Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD: Bonterra to triple capacity of Urban-Barry mill

    May 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Bonterra Resources of Val d’Or, Que., is nearing the completion of the environmental impact assessment for increasing the throughput of its Urban-Barry mill located near Val d’Or. Capacity will be tripled to 2,400 t/d from 800 t/d. The

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    CRUSHER: Metso to deliver comminution and material handling equipment for Codelco El Teniente expansion

    April 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Metso has been awarded with an order to supply crushing and material handling equipment for the first stage of Codelco‘s El Teniente copper mine expansion project located in Cachapoal province. The order was booked in Metso’s first-quarter 2019

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    GOLD: McEwen ponders sale of Mexican assets

    April 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – McEwen Mining reported its first quarter results on April 9, along with the news that it is considering the sale of its Mexican assets. The net proceeds would be used to advance other development projects and retire a

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    COPPER: Teck, Sumitomo close Quebrada Blanca transaction

    April 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Vancouver’s Teck Resources and Japanese partner Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo Corp. have closed their US$1.2-billion transaction giving Sumitomo a 30% indirect interest in the Quebrada Blanca copper project. The Quebrada Blanca property is 240 km southeast of

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    IRON ORE: Baffinland holds second community workshop for Mary River expansion

    March 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Oakville, Ont.-based Baffinland Iron Mines held what it calls a “risk assessment workshop” for stakeholders who want to know more about the expansion of its Mary river direct shipping iron ore project near Pond Inlet on Baffin Island.

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    GOLD: Leagold describes Los Filos expansion

    March 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Leagold Mining Corp. has filed the feasibility study for expanded facilities at the Los Filos gold complex 180 km south of Mexico City. The project currently consists of the Los Filos and Bermejal pits and the Los

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    GOLD: Lalor annual oz to double, says Hudbay

    February 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Toronto-based Hudbay Minerals has plans to double the annual gold output from the Lalor gold-copper-zinc mine 13 km west of Snow Lake. As part of the plan the New Britannia mill will be refurbished at a cost of

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    GRAPHITE: Northern Graphite to increase Bissett Creek’s production by 20%

    February 12, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Northern Graphite announced that it is considering increasing annual concentrate production by at least 20% at its Bissett Creek graphite project between Ottawa and North Bay. This would mean integrating an initial production rate of approximately 25,000 t/y into

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    GOLD: Roxgold anticipates strong 2019

    January 22, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Toronto’s Roxgold expects its Yaramoko mine will produce between 145,000 and 155,000 oz. this year at cash costs of US$440 to $470 per oz. and all-in sustaining costs of $765 to $795 per oz. (Monetary amounts are U.S.

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    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

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    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

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    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