Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD: Skeena delivers robust PEA for Eskay Creek

    November 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Skeena Resources says the preliminary economic assessment for its Eskay Creek gold mine is robust. The study was produced by Ausenco Engineering Canada with support from SRK Consulting (Canada) and AGP Mining Consultants. The PEA looks

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    GOLD: Lumina grows its Cangrejos project in Ecuador

    November 7, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lumina Gold’s Cangrejos porphyry gold-copper project in Ecuador is growing, thanks to a 40,000-metre drill program that has upgraded and expanded resources at the Cangrejos deposit and resulted in a first time resource at the Gran Bestia deposit.

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    DIAMONDS: Feasibility confirms strong case for Karowe underground

    November 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – A new feasibility study shows that underground development at Lucara Diamond’s rich Karowe diamond mine in Botswana could double the mine life of the operation. Open pit mining at the operation is expected to last until mid-2025. For

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    Foran Mining advances McIlvenna Bay in Saskatchewan

    November 5, 2019 by Magda Gardner

    Foran Mining (TSXV: FOM) is on track to complete a feasibility study before the end of the year on its flagship McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit in Saskatchewan. The deposit – situated on the western edge of the Flin Flon

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    Horizonte completes study on Vermelho nickel-cobalt project

    October 29, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Vermelho – One of the largest and highest-grade undeveloped laterite nickel-cobalt resources in the world – will generate US$7.3 billion in total cash flow over 38 years, Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) says. The company acquired the Brazilian asset last year

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    GOLD: Spanish Mountain releases PEA for phase one

    October 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold has completed the preliminary economic assessment for the first phase of work at its Spanish Mountain gold project 70 km northeast of Williams Lake. The PEA proposes mining the central higher grade portion

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    SILVER: Canada Cobalt pours silver bar from Castle project

    October 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Coquitlam, B.C., has poured its initial three silver bars at the Castle silver-cobalt mine 75 km south of Kirkland Lake, near the town of Gowanda. The pour was part of a proof of concept

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    NICKEL: Fate of Black Swan nickel project to be decided before year-end

    October 16, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Poseidon Nickel’s interim CEO, David Riekie, announced this week that a final investment decision can be expected in the current quarter on the proposed A$30-million restart of the Black Swan nickel mine in Western Australia. Talking at the

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    COBALT: First Cobalt powers up refinery

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has turned the power on at its refinery in the town of Cobalt. A team of engineers and technicians will conduct a field program in support of the definitive feasibility study underway by Ausenco

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    COBALT: Price drop puts brakes on Fortune’s NICO project

    October 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The recent fall-off of the cobalt price has Fortune Minerals thinking it will stick with the smaller proposed NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. In 2014, a feasibility study suggested a mine and concentrator to

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    GOLD: Premier updates resources for Hardrock deposit

    October 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Resources in the open pit planned for the Hardrock gold deposit near Geraldton have risen to 5.8 million oz., according to Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, Ont. The deposit is part of the Greenstone project, a 50:50

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    LITHIUM: Lithium Americas feasibility boosts production capacity at Caucharí-Olaroz

    October 2, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ARGENTINA – Lithium Americas has released an updated feasibility study that boosted the production capacity of Caucharí-Olaroz lithium project in Jujuy province to 40,000 tonnes per annum from 25,000 tonnes per annum. Lithium Americas and Ganfeng Lithium each own 50% of the project. The