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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Golden Predator tests leach pad at Brewery Creek for additional recovery

    July 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Golden Predator of Vancouver has begun a program of sonic drilling to test the old heap leach pad at its Brewery Creek project 55 km east of Dawson City. The original heap leach operated from 1996 to 2002 with gold recovery rates in the…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Continental Gold, Excellon, SearchGold and SGX Resources

    July 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Continental Gold of Toronto has promoted Mark Moseley-Williams to the role of president and COO. Ari Sussman will continue his duties as CEO.

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    FEASIBILITY STUDY: Star-Orion South positive with 34.4-million-carat minable resource

    July 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The results of the combined Star-Orion South feasibility study points toward world class mine, Shore Gold of Saskatoon announced on July 14, 2011. The report covers both Shore’s 100% owned Star diamond project and the Fort a la…

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    MERGER: Northgate, Primero aim to create mid-tier gold producer

    July 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Primero Mining and Northgate Minerals have entered into a definitive agreement that will see the two merge their businesses to create a new, mid-tier gold producer. Combined market capitalization will be approximately $1.2 billion.

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    COAL DEVELOPMENT: Fortune takes Posco as partner for Mount Klappan project

    July 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Fortune Minerals, based in London, ON, has formed an 80:20 joint venture with Posco Canada to develop the Mount Klappan metallurgical coal project 330 km northeast of the port of Prince Rupert. Posco is a subsidiary of one of…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: Shear takes Jericho step closer to reopening

    July 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Shear Diamonds of Toronto is beginning performance tests in the diamond recovery plant at the closed Jericho diamond mine in anticipation of reopening it. Running stockpiled material through the mill will give the…

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    COPPER MINING: Copper Mountain ships first concentrate to port

    July 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Copper Mountain Mining made the first shipment of copper concentrate from its new mine near Princeton to the port of Vancouver. The concentrate is transported in 50-tonne super B train truck units. Port facilities…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Wesdome’s Mishi mine to be year-round operation

    July 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Wesdome Gold Mines of Toronto is developing its Mishi gold property near Wawa for year-round operation for an initial five-year period. Pit dewatering, brush clearing and waste pad construction have begun, and pre-stripping will begin…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Elgin Mining, Goldrush, Northgate and Prize Mining

    July 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    With the successful acquisition of the former Lupin gold mine in the Northwest Territories, Patrick Downey has officially become president and CEO of the new owner, Elgin Mining of Toronto. The company is winterizing the camp at the mine site…

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    COPPER-GOLD RESOURCE: More than 1B tonnes measured and indicated at Schaft Creek

    July 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Schaft Creek copper-gold-molybdenum-silver deposit in the northwest part of the province is shaping up to be a big one for owner Copper Fox Metals of Vancouver. The latest 43-101 report put the measured and indicated…

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    RARE EARTHS MARKETING: Avalon taps potential Asian investors

    July 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto is looking to potential Asian investors for the output of its Nechalacho REE deposit at Thor Lake. The company has signed non-binding memorandums of understanding with three Asian companies,…

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    Mining Marshall Plan for Northern Ontario

    July 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    What a difference a decade makes! Ten years ago, according to many in the Toronto media, mining was a sunset industry and a modern industrial country/province should not be in such a supposedly “low tech” sector. Some even thought we should let…