground stop mining began last November, and about 4,050…

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    GOLD MINING: Hoisting begins at McGarry mine

    January 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Armistice Resources of Toronto has begun hoisting and stockpiling material from its McGarry gold mine at Virginiatown. The muck is being hoisted from development workings in the 325N zone that has been the focus of work for the last…

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    GOLD STUDY: Updated PEA positive for Auriga’s Maverick project

    January 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – The outlook is positive according to an updated preliminary economic assessment of the Maverick (formerly Nokomis) gold project 65 km northeast of Flin Flon. Owner/operator Auriga Gold of Toronto acquired 100% of the project in…