Canadian Mining Journal



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    Magna tables PFS with ‘base-case’ plan for San Francisco gold mine

    September 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Magna Gold has released the results of a preliminary feasibility study (PFS) for its San Francisco mine, acquired earlier this year, in Mexico’s Sonora state. The study suggests a 16,875 t/d heap-leach operation, using existing processing capacity, generating an average

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    Atlantic Nickel extends Santa Rita mine life to 34 years

    September 16, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Appian Capital Advisory’s Atlantic Nickel has released the results from a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its wholly owned Santa Rita nickel-copper-cobalt mine in northeastern Brazil.   Santa Rita, one of the largest open-pit nickel sulphide mines in the world, was

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    KORE study outlines low-cost heap leach development at Long Valley

    September 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KORE Mining has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its wholly owned Long Valley gold deposit in California’s Mono County, which suggests low costs, both in terms of the up-front capital required, as well as during

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    FPX releases ‘large-scale’ PEA for Baptiste

    September 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FPX Nickel has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on the Baptiste nickel project in the company’s Decar nickel district, in B.C., which, according to Martin Turenne, the company’s president and CEO, “establishes Baptiste as a premier

  • Moneta Porcupine PEA outlines 11-year mine life for South West gold deposit

    September 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Moneta Porcupine Mines has released a positive preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the South West deposit at its Golden Highway project, near Timmins, Ont. The study looks at a 1,750 t/d underground mine that would produce an average of 76,000

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    ‘A structured process’: SRK panel discusses strengths and weaknesses of feasibility studies at the Global Mining Symposium

    September 9, 2020 by Carl Williams

    The Global Mining Symposium’s final panel brought together experts from across the industry to discuss the merits and shortcomings of feasibility studies and how they can be improved to add value. Moderated by Mark Noppé, managing director and corporate consultant

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    O3 tables ‘highly profitable’ open-pit PEA for Marban

    September 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    O3 Mining has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on its wholly owned Marban project, which suggests potential for this asset to “become a highly profitable gold mine in one of the most prolific producing regions in

  • Int’l Tower Hill looks to revive Livengood on higher gold prices

    September 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Junior International Tower Hill Mines plans to raise US$10.3 million in support of a prefeasibility study on its Livengood gold deposit, 110 km north of Fairbanks, Alaska. In July, the Vancouver-based company announced it had finalized the key contracts to

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    Troilus Gold’s PEA suggests open pit and underground operation

    September 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for Troilus Gold’s namesake project in Quebec has outlined a 22-year, 35,000 t/d open pit and underground mine, with the 9,000 t/d sub-surface portion starting up in the eighth year. The resulting operation would produce

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    Artemis tables updated Blackwater PFS with staged development approach

    August 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Days after closing the acquisition of the Blackwater gold project in central British Columbia from producer New Gold, Artemis Gold has released the results of a revised prefeasibility study on the asset. The latest study suggests a 23-year open pit

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    Trevali weighs Rosh Pinah expansion with strong prefeasibility returns

    August 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The results of Trevali Mining’s prefeasibility study on an expansion of the Rosh Pinah zinc-lead-silver underground mine in Namibia, to 1.3 million tonnes per year from 700,000 tonnes per year, suggest potential for increased production at lower operating costs starting

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    STUDY: Trilogy releases Arctic project feasibility with strong returns

    August 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Trilogy Metals has announced the results of a feasibility study on its 50%-held Arctic copper-zinc-lead-silver-gold project in northwestern Alaska’s Ambler mining district. The latest study suggests a 10,000-tonne-per-day, 12-year open pit operation, with a conventional mill and flotation