Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    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

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    COPPER-GOLD: Franco-Nevada acquires additional Cobre Panama stream for $178 million

    January 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Toronto-based Franco-Nevada Corp. has agreed to acquire an additional precious metals stream from Korea Resources, holder of a 10% interest in the Cobre Panama copper-gold project in this country. Franco-Nevada will pay US$178 million for the additional ounces.

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    COPPER-GOLD: Second shaft ready to fit at Oyu Tolgoi

    January 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources says it had reached a milestone at the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine as the second shaft has reached its planned depth of 1,284 metres. It will be fitted out through this year. The No.2

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    GOLD: Wallbridge to start Fenelon bulk sampling

    January 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Wallbridge Mining Co. has received the needed permits and approvals to begin bulk sampling at its Fenelon gold project 73 km northwest of Matagami. The board recently approved mining a 35,000-tonne sample. Preparations are underway to dewater

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    COPPER-GOLD: Falco moving Horne 5 toward 2022 start

    January 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Falco Resources of Montreal continues to move its Horne 5 copper-gold project toward a 2022 start up. The project, that represents an investment of $1.3 billion for both pre-production and sustaining costs, is located at Rouyn-Noranda. Construction of

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    GOLD: Equinox expects gold pour at Aurizona by year-end

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Vancouver’s Equinox Gold – formed late last year by the merger of Trek Mining, NewCastle Gold and Anfield Gold – is moving its Aurizona gold project to full construction. The first gold pour is anticipated by the end

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    GOLD-SILVER: Canamex updates PEA for Bruner

    January 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Canamex Gold Corp. of Vancouver has updated the preliminary economic assessment for its Bruner gold project in Nye County, Nev. The update adds 93,000 oz. of gold and 826,000 oz. of silver to the indicated resource. The base

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    Kutcho Copper a New Player in Northern BC

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based development company Kutcho Copper Corp. (TSX Venture: KC) is closing out 2017 on a high note and looking ahead to a busy year at its Kutcho high grade copper-zinc project in northern British Columbia. In mid-December, the company changed its name

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    GOLD: Roxgold receives permits for Bagassi South mine

    January 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BURKINA FASO – Toronto-based Roxgold has received permitting approval for the development of the Bagassi South underground gold mine. Bagassi is part of the Yaramoko project 200 km southwest from the capital city of Ouagadougou. The Bagassi project has a

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    Filo sets stage for near-term copper production

    January 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Filo Mining (TSXV: FIL) is targeting production within five years at its flagship Filo del Sol copper-gold-silver project in the northern Chile-Argentina border region. The company was spun-out of Lukas Lundin’s NGEx Resources (TSX: NGQ; US-OTC: NGQRF) in mid-2016. Filo released a

  • Feature

    Yukon weighs large scale mining at Casino proposal

    January 1, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    Western Copper & Gold’s Casino proposal shaped by tailings management