Canadian Mining Journal



  • 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

  • News

    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

  • GOLD: IDM receives positive feasibility study for Red Mountain Gold

    June 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDM Mining Ltd. is pleased to announce the results of a Feasibility Study  for the Red Mountain Gold Project, located in northwestern British Columbia near the town of Stewart, BC. The 2017 FS, confirms the positive economics for a near

  • News

    POTASH: Muskowekwan PEA ups output to 3.4M t/y

    June 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The newly completed preliminary economic assessment for the Muskowekwan potash mine notes a 20% increase in production potential, to 3.4 million t/y, according to Amec Foster Wheeler that produced the report. The mine is a joint venture of

  • News

    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

  • News

    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

  • News

    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

  • News

    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

  • News

    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