Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    GOLD EXPLORATION: Kirkland Lake Gold buys out JV partner Queenston

    March 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Queenston Mining of Toronto has agreed sell its 50% joint venture interests in seven properties in the Kirkland Lake Gold Camp to its partner, Kirkland Lake Gold of Toronto. KLGold has agreed to pay $60 million in installments…

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    PROVINCIAL BUDGET: AEMQ has praise, criticism for Quebec plans

    March 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The Quebec Mining Exploration Association (AEMQ) of Rouyn-Noranda, QC, has both praise and criticism for the provincial government’s 2012-13 budget unveiled on March 26.

  • News

    SILVER-GOLD MINING: San Jose mine reports strong results, more exploration planned

    March 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ARGENTINA – After a banner year at the underground San Jose silver and gold mine in Santa Cruz state, 49% owner McEwen Mining of Toronto says that this year’s exploration budget will be double last year’s or US$14 million. The…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Springpole intersections are long and strong

    March 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Gold Canyon Resources of Vancouver has cut long and strong mineralized intersections – 283 metres at 1.83 g/t Au and 121 metres at 2.03 g/t Au – at its Springpole gold project 110 km northeast of Red Lake. Hole…

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    URANIUM EXPLORATION: Cameco to buy out Millennium partner Areva Resources

    March 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Cameco Corp., one of the world’s largest uranium producers, has offered to buy a further 28% interest in the Millennium project for $150 million dollars. That interest currently belongs to Areva…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: New zone found, bulk sampling continues at Engineer mine

    February 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based BCGold has discovered a new, high grade gold shoot at the  former Engineer mine 32 km west of Atlin. Dubbed the 505-3 shoot, this is an area of remnant pillars that previously was categorized as…

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    SILVER EXPLORATION: Abcourt-Barvue yields very high silver grade

    February 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Abcourt Mines of Mont-St-Hilaire, QC, reports silver assays as high as 4,696.0 g/t Ag and 11.75% Zn from drilling in the western part of the Abcourt-Barvue orebody. The former Abcourt-Barvue mine, 60 km north of Val d’Or,…

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    MERGER: Claude Resources ups interest in Amisk project

    February 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Claude Resources of Saskatoon has completed the acquisition of St. Eugene Mining Corp. of Toronto. Claude acquired all the issued and outstanding common shares of St. Eugene in exchange for the issuance of approximately 9.6…

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    IRON ORE EXPLORATION: Lac Le Fer living up to name with 63% Fe

    February 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Century Iron Mines reports intersecting 45 metres of 62.67% total Fe at the Lac Le Fer iron prospect, part of its Sunny Lake project near Schefferville. The drill hole ended in mineralization at 54 metres.

  • Feature

    Canada leads exploration spending for past 10 years

    February 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Figures just released by the Metals Economics Group’s (MEG) Corporate Exploration Strategies (CES) of Halifax, indicate that Canada has been the world’s top country for exploration for the past decade.

  • Feature

    The “Ring” Revisted

    February 1, 2012 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Richard Fink, Vice President, Technology, with Cleveland-based Cliffs Natural Resources, is a mining industry veteran who knows that discretion is sometimes the better part of valour when it comes to discussing mineral deposits, and the…

  • News

    Bellechasse-Timmins drilling returns near 200-oz core

    January 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but there are not many eyes that won’t pop at a gold grade of 197.4 opt. That’s what Golden Hope Mines of Montreal intersected at its Bellechasse-Timmins project in southeast Quebec. Hole BD2011-167…