Canadian Mining Journal


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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Dumas, Midlands Minerals, Nevsun, and NovaGold

    November 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dumas Contracting of Toronto has hired Burger Greeff as CEO beginning in 2012. He holds degrees in engineering from the University of Stellenbosch. Daniel Dumas, the founder and current CEO of Dumas, will remain on the board of directors.

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    Mining sector to invest $67.7 billion in Alberta

    November 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canada’s mining industry will invest as much as $140 billion in this country over the next five years, and almost 50% of it will be in Alberta. The province will grow thanks to 12 mining projects proposed for development by 2016 with combined…

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    GOLD RESOURCE: Spanish Mountain estimate increases in all categories

    November 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold has updated the resource numbers at its Spanish Mountain gold project 70 km northeast of Williams Lake. The update shows large increases over the previous estimate on which the…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Santoy Gap returns 19.1 g/t at Seabee mine

    November 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Claude Resources of Saskatoon has intercepted the widest mineralization – 20.48 metres assaying 19.10 g/t Au – to date across the Santoy Gap at its Seabee gold mine near La Ronge. The results continue to significantly expand the…

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    GOLD-COPPER DEVELOPMENT: Prosperity project remains contentious, Taseko goes to court

    November 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Prosperity gold-copper project 125 km southwest of Williams Lake continues to be a source of friction between owner Taseko Mines of Vancouver and the local Tsilhqot’in Nation. Taseko filed documents in court on Monday,…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: lonore project granted construction permit

    November 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The Quebec Minister of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks has issued a certificate of authorization for the construction of the Éléonore gold project belonging to Goldcorp of Vancouver. The project is located…

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    MERGER: Cameco ups Hathor offer to $4.50/share, all cash

    November 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATOON – Cameco Corp. has raised its offer for Hathor Exploration to $4.50 per Hathor share, 8.4% above the $4.15/share offer made by Rio Tinto last October and 20% above Cameco’s initial bid of $3.75/share in August 2011. The most recent…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Conway completes two holding ponds at Belleterre mine

    November 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Conway Resources of Quebec City has finished installing the geomembranes in two holding ponds at the former Belleterre gold mine 2 km northeast of the village of the same name. The ponds will hold mine water as the underground workings…

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    GOLD STUDY: Gowest releases PEA for Frankfield East deposit

    November 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Gowest Gold has released a promising preliminary economic assessment for the Frankfield East gold deposit 42 km northeast of Timmins. The study confirms a pre-tax net cash flow of US$265 million and a 3.3 year payback…

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    TICKETS ON SALE: Canadian Mining Hall of Fame dinner, Jan. 12

    November 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Tickets for the 24th annual Canadian Mining Hall of Fame dinner and induction ceremony are on sale. The 2012 inductees are Ned Goodman, Phillip G. Hallof, John A. Hansuld, Robert Hunter and Robert Dickinson. The master of ceremonies…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Keeping CSR front and centre

    November 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    One downside to the new discipline of corporate social responsibility (CSR) is that the term remains to be clearly defined. As the definition changes, so must mining companies adapt their efforts to meeting an ever-changing goal.

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    GOLD STUDY: Rainy River PEA anticipates 329,000 oz/y at $553/oz

    November 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Rainy River Resources’ preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its property  50 km horthwest of Fort Frances is positive. The study outlines a new open pit and underground producer that would have life-of-mine…