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  • GOLD: Columbus Gold plans spin-out of US projects

    November 20, 2017 by Matthew Keevil, The Northern Miner

    VANCOUVER — Columbus Gold is hoping to unlock “unrecognized value” within its extensive portfolio of U.S. precious metal prospects. The company recently announced dates for the pending spin-out of Allegiant Gold, which will inherit 14 “drill-ready” properties across Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and

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    MINING PEOPLE: Northern Dynasty and Pretium

    November 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty has asked Mark Hamilton to be its executive VP of external affairs for Pebble LP. Hamilton retired from the U.S. Army with the rank of major general, and is currently president emeritus of the University of Alaska.

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    Nevada green-lights McEwen Mining’s Gold Bar project

    November 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nevada has approved McEwen Mining’s (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX) final environmental impact statement (EIS) for its Gold Bar project and the company says it will start building the mine immediately. “Gold Bar is the first new gold mine in Nevada to

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    COMMENT: USGS finds 40M lb U3O8 in potential calcrete resources

    November 14, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    The U.S. Geological Survey has taken a look at parts of Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma, and found there may be 40 million lb. of undiscovered uranium resources in the region. Geologists examined calcrete formations, which are well documented in

  • GOLD-ZINC: Osisko invests $65M in Aquila

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Osisko Gold Royalties of Montreal is making an investment worth US$65 million in Aquila Resources that owns the Back Forty gold-zinc development stage project in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Osisko has agreed to acquire approximately 49.2 million units of

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    Broadway eyes porphyry discovery in Montana

    November 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Broadway Gold Mining (TSXV: BRD; US-OTC: BDWYF) is big-game hunting at its Madison gold-copper property in the historic Butte-Anaconda mining district around 38 km due southeast of Butte, Montana. The company picked up the 8-km2 project package – which includes

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    Fiore Gold brings new life to beleaguered Pan mine

    November 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Fiore Gold (TSXV:F; US-OTC:FFRRF), a new company backed by financier Frank Giustra, is off to a strong start at its revamped Pan gold mine, 28 km southeast of Eureka, Nevada, having hit record ore and gold production in September. The company

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    GOLD: Northern Empire raises $13M for Sterling property

    November 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Vancouver-based Northern Empire Resources has bumped its $10-million bought deal up to $13 million. The company will now issue approximately 14.5 million shares at a price of $0.09 per share for gross proceeds of $13.0 million. Closing is

  • SEC charges Rio Tinto with fraud

    October 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LON: RIO) and two of its former executives with fraud for inflating the value of coal assets the company acquired in Mozambique for $3.7 billion in 2011 and sold

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    MINING PEOPLE: Geoscience BC, LeadFX, and Northern Dynasty (Pebble)

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Gavin C. Dirom is joining Geoscience BC in Vancouver as the organization’s president and CEO, effective Oct. 16, 2017. He has over 25 years of experience in the Canadian mineral exploration and mining industry with a focus on government policies,

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    eCobalt plans US production facility

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — eCobalt Solutions (TSX: ECS; US-OTC: ECSIF) hopes to restart construction at its Idaho Cobalt project (ICP) next year, which could set the stage for first production in early 2020. The site is located in east-central Idaho, roughly 40 km due west

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    Bitterroot hunts silver near dormant Arizona mines

    October 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Bitterroot Resources (TSXV: BTT) has its eye on high grade silver across 7 km of potential strike length at the historic Hackberry project, 48 km due northeast of Kingman, Arizona. The company is bringing modern exploration techniques to a region