Canadian Mining Journal

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  • EQUIPMENT: Liebherr to invest $45 million at its Newport News facility

    March 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newport News, VA  – Liebherr-International AG, the family owned company and one of the world’s largest manufacturers of construction machinery and earthmoving equipment, invests $45 million in the expansion of its Newport News, Virginia, facility. Liebherr has been manufacturing and

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    GOLD: Construction on track at McEwen’s Gold Bar

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Construction is on track at the Gold Bar project 50 km northwest of Eureka, says owner McEwen Mining of Toronto. Commercial production is anticipated in 2019. So far this year, construction has focused on finishing civil works for

  • COBALT: First Cobalt offers $150M for US Cobalt

    March 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – First Cobalt is making an all-share offer for U.S. Cobalt of Vancouver. The deal is worth an estimated $149.9 million. First Cobalt is offering to exchange each U.S. Cobalt share for 1.5 First Cobalt shares. The exchange ratio

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    GOLD-SILVER: Northern Vertex pours first gold at Moss mine

    March 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Northern Vertex Mining of Vancouver has poured its first gold at the Moss mine in Mohave County. The heap leach project carries an after tax internal rate of return of 63% and net present value of US$133 million.

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    Premier plans ‘big year’ in Nevada

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Having lopped off more than half of its debt last year and with over $100 million in the bank, Premier Gold Mines (TSX: PG) is primed and ready for a big year in 2018, president and CEO Ewan Downie says. “We paid

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    Liberty Gold releases maiden resource for Goldstrike

    February 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Liberty Gold (TSX: LGD) has completed the first resource estimate on its flagship 100%-owned Goldstrike project in southwestern Utah. The oxide gold project near the Nevada border in the eastern Great Basin is a Carlin-style gold system that produced 209,000 ounces

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    COBALT: eCobalt ups resources at Idaho cobalt project

    February 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Vancouver-based eCobalt Solutions has released an  updated and increased resource estimate for its Idaho cobalt project. The project, about 40 km west of Salmon, is in the advanced stages of exploration. The new estimate was made on the

  • COPPER-GOLD: EIS contractor hired for Pebble project

    February 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Vancouver-based Northern Dynasty says everything is moving forward at its Pebble copper-gold project 380 km from Anchorage. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the hiring of AECOM as an independent, third party contractor to work with the

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    INNOVATION: Barrick’s BattleBorn series brings together Nevada tech and mining

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LAS VEGAS – Barrick Gold of Toronto has joined forces with Cisco, Switch and Unearthed to bring together Nevada miners and the innovation and tech community. Both sectors will have the opportunity to build skills, scale ventures, and get to

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    PRODUCTION: U.S. non-fuel mineral production reached $75.2B in 2017

    February 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RESTON, Virginia – According to numbers compiled by the United States Geological Survey, the value of mineral production – including metals, industrial minerals and aggregates –  in that country reached US$75.2 billion. The total does not include the value of

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    GOLD: Premier sets $83M development, exploration budget

    January 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. – Premier Gold Mines has announced plans to spend up to $83 million (all U.S. dollars) for exploration and development of its eight properties in North America. Premier’s 2018 budget includes $38.8 million for direct exploration and

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    Corvus drills toward Mother Lode PEA in Nevada

    January 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Corvus Gold (TSX: KOR; US-OTC: CORVF) is continuing to drill its 100% owned Mother Lode gold project in Nevada’s Walker Land gold belt to establish a resource estimate and preliminary economic assessment (PEA) later this year. Although International Tower Hill Mines (TSX: ITH;