Canadian Mining Journal

  • Osisko bumps Cariboo royalty to 4%

    September 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Osisko Gold Royalties (TSX: OR; NYSE: OR) has agreed to acquire an additional 1.75% net smelter return royalty (NSR) for $20 million on the Barkerville Gold Mines’ (TSXV: BGM; US-OTC: BGMZF) Cariboo gold project in British Columbia, raising its total royalty on

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    NAME: Canadian Zinc reborn as NorZinc

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – NorZinc Ltd. has changed its name from Canadian Zinc Corp. and will trade on the TSX under the new symbol NZC. The new name is part of a rebranding initiative that will draw attention to the company’s core

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    GOLD-SILVER: Eastmain plans pre-development work at Eau Claire

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Eastmain Resources of Toronto is advancing its Eau Claire gold-silver project in the James Bay area. The company will undertake engineering studies for an underground exploration ramp as well as environmental and infrastructure studies. In May 2018, Eastmain

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    HOISTS: Agnico Eagle’s Kittila chooses ABB

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – As part of the development of the largest gold mine in Europe – located in Kittila in the far north of Finland – Agnico Eagle Mines of Toronto has chosen ABB’s production and personnel hoists. This investment will

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    COPPER: Baikal begins construction at Russia’s largest copper project

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – Construction has begun at Udokan, the largest undeveloped copper project in Russia and  perhaps the third largest in the world. The owner, private company  Baikal Mining, has a target of 130,000 tonnes of copper annually for the initial

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    SOFTWARE: Hatch launches ORMS to save time and money

    September 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – At the end of last month  Hatch launched its Operational Readiness Management System (ORMS), a cloud-based application designed to make operational readiness more efficient, saving time and money. The ORMS application was specifically designed to manage, track,

  • DIAMONDS: Peregrine shareholders approve De Beers offer

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Shareholders of Peregrine Diamonds have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a takeover offer from De Beers Canada. The arrangement was passed by 98.35% of votes cast by all stakeholders. De Beers proposed to acquire all of the Peregrine

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    Golden hopes for new mines

    September 1, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    CMJ highlights some of Canada’s most promising gold exploration projects

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    OFFICE: Cementation Canada opens Toronto office

    August 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Last week Cementation Canada opened a new office in the Greater Toronto Area, located at 4711 Yonge Street. By developing a GTA-based group of engineers and design professionals, Cementation is building capacity and enhancing the company’s service offering

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    GOLD: Avino drilling former Bralorne mine

    August 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Avino Silver and Gold Mines of Vancouver is going back into the former Bralorne gold mine near Gold Bridge with a $6-million exploration program. “The strategic exploration which commenced in June of this year is well underway

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    GOLD: Resource Capital completes bulk sampling at Dufferin mine

    August 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Resource Capital Gold of Vancouver has completed bulk sampling at its Dufferin gold mine, and the results are promising. The project includes a high grade underground mine and fully permitted 300 t/d gravity and flotation plant. A

  • MAGNESIUM: Quebec chips in $31M for Alliance plant

    August 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Alliance Magnesium of Brossard, Que., has signed a financing agreement with the province’s Economic Development Fund for $30.9 million that will be applied toward building the first commercial phase of a plant in Danville. Quebec is offering a