Canadian Mining Journal



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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill reaches shaft sinking milestone

    March 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources says it has reached a significant development milestone at its Oyu Tolgoi underground copper-gold mine in the South Gobi region – The No.5 ventilation shaft has been sunk to its final depth of 1,178

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    GOLD: Construction on track at McEwen’s Gold Bar

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Construction is on track at the Gold Bar project 50 km northwest of Eureka, says owner McEwen Mining of Toronto. Commercial production is anticipated in 2019. So far this year, construction has focused on finishing civil works for

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    Antioquia Gold seeks cash for Cisneros

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Antioquia Gold (TSXV: AGD; US-OTC: AGDFX) recently published a positive National Instrument 43-101 compliant preliminary economic assessment (PEA) and a revised resource estimate for its high-grade Cisneros gold project in Colombia. Now the company is hunting for the cash to reach

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    Lupaka nears production at Invicta

    March 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Lupaka Gold (TSXV: LPK) has tabled a positive preliminary economic assessment of its fully funded, 316 sq. km Invicta underground gold-copper project in Peru, 120 km north of Lima. It aims to begin production by the end of 2018 with low

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    GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge prepares for year-round camp at KSM

    March 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Seabridge Gold is preparing the KSM gold-copper project site for the installation of a permanent year-round camp. Exploration is a priority, but the camp will support larger work programs needed to advance project development. Small scale

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    Braveheart aims to restart Alpine gold mine in BC

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Braveheart Resources Inc. (TSXV: BHT) is pursuing an ambitious three year exploration and development plan for its 100% owned Alpine Mine gold project, 20 km northeast of Nelson in southeastern British Columbia. The company intends to carry out bulk sampling and

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    GOLD: Rubicon takes another look at the F2 deposit geology

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Rubicon Minerals Corp. has updated its interpretation of the structural geology of the F2 deposit at its Phoenix gold project near Red Lake. The F2 deposit was mined for only a few months in 2015, when it

  • GOLD: Osisko acquires royalty on Eagle project from Victoria Gold

    March 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Montreal’s Osisko Gold Royalties has acquired a 5% net smelter return on the Dublin Gulch property belonging to Victoria Gold Corp. of Toronto. Dublin Gulch is part of Victoria’s Eagle gold project about 85 km by road north

  • CONFERENCE: PDAC delegates totaled more than 25,000

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

        TORONTO – Attendance at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2018 Convention totaled 25,606, what the association says is a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building

  • PDAC 2018: Bankers discuss lessons learned, exploration and mine finance trends

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Strategic private placements, private equity and joint-venture partnerships are playing an increasing role in financing exploration and development projects in the mining sector, a group of Canadian bankers agreed during a panel discussion at the Prospectors & Developers Association of

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    PHOSPHATE: Arianne to test aluminum in transport trailers

    March 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Based in Saguenay, Que., Arianne Phosphate is launching an R&D effort to incorporate aluminum into the transport trucks that will carry concentrate from its Lac A Paul project in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region to the deep water port to

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    Tianqi to build world’s largest spodumene converter

    March 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Tianqi Lithium Australia, a subsidiary of China’s Tianqi Lithium Corp, has started building a state-of-the-art spodumene converter that will produce battery grade lithium hydroxide in Kwinana, Western Australia. Initial production is expected by mid-2019 with first sales before the end