Canadian Mining Journal



  • GOLD: Sanction terms revised on Barrick’s Pascua-Lama project

    January 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – On Jan. 17, 2017, Chile’s Superintendencia del Medio Ambiente (SMA) revised its sanction on Barrick Gold’s Pascua-Lama gold project that straddles the border of Chile and Argentina. The project is currently operating  under a temporary closure plan in

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    GOLD: Anaconda publishes positive PEA for Goldboro project

    January 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Anaconda Mining of Toronto has released a positive preliminary economic assessment of its 100% owned Goldboro project in Guysborough County. Both open pit and underground development are planned. Anaconda is looking at a mine life of 8.8

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    URANIUM: Fission plans $9.4M work program ahead of pre-feasibility at PLS

    January 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Fusion Uranium, headquartered in  Kelowna, B.C., is preparing to start a $9.4-million winter work program at its Patterson Lake South property in the Athabasca Basin. Roscoe Postle Associates will be the lead consultant for the study. An eight-hole

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska’s new FS boosts Whabouchi mine life to 33 years

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has completed the 2018 feasibility study covering the Whabouchi mine and concentrator located in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay area and the hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan.  The mine life has been extended to

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    GOLD: Anaconda makes maiden estimate for Argyle

    January 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Toronto-based Anaconda Mining has reported the maiden resource estimate for its Argyle gold deposit, part of the Pointe Rousse project 6 km east of Baie Verte. The numbers include 38,300 oz. in the indicated category and 30,300 oz.

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    URANIUM: Denison advances Wheeler River to pre-feasibility stage

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto’s Denison Mines Corp. is ready to begin the pre-feasibility study for its Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The company has engaged Stantec Consulting  and Engcomp Engineering and Computing Professionals to lead and author the

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    SILVER: Pan Am Silver says capex for La Morocha at Joaquin is reasonable US$37.8M

    December 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Pan American Silver of Vancouver has completed the prefeasibility study for the La Morocha silver deposit, part of the Joaquin project in Santa Cruz province. The study recommends a 600-t/d underground mine. The ore will be trucked to

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    SILICON DIOXIDE: Canadian Metals updates Langis resource, awards PFS

    December 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Canadian Metals of Montreal has updated the resources at its Langis silicon dioxide project 30 km south of Matane. The deposit contains 7.6 million measured and indicated tonnes at 99.0% silicon dioxide plus 14.0 million inferred tonnes at

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    ZINC-LEAD: ScoZinc PEA puts after tax IRR at 64.8%

    December 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – ScoZinc Mining has updated the preliminary economic assessment for restarting the suspended ScoZinc lead-zinc mine at Gays River, near Halifax. The 2017 report has a more detailed mine plan, provision for contract mining, and new cost projections,

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    GOLD: Alamos says Lynn Lake to yield 170,000 oz. per year

    December 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Alamos Gold of Toronto has released the feasibility study for its Lynn Lake gold project, situated 40 km east of the town. The company expects to recover a total of 1.5 million oz. of gold and 1.3 million

  • GOLD: Sage Gold Delivers Second Shipment to Mill

    November 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto – Sage Gold Inc.  is pleased to announce that the Black Fox-Stock Mill has completed processing a second bulk shipment of mineralized material from the Clavos gold mine. Similar to the first bulk sample mill run October 13th to 16th,

  • GOLD: Dalradian submits mine planning application; closes C$78 million private placement

    November 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto – Dalradian Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that it has submitted its planning application to permit the building of an underground mine and associated infrastructure at the Curraghinalt gold deposit to the Northern Ireland Department for Infrastructure. The Company