Canadian Mining Journal

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    COPPER-GOLD: Goldcorp, Yamana, Glencore to pool assets in Argentina

    March 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Vancouver’s Goldcorp, Toronto’s Yamana Gold and Glencore International of Switzerland have struck a deal to develop and operate the Agua Rica copper project using the infrastructure of Minera Alumbrera in the Catamarca province. The partners expect to realize

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    INFRASTRUCTURE: Coalition calls for east-west road to Ring of Fire

    March 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The best way to gain access to the mineral potential of the Ring of Fire is to build an all-season, east-west road. That is the opinion of the newly created East-West Ring of Fire Road Coalition (EWRFC). The

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    GOLD: Avesoro releases New Liberty underground PFS

    March 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LIBERIA – Toronto-based Avesoro Resources has released the pre-feasibility study for its New Liberty gold mine. The open pit is the country’s first and largest commercial gold mine. The new PFS examines development of an underground mine. According to the

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    EXPLORATION: The Americas, West Africa and Australasia remain popular

    March 5, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    While gold miners have been making substantial profits in recent quarters thanks to rising gold prices and better operational and financial discipline, they continue to seek new ounces via the drill bit to fill their production pipeline. Below is look

  • LITHIUM: Nemaska reviewing strategic alternatives

    February 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – When the higher cost of the Whabouchi and Shawinigan projects  were released by Nemaska Lithium two weeks ago, the stock price declined steeply. The cost of the project – mine, mill and electrochemical plant – jumped by

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    GOLD: Mubadala invests $130M in Equinox Gold

    February 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Equinox Gold has attracted a $130-million (amounts are in U.S. dollars) investment from Abu Dhabi’s state owned Mubadala Investment Co. in the form of convertible notes. The notes are for five years with a 5% interest rate convertible

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    Kerr Mines targets 2020 production at Copperstone

    February 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kerr Mines (TSX: KER; US-OTC: KERMF) expects to start mining and stockpiling mineralized material from its Copperstone gold project in Arizona in the fourth quarter of this year with production starting in the first quarter of 2020, CEO Claudio Ciavarella says.

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    SILVER: Bayhorse pours first .9999 fine bar in Oregon

    February 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OREGON – Bayhorse Silver of Vancouver has poured the first silver bullion from its mine of the same name in the central part of the state. The button contains 37.69 oz. of .9999 fine silver, and is stamped with the

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    GOLD: Maritime to make decision on Hammerdown this year

    February 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Maritime Resources Corp. of Toronto says 2019 will be a critical year for the company. It plans to advance its Hammerdown gold project in the hope of making a production decision by year-end. The past producing Hammerdown gold

  • IRON ORE: Black Iron inks MOU with Glencore on Shymanivske project

    February 20, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    UKRAINE – Black Iron and Glencore are in talks to finance construction of the junior’s Shymanivske iron ore project and have signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding to begin formal negotiations on the financing and offtake package. The companies envision an investment

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska terminates supply agreement with Livent

    February 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has had a tough couple weeks – cost overruns and now termination of a major supply agreement. Just last week the company announced that cost overruns  at its Whabouchi lithium mine/mill and the Shawinigan electrochemical

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    COBALT-GOLD-BISMUTH: NWT government signs contract to build Tlicho Road

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont. Says the Northwest Territories government has signed a contract for the building of the Tlicho all weather road to the community of Whati. The village is only 50 km south of Fortune’s