Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD: Victoria pours first doré bar from Eagle mine

    September 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Victoria Gold Corp. poured the first gold bar at its new Eagle mine 85 km north of Mayo on Sept. 18. Yukon Premier Sandy Silver poured the 1,001-oz. bar. The company says it has reached a hiring goal

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    GOLD: Blockade resumes at Newmont Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine

    September 17, 2019 by Jean Lian

    MEXICO – Newmont Goldcorp has temporarily halted operations at its Peñasquito mine in Zacatecas state, following the resumption of an illegal blockade. This is the latest blockade to disrupt the mine since a trucking contractor and members of the Cedros community – one of Peñasquito’s 25 neighboring communities –

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    GOLD: Pretium buys back Brucejack royalties from Osisko

    September 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER and MONTREAL – Pretium Resources, the owner and operator of the Brucejack gold mine near Stewart, B.C., has arranged to buy back the mine’s royalties currently held by Osisko Gold Royalties. Pretium will make a payment of US$31.2 million

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    GOLD: KLGold cuts new high grade zone east and west of Macassa South mine

    September 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold of Toronto is having  no problem finding high grade gold intersections as it drills east and west of the Macassa South mine complex and along the Amalgamated Break. The latest results come from 71 holes

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    DRILLING-BLASTING: BME in Canadian JV with Consbec

    September 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JOHANNESBURG – Blasting and explosives leader BME, a member of South Africa-based Omnia Group, has announced a joint venture in Canada with Consbec, the largest surface drilling and blasting contractor in Canada. The JV – called BME Mining Canada Inc.

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    DRILLING: Cat introduces down-the-hole hammer and bits for blastholes

    September 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar now offers Cat down-the-hole (DTH) hammers and bits designed for the most severe blasthole drilling applications. And they are cost effective for a wide range of drilling needs. The new Cat DTH hammer is 150 mm

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    Mexico Snapshot: Precious metals from coast to coast

    September 10, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Mineral companies large and small are active throughout Mexico. Precious metals remain the target of choice for explorers, developers and mine operators alike. Here are eight firms advancing assets in Mexico. Continue reading at The Northern Miner.

  • DIAMONDS: Stornoway granted creditor protection

    September 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has been granted protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act from the Superior Court of Quebec while the company restructures its business and financial affairs. Protection is extended to subsidiaries Stornoway Diamonds (Canada),

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    GOLD: Eldorado eyes bigger high grade resource at Lamaque

    September 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold Corp. has provided a update of drilling results completed this year for its Lamaque gold mine in Val d’Or. The results have expanded the area of high grade mineralization beyond 2018’s resource model in the

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    SILVER: Global output to top 1B oz. by 2023

    September 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – International analytic company GlobalData has crunched the numbers and predicts a rosy future for silver producers. Worldwide production has been declining since 2016, but the trend is about to reverse. GlobalData says by 2023 production will top

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    GOLD: Teranga’s Wahgnion gold mine starts ahead of schedule

    September 5, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Teranga Gold’s Wahgnion open pit gold mine in Burkina Faso started processing ore in August, two months ahead of schedule, and is expected to produce 30,000 to 40,000 oz. of gold in 2019. Wahgnion has an estimated

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    BLASTING: Dyno Nobel’s Differential Energy solution

    September 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Working in collaboration with its mining customers, Dyno Nobel invested in product development, creating an innovative system can reduce drilling, deliver a tailored explosive energy profile into blastholes in a single pass from mobile processing units (MPUs), and