Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    COPPER: Teck chooses Sumitomo to develop Chilean project in $1.2B deal

    December 4, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Teck Resources, Canada’s largest diversified miner, has chosen Japan’s Sumitomo as partner to go ahead with a planned $4.8 billion expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile. Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo Corporation will pay $1.2 billion to Teck

  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: Goldcorp pours first doré from Pyrite Leach at Penasquito

    November 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Goldcorp has poured the first gold at its Penasquito’s Pyrite Leach project (PLP) in Zacatecas. Commissioning of the plant began in Q3 2018, and it is now treating existing tailings around the clock. “PLP was a major

  • News

    GOLD: Newmont’s Subika underground starts commercial production in Ghana

    November 28, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    GHANA – Newmont Mining’s Ahafo mine in Ghana started producing gold from an open pit in 2006 and now the underground portion of the mine has launched commercial production on schedule and within budget. Starting next year, Subika underground will

  • News

    COPPER: Rio Tinto wants a piece of Teck’s copper project in Chile

    November 15, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – The world’s second largest miner, Rio Tinto, is said to be preparing an offer for a minority stake in Teck Resources’ Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile. Canada’s largest diversified miner, which in August received regulatory approval for a $4.8 billion

  • News

    LITHIUM: Chilean regulators reject Albemarle’s plans to boost lithium output

    November 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SANTIAGO – Chilean environmental regulators have rejected plans by Albemarle Corp., the world’s top lithium producer, to expand output from the Salar de Atacama salt flat, according to filings with Chile’s Environmental Assessment Service (SEA). SEA said in a resolution

  • News

    North American Palladium doubles down underground at Lac des Îles

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The story of North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) is perhaps best told in threes. In 2003, North American Palladium had just over 3 million oz. palladium equivalent in reserves at its flagship Lac des Îles palladium-platinum-gold-copper-nickel mine in northwestern Ontario.

  • News

    COPPER: Teck seeking partner for Quebrada Blanca expansion

    August 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE –Teck Resources of Vancouver is looking for a partner to share in the $4.8 billion phase two expansion at its Quebrada Blanca copper mine. Teck plans to offer up to 30% or 40% of the project to a partner

  • Feature

    Voisey’s Bay expansion a go

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cobalt streams to pay for 40% of US$1.7B capital cost

  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: McEwen files Fenix PEA, adds to El Gallo life of mine

    July 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Toronto-based McEwen Mining  has filed a preliminary economic assessment for project Fenix at its El Gallo complex in Sinaloa state. The study says the annual production rate can be boosted to 47,000 oz. of gold equivalent with a

  • News

    GOLD: Kinross to begin expansion at Fort Knox mine

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Kinross Gold of Toronto has decided to go forward with the Gilmore expansion at its Fort Knox gold mine about 40 km northeast of Fairbanks. The work is expected to extend the life of mine by six years

  • News

    POTASH: PotashCorp competes Rocanville expansion

    October 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced on Oct. 12 that it had successfully completed the expansion of its Rocanville mine to 6.5 million tonnes annually. Nameplate capacity more than doubled from 3.0 million t/y, so too did the

  • Feature

    Rambler plans expansion for Ming copper mine

    October 1, 2017 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Expansion is in the works for Ming copper mine