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  • Editorial: Resource regulators under Trump

    February 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Amidst the flurry of executive orders signed by U.S. President Donald J. Trump – starting four hours after his inauguration on Jan. 20 – were several that benefited the resource sector, and there are likely a few more business-friendly changes

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    TRANSPORT: Manitoulin Transport opens larger terminal in Wawa

    January 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Manitoulin Transport announced on Jan. 23 that it has opened a new transportation terminal in Wawa, ON, further strengthening its ability to provide the widest direct coverage in Canada. The new terminal ensures that businesses in the

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    CONFERENCE: North American Frac Sand meet set for Feb. 22-23

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HOUSTON, TX – The 2017 North American Frac Sand exhibition and conference is set for Feb. 23-23, 2017, at the Westin Houston Downtown hotel. This meeting brings together frac sand buys, sellers and service companies. The objective of this year’s conference

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    COPPER: Taseko improves economics at Florence project

    January 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Taseko Mines of Vancouver has completed technical work at its Florence copper project 100 km southeast of Phoenix and significantly improved the project economics. Florence is an advanced in situ copper project. Most of the phase 1 operating

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    COPPER: Capstone offers 2017 operating and capital guidance

    January 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Capstone Mining Corp. has provided its operating and capital expenditure guidance for 2017. It foresees production of 94,000 tonnes (±5%) from its three copper mines – Minto in the Yukon, Pinto Valley in Arizona, and Cozamin in Mexico.

  • COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty raises $35M to defend Pebble project

    January 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Vancouver’s Northern Dynasty Minerals, owner of the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum project, is raising up to US$37.44 million to proceed with environmental studies and community outreach at the project. The company first offered 17.60 million common shares at US$1.85 per

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    GOLD: Barrick puts Wi-Fi underground at Cortez mine

    January 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – One of the first mines to benefit from Barrick Gold’s decision to go digital across all its operations is the Cortez gold mine 100 km southwest of Elko. Here the company has installed Wi-Fi underground with many potential

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    Western Uranium poised for growth with new technology and big resource

    January 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In some circles, George Glasier, founder of Energy Fuels (TSX: EFR; NYSE: UUUU) and more recently Western Uranium (CSE: WUC; US-OTC: WSTRF), is thought of as an industry rock star. During his first year as president and CEO of the wildly successful Energy Fuels

  • Sibanye Gold to acquire Stillwater Mining for US$2.2 billion

    December 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Sibanye Gold (JSX: SGL), the largest producer of gold from mines in South Africa and among the top ten gold producers globally, will pay US$2.2 billion to acquire Stillwater Mining (NYSE: SWC), the only U.S. miner of platinum group metals and the largest primary producer

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    Excelsior steps closer to production at Gunnison

    December 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Excelsior Mining (TSXV: MIN) shares have jumped 17% since the company tabled a positive feasibility study on the North Star deposit of its Gunnison copper project in southeastern Arizona. The project, located in Cochise County, is a 2.5-hour drive southeast from

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    Northern Vertex advances Moss with a little help from its friends

    December 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Money doesn’t seem to be a problem these days for junior Northern Vertex Mining (TSXV: NEE), which is in the midst of building a US$33 million open pit mine complex at its Moss gold project in northwestern Arizona, and expects to pour

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    GOLD-SILVER: Mining restarts at Rye Patch’s Florida Canyon

    November 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Rye Patch Gold Corp. of Vancouver says its Florida Canyon gold-silver project is 70% complete, with the first blast and beginning of mining on Nov. 1, 2016. The open pit and heap leach project is located halfway between