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  • Newmont takes strategic stake in Continental Gold

    May 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In what will be Newmont Mining’s (NYSE: NEM) first investment in Colombia, the gold and copper producer is plunking down US$109 million for a 19.9% stake in Continental Gold (TSX: CNL) to get a piece of the junior’s high grade, fully permitted,

  • COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty, EPA settle Pebble problem

    May 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Northern Dynasty Minerals of Vancouver and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency have settled their long-running dispute concerning development of the Pebble copper-gold project 380 km from Anchorage. The development of the Pebble mine was hotly contested by local

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    GOLD: Rye Patch pours first gold at refurbished Florida Canyon

    May 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – The refurbished Florida Canyon mine belonging to Vancouver’s Rye Patch Gold Corp. poured its first doré bar – 485-oz. from the new leach pad – on April 25, 2017. Another 602 oz. were poured from residual leaching of

  • ZINC: South32 invests $110M in Arizona Mining to move Taylor project forward

    May 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Arizona Mining of Vancouver is receiving a $110.3-million vote of confidence from South32, the Australian company spun out from BHP Billiton in 2014. South 32 has agreed to purchase 45 million shares of Arizona Mining at a price

  • MOVING: Caterpillar to build new global headquarters

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEERFIELD, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. announced today that its new global headquarters will be located in Deerfield, Illinois, a northern Chicago suburb. The new headquarters building is minutes away from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, is centrally located near major interstates

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    Arizona Mining on path to zinc production at Taylor

    April 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ; US-OTC: WLDVF) has advanced its Taylor zinc-lead-silver sulphide deposit at a rapid pace over the past 18 months, and that hard work culminated in the release of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on April 3. The company is

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    Trilogy, South32 team up in Alaska’s Ambler district

    April 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Australia-based South32 (LON: S32; ASX: S32) has been on the lookout for North American base metal opportunities, and its latest move involves an option agreement with Trilogy Metals (TSX: TMQ; NYSE-MKT: TMQ) on the Upper Kobuk assets in Alaska’s Ambler mining district. On April 10, the

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    COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty secures Pebble land use permit

    April 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – The Alaska Department of Natural Resources has approved the miscellaneous land use permit for the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum mine in the southwest part of the state, 380 km from Anchorage. The project is owned and operated by a subsidiary

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Bingham Canyon mine tests Eriez HydroFloat

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Rio Tinto Kennecott Copper (RTKC) and Eriez are jointly operating pilot plant facility to increase recovery of base metals using the patented HydroFloat technology from Eriez Flotation Division (EFD). Results indicate significant opportunities for additional recovery of copper and molybdenum from

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    GOLD: Agnico Eagle bulks up treasury with $220M share sale

    March 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Agnico Eagle Mines announced on March 27 that it has agreed to issue and sell approximately 5.0 million common shares directly to an institutional investor in the United States. The shares are priced at US$43.97 each for a

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    Anti-corruption rules watered down for US miners

    March 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    On Feb. 14, 2017, U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law a joint resolution of Congress to repeal a critical anti-corruption rule for oil, gas and mining companies. The law was introduced by the House on Jan. 30, 2017. It

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    COPPER-GOLD: Pebble headed into permitting stage

    March 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Northern Dynasty Minerals of Vancouver is taking its wholly owned Pebble copper-gold project 380 km from Anchorage into the permitting stage. It must meet requirements under both the U.S. Clean Water Act and the National Environmental Policy Act.