Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Santoy Gap returns 19.1 g/t at Seabee mine

    November 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Claude Resources of Saskatoon has intercepted the widest mineralization – 20.48 metres assaying 19.10 g/t Au – to date across the Santoy Gap at its Seabee gold mine near La Ronge. The results continue to significantly expand the…

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    COAL EXPLORATION: Coalspur signs deal with CN for transport to west coast

    November 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Coalspur Mines of Perth, Australia, has been quietly advancing the Vista coal project near Hinton. Now that it has reached the advanced exploration stage, Coalspur has signed a memorandum of understanding with Canadian National…

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    ZINC-LEAD EXPLORATION: CanZinc cuts Prairie Creek host structure in step-out drilling

    November 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The 2011 deep drilling program at the Prairie Creek zinc-lead mine has intersected what the owner, Canadian Zinc Corp. of Vancouver, says is the Prairie Creek host structure. Vein-type zinc-lead-silver mineralization was…

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    FINANCING: Victoria Gold completes $30-M bought deal

    November 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Victoria Gold Corp. of Toronto has completed a $30-million bought deal public offering consisting of 46.8 million common shares at a price of $0.46 each plus 15.6 million flow-through shares at a price of $0.55 each.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: High grades, new discovery enhance Upper Beaver

    November 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The latest diamond drill holes from the Upper Beaver property in Kirkland Lake continue to return high grade gold results, says owenr Queenston Mining of Toronto, and a new, near-surface gold zone (the Q zone) has been found.

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Drilling at Newman Todd yields high grades

    November 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Drilling at the Newman Todd property in the Red Lake Gold Camp has returned results as high as 343.0 g/t Au over 0.6 metres, reports Confederation Minerals of Toronto. Confederation can earn up to a 70% interest in the property owned…

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    FIRST NATIONS: Saturn and four aboriginal groups launch new exploration company

    October 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Saturn Minerals and four aboriginal groups – Fishing Lake First Nation, Kinistin Saulteaux Nation, Key First Nation and Yellowquill First Nation – have signed an agreement to create Inowending Exploration & Development Corp. It…

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    Correction

    October 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

     Last week CMJ posted a news item with the headline that read: Chilean consulting engineers set sights on Toronto.  Within the article was mention that the Association of Consulting Engineers of Chile (ACEC) is planning a special…

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    CONCENTRATE SHIPPING: Copper Fox secures place at Port of Stewart

    October 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Copper Fox Metals of Vancouver has inked a deal with Stewart Bulk Terminals to secure storage and loading facilities for concentrate from the proposed Schaft Creek mine. The property is located near Schaft Creek, and the…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: New model, more diamonds from Jericho project

    October 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Since buying the former Jericho diamond mine in the Kitimeot region in August 2010, Shear Diamonds of Toronto has been re-exploring the property in the hopes of reopening the mine. With a new geological interpretation and 3-D model of…

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    GOLD MILLING: Bulk sampling completed at Engineer mine

    October 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – BCGold Corp. of Vancouver has completed the phase one exploration program at its Engineer gold mine with the completion of bulk sampling and test milling. The property is situated 32 km west of Atlin. Documented production…

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    CONSOLIDATION: Metalex buys out Arctic Star interests in three properties

    October 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Metalex Ventures of Kelowna, BC, has bought out its partner Arctic Star Exploration’s joint venture interests in the Kyle Lake (T1 and U2), James Bay Lowlands and Attawapiskat projects. Diamonds are the target of exploration at…