Canadian Mining Journal

  • GOLD: ATAC Resources intersects 23.59 M OF 9.50 g/t gold at Conrad

    July 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver – ATAC Resources Ltd. is pleased to announce results of the first three holes drilled from the Conrad Deposit step-out diamond drilling program within the Osiris Project, located at its Rackla Gold Property, Yukon. Highlights New near-surface mineralization discovered

  • COPPER: Kintavar Exploration bets on Mitchi copper project in Quebec

    July 17, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    Noranda was poking around southern Quebec in the 1970s when it drilled into what it believed was a skarn deposit grading around 0.5% copper, and walked away because it was too low grade. That ground, now known as the Mitchi

  • GOLD: Agnico Eagle Provides Update on Nunavut Projects

    July 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Agnico Eagle Mines Limited is providing an update on activities at its 100% owned Nunavut projects.  These include the Amaruq project, which is located approximately 50 kilometres northwest of the Meadowbank mine, and the Meliadine project, which is located approximately 25 kilometres

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    DIAMONDS: Partners expand exploration around Gahcho Kue

    July 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Not content to own and operate the award winning Gahcho Kue mine near Lac de Gras, partners De Beers Canada (51%) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) are vigorously exploring the area in the immediate vicinity of the

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    DIAMONDS: Dunnedin recovers 300+ diamonds at Kahuna

    July 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT –  Vancouver-based Dunnedin Ventures has recovered 338 diamonds from the first kimberlite drilled at the Kahuna project near Rankin Inlet and next door to Agnico Eagle’s Meliadine gold project. Last winter’s program involved collecting 400 km of rotary air

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    Bluestone’s Cerro Blanco project takes shape in Guatemala

    July 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    When John Robins, founder and chairman of Kaminak Gold, sold the junior to Goldcorp (TSX: GG; NYSE: GG) for $560 million in 2016, the exploration geologist and entrepreneur let it be known that if at some point the gold major

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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX floats maiden resource for West Bear deposit

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based UEX Corporation has released the maiden resource numbers for its West Bear cobalt-nickel deposit on the eastern rim of the Athabasca Basin. UEX made the discovery while it was exploring in the vicinity of the West Bear

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    GOLD: Monarques cuts 18.4 and 16.1 g/t at Croinor project

    July 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Monarques Gold Corp. of Montreal has received some very encouraging results from the 2018 diamond drill program at its Croinor gold project 50 km east of Val d’Or. The best assays were 18.40 g/t gold over 1.6 metres

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    GOLD: Barrick, Shandong strengthen co-operation

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold says it has enhanced the strategic co-operation agreement between it and Shandong Gold Group Co. The new document builds on an April 2017 agreement when Shandong acquired 50% of Barrick’s Veladero gold mine in Argentina. The

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    NICKEL-COBALT: Cardero continues to explore Kootenay property

    July 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Cardero Resource Corp. continues to explore its Kootenay property in the southeast part of  the province. Cardero has an option on the property which includes the former Goldstream mine and four other targets. Of particular interest

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    Nickel Creek moves toward PEA at Nickel Shaw in Yukon

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nickel Creek Platinum (TSX: NCP; US-OTC: NCPCF) is wrapping up phase 2 metallurgical testing at its Nickel Shaw polymetallic project near Destruction Bay, Yukon, about 317 km northwest of Whitehorse, and says it will announce the results by the end of

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt readies pilot plant at Castle mine

    July 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works, based in Coquitlam, B.C., is setting up a Re-2OX pilot plant at the Castle cobalt-silver mine in the historic Cobalt mining camp. The plant will produce bulk gravity concentrates for immediate processing into cobalt sulphate.