Canadian Mining Journal


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  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: Aurania establishes literacy, numeracy foundation

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Dr. Keith Barron, chairman and CEO of Aurania Resources in Toronto, has registered a charitable foundation for communities near its Lost Cities-Cutucu gold and silver project. The foundation and the company are domiciled in Bermuda. The Fundacion Dar

  • News

    Leagold pursues new resource at Los Filos gold mine

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Leagold (TSX: LMC) has tabled new step-out drill results from the underground portion of its Los Filos gold mine, 230 km south of Mexico City. The company has drilled 12,000 metres so far this year at Los Filos and will look

  • News

    GOLD: Yamana produces first gold and silver at Cerro Moro

    May 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Toronto-based Yamana Gold made the first gold-silver doré pour at its Cerro Moro mine in the Santa Cruz province on May 15, 2018. The high grade project is being mined by both underground and open pit means. As

  • Feature

    Teck looks to unleash culture shift in innovation

    May 8, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    How to approach digital technologies

  • News

    Gold Fields bets big on South America

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since discovering Salares Norte in the Atacama region of northern Chile in 2011, Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) has carved out a resource from the project’s two orebodies of 3.66 million oz. of gold and 49.46 million oz. of silver. The South

  • GOLD: Work resumes at Tahoe’s La Arena mine

    May 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Tahoe Resources of Vancouver announced on May 3, 2018, that the local labour strike at its La arena gold mine 480 km northwest of Lima has been resolved. The strike began on April 20 as the local union

  • Agnico Eagle slashes stake in Belo Sun

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) has sold 44.55 million common shares it owned in Belo Sun Mining (TSX: BSX), slashing its stake in the company from 19.14% to about 9.57%. The gold major announced on April 20 that it had completed

  • COMMENT: Tracking North American industrial pollution

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – With Earth Day fresh in our memories, the Commission for Environmental Co-operation (CEC) has released its 15th report Taking Stock: North American Pollutant Releases and Transfers. The organization represents Canada, the United States and Mexico pulling the entire

  • GOLD: Goldcorp reports Q1 net earnings down to $67M

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp reports net earnings of $67 million (all figures are U.S. dollars), or $0.08 per share, for the first quarter of 2018. Earnings were down substantially from the $170 million, or $0.20 per share, for the same quarter

  • COAL-COPPER-ZINC: Teck Q1 profit up sharply to $753M

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Strong commodity prices lifted Teck Resources first quarter revenues to $3.09 billion, compared to $2.85 billion in Q1  2017. The company recorded an adjusted profit for Q1 2018 of $753 million or $1.31 per share. Compare that to

  • News

    POTASH: Canpotex opens sales office in Brazil

    April 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SAO PAULO, Brazil – Canpotex Ltd., with headquarters in Saskatoon, Sask., has opened a sales office in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The company says that Brazil is the largest market for Canpotex potash. Since 1972, Canpotex has exported about 35 million

  • News

    VANADIUM: Largo announces 25% expansion plan for Maracas Menchen mine

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Largo Resources of Toronto has announced plans to boost vanadium pentoxide production by 25% at its Maracas Menchen mine in Bahia state, about 813 km northeast of Brasilia. Monthly production would increase to 1,000 tonnes, and it may