Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD: Vior drills new zone north of fault at Mosseau

    March 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Vior Mining Exploration Co. has drilled a new gold zone north of the Kiask River Fault at its Mosseau property 22 km east of Lebel-sur-Quevillon. The new zone was intersected by hole MO-17-10 targeted at an IP anomaly

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    DRILLING: Hilti wins innovation award for water management

    March 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Hilti (Canada) Corp. was awarded the 2017 Innovation Award by the Toronto Construction Association (TCA). The “Best of the Best” award is in recognition for the innovation behind the market leading DD-WMS 100 water management system for

  • COBALT: First Cobalt offers $150M for US Cobalt

    March 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – First Cobalt is making an all-share offer for U.S. Cobalt of Vancouver. The deal is worth an estimated $149.9 million. First Cobalt is offering to exchange each U.S. Cobalt share for 1.5 First Cobalt shares. The exchange ratio

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Midland to re-examine Copernick zone

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Midland Exploration of Montreal is resuming exploration at its Laflamme nickel-copper-platinum group metals project 25 km northwest of Lebel-sur-Quevillon in the Abitibi region. This year’s program includes a squid-type electromagnetic survey of the Copernick zone discovered in the

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    CHROMIUM-PGM-NICKEL: Azimut begins new drill program at Chromaska

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Azimut Exploration of Longueuil, Que., has begun a 1,000-metre drill program at its 100% owned Chromaska chrome-platinum group-nickel property 45 km from Nemaska. Chromaska, formerly called Eastmain West, is geologically and geophysically similar to the Black Thor Intrusive

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    GOLD: Rubicon takes another look at the F2 deposit geology

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Rubicon Minerals Corp. has updated its interpretation of the structural geology of the F2 deposit at its Phoenix gold project near Red Lake. The F2 deposit was mined for only a few months in 2015, when it

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    DIAMONDS: Update on Kennady North drill program

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Kennady Diamonds has a winter drilling program underway at the Kennady North diamond project near Lac des Gras. The company is collecting data to complete a pre-feasibility study and open pit design work. Results from two

  • CONFERENCE: PDAC delegates totaled more than 25,000

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

        TORONTO – Attendance at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2018 Convention totaled 25,606, what the association says is a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building

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    DRILLING: VersaDrill launches inner tube puller to prevent back pain

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VAL D’OR, Que. – VersaDrill Canada launched its new inner tube puller at the PDAC convention this week. It is a product made by drillers and for drillers and can avoid the back pain that is one of the main

  • PDAC 2018: Bankers discuss lessons learned, exploration and mine finance trends

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Strategic private placements, private equity and joint-venture partnerships are playing an increasing role in financing exploration and development projects in the mining sector, a group of Canadian bankers agreed during a panel discussion at the Prospectors & Developers Association of

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    GOLD: New intersections confirm East Cadillac mineralization over 3.5 km for Chalice

    March 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Chalice Gold Mines of Perth, Western Australia, says drilling at its East Cadillac project has traced the gold mineralization more than 3.5 km along strike on the Larder Lake-Cadillac Fault. The project is located 35 km east of

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    SURVEY: S&P predicts exploration budgets up by 15% to 20% this year

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW YORK CITY – S&P Global Market Intelligence predicts that  exploration spending will continue to grow this year – by as much as 15% to 20%. This follows a 15% jump to US$8.4 billion in 2017, compared to US$7.3 in