Canadian Mining Journal


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    COPPER: Capstone completes purchase of Pinto Valley operations

    October 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ARIZONA – Capstone Mining Corp. of Vancouver has completed the acquisition of the Pinto Valley copper mine 125 km east of Phoenix from a subsidiary of BHP Billiton. The associated San Manuel Arizona Railroad is included in the US$650…

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Lundin secures financing for Eagle mine

    September 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MICHIGAN – Lundin Mining Corp. of Toronto has secured commitments from a syndicate of lenders for a $250 million loan with which to advance the Eagle nickel-copper project in the Upper Peninsula, near Marquette. The new credit agreement…

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    COPPER-GOLD: Anglo pulls out of Pebble project

    September 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALASKA – Anglo American plc of London, UK, is pulling out of the Pebble copper-gold project 300 km from Anchorage. The Pebble Limited Partnership created in 2007 to develop the property now becomes 100% owned by Northern Dynasty Minerals…

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    West Kirkland’s PEA at TUG hit by lower gold price

    August 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Nevada-focused gold explorer West Kirkland Mines (TSXV: WKM) has unveiled a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its TUG gold-silver deposit on the Long Canyon gold trend along the Utah-Nevada border in Elko County. The…

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    AWARD: Nevada Mining Assoc. recognizes Scorpio Gold’s safety record

    July 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEVADA – The Mineral Ridge gold mine belonging to Scorpio Gold Corp. of Vancouver is the second place winner in the small surface mines category awarded by the Nevada Mining Association. Newmont Mining’s Lone Tree operation took first…

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    Rio repairs Bingham Canyon, ships first Oyu Tolgoi copper, expands Pilbara

    July 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – When a wall failure sent 150 million tonnes of rock and earth pouring into the massive pit at the Bingham Canyon mine in Utah in April, owner Rio Tinto (NYSE: RTP; LSE: RIO) said the event would reduce its copper output for…

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    GOLD: Klondex cuts 3.87 oz over 144 metres in Nevada

    July 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEVADA – There is gold in the hills of Nevada – and quite a lot of it yet to be discovered if recent results from Vancouver-based Klondex Mines is anything to go by. The Joyce structure at its Fire Creek project near Elko yielded…

  • ENVIRONMENT: Passive filtration effective at removing arsenic and iron

    July 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    IDAHO – The latest check made by of the passive water filtration system at the Atlanta gold project 90 km northeast of Boise reveals that the system continues to effectively remove arsenic and iron from wastewater at the site. Owner…

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    Midas gets a $9.8M approval from Teck

    July 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based Midas Gold (MAX-T) says it should now have enough cash to keep advancing its Golden Meadows gold-antimony-silver project in Idaho until the end of 2014 owing to a $9.8-million endorsement from Teck Resources (TCK.B-T, TCK-N).

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    GOLD: Sagging prices slow Pinson mining

    May 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEVADA – The sagging price of the yellow metal has forced Atna Resources of Golden, CO, to reduce the pace of underground mining at its Pinson gold mine near Winnemucca. Operations are being temporarily downsized and mining will focus on…

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    VANADIUM: Canadian miner jumps on battery wagon

    May 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – American Vanadium, sole owner of the Gibellini vanadium-zinc-nickel development project in Nevada, is branching out by signing an exclusive agreement with Gildemeister to market and sell the German company’s CellCube vanadium…

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    GOLD: New Gold unwinds hedges at Mesquite

    May 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALIFORNIA – New Gold of Vancouver has eliminated the legacy gold hedges associated with the 2008 project financing for its Mesquite heap leach gold mine in Imperial County. The company said that it repaid the loan in 2010, four years…