Canadian Mining Journal


  • 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

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    MINING PEOPLE: Goldcorp, Kirkland Lake, New Gold, and Pershing Gold

    January 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Goldcorp of Vancouver has named Todd White as COO. Prior to joining Goldcorp in 2014, he was the senior VP, South America at Newmont Mining. He holds a BSc from the University of Nevada. This appointment follows the company’s announcement

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    COPPER-GOLD: Dundee cuts new high grade zone at Chelopech mine

    December 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BULGARIA – Toronto-based Dundee Precious Metals has cut a new high grade copper-gold zone at its Chelopech mine 70 km east of Sofia. The new 153 zone is located near existing infrastructure in the upper levels of the mine’s Western

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    Dalradian tables feasibility study for Curraghinalt

    December 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Dalradian Resources (TSX: DNA; US-OTC: DRLDF) has completed a feasibility study at its high grade Curraghinalt gold deposit, 127 km west of Belfast, Northern Ireland, that models a 1,400-t/d underground operation. The company has spent the past year improving confidence in

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    GOLD: Galantas begins phased development of Omagh mine

    December 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IRELAND – Toronto-based Galantas Gold Corp. says it plans to begin underground development and re-start concentrate shipments from its Omagh gold project in Northern Ireland. Galantas anticipates that a phased start-up will deliver early positive cash flow for a modest

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    Atalaya Mining breathes new life into old Rio Tinto asset

    November 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Atalaya Mining’s (TSX: AYM; LSE: ATYM) Proyecto Riotinto in the Andalucia region of Spain is on the verge of producing 90 million lb (42,000 tonnes) of copper next year – or about 200,000 tonnes of copper concentrate – for some

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    Radisson Mining advances O’Brien gold project in Quebec’s Abitibi

    November 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The O’Brien gold mine in the Abitibi region of northwestern Quebec was the richest mine by grade along the Larder Lake-Cadillac Fault between 1926 and 1957, when miners intermittently produced an estimated 587,121 oz of gold at the underground operation from

  • TRADE: Canada-Europe agreement: Canada at the centre of a trade space with a billion consumers

    October 31, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL: The Aluminium Association of Canada welcomes the signing of the Canada Europe Trade Agreement (CETA). “Canada will become the centerpiece of a 1 billion consumers market: from NAFTA in America to CETA in Europe,” states Jean Simard, President and CEO. Thriving

  • ABORIGINAL ISSUES: Martin Falls, Aroland First Nations insist on consent for Ring of Fire transportation route

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The Marten Falls and Aroland First Nations have reaffirmed their authority over the land that may become a transportation corridor for mineral development in the Ring of Fire. In a release this week they specifically said the government

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    CERTIFICATION: Musselwhite recertified, Lydian signs Cyanide Code

    September 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WASHINGTON, DC – Today’s gold miners are extremely aware that the use of cyanide in gold recovery can have devastating consequences for both people and the environment. The most responsible producers and their suppliers adhere to the International Cyanide Management

  • LAW: Court rejects NGO appeal, Mawson plans substantial drill program

    September 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER:  Mawson Resources Limited announces the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland has comprehensively rejected an appeal by the Finnish Nature Conservation Association which now allows Mawson the right to actively explore the Kairamaat 2 and 3 exploration permits, which cover the Rajapalot