Canadian Mining Journal



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    SILVER: Alexco completes decline at Bermingham project

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp. of Vancouver has completed the 580-metre Bermingham exploration drift. Bermingham is one of four silver-lead-zinc properties the company is investigating in the Keno Hill district. Two underground diamond drills will be deployed along the drift

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    URANIUM: NexGen winter drill campaign cuts multiple new zones

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has concluded its 54-hole winter drilling campaign at the Arrow and Arrow South targets as well as a regional program. The targets form part of the Rook 1 uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. Follow

  • Agnico Eagle slashes stake in Belo Sun

    May 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Agnico Eagle Mines (TSX: AEM; NYSE: AEM) has sold 44.55 million common shares it owned in Belo Sun Mining (TSX: BSX), slashing its stake in the company from 19.14% to about 9.57%. The gold major announced on April 20 that it had completed

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    White Gold District Yukon’s best hope for gold deposits

    May 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Mike Burke has been working as a geologist in the Yukon since 1990. He’s seen a lot of smaller discoveries, but says the territory still hosts company-defining gold deposits. “When you look at the [Pacific] Cordillera — whether it’s Alaska,

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    Southern Silver dropping first holes into CLM West claims

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the coming months, Southern Silver Exploration (TSXV: SSV; US-OTC: SSVFF) will drill up to 13,000 metres at its 265 sq. km Cerro Las Minitas (CLM) polymetallic silver project, 70 km northeast of Durango, Mexico. Drilling will begin soon with up to

  • GOLD: Goldcorp invests in new explorer in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Vancouver-based Goldcorp is investing $3.7 million to acquire a 14% interest in the new Quebec Precious Metals Corp. The new company will combine the assets of Montreal-based Canada Strategic Metals, Matamec Exploration, and Sphinx Resources. Together the three

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    Osisko Metals fast-tracks resource conversion at Pine Point

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Just three days after Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM) closed the $34-million acquisition of Pine Point Mining, it announced it had kicked off a 50,000-metre drill program at the historic Pine Point zinc-lead property, 65 km east of Hay River, Northwest Territories. “We

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    URANIUM: Denison expands Huskie zone at Waterbury Lake

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The recent winter drilling program by Denison Mines of Toronto at Waterbury Lake is extremely promising. The project, 64.22% owned by Denison, was the target of 9,794 metres of drilling in 19 holes in 50-metre step-outs in the

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Nickel Creek presses on with mini-pilot tests of Nickel Shaw samples

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Toronto-based Nickel Creek Platinum (formerly Wellgreen Platinum) is moving into phase 2 of its metallurgical testing program on samples from the Nickel Shaw nickel-platinum group metals project 317 km northwest of Whitehorse. The second phase involves the use

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    GOLD: Anaconda drills solid grades at Goldboro

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA –  Anaconda Mining of Toronto has received assays from the first five holes of a 30-hole program at its Goldboro gold project 175 km northeast of Halifax. The five holes targeted cross-section 9100E near the centre of the

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    Orefinders acquires Abitibi property, spins out others

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Orefinders Resources (TSXV: ORX) has acquired the past producing underground McGarry gold mine and surrounding property in Ontario’s portion of the Abitibi greenstone belt. The company is focused on acquiring and consolidating property in the Abitibi that has a history of

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    GOLD: Granada prepares to explore land adjacent to mine

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Granada Gold Mine of Rouyn-Noranda, Que., is preparing a trenching and drilling program at its Aukeko property adjacent to its flagship Granada gold mine. The mine is at the development stage and currently the focus of a feasibility