Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    GOLD EXPLORATION: KLGold drills 14.2 metres of 8+ opt at east ’08 Break zone

    May 5, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold, of the town of the same name, reports drilling 279.72 g/t (8.16 opt) Au over a true width of 14.23 metres, a record intersection at the South Mine Complex (SMC). The drill hole targeted the east ’08 Break zone at…

  • Feature

    Frozen Out

    May 1, 2011 by Bill Braden

    It’s not much of a dip – only $2 million from 2010 – but a new forecast for exploration spending in Canada confirms that mine finders have found friendlier places than the Northwest Territories to spend their exploration budgets.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Bonanza results – near 4 opt – from Garrison project

    April 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – With the price of gold reaching record highs almost every day, having a deposit that grades 127.7 g/t (3.73 oz/ton) Au is wonderful thing – even if it was only over 1.0 metres. Northern Gold Mining of Toronto reported just that assay…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: 2011 drilling at Back River encouraging

    April 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Sabina Gold and Silver of Vancouver says the results of drilling early this year are promising at its Back River gold project about 60 km from Hackett River. One hole in the Goose claim block returned 18.99 g/t over 27.2 metres…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: Peregrine discovers another kimberlite at Chidliak

    April 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Vancouver-based Peregrine Diamonds has discovered a new kimberlite at its Chidliak project on Baffin Island. CH-51 (so named because it is the 51st kimberlite discovered) was the first target drilled in 2011.

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    COPPER-GOLD VENTURE: Starfire, Liaoning agree to JV for Porphyry Pearl property

    April 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Starfire Minerals has signed a joint venture agreement with Liaoning Eden Venture Investments for the exploration and development of Starfire’s Porphyry Pearl copper-gold property in the Toodoggone area.

  • WATER TREATMENT: Premier Tech Aqua and Canadian Shield team up for cleaner solution

    April 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    RIVIÈRE-DU-LOUP, Quebec – There is a wastewater treatment option suitable for sites that require surface deposal, that freeze severely in the winter, that have very rigorous disposal standards, and where transportation is either over an…

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    CORING BIT: Fordia launches Hero 11 for toughest ground

    April 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Drilling specialist Fordia has launched a new HeroTM 11 diamond coring drill bit to withstand the toughest ground including basalt, felsics and volcanic rocks. Grounds like these call for an extremely sharp matrix, and that’s…

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    COPPER RESOURCES: Reed Lake shaping up for HudBay, VMS

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Joint venture partners VMS Ventures (30%) of Vancouver and HudBay Minerals (70%) of Toronto have released a 43-101 report for their Reed Lake polymetallic deposit near Snow Lake. In the indicated category, they estimate there are 2.6…

  • Feature

    Record numbers attend Prospectors & Developers Annual Meeting in Toronto

    April 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    An estimated 27,500 delegates from around the world attended the annual Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s Conference, Trade Show and Investors Exchange in Toronto last month. In typical PDAC fashion, the four-day event was…

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    WHAT’S IN A NAME?: Atlas Copco makes changes to differentiate drill rigs

    March 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    STOCKHOLM – Atlas Copco Surface Drilling Equipment is changing the naming structure of its family of ROC drill rigs. The company says the new names will bake it easier to distinguish between the various rigs as well as clarify the different…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: $17.7-M to be spent at Chidliak

    March 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Joint venture partners Peregrine Diamonds (49% and operator) of Vancouver and BHP Billiton (51%) of Australia have approved the spending of $17.7 million at their Chidliak diamond project 120 km northeast of Iqaluit on Baffin Island.