Canadian Mining Journal


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    ZINC: Lundin completes Neves-Corvo expansion study

    May 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PORTUGAL – Lundin Mining Corp. of Toronto has completed a feasibility study for a 50% expansion program at its Neves-Corvo zinc mine in the Alentejo district. The €257 million  project includes the installation of a new underground crusher and conveyor

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    Pasinex shines at Pinargozu zinc mine in Turkey

    May 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pasinex Resources (CSE: PSE) – the 50%-owner of the high grade Pinargozu zinc mine in southern Turkey – has seen its shares climb more than 300% over the past year. Driving the share price appreciation has been improvements at the Pinargozu

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    Sandstorm to buy Mariana Resources

    May 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Streaming and royalty firm Sandstorm Gold (TSX: SSL; NYSE-MKT: SAND) is buying Mariana Resources (TSXV: MARL; LON-AIM: MARL) for an 84% premium to get its hands on the high grade Hot Maden gold-copper project in northeastern Turkey. Mariana currently owns 30% of the development

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    Mawson thinks big in Finland

    May 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Mawson Resources (TSX: MAW) has expanded the gold mineralization footprint at its Rajapalot project in northern Finland, according to the company’s latest results from its ongoing 10,000-metre drill program. The results have pushed the western, southern and eastern margins of a

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    GOLD: Galantas halts development at Omagh project

    April 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IRELAND – Toronto-based Galantas Gold Corp. says it has been forced to halt development work at its Omagh gold project in County Tyrone because the Police Service of Northern Ireland (PSNI) is no longer providing anti-terrorism protection services in regard

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    THEFT: 100-kg solid gold coin goes missing from museum

    March 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BERLIN – A 100-kg gold coin struck by the Royal Canadian Mint has gone missing from the Bode Museum in this German city. The coin carries a portrait of Queen Elizabeth II on one side and maple leaves on the

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    GOLD: Galantas begins underground development at Omagh mine

    March 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHERN IRELAND – Toronto-based Galantas Gold Corp. has begun underground development at its Omagh gold mine in County Tyrone. Work is underway on a portal in the western side wall at the base of the Kearney open pit. Galantas expects

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    Aurion discovers gold in Finland

    March 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Prospect generator Aurion Resources (TSXV: AU) has uncovered gold-rich subcrop within a 700 by 1,100 metre (1.1 km) wide area at its Risti project in northern Finland’s Central Lapland Greenstone Belt (CLGB), a region that is geologically similar to the

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    Alamos improves economics at Kirazli and Agi Dagi

    February 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) has made its precious metals portfolio in Turkey more attractive by publishing positive feasibility studies on the standalone Kirazli and Agi Dagi open pit heap leach projects, along with a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on

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    GOLD: Lydian chooses Cat, Sandvik, ABB, Azmet for Amulsar project

    February 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARMENIA – Lydian International of Toronto has let the major contracts for its Amulsar gold project. The contracts cover the mining fleet, materials handling system, gold recovery plant, electrical systems, and worker accommodations Zeppelin International will supply Caterpillar mobile mining

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Botswana adopts MAC’s Towards Sustainable Mining initiative

    February 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – The Botswana Chamber of Mines (BCM) announced on Feb. 14 that it will adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining® (TSM) initiative, a corporate social responsibility program developed by the Mining Association of Canada (MAC) to improve environmental and social practices in the mining industry.

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    Turkey delivers key forestry permit for Alamos Gold’s Kirazli project

    January 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Shares of Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange jumped 14%, or $1.43, to $11.57 after the company reported that it had received a key forestry permit for its Kirazli gold project in Turkey. Turkey’s federal government