Canadian Mining Journal



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    NICKEL-COPPER: Glencore, Vale approve two projects in Ontario

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Vale Canada and Glencore have approved two new projects for their Sudbury Basin operations that will total more than $1.6 billion – deep development of the Copper Cliff and Onaping mines. Vale has decided to go ahead

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill to lift force majeure at Oyu Tolgoi

    March 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Turquoise Hill Resources of Vancouver announced that effective March 1, 2018, that the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine will lift its force majeure notice. Turquoise Hill declared force majeure on Jan. 17, 2018, as protestors blocked the main access

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko outlines 50,000-metre program at Pine Point

    February 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – New owner Osisko Metals of Montreal is planning a 50,000-metre drilling program for its Pine Point zinc-lead property. Three rigs have been mobilized to the site, and the company plans to pay for the work from its

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    GOLD: Lundin raises $400M for Fruta del Norte development

    February 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver-based Lundin Gold has made a US$400-million private placement that, with the recent senior debt facility, provides the funding to complete development of the Fruta del Norte gold project in the Cordillera del Condor region. Lundin issues approximately

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    GOLD: Barrick outlines long term plans for growth

    February 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold is spreading the word about how its long term investments will drive  shareholder value. The company says its plans are sustainable and have much upside potential. The timing of the release comes as Barrick is close

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    GOLD: New shaft for Agnico’s Kittila mine in Finland

    February 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Agnico Eagle’s board of directors has approved adding a 1,044-metre-deep shaft at its Kittila gold mine. At the same time, milling capacity will be boosted 25% to 30%, increasing annual production to 250,000 oz. of gold by 2021.

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    COPPER: First Quantum gives Cobre Panama 15% boost

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – The board of Toronto’s First Quantum Minerals has approved the expansion of milling capacity by 15% to 85 million t/y at the Cobre Panama copper project being developed 120 km west of the capital city. Additional upgrades were

  • Feature

    Six low-capex gold projects in Ontario

    February 1, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    The new crop of low capex gold projects in Ontario

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    GOLD: Premier sets $83M development, exploration budget

    January 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    THUNDER BAY, Ont. – Premier Gold Mines has announced plans to spend up to $83 million (all U.S. dollars) for exploration and development of its eight properties in North America. Premier’s 2018 budget includes $38.8 million for direct exploration and

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    GOLD: Rubicon continues to explore Phoenix potential

    January 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A high grade gold sample from the Phoenix gold project. (Image: Rubicon Minerals) ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals Corp. of Toronto continues to explore the Phoenix gold project near Red Lake with the announcement that it will spend $15 million to

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    GOLD: Kirkland Gold plans new shaft at Macassa to reach 1M oz/yr goal

    January 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Coming off an excellent 2017 that saw the company top 620,000 oz. of gold produced, Toronto’s Kirkland Lake Gold is setting its sights on 1.0 million oz./yr. Chief among the means to reach that goal is sinking a

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    GOLD: Lundin secures a further $300M for Fruta Del Norte build

    January 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lundin Gold of Vancouver has secured credit approval for US$300 million of senior debt facility for the continuing development of the Fruta Del Norte underground gold mine in the Cordillera del Condor region. Total pre-production cost of the