Canadian Mining Journal



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    Orla Mining drills Cerro Quema in Panama

    May 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With shareholders like Goldcorp (19.9%), Pierre Lassonde (11.1%) and Agnico Eagle Mines(9.9%), Orla Mining (TSXV: OLA) isn’t your typical Toronto Venture Exchange listed junior. Management and insiders own another 7.1% of the company, and Orla’s directors, like Chuck Jeannes, Richard Hall and Jean Robitaille, among

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    Maple Gold VP: ‘We’re still finding new gold zones’

    May 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Maple Gold Mines (TSXV: MGM; US-OTC: MGMLF) has just completed the winter 2018 drill program at its Douay project in the Abitibi greenstone belt of northwestern Quebec. The company drilled a total of 22,606 metres — 21,122 metres of diamond drilling

  • LEADERSHIP: Business calls for Ontario resources strategy

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS, Ont. – Earlier this week, representatives from Indigenous business, mining, mineral exploration, forestry, local government and others issued a call for the Ontario government to develop a provincial natural resource strategy with specific actions. The need to develop such

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    Gold discovery rates dropping, S&P says

    May 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is an edited excerpt from S&P Global Market Intelligence’s annual Gold Discoveries report. To see the full report, visit www.spglobal.com/marketintelligence. Although gold exploration budgets have fallen from a 10-year peak in 2012, spending on finding new gold ounces remains at historically

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    COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty falters as First Quantum backs away from Pebble

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – First Quantum Minerals has pulled out of a deal with Northern Dynasty Minerals to develop the controversial Pebble copper-gold project 380 km from Anchorage. The two companies have terminated their agreement that would have seen First Quantum earn

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    GOLD: McEwen includes base metals in Black Fox resource for first time

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – For the first time, Toronto-based McEwen Mining has included numbers for base metals in the resources of its Black Fox complex in Matheson. The complex includes the Black Fox gold mine as well as the Tamarack, Gibson-Grey Fox,

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    GOLD: Moneta reports high grades from step-out drilling at Golden Highway

    May 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Moneta Porcupine Mines is reporting high grades from step-out drilling at the South West deposit located at the Golden Highway project 110 km east of Timmins. The work continues to extend the strike and depth of the

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    COBALT: Castle drilling yields high grades for Canada Cobalt

    May 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Canada Cobalt Works of Vancouver says it is making good progress at the former Castle cobalt-silver mine near the town of Cobalt. The first underground level has been rehabilitated so that underground drilling can be done on cobalt-rich

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    DIAMONDS: Mountain Province finishes Kennady North winter exploration

    May 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Mountain Province Diamonds has completed its winter drilling program at the Kennady North project. Three drills have been on the site punching 38 holes for a total of 6,826 metres. Chief among the goals of the

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    Cartier Resources cuts more high grade at Chimo

    May 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    During the most recent market downturn, when many of his peers were running for cover and trying to preserve cash, French Canadian geologist Philippe Cloutier went on a shopping spree. The founder, president and CEO of Cartier Resources (TSXV: ECR) bought three

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    GOLD-SILVER: Aurania establishes literacy, numeracy foundation

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Dr. Keith Barron, chairman and CEO of Aurania Resources in Toronto, has registered a charitable foundation for communities near its Lost Cities-Cutucu gold and silver project. The foundation and the company are domiciled in Bermuda. The Fundacion Dar

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    LITHIUM: Petro Lithium production represents diversification of Alberta’s energy economy

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following was first published in the Daily Oil Bulletin, one of CMJ’s sister companies. Although Chris Doornbos heads a start-up that wants to prove its technology can commercially recover highly valued lithium from old Alberta oil and gas wells, he’s already