Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    First Mining tables positive PEA at Springpole

    October 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of First Mining Finance’s (TSX: FF) wholly owned Springpole gold-silver project, 110 km north east of Red Lake, Ont., has yielded positive results, the company said on Sept. 21. SRK Consulting prepared the study. It indicates

  • News

    NorthIsle Copper tables maiden PEA at North Island

    September 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — NorthIsle Copper and Gold (TSX: NCX; US-OTC: NTCPF) has outlined a maiden mine plan for its wholly owned North Island copper-gold project near the town of Port Hardy, B.C. The company’s preliminary economic assessment (PEA) marks the first publicly released engineering

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    GOLD: Pure Gold enjoys positive PEA for Madsen project

    September 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Pure Gold Mining of Vancouver has received a positive preliminary economic assessment for the reopening of the Madsen gold mine 16 km west of Red Lake. The project carries a pre-tax net present value (5% discount) of $365

  • News

    Teranga completes feasibility study on Banfora

    September 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Teranga Gold (TSX: TGZ) has produced more than 1.2 million ounces of gold from its Sabodala mine in Senegal since 2009 and expects its flagship operation will produce another 1 million ounces of the metal over the next five years. “If

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Dominion completes Fox underground PEA at Ekati mine

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Calgary-based Dominion Diamond Corp. has received the results of a preliminary economic assessment for an underground diamond mine below the mined our Fox pit at the Ekati project near Lac des Gras. The PEA says the Fox

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    LITHIUM-TANTALUM: Critical Elements looks to 185,000+ t/y concentrate from Rose project

    September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Critical Elements Corp. of Montreal has a positive feasibility study for its Rose lithium-tantalum project in the James Bay region. The study suggests average annual production of 186,327 tonnes of chemical grade lithium concentrate and an additional 50,205

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    GOLD: Treasury begins feasibility study for Goliath project

    August 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Treasury Metals of Toronto has begun work on the feasibility study for its Goliath gold project 20 km east of Dryden. The new study follows the preliminary economic assessment that was updated in April 2017. Work also continues

  • Feature

    Strategies for acquiring make-or-break cost data

    August 1, 2017 by Brad Tehune

    Costs are an inherent aspect of evaluating, advancing and generating profits from any mining property. They often make or break projects and are typically the final stop before “go/no go” development decisions are made. As such, costs, in some form

  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen says Arrow PEA has after tax NPV of $3.5B

    July 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s NexGen Energy has received the maiden preliminary economic assessment for the Arrow deposit at its Rook I uranium project on the rim of the Athabasca Basin. The after tax numbers include a net present value (8% discount)

  • News

    PGMs: Ivanhoe publishes Platreef feasibility study

    July 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines has released the definitive feasibility study for phase one of its Platreef platinum group-nickel-copper-gold project 280 km northeast of Johannesburg. The first phase of the project will produce 476,000 oz. of platinum group metals and

  • GOLD: Alio raises $50M for Ana Paula project

    July 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Thanks to a bought deal, Alio Gold (formerly Timmins Gold) of Vancouver has raised approximately C$50.4 million for its Ana Paula gold project in Guerrero. The financing was underwritten by a syndicate led by Cormark Securities and Clarus

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    Pershing envisions Relief Canyon as low cost gold mine

    July 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Following one year of infill drilling and number crunching, Pershing Gold (TSX: PGLC; NASDAQ: PGLC) has produced a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Relief Canyon open pit, heap leach gold project, 150 km northeast of Reno, Nevada. The study shows an after tax