Canadian Mining Journal



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    DRILLING: Boart Longyear launches new XQ wireline coring rods

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear is launching new XQ wireline coring rods for use in drilling and coring applications in the mining industry. Well-known for first introducing the industry renowned Q rod, and then the RQ rod which

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    COPPER: Amarc mounts successful drill program at Duke porphyry

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Amarc Resources has completed a six-hole, 3,060-metres drill program at its Duke copper-molybdenum discovery 80 km northeast of Smithers. The drill program was designed to test the geometry and grade distribution of porphyry copper mineralization discovered

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    GOLD: Maple outlines more mineralization at Douay project

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Maple Gold Mines of Montreal has outlined more mineralization from step-out drilling in two zones at the Douay gold project 50 km southwest of Matagami. In the Nika zone, hole DO-18-227 cut 5.0 metres of 2.32 g/t gold

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    Horizonte Minerals advances nickel assets in Brazil

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In an astute move, Jeremy Martin, founder and CEO of Horizonte Minerals (TSX: HZM; LON: HZM) purchased the Vermelho nickel-cobalt project in Brazil from Vale (NYSE: VALE) six months ago for US$8 million in cash. Vale discovered Vermelho, one of the largest, highest grade

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    COBALT: Canada Cobalt notes high grade assays from Castle mine

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Coquitlam, B.C., has run into some high grade cobalt mineralization as it rehabilitates the former Castle silver mine near Gowganda. The company is preparing for its first underground drilling program. Five composite samples of

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    Altius spins out copper play Aethon Minerals

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newly formed copper explorer Aethon Minerals (TSXV: AET) is adding to its already large Chilean land package with an option agreement to acquire full interest in the Llanos de Llahuin copper-gold project, located in Chile’s Region IV, close to the city of

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    URANIUM: Denison outlines summer drilling for Wheeler River

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. has outlined its 20,500-metre summer 2018 drilling program for the Wheeler River uranium property in the Athabasca Basin. The project is owned 63.3% by Denison, 26.7% by Cameco Corp. and 10% by JCU (Canada)

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    ZINC-LEAD: Callinex updates Nash Creek resource estimate

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Callinex Mines of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its Nash Creek zinc-lead project near Belledune in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The newest estimate includes a major increase in contained metals, compared to the preliminary economic

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    TECHNOLOGY: Swedish breakthrough creates “digital geologist”

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN and AUSTRALIA – The Swedish-Australian company Orexplore has launched the world’s first fully featured digital drilling cores laboratory – the GeoCore X10. The product, which won a Red Dot Industrial Design Award in 2017, analyzes the element concentrations and

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    Fireweed Zinc advances Macmillan Pass in Yukon

    June 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Fireweed Zinc (TSXV: FWC; US-OTC: FWEDF) could leverage open pit mining to fund underground development at its 470 sq. km Macmillan Pass zinc-lead-silver project in the Yukon, according to its new preliminary economic assessment (PEA). The company would start with three

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    GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge lays out $19.7M drilling program for KSM

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Seabridge Gold has laid out plans to conduct $19.7 million worth of drilling at its KSM gold-copper project 65 km northwest of Stewart. Two rigs are already on the site, and three more are to be

  • GOLD: Golden Predator and Yukon Mint unveil first coin

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Golden Predator Mining of Vancouver and its wholly owned subsidiary Yukon Mint have unveiled their first .9999 gold coin at a company event in this city on May 30, 2018. The 2018 Kaska ‘Keda’ (Dene for ‘Moose’) gold