Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    GOLD-SILVER EXPLORATION: Laurion sells Bell Mountain to fund Sturgeon River work

    September 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Laurion Mineral Exploration of Toronto has decided to sell its Bell Mountain gold-silver property in Nevada and use the proceeds to move work forward at its Sturgeon River project in the Beardmore-Geraldton Gold Camp. Lincoln…

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    Alder gets the results that put the shine back on Rosita

    September 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The latest assays from Alder Resources’ Rosita copper-gold-silver project in Nicaragua shows the company could well be on its way towards getting the site back into production.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Rundown of recent news

    September 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    News of work on gold exploration projects is always welcome, and this week there seems to be more drilling news than usual. So here is a rundown from some of the  news releases issued since Monday (in alphabetical order).

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    ABORIGINAL RELATIONS: Spanish Mountain, Lhtako Dene ink co-operation deal

    September 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Spanish Mountain Gold (SMG) and the Lhtako Dene Nation have signed a co-operation agreement covering the Spanish Mountain advanced exploration project near Likely. The agreement addresses the involvement of Lhtako Dene…

  • Commentary: New guidance for disclosing PEAs in Canada

    September 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    On Aug. 16, 2012, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) published CSA Staff Notice 43-307 Mining Technical Reports – Preliminary Economic Assessments, which sets out staff’s position on several issues regarding the use and…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Abcourt updates progress at Elder

    September 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Work at the former Elder gold mine near Rouyn-Noranda is progressing well, says Abcourt Mines of Mont-St-Hillarie. Repairs in the shaft are done with the exception of the water and rock catchers, the escapeway has been…

  • Feature

    “First” mine gets second chance

    September 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    Historical mines dot the countryside from coast to coast across Canada but few have the honour of being called the “first” in their region. Many claim to be the “largest,” “deepest,” or even “richest” mine in the area, but nothing beats being…

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    ACQUISITION: KLGold buys out JV partner Queenston for $60 M

    August 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold of the town of the same name has agreed to buy out its joint venture partner Queenston Mining for a total of $60 million.

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    LABORATORY: SGS opens new geochem lab in Cochrane

    August 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – SGS’s new, fully equipped, commercial geochemistry laboratory in Cochrane is now open and receiving samples. The Cochrane laboratory has been strategically located to service the growing needs of the minerals exploration…

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    POLYMETALLIC EXPLORATION: Murray Brook deposit yields long and strong intersections

    August 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – El Nino Ventures of Vancouver is reporting long and strong intersections from drilling at its Murray Brook zinc-copper-lead-silver-gold project in the Bathurst mining camp. Hole 132 yielded 112 metres of 0.10% Cu, 1.92%…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: BCGold dewaters 7 level of Engineer mine

    August 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based BCGold Corp. says it has successfully dewatered the 7 level of the Engineer mine that had been submerged since the mine, located 32 km west of Atlin, closed in 1928. Air and water services have been…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Claude cuts 14.58 g/t over 29.47 metres at Santoy Gap

    August 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Claude Resources of Saskatoon has hit the widest intercept to date in the Santoy Gap at its Seabee gold mine 125 km northeast of La Ronge. Hole JOY-12-677 returned 29.74 metres averaging 14.58 g/t Au. Hole 679 returned…