Canadian Mining Journal



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    JV Article: Monarch Gold focused on producing 100-200,000 ounces of gold annually

    July 9, 2020 by Daniel Sekulich

    For emerging Canadian gold mining company Monarch Gold Corporation (TSX: MQR), 2020 has been anything but a slow period. While other sectors in the mining industry have seen their operations disrupted by the Covid-19 pandemic, the team at Monarch have

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    U.S. government to assess Twin Metals Minnesota’s proposed mine

    July 9, 2020 by Daniel Sekulich

    Antofagasta’s (LSE: ANTO) Twin Metals Minnesota has received formal notice that its planned copper-nickel-cobalt-platinum metals mine will be assessed through a federal environmental review. The U.S. government’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) notified the company at the end of June

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    GOLD: Rubicon rebrands as Battle North; upgrades resource

    July 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Battle North Gold, previously Rubicon Minerals, has released an updated resource estimate for its flagship Bateman gold project (formerly known as Phoenix), which grows the measured and indicated tonnes by 18% with no major changes in grade. The

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    ZINC-LEAD: ScoZinc tables low capex PFS for Scotia open-pit mine

    July 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – ScoZinc has released the results of a preliminary feasibility study (PFS) on its wholly owned and permitted Scotia mine project, 62 km northeast of Halifax. The study outlines a 2,700 t/d open-pit operation, producing zinc and lead

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    GOLD: PureGold reports positive drill results from underground at Red Lake mine

    July 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Underground drilling at Pure Gold Mining’s Red Lake mine has returned high-grade intercepts from both step-out and infill holes. The company released 10 initial assays from a 30,000-metre drill program, which started in June: these drillholes extend the

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    GOLD: Lundin restarts FDN, expects to produce 200,000 to 220,000 oz. this year

    July 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lundin Gold has restarted operations at its Fruta del Norte (FDN) gold mine and expects to resume concentrate shipments in the next few days. Operations at the site were suspended in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Based

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    Tanzanian Gold begins production at Buckreef

    July 6, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Tanzanian Gold (TSX: TNX; NYSE: TRX) has produced commercial-grade gold for the first time from the oxide processing plant at its Buckreef gold project, south of Lake Victoria and 110 km southwest of the city of Mwanza in north-central Tanzania. “The

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    GOLD: Victoria’s Eagle mine achieves commercial production

    July 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Victoria Gold’s Eagle gold mine reached the commercial production milestone on Canada Day. As of July 1, all of the facilities required for this stage of the mine life are now complete and, according to Victoria, the mining

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    Top 10 Canadian-headquartered base metal and uranium explorers

    June 25, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    The Northern Miner has compiled a list of the top 10, Canadian headquartered base metal and uranium juniors – with no production and which are not a royalty or streaming company. The ranking is based on market capitalization as of

  • SILVER: Alexco’s Keno Hill poised for first production by year end

    June 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Alexco Resource has received a draft water licence from the Yukon Water Board for its Keno Hill silver operation, and is moving forward with plans to produce its first concentrate before the end of the year. While the draft

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    GOLD: PureGold to pour first gold in Q4 from Red Lake mine

    June 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RED LAKE – PureGold’s Red Lake mine is expected to pour first gold in the fourth quarter of this year as development progresses ahead of schedule. The company has purchased 95% of the major equipment items for the site and

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    Top 10 Canada-based precious metals developers

    June 23, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    Canadian gold and silver juniors are leading project advancement at home and abroad. The following are the top 10 Canadian-headquartered precious metals companies that are developing projects but not yet in commercial production, ranked according to market capitalization in mid-June. Royalty