Canadian Mining Journal



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    RANKED: Top 10 zinc mines in the world

    December 2, 2020 by MINING.com Editor

    Global zinc production is poised to rise over the coming years as elevated prices encourage miners to restart idled capacity and begin production at new mines. Using production data provided by Miningintelligence, MINING.COM takes a look at the 10 biggest

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    SSR ‘master plan’ study examines Copler production scenarios

    December 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Intermediate producer SSR Mining has released an independent ‘Master Plan study’ (CDMP20) for the company’s 80%-held Copler district in Turkey – the site includes a producing gold mine. The company has also published a reserve and resource update for the

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    Copper Mountain updates mine plan with 65,000 t/d mill expansion

    November 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Copper Mountain Mining has announced an updated life-of-mine plan, completed at a pre-feasibility study level, for its 75%-owned Copper Mountain mine in southern B.C. The latest report incorporates a mill expansion to 65,000 t/d, up from 40,000 t/d currently and,

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    SSR reports long mineralized intervals from Copler porphyry target

    November 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SSR Mining has released assay results for four diamond drill holes focused on the Copler copper-gold porphyry target (C2) in Turkey, directly below the producing Main pit at its 80%-owned Copler mine. These drillholes were completed along a line of

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    Ero Copper extends NX Gold mine life

    November 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based copper and gold producer Ero Copper has updated resources and reserves at its NX Gold mine in Brazil, and extended the mine life of the underground operation to six years. In conjunction with the updated reserve numbers, Ero released

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    Castle Mountain reaches commercial production for Equinox

    November 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Equinox Gold’s Castle Mountain mine in California has declared commercial production. The open pit, heap-leach operation poured its first gold on Oct. 15 and is expected to generate 5,000 to 10,000 oz. of gold for the company this year. The

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    Iamgold temporarily cuts Westwood headcount

    November 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Gold miner Iamgold has temporarily reduced the size of its workforce at the Westwood underground mine in Quebec by 437 workers, or 70% of its underground staff. This announcement follows the Oct. 30 suspension of the site due to a

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    Great Panther grows Guanajuato complex resources in Mexico

    November 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Silver and gold producer Great Panther Mining has updated the resource estimates for the Guanajuato and San Ignacio underground mines within its wholly owned Guanajuato mine complex (GMC) in Mexico. Combined measured and indicated resources increased by 17% to 10.2

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    Victoria Gold’s John McConnell on launching a mine during a pandemic at the Global Mining Symposium

    November 23, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Victoria Gold (TSXV: VGCX) commenced production at its Eagle heap-leach mine in the Yukon on July 1 – perhaps the only new gold mine in the world to launch in the midst of a global health crisis. “It’s going reasonably

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    Sierra looks to expand mines in Peru, Mexico; grows resources

    November 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    South American-focused miner Sierra Metals has released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on an expansion of its Yauricocha polymetallic mine in Peru’s Yauyos province. The early-stage study suggests a throughput increase to 5,500 t/d, up from 3,150 t/d currently –

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    De Beers sales rise 12% as diamond demand recovers

    November 19, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    De Beers Group announced on Wednesday that sales of rough diamonds rose more than 12% in the latest sales cycle, as demand improves on the back of easing COVID-19 restrictions and ahead of the holiday season. Sales of US$450 million

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    Roxgold grows Yaramoko inventory, defines open pit reserves

    November 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    West Africa-focused gold miner Roxgold has added near-surface, open-pittable reserves and resources to its mineral inventory at the underground Yaramoko mine complex in Burkina Faso. The company released a resource and reserve update, which shows net ounce growth at the