Canadian Mining Journal



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    PALLADIUM: NAPalladium to boost production at Lac des Iles mine

    June 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s North American Palladium has announced plans to boost production by resuming surface mining at the Lac des Iles palladium mine over the next 9.5 years. The recent feasibility study anticipates a mining rate of 37.7 million tonnes

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    GOLD: Richmont calls PEA first of many steps in Island Gold expansion

    May 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Richmont Mines has received the preliminary economic assessment for the expansion of the Island Gold mine, calling this the first step in a multi-phase transformation of the mine. The mine, located 83 km northeast of Wawa, is

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    GOLD-COPPER: PEA positive for stand-alone Kemess East says AuRico

    May 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Kemess East gold-copper project preliminary economic assessment is positive, says owner AuRico Metals of Toronto, even when considered as a stand-alone project, not part of the Kemess underground project. Kemess East is located 6.5 km north

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    GOLD: Alio (aka Timmins Gold) releases Ana Paula PFS

    May 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Alio Gold Inc. (formerly Timmins Gold) of Vancouver has released the pre-feasibility study for its Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero state. The project is 100% owned by Alio. Ana Paula will be an open pit project based

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    COPPER-GOLD: Skeena sees 25-year life for Spectrum-GJ project

    April 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Skeena Resources has the results of the preliminary economic assessment for the Spectrum-GJ copper-gold project in the northwest part of the province. A project life of at least 25 years is projected. The PEA considers two

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    ZINC-LEAD: Darnley Bay releases robust PEA for Pine Point

    April 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto’s Darnley Bay Resources says the preliminary economic assessment is “robust” for its Pine Point zinc-lead project near Hay River. The PEA was prepared under the direction of JDS Energy and Mining. The assessment examined several potential

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    GOLD: Osisko chooses site for future Windfall mill

    April 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Osisko Mining has chosen a site near Lebel-sur-Quevillon for the future mill that will treat ore from the Windfall Lake gold project. Information about the proposed location will be used as the company prepares an environmental assessment

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    Filo Mining pursues PEA at its Filo del Sol copper-gold project

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Filo Mining (TSXV: FIL) was spun out of Lukas Lundin’s NGEx Resources (TSX: NGQ; US-OTC: NGQRF) in mid-2016 to highlight the Filo del Sol copper-gold property that straddles the Chile-Argentina border, 140 km southeast of the city of Copiapo, Chile. The Atacama region is

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    GRAPHITE: Nouveau Monde boosts recovery to 97.4%

    April 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Nouveau Monde Graphite says that in optimization tests, graphite recovery from a sample from its Matawinie project 130 km north of Montreal has reached 97.4%. The concentrate grade was 97.3% total carbon during locked cycle tests. Flake

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    GOLD-SILVER: Spanish Mountain announces new PEA for the First zone

    April 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold has prepared a new preliminary economic assessment for its Spanish Mountain gold project near Likely. Using a 0.15 g/t gold cut-off, the deposit contains 306.5 million tonnes grading 0.39 g/t gold and 0.64

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    IRON ORE: Alderon counts the billions to come from Kami development

    April 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Alderon Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver has released a new study outlining the significant economic benefits and positive contributions of the Kami (Kamistiatusset) iron ore project in the Labrador Trough. The independent economic impact assessment says the project

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    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC: Alexco’s PEA for Keno Hill is promising

    March 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – The preliminary economic assessment of the Keno Hill properties belonging to Vancouver-based Alexco Resource Corp. has president and CEO Clynton Nauman saying, “… the district is clearly on a path toward redevelopment and ultimately a production decision.” According