Canadian Mining Journal

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    Kirkland Lake reports strong intercepts from Detour Lake with underground potential

    September 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kirkland Lake Gold has released assay results for eight drillholes, as well as one wedge hole, completed within the underexplored Saddle zone, between the Main and West pits at the Detour Lake mine site. According to the company, the results

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    Harte Gold ramps up Sugar zone mine

    September 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Harte Gold has provided an update on the mining and milling progress at its Sugar zone mine in White River, Ont. After restarting mining at the end of July and milling in early August, following a temporary shutdown at the

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    Trevali weighs Rosh Pinah expansion with strong prefeasibility returns

    August 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The results of Trevali Mining’s prefeasibility study on an expansion of the Rosh Pinah zinc-lead-silver underground mine in Namibia, to 1.3 million tonnes per year from 700,000 tonnes per year, suggest potential for increased production at lower operating costs starting

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    GOLD: Equinox generates 127,016 oz. in Q2, adjusts guidance

    August 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – In the second quarter, producer Equinox Gold generated a total of 127,016 oz. at all-in sustaining costs of US$900 per oz. sold, from six mines in the Americas. Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, Equinox still recorded its highest quarterly

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    GOLD: OceanaGold’s Waihi PEA outlines production growth in New Zealand

    July 16, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW ZEALAND – The Waihi District preliminary economic assessment (PEA) from OceanaGold suggests an additional 2.2 million oz. of gold output from the Waihi district between 2021 and 2036. These additional ounces would be sourced from the Marth and Gladstone

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    GOLD: Alamos proceeds with Island Gold shaft expansion

    July 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Based on the strong economics of the Phase III Expansion study for the Island Gold mine in Ontario, which includes a new 1,373-metre shaft, Alamos Gold announced that it is proceeding with an expansion of the underground mine

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    Tanzanian Gold begins production at Buckreef

    July 6, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Tanzanian Gold (TSX: TNX; NYSE: TRX) has produced commercial-grade gold for the first time from the oxide processing plant at its Buckreef gold project, south of Lake Victoria and 110 km southwest of the city of Mwanza in north-central Tanzania. “The

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    Exploration Snapshot: Eight gold companies mining in Canada

    June 2, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Canada’s prolific geological terrain and adherence to the rule of law position the country as a go-to destination for companies looking to establish and operate mineral projects. A fall in the value of the Canadian dollar over the past few

  • Shandong Gold to buy TMAC Resources for US$149M

    May 11, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    In the latest Chinese acquisition of a Canadian gold miner, Shandong Gold is buying TMAC Resources (TSX: TMAC) and its Hope Bay gold project in Nunavut for US$149 million. The news follows Zijin Mining’s acquisition of Continental Gold in March for C$1.3

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    GOLD: Equinox tables PEA for underground development at Aurizona

    May 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Equinox Gold has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on an underground development within its Aurizona mine site in northeastern Brazil. The early-stage study suggests a feed contribution of 2,800 t/d from the Piaba underground

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    Africa Snapshot: Eight companies active on the continent

    May 5, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Africa offers pre-production and operating companies large areas of underexplored prospective terrain and, in many countries, established mining legislation. West Africa, in particular, has attracted many explorers, developers and producers looking to deliver competitive returns for shareholders. Notably, a number

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    GOLD: Alamos posts strong Q1 results, expects to complete Young-Davidson expansion in July

    April 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – In the first quarter of the year, Alamos Gold produced 110,800 oz. of gold at all-in sustaining costs (AISC) of US$1,010 per oz. Although the company withdrew its 2020 guidance of 425,000 oz. to 465,000 oz. at AISCs