Canadian Mining Journal



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    COBALT-GOLD: Fortune updating NICO feasibility

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., is updating the 2014 feasibility study for its NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. The project is one of the few new cobalt mines that could be in production by

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    GOLD: Granada prepares to explore land adjacent to mine

    April 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Granada Gold Mine of Rouyn-Noranda, Que., is preparing a trenching and drilling program at its Aukeko property adjacent to its flagship Granada gold mine. The mine is at the development stage and currently the focus of a feasibility

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    TUNGSTEN: Northcliff updates ongoing work at Sisson JV

    April 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – On behalf of Sisson Mines, a joint venture of Northcliff Resources (88.5%) and Todd Minerals (11.5%), Northcliff has provided an update of activities at the Sisson tungsten-molybdenum project 60 km northwest of Fredericton. Since the positive federal

  • GOLD: Orion buys into Victoria and its Eagle development

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Orion Mine Finance of Toronto has invested $75 million in Victoria Gold and its shovel ready Eagle gold project about 85 km northeast of the village of Mayo in the central part of the territory. Orion has purchased

  • IRON ORE: Tata’s Howse mine gets environmental okay

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Montreal-based Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC) has successfully applied for federal environmental approval for its Howse direct shipping iron ore project 25 km northwest of Schefferville, Que. The federal government has determined that the project can proceed and

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    COBALT-GOLD-BISMUTH: Tlicho all-season road given approval

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., says the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board has recommended that the Tlicho all-season road be approved, subject to certain conditions. The road will stretch 97 km between the town of Whati

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    AWARD: Pure Gold is NWOPA developer of year for Madsen project

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Pure Gold Mining has won the Developer of the Year Award from the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors Association for the Madsen gold project 16 km west of Red Lake. The presentation was made in Thunder Bay, Ont., on

  • COPPER: Teck raises Quebrada Blanca interest to 90%

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Teck Resources of Vancouver has raised its interest in the Quebrada Blanca copper mine to 90%. Teck recently purchased Inversiones Mineras S.A., a private Chilean company, that held a 13.5% interest in the operating company, Compania Minera Teck

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    PHOSPHATE: Arianne gets more government funds for Lac a Paul

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Headquartered in Saguenay, Que., Arianne Phosphate has received an additional $1.5 million for its Lac a Paul apatite project from the Quebec ministry of energy and natural resources. The funding is part of the province’s promised support for

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    GOLD: Rubicon expands 2018 exploration program at Phoenix

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals Corp. has announced an expansion of its drilling program at the Phoenix gold project to 24,000 metres, up from the earlier number of 14,000 metres. The program also plans a larger bulk sample between 25,000 and

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    Global Gold Snapshot: Nine explorers and miners pushing forward with new projects

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With gold prices remaining strong over the past couple of years and showing no signs of abating, gold exploration and mine development are in high gear, with substantial projects and new mines underway across the globe. Here is a look

  • GOLD: Balmoral posts initial gold resource for Martiniere

    March 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Balmoral Resources has outlined a first resource for its Martiniere gold project in Quebec of 431,000 oz. of gold. The open pit, indicated resource is contained in 6.8 million tonnes grading 1.96 g/t gold, using a cutoff grade of 0.5