Canadian Mining Journal



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    Ascendant reduces operating costs at El Mochito in new PEA

    October 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ascendant Resources (TSX: ASND; US-OTC: ASDRF) has tabled a new preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its El Mochito zinc-lead mine in Honduras that increases production while reducing operating and all-in sustaining costs. The expansion PEA increases the processing rate 27% to

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    LITHIUM: Rock Tech presents PEA for Georgia Lake property

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Rock Tech Lithium has tabled the preliminary economic assessment for its 100%-owned Georgia Lake lithium property in the Thunder Bay mining district. The PEA covers only a portion of the George Lake project, namely the Nama Creek

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    COPPER-GOLD: Copper Mountain shares robust PEA for New Ingerbelle

    September 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Copper Mountain Mining of Vancouver has finished a base case preliminary economic assessment of the 75% owned New Ingerbelle copper-gold property. (Mitsubishi has a 25% interest.) The New Ingerbelle property is only 1,000 metres from the Copper

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    IRON ORE: Alderon updates FS for $1.7B Kami project

    September 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Montreal-based Alderon Iron Ore Corp. updated the feasibility study for the Kami project (75% owned) 10 km from Wabush. The company says the project will produce a premium quality concentrate grading 65.2% iron and with low impurities. The

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    URANIUM: Denison publishes PFS for Wheeler River

    September 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Denison Mines Corp. of Toronto has the results of the pre-feasibility study for its flagship Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The PFS considers simultaneous development of the Phoenix and Gryphon deposits. The high grade Phoenix

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    Aquila tables feasibility study for Back Forty in Michigan

    August 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nearly two months after receiving its final environmental permit, Aquila Resources (TSX: AQA; US-OTC: AQARF) has tabled a positive feasibility study for its Back Forty polymetallic project, located 19 km west of Stephenson, Michigan. “We can now focus the company’s resources on

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    Newmont acquires 50% stake in Galore Creek project from NovaGold

    August 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) has acquired NovaGold Resources’ (TSX: NG; NYSE-AM: NG) 50% stake in the Galore Creek copper-gold project in B.C. for staged payments of up to US$275 million. Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) owns the other 50% stake in the

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    GOLD: Liberty publishes PEA for Goldstrike oxide deposit

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Vancouver’s Liberty Gold Corp. has published a positive preliminary economic assessment for its Goldstrike oxide gold deposit 50 km northwest of St. George. The company says the PEA confirms the project has low capex requirement and low operating

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    Nickel Creek moves toward PEA at Nickel Shaw in Yukon

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nickel Creek Platinum (TSX: NCP; US-OTC: NCPCF) is wrapping up phase 2 metallurgical testing at its Nickel Shaw polymetallic project near Destruction Bay, Yukon, about 317 km northwest of Whitehorse, and says it will announce the results by the end of

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    Iamgold makes headway in West Africa

    June 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It’s been a big year in West Africa for Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: AIG). The company kicked off 2018 with high grade assay results from its Siribaya gold project in Mali and completed a prefeasibility study on its Boto gold project in

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    GOLD-SILVER: Deer Horn points to positive PEA for eponymous project

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Deer Horn Capital of Vancouver has received a positive preliminary economic assessment for its Deer Horn gold-silver-tellurium project in the north-central part of the province. The study assess a nine-year open pit operation with a 1.6-year payback.

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    DIAMONDS: Star Diamond files PEA for Star-Orion South project

    May 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Star Diamond Corp. of Saskatoon has filed the preliminary economic assessment for its Star-Orion South project 60 km east of Prince Albert. The report estimates that 66 million carats of diamonds could be recovered from an open pit