Canadian Mining Journal



  • 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

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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

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    Six low-capex gold projects in Ontario

    February 1, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    The new crop of low capex gold projects in Ontario