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  • Pan American to buy Tahoe for US$1B in controversial offer

    November 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pan American Silver’s (TSX: PAAS; NASDAQ: PAAS) friendly acquisition of Tahoe Resources (TSX: THO; NYSE: TAHO) in a cash-and-share deal valued at US$1.07 billion will double the company’s silver reserves and create the largest publicly traded silver mining company by free float.

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    GOLD: Macassa No.4 headframe rises over Kirkland Lake

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The skyline of Kirkland Lake changed recently when the 65-metre-tall concrete headframe for Kirkland Lake Gold’s new Macassa No.4 shaft was slip formed in just 10 days. Another significant event in the No.4 shaft construction occurred when the

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    RARE EARTHS: Appia drills high grade TREO at Alces Lake

    November 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Appia Energy Corp.’s first diamond drilling program at Alces Lake has returned high grades of total rare earth oxides (TREO). The property, east of Uranium City, returned 10.02% TREO by weight over 3.55 metres. Appia drilled 15

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    TAXES: PDAC celebrates METC renewal for 5 years

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Earlier this week Finance Minister Bill Morneau presented a 2018 fiscal update to the House of Commons. His promise to renew the Mineral Exploration Tax Credit for five years, to 2024, has the Prospectors and Developers Association of

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    URANIUM: NexGen moves Arrow closer to development

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy now has results from latest batch of 29 holes it drilled at the Rook I uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. The program set out to characterize areas within the Arrow deposit’s footwall, lateral development,

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    MINING PEOPLE: Kirkland Lake Gold, Mountain Province, Niobay Metals, and Precipitate Gold

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kirkland Lake Gold of Toronto has hired Eric Kallio as senior VP exploration. Duties of current executives were also reassigned: John Landmark becomes VP human resources, Pierre Rocque becomes VP technical services, and Duncan King becomes GM Canadian operations. Toronto-based

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    TRUCKS: MacLean celebrates double production milestones

    November 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COLLINGWOOD, Ont. – Two production milestone units are ready to roll off the line at MacLean Engineering’s manufacturing facility: SL3 scissor lift No.200 and BT3 boom truck No.100, going to mines in Quebec and British Columbia, respectively. “We’re known for

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    COBALT: Delrey completes IPO and phase one exploration at Sunset

    November 22, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Delrey Metals has finished its $165,000 phase one exploration program at its Sunset cobalt-copper-zinc property in southwest British Columbia. In September 2018, the company took 708 soil samples at Sunset as well as 68 rock samples and 11

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    GOLD: Skeena releases assays from Eskay Creek

    November 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Skeena Resources has released positive assays from the 21A zone at Eskay Creek where it has conducted the first phase of infill drilling on 20-metre centres. Highlights from phase one drilling include: Hole SK-18-020: 5.28 g/t

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    GOLD: Osisko cuts 84 g/t over 5.3 metres at Windfall Lake

    November 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – They don’t call it “Windfall” Lake for nothing. The latest windfall from the property was made by Osisko Mining  of Toronto. Drilling returned 83.9 g/t gold over 5.3 metres – an almost unheard of length for such a

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    GOLD: MegumaGold begins hunt

    November 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Coronet Metals changed its name to MegumaGold Corp., and with a new name comes renewed vigor in the hunt for gold in Nova Scotia. The company has begun a 20,000-metre reverse circulation drill program at its Meguma

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    GOLD: Marathon Gold advances Marathon deposit with more drilling, updated PEA

    November 21, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    Infill drilling in the southwestern part of the Marathon deposit in Newfoundland continues to return high grade gold intercepts, Marathon Gold Corp. reports. The company completed its 41,000-metre step-out and infill drill program for 2018 at the end of October and