Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    Japan Gold granted prospecting and drilling rights at Ikutahara

    December 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Japan Gold (TSXV: JG) has become the first foreign company to be granted prospecting rights and a drilling permit by Japan’s Ministry of Energy, Trade and Industry for the Akebono prospect at its 100% owned Ikutahara gold project in Hokkaido in

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Noront drills solid grades at McFaulds No.8

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has drilled good grades and lengths at the recently discovered McFaulds No.8 volcanic massive sulphide occurrence in the Ring of Fire, near James Bay. A single, 566-metre hole (MCF-17-89) was drilled up-dip from the

  • News

    URANIUM: NexGen proves continuity in A3 shear and along strike at Arrow

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based NexGen Energy has reported assay results from 21 recent holes at its Arrow deposit, part of the Rook I property in the Athabasca Basin. Results for 28 holes at Arrow and 31 from South Arrow are pending.

  • News

    GOLD-COPPER: AuRico calls 2017 Kemess East drilling a success

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based AuRico Metals says the 2017 drill program at its Kemess East deposit was a success. Holes tested the northern and southern limits of the Kemess East deposit 430 km northwest of Prince George and 1 km

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi drills 7.3% Ni and 3.3% Cu over 9.9 metres at Nickel Mountain

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Garibaldi Resources has cut high grade nickel-copper grades at its Nickel Mountain project near Eskay Creek. This is the first massive magmatic sulphide system found in the Eskay mining camp. Drill hole EL-17-09 east of the historic E&L

  • News

    EXPLORATION: PDAC backs move to digital exploration filing

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – The Prospectors and Development Association of Canada believes that mineral discovery rates will increase if the type, quality, quantity and accessibility of geoscience data is improved. Toward that end, it has issued the Exploration Assessment Data Digital Format

  • News

    GOLD: Bonterra expands Gladiator deposit with 18.5 g/t over 4.0 metres

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Vancouver-based Bonterra Resources has expanded the high grade core area  of the South zone at its Gladiator gold project 170 km northeast of Val d’Or with the intersection of 18.5 g/t gold over 4.0 metres. Significant width and

  • News

    Osisko Metals consolidates Bathurst Mining Camp

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In the last year, newly minted Osisko Metals (TSXV: OM; US-OTC: BWMXF) has picked up over 50,000 hectares in New Brunswick’s Bathurst mining camp, the third largest volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) camp in the world. “We’ve been scouring the base metal space

  • News

    GOLD: McEwen outlines $12.9M exploration effort at Black Fox mine

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – McEwen Mining of Toronto has set about raising $12.9 million through a bought deal private placement. The proceeds will be used to accelerate exploration at the company’s newly acquired Black Fox mine near Timmins. To raise the money,

  • News

    LITHIUM: Galaxy upping resources for James Bay project

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Galaxy Resources of Western Australia has significantly expanded the resource estimate for its lithium project in the James Bay region. Not only has the total resource almost doubled but all the mineralization now qualifies for the indicated category

  • Feature

    Premier shifts into high gear with North American focus

    December 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    Premier Gold’s transformation from Ontario-focused explorer to North American-focused gold producer.

  • Measuring public support for mining in Ecuador

    December 1, 2017 by Patrick Luciani

    Ecuador’s government is trying to woo miners back, but is the public onside?