Canadian Mining Journal



  • SELENIUM: BQE Water signs on to provide water treatment for Centerra’s Kemess Underground project

    November 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based BQE Water has entered into an operating services agreement with a subsidiary of Centerra Gold for water treatment at the Kemess mine site 430 km northwest of Prince George. The treatment plant will remove heavy metals

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    COPPER: Excelsior finances Gunnison copper project in Arizona

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Excelsior Mining plans to complete construction at its Gunnison copper project in southeastern Arizona and enter production over the next year after agreeing to a US$75 million project financing package with Triple Flag Mining Finance. Triple Flag will buy a

  • GOLD: Troilus Gold intersects gold and copper below current resource at past-producer in Quebec

    October 31, 2018 by The Northern Miner

    From 1996 until 2010, Zone 87 at the Troilus mine in Quebec was responsible for the majority of the 2 million ounces of gold and 70,000 tonnes of copper that was produced at the open-pit mining operation. The Z87 pit

  • DIAMONDS: Province gives environmental approval to Star-Orion South project

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Star Diamond Corp. (formerly Shore Gold) has received approval for the Star-Orion South diamond project from the provincial minister of environment. The project is located near Fort a la Corne, in the central part of the province. The

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    AWARD: Hatch honoured for Gahcho Kue project

    October 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – When the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies handed out the Canadian Consulting Engineer award on Oct. 23, the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories was again honoured. Or more precisely, Hatch was recognized with an Award

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    GOLD: Wallbridge continues to drill high grades over good widths at Fenelon

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – It seems that Wallbridge Mining Co. of Toronto can’t put a drill hole wrong at its Fenelon gold property 75 km northwest of Matagami. Not only are the assays pointing toward more high grade, wide intersections, but in

  • ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto, First Nations launch tunnel boring machine

    October 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Rio Tinto Aluminium, the Cheslatta Carrier and the Haisla First Nations launched the tl’ughus tunnel boring machine, a key milestone toward completing the Kemano second tunnel project. The 1,300-tonne machine will bore a 7.6-km tunnel as part

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    Nevada Copper suggests open pit at Pumpkin Hollow

    October 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nevada Copper (TSX: NCU; US-OTC: NEVDF) has tabled a new preliminary economic assessment (PEA) suggesting an open pit mine at its Pumpkin Hollow copper project in Nevada, where the company is already part-way through constructing an underground mine. The PEA consists

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill updates progress of underground development

    October 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – As the pit exhausts it resources, mining is moving underground at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the South Gobi area. Owner Turquoise Hill Resources of Vancouver updates the progress. Rio Tinto, holder of a 51% interest in

  • GOLD: TMAC makes permitting gains for Madrid-Boston development

    October 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based TMAC Resources is marking another landmark at its Hope Bay gold project 65 km east of Bathurst Inlet. Federal authorities have accepted the positive recommendation of the Nunavut Impact Review Board (NIRB) allowing the Madrid-Boston gold project

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    GOLD: Centerra unloads Boroo mine, Gatsuurt project

    October 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Toronto-based Centerra Gold is selling its assets in Mongolia. That includes the suspended Boroo gold mine and mill as well as the Gatsuurt gold development project. Both properties are to be purchased by OZD Asia pte for net

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    ZINC-LEAD: NorZinc gets good news for all-season road to Prairie Creek

    October 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver-based NorZinc has received a positive recommendation for its proposed all-season road to the Prairie Creek zinc-lead mine 200 km west of Fort Simpson. The project has the backing of the Mackenzie Valley Review Board, subject to