Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD: Wesdome delivers 2019 guidance and grade increase at Eagle River

    January 17, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ONTARIO – Wesdome Gold Mines expects to produce 72,000 to 80,000 oz. of gold this year at all-in sustaining costs of US$985 to $1,040 per oz. at its Eagle River mine complex in northern Ontario. The gold producer also forecasts a

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    GOLD: Detour’s 2018 output tops 620,000 oz.

    January 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Detour Gold Corp. enjoyed a strong fourth quarter – with record output of 158,200 oz. – bringing the 2018 total to 621,128 oz. of gold. The total was 9% more than for 2017. The average mining rate was

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals offers 2018 highlights, 2019 outlook

    January 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Osisko Metals president and CEO Jeff Hussey called 2018 a “very successful” year for his company, thanks to low zinc inventories and mid-term mine output forecasted to be less than global demand. Last February the company acquired Pine

  • GOLD: Newmont to pay $10B for Goldcorp, creates world’s leading gold miner

    January 14, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    Denver-based Newmont Mining Corp. and Goldcorp of Vancouver announced plans on Jan. 14 to merge, creating the world’s leading gold producer. When the US$10 billion (all figures U.S. dollars) deal closes, a new company, Newmont Goldcorp, will be created. Newmont

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara unearths 127-ct top white stone at Karowe

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Vancouver-based Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered a 127-carat, top white gem diamond at its Karowe mine in the Orapa-Letlhakane district. The mine also produced the 1,109-carat Lesdi la Rona and the 813-carat Constellation, which sold for a record

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    GOLD: Alamos drills highest grades yet at Western extension of the Island mine

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Alamos Gold of Toronto reports the highest grades from surface drilling in the Western extension at the Island gold mine near Wawa. High grades were also recorded from across the Main and Eastern extensions. Results from the Western

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    DRILLING: Boart Longyear introduces new DriftMaster top hammer rods and bits

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – Boart Longyear announces the launch of its newest top hammer tooling, the DriftMaster series of rods and bits. They are designed with a unique thread profile for added endurance and strength in the most demanding

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    COPPER: CuMtn produces 79M lb in 2018, sets guidance for next three years

    January 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Copper Mountain Mining of Vancouver met its 2018 full-year guidance with the production of 78.9 million lb. of copper from its Copper Mountain project 20 km south of Princeton. The mill treated 40,000 t/d with an average

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    PALLADIUM: NA Palladium signs development contract with Redpath

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based North American Palladium  has signed a major mine development contract with Redpath Canada of North Bay, Ont. Redpath. The expansion will double the capacity of the mine and mill to 12,000 t/d from 6,000 t/d. The project

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    DRILLING: Epiroc delivers first autonomous rig to BHP

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Swedish supply company Epiroc has delivered the first autonomous drill rig to BHP Group’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara. The rig, an Epiroc Pit Viper 271, is operational and marks the beginning of autonomous production

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    IOCG: New ramp at BHP’s Olympic Dam doubles capacity

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – BHP Group has commissioned the new ramp at its Olympic Dam iron ore-copper-gold mine, and it doubles the haulage capacity for its trucks. The Kalta decline is key to reaching the Southern mine area where BHP is mining

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    TELEREMOTE: RCT’s smart Technology selected by Teck Coal

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – RCT announced its ControlMaster Teleremote solution has been selected by Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck Resources for use at one of its steelmaking coal operations in British Columbia’s Elk Valley region. The ControlMaster Teleremote solutions were