Canadian Mining Journal



  • COBALT: Castle Silver adopts new name – Canada Cobalt Works

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COQUITLAM, B.C.  – Castle Silver Resources’ shareholders have approved (99.97% in favour) a name change to Canada Cobalt Works Inc. The change is subject to TSE Venture exchange approval. The new name reflects the company’s interest in the past producing

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    Avalon advances Separation Rapids lithium project

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Avalon Advanced Materials (TSX: AVL; US-OTC: AVLNF) has begun a new drill campaign at its 100% owned Separation Rapids lithium project, 70 km by road from Kenora, Ont. It aims to drill seven holes totaling 1,500 metres in an attempt to

  • GOLD: Bonterra raises $21.5M for Gladiator exploration

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Bonterra Resources of Vancouver is raising exploration money for its Gladiator gold project 170 km northeast of Val d’Or. The company will issue 19.2 million flow-through shares ($0.60 each) and 13.3 million super flow-through shares ($0.75 each). The

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    DRILLS: Canada’s first Epiroc Boomer S2 C hard at work

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Eldorado Gold’s Lamaque mine is the first mining company in Canada to receive the new Epiroc Boomer S2 C. The rig has been hard at work since Jan. 18 at its gold project in Val d’Or, QC. The size

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    Premier plans ‘big year’ in Nevada

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Having lopped off more than half of its debt last year and with over $100 million in the bank, Premier Gold Mines (TSX: PG) is primed and ready for a big year in 2018, president and CEO Ewan Downie says. “We paid

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    GOLD: Cartier drills 17+g/t at former Chimo mine

    February 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – As Cartier Resources of Val d’Or, Que., continues to re-examine the former Chimo gold mine 45 km east of the town, it is rewarded with long and strong intersections. The property is the site of an ongoing 30,000-metre

  • ZINC: Callinex finds 11+metres of 3.9% ZnEq at Nash Creek

    February 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver-based Callinex Mines has released the results of its recently completed drilling campaign at its Nash Creek zinc project 20 km west of Belledune. The drilling was done to expand the deposit laterally and along strike to

  • GOLD: Mawson announces $8.1M investment by Goldcorp

    February 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Mawson Resources has closed a private placement worth $8.1 million with Goldcorp. The deal involved the issuance of 18 million Mawson share and share purchase units at a price of $0.45 each. As a result, Goldcorp has become

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    GOLD: Osisko outlines $3M exploration plan for Garrison

    February 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Osisko Mining has announced plans to spend $3 million on exploration at its Garrison project in 2018. The work includes a resource estimate (due in July), infill and exploration drilling, and metallurgical work. The property is located

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    Roundup 2018: AME’s Thome on BC’s mineral politics

    February 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The Association for Mineral Exploration’s (AME) Roundup conference in Vancouver serves as a bellwether for the mining industry as the first major technical event of the new year. The most recent iteration featured the typical discussions on metal prices and

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    First Cobalt finds new mineralization at Keeley

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    First Cobalt (TSXV: FCC; US-OTC: FTSSF) has found near-surface disseminated cobalt and silver mineralization outside the veins that were the focus of historic underground mining at its Keeley project near Cobalt, Ontario. Drill hole KF-WV-0013, in the southern portion of the

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    GOLD: Osisko to pour $100M into Quebec exploration

    February 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto’s Osisko Mining says it will spend about $100 million on exploration at its Windfall-Lynx deposits as well as the Urban Barry and Quevillon project areas. A wide range of activities are planned. Osisko plans to issue the