Canadian Mining Journal



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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals’ PEA for Pine Point suggests large-scale operation

    June 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for Osisko Metals’ wholly owned Pine Point project outlines an 11,250 t/d open-pit and underground operation, mining 47 small open pits and eight high-grade shallow underground deposits. The proposed 10-year mine would

  • GOLD-COPPER: Lumina Gold PEA adds 9 years to Cangrejos mine life

    June 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – An updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for Lumina Gold‘s Cangrejos gold-copper project in southern Ecuador has added nine years to the mine life and improved economics while increasing the initial capex to US$1 billion from US$831 million. The

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    Wesdome Gold plans low-cost mine at Kiena

    June 1, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Wesdome Gold Mines (TSX: WDO) has released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its wholly owned Kiena mine complex, 15 km northwest of Val-d’Or and 100 km east of Rouyn-Noranda in Quebec. The PEA estimates a mine life of eight years

  • LITHIUM: Cypress releases positive PFS for Clayton Valley in Nevada

    May 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – With an initial US$493-million investment, Cypress Development‘s Clayton Valley lithium project could produce 27,400 tonnes lithium carbonate equivalent (LCE) per year over a 40-year mine life, according to a prefeasibility study released this week. At an 8% discount

  • First Vanadium study envisions low-cost project in Nevada

    May 14, 2020 by Carl A. Williams

    First Vanadium (TSXV: FVAN; US-OTC: FVANF) has completed a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Carlin vanadium project in Elko County, 10 km south of the town of Carlin in north-central Nevada. “Getting to the PEA level for Carlin was a

  • COPPER: Updated feasibility boosts economics for Copper Mountain’s Eva

    May 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Copper Mountain Mining has improved the economics of its Eva copper project in Queensland, Australia, with an updated feasibility study showing a longer mine life, increased production and lower cash costs. Compared with a feasibility completed in 2018,

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    GOLD: Seabridge releases KSM PEA with improved economics

    April 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Seabridge Gold has released the results of an updated preliminary economic assessment on its KSM project. The latest study suggests a large underground block cave mine at the Iron Cap deposit, with one third of the planned

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    GOLD: Ascot feasibility shows strong economics for Golden Triangle projects

    April 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Ascot Resources has released the results of a feasibility study for its wholly owned Premier and Red Mountain projects within the province’s Golden Triangle area, suggesting four underground mines at the Silver Coin, Big Missouri, Premier and

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    URANIUM: Global Atomic publishes PEA results for Dasa in Niger

    April 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NIGER – Global Atomic has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Dasa deposit in the Republic of Niger. The study outlines the first phase of a larger underground mine at the site – with a

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    GOLD: Fiore grows Gold Rock project resource

    April 13, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – Fiore Gold has presented a preliminary economic assessment for its Gold Rock project in Nevada and provided an updated mineral resource estimate and a base case assessment for developing the project as a satellite open-pit operation that will share

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    Energy Metals Snapshot: Eight companies powering the future

    April 9, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Growing moves by governments and organizations to set a price on carbon emissions have set up a prospective niche market in battery metals exploration and development. Lithium, cobalt, graphite and vanadium are directly applicable to energy storage, while nickel and

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    GOLD: Kore releases heap leach PEA for Imperial

    April 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALIFORNIA – Kore Mining has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Imperial deposit, which suggests an open-pit heap leach operation with direct stacking of the run-of-mine oxides onto leach pads. The study forecasts average annual