Canadian Mining Journal



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    Top 10 Canadian base metal explorers and developers

    July 23, 2019 by Leslie Stokes

    The Northern Miner used the IntelligenceMine database of our sister company Infomine to determine the top-10 largest base metal companies headquartered in Canada that have non-producing assets. The list is ranked by market capitalization. Continue reading at The Northern Miner.

  • LITHIUM: Pallinghurst promises $600M to Nemaska

    July 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium, headquartered in Quebec City, says it has signed a letter of intent with the Pallinghurst Group which plans to invest $600-million in the Whabouchi lithium mine and mill 300 km northwest of Chibougamau and the electrochemical

  • GOLD: Anaconda, Mi’kmaw chiefs sign MOU for Goldboro

    July 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Toronto-based Anaconda Mining and the Assembly of Nova Scotia Mi’kmaw Chiefs signed a memorandum of understanding for the Goldboro gold project 185 km northeast of Halifax. The MOU will govern the process by which the parties will

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    POTASH: Western Potash begins production drilling at Milestone

    July 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based Western Resources Corp. says its subsidiary, Western Potash Corp. began production drilling on July 14, 2019. at the Milestone in situ potash project 35 km southeast of Regina. Western is calling Milestone the newest and “most innovative,

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    GOLD: Anaconda ponders expansion of Pine Cove mine

    July 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Toronto-based Anaconda Mining is considering the idea of expanding the pit at the Pine Cove gold mine, part of its Point Rousse project near Baie Verte. Expansion at this mine would delay development of the Argyle gold deposit

  • GOLD: Golden Predator moves Brewery Creek mine closer to restart

    July 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Golden Predator Mining Corp. is one step closer to reopening the Brewery Creek gold mine 55 km east of Dawson City. The company announced on July 2 that both the Tr’ondëk Hwëch’in and the Yukon government support

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    SILVER: Alexco advances Keno Hill surface construction

    June 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Alexco Resource Corp. is advancing the site infrastructure projects ahead of the restart of underground mining at the Bermingham deposit, part of the historic Keno Hill silver property. Several projects will be completed this year. A multi-plate

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    URANIUM: Denison tests in situ recovery for Wheeler River

    June 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based Denison Mines Corp. is testing in situ recovery at the Wheeler River uranium project this summer.  The ISR tests will help determine the viability of using it for commercial production at Wheeler River, which would be the

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    GOLD-BASE METALS: Lundin begins mining of first production stope at Fruta del Norte

    June 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver’s Lundin Gold has begun mining the first production stope at its Fruta del Norte gold project near the village of San Antonio. Underground mining has begun although it will be Q3 this year before the processing plant

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    GoviEx prepares Madaouela for higher uranium prices

    June 24, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    GoviEx Uranium (TSXV: GXU; US-OTC: GVXXF) received the permits needed to build its flagship Madaouela project in Niger three years ago, but lagging uranium prices have kept development in check. In the meantime, the Vancouver-based junior has been optimizing the project

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    COPPER: Taseko’s Florence mine reaches commercial grade leach solution

    June 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Taseko Mines of Vancouver says after running the test facility for only six months, the leach solution from its Florence in situ copper mine has reached commercial grade – 1,600 ppm of copper in solution. The project is

  • GOLD-COPPER: Supreme Court okays work at Taseko’s New Prosperity

    June 17, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Supreme Court of Canada has cleared the way for Taseko Mines of Vancouver to begin geotechnical work at its New Prosperity gold-copper project 125 km south of Williams Lake. The Court dismissed the Tsilhqot’in First Nation’s