Canadian Mining Journal


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  • Feature

    Five-year Wharf mine just turned 31

    December 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Many people have heard of Mount Rushmore and its granite-face carvings of former United States’ Presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt  and Abraham Lincoln,  but as famous as those profiles are, few…

  • Feature

    Gold prices to determine Round Mountain mine’s future

    December 1, 2013 by David Godkin

    Back in 1946 when Bugsy Segal famously rolled into Las Vegas with a view to scoring it rich in the casino business, he might just as easily pointed his Packard Limo 430 km to the north. Gold at Round Mountain Mine had been a mainstay of…

  • Feature

    Black Hills are lined with gold

    December 1, 2013 by Russell Noble

    With a name like “Holy Terror,” one can only speculate what the founders of this mine in The Black Hills of South Dakota were thinking when they named it in the late 1890s?

  • Feature

    Nevada Copper models open pit expansion at Pumpkin Hollow

    December 1, 2013 by Matthew Keevil*

    Markets have become hesitant towards projects with large development costs, so many companies are contemplating mine development that allows for smaller initial operations that are later expanded.

  • News

    Pilot Gold finds new high grade structures at Kinsley

    November 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – A 36.6-metre intercept grading 8.53 g/t Au has Pilot Gold (TSX: PLG) convinced anew the Kinsley Mountain project in Nevada could contain a lot of gold.

  • News

    Uranium Energy signs US$7.1M financing

    October 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    U.S.-based uranium miner and explorer Uranium Energy (NYSE-MKT: UEC) recently lined up a US$7.1 million financing to support the growth of its South Texas exploration projects, mainly the Burke Hollow in situ recovery property in Bee County.

  • News

    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…

  • News

    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…

  • News

    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…

  • News

    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…

  • News

    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…

  • News

    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…