Canadian Mining Journal


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    FUNDING: Alaska promises money to pair of Canadian mine makers

    June 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALASKA – Alaska governor Sean Parnell signed into law State Bill 99 to fund development of a pair of new mines owned by Canadian companies in that state. The state uses funds from the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to…

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    URANIUM: Uranerz makes first resin shipment to Cameco’s Smith Ranch plant

    June 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    WYOMING – Uranerz Energy Corp. of Casper, WY, has made its first shipment of uranium-loaded resin from its Nichols Ranch in situ recovery (ISR) project in the Powder River Basin. The shipment went by truck to the Smith Ranch processing…

  • ZINC: Teck elects not to discharge Red Dog effluent into sea

    June 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALASKA – Teck Resources of Vancouver and its subsidiary Teck Alaska, operator of the Red Dog zinc mine near Kotzebue, has studied and rejected the idea of building a effluent discharge line from the mine to the Chukchi Sea.

  • US targets coal-fired power plants with new emissions rules

    June 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – In a move immediately billed as both an ambitious step to address climate change and a grand scheme destined to fail before it starts, the United States has proposed a rule to cut carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power…

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    GOLD: Premier expands high grades at Cove project

    May 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEVADA – Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, ON, continues to expand high grade gold mineralization in multiple horizons at its Cove project, located along the Eureka-Battle Mountain Trend. This year’s drilling has intersected multiple…

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    Environmental permit delayed at Augusta’s Rosemont project

    May 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A recent sighting of a wildcat known as an ocelot near Augusta Resource’s (TSX: AZC; NYSE: AZC) Rosemont copper project near Tucson, AZ, has triggered US environmental authorities to believe further consultation is needed before the…

  • COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty seeks to halt US environmental review

    May 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALASKA – Northern Dynasty Minerals, sole owner of the Pebble Limited Partnership, is seeking through the PLP to halt a regulatory process begun by the US Environmental Protection Agency under the Clean Water Act. Specifically, the PLP…

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    SILVER: Fortune Minerals to buy Revenue mine in Colorado

    May 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    COLORADO – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has completed the first stage of purchasing the recently reopened Revenue silver mine in the southwest part of the state from a private vendor. The acquisition will be made in stages, with the…

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    Klondex outlines low capex Fire Creek mine

    May 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – For a capital investment of US$50 million, Klondex Mines (TSX: KDX) could turn its Fire Creek project into an underground mine churning out 56,000 oz. gold annually at an all-in cost of US$636 per oz., according to a…

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    GOLD: TriMetals ponders PEA for Gold Springs

    May 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEVADA/UTAH – Vancouver’s TriMetals Mining is contemplating the positive preliminary economic assessment for its Gold Springs gold-silver property that straddles the boarder of Nevada and Utah. The PEA suggests a nine-year, 10,000 t/d…

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    Ucore Rare Metals scores major victory in Alaska

    April 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Alaska State Legislature has unanimously passed a bill that authorizes the Alaska Industrial Development and Export Authority to issue bonds of up to US$145 million to finance the infrastructure and construction costs of Ucore Rare Metals’…

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    Uranerz Energy’s Nichols Ranch starts production

    April 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Uranerz Energy (TSX: URZ; NYSE-Arca: URZ) has become the newest member of a small club of uranium producers after its first uranium mine, Nichols Ranch, received final clearance from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission and began production…