Canadian Mining Journal



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    Mexico Snapshot: Precious metals from coast to coast

    September 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Mineral companies large and small are active throughout Mexico. Precious metals remain the target of choice for explorers, developers and mine operators alike. Here are eight firms advancing assets in Mexico. Continue reading at The Northern Miner.

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    Argonaut Gold to hedge production at El Castillo mine

    September 9, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    After a challenging second quarter at its El Castillo complex in Mexico, Argonaut Gold (TSX: AR) will hedge a portion of the operation’s remaining life-of-mine production. The company told shareholders late last month that  it had entered into a series of “zer0-cost

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    Silvercrest pushes ahead with Las Chispas in Mexico

    August 28, 2019 by Jean Lian

      Three years into exploring the Las Chispas district in Sonora, Mexico, Silvercrest Metals‘ (TSXV: SIL) Las Chispas project is picking up speed. The company has secured financing shortly after Mexico’s environment ministry gave Silvercrest the green light to develop the

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    GOLD: Golden Predator’s technical team for the Brewery Creek project

    August 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Golden Predator Mining has chosen its technical team of contractors to advance the Brewery Creek gold project 55 km east of Dawson City, Yukon, toward reopening. Pre-construction work is expected to begin next year. Robin Fraser of Canadian

  • GOLD: Treasury Metals’ Goliath mine receives federal environmental okay

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency has issued a positive decision, allowing Treasury Metals to develop and mine the Goliath gold deposit 20 km east of Dryden. The Goliath project consists of development, mining, decommissioning and reclamation of an

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    Nevada Copper nears production at Pumpkin Hollow

    August 15, 2019 by Special to The Northern Miner

    Under the cloud of slumping base metal prices, advanced stage developer Nevada Copper (TSX: NCU) says it remains on schedule at its wholly owned Pumpkin Hollow copper project near Yerington in west-central Nevada. The planned underground copper mine is slated for start-up

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    COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty offering raises $11.5M for Pebble project

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Northern Dynasty Minerals has closed its previously announced bought deal, raising $11.5 million for its 100% owned Pebble copper-gold project 300 km from Anchorage. (All figures in U.S. dollars.) The original offering was to raise $5 million, but

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    Northern Dynasty seeks EIS, permitting for Pebble after ‘milestone’ EPA decision

    August 14, 2019 by Special to The Northern Miner

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s decision to remove proposed restrictions on mining operations in Alaska’s Bristol Bay is being called a “massive de-risking event” for Northern Dynasty Minerals’ (TSX: NDM; NYSE-AM: NAK) Pebble project. The move could also improve the

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    ZINC-LEAD: NorZinc receives draft road permits for Prairie Creek project

    August 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – NorZinc of Vancouver has received the draft permits for an all-season road to its Prairie Creek zinc-lead project 200 km west of Fort Simpson. The permits were issued by the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board.Preview (opens

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    Americas Silver plans year-end gold production at Relief Canyon

    August 12, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Americas Silver (TSX: USA; NYSE: USAS) expects to start producing gold before year-end at its fully funded Relief Canyon project in Nevada, 153 km northeast of Reno. The mine will produce about 91,000 oz. gold per year over a 5.6 year

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    GOLD: Lundin expects Fruta del Norte’s first pour in Q4 2019

    August 12, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ECUADOR – When reporting its operational and financial results for the second quarter of 2019, Lundin Gold announced that it expects first gold production from the Fruta del Norte project in Ecuador to be delivered in the fourth quarter of

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    GOLD: Golden Predator advances Brewery Creek on higher gold price

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Golden Predator Mining says the higher price of gold is good reason to advance the reopening of the former Brewery Creek gold mine 55 km east of Dawson City. The exploration program being stepped up and heavy