Canadian Mining Journal



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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: Peregrine unearths third kimberlite at Qilaq

    August 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Peregrine Diamonds of Vancouver has discovered a third kimberlite at its Qilaq project on Baffin Island. The Q3 kimberlite was drilled with angled reverse circulation holes within a anomalous magnetic low with an estimated surface…

  • URANIUM EXPLORATION: Matoush project closer to reality

    August 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The Matoush uranium mine belonging to Strateco Resources of Boucherville, QC, is a step or two closer to reality with the granting of underground exploration permits. Both the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and the Federal Review…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Strike to dewater Edwards mine

    July 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Strike Minerals of Toronto is dewatering the former Edwards gold mine near Wawa. The company said mobilization was 90% complete to date. Equipment has been delivered, the camp repaired, and electrical power restored.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Central Pat East drilling returns 254 metres of 0.78 g/t

    July 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Ottawa-based PC Gold is pleased with the assays from the newly discovered shallow gold system at Central Pat East (CPE), part of the formerly producing Pickle Crow property about 400 km northwest of Thunder Bay. The company says the…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL: BacTech assays arsenopyrite stockpile in Snow Lake

    July 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Samples taken by Toronto’s BacTech Environmental from the arsenopyrite stockpile in Snow lake have assayed an average of 9.6 g/t Au, consistent with previous results. A 43-101 report is being prepared.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Martin zone drilling expands Kiena potential

    July 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Definition drilling in the Martin zone at the Kiena gold mine in Val d’Or is “encouraging,” says owner Wesdome Gold Mines of Toronto. The best hole returned 13.65 g/t Au (cut to 26 g/t) over a true width of 1.74 metres. The company…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Golden Predator tests leach pad at Brewery Creek for additional recovery

    July 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Golden Predator of Vancouver has begun a program of sonic drilling to test the old heap leach pad at its Brewery Creek project 55 km east of Dawson City. The original heap leach operated from 1996 to 2002 with gold recovery rates in the…

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    MINE PERMITTING: Rosia Montana granted archaeological discharge

    July 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ROMANIA – Gabriel Resources of Toronto has been granted an archaeological discharge certificate for the Carnic open pit at its long-delayed Rosia Montana gold project.

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: Shear takes Jericho step closer to reopening

    July 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Shear Diamonds of Toronto is beginning performance tests in the diamond recovery plant at the closed Jericho diamond mine in anticipation of reopening it. Running stockpiled material through the mill will give the…

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    RARE EARTHS MARKETING: Avalon taps potential Asian investors

    July 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto is looking to potential Asian investors for the output of its Nechalacho REE deposit at Thor Lake. The company has signed non-binding memorandums of understanding with three Asian companies,…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Bonanza grade reported from Rainy River

    July 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – For a sheer, eye-popping bonanza gold grade, readers should try to imagine 1,335.0 g/t Au (and 76.7 g/t Ag). That was the grade over 1.5 metres from hole NR11719 only 42 metres below surface at the Rainy River property in northwest…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Pacific seabed hosts large REE deposits

    July 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Rare earth elements have recently become the one of the hottest exploration targets. The number of juniors seeking REEs seems almost as great as those hunting for gold particularly in Quebec. The most advanced junior is Canada Lithium that is…