Canadian Mining Journal



  • COPPER: Strike averted at Escondida

    August 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – BHP  has averted a strike at the world’s largest copper mine, Escondida. A deal has been struck between the operator and the union representing most of the workforce. The terms of the offer will now go to union

  • GOLD: Gold Fields restructures South Deep operation

    August 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Johannesburg-based Gold Fields has announced a restructuring at its South Deep gold mine. The mine, located 45 km southwest of Johannesburg in the Witwatersrand Basin, has been a challenging operation since Gold Fields purchased it from Barrick

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    Pretium reaches steady-state production on schedule

    August 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pretium Resources’ (TSX: PVG) flagship asset, the Brucejack gold mine in northwestern British Columbia, reached steady-state production on schedule in the second quarter of 2018, one year after the mine’s first gold pour. In the first half of 2018, Brucejack

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    GOLD: Hope Bay gives TMAC better quarter

    August 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT: Toronto-based TMAC Resources experienced less red ink in the second quarter of this year than it did in the first. The comprehensive loss for Q2 was $10.3 million, compared to $15.0 million in Q1. Better yet, the Hope Bay

  • EDITORIAL: Expect copper price rise

    August 13, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Recent events are conspiring to push up the price of copper significantly. Lack of new discoveries and labour action at the world’s largest copper mine make both the short and long term outlook for copper prices rosy. First is the

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    PHOSPHATE: Arianne, New Brunswick team up to review phosphoric acid plant

    August 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Arianne Phosphate of Saguenay, Que., and the New Brunswick government to study the possibility of building a phosphoric acid plant in Belledune, N.B. Through the Opportunities New Brunswick program, the province will contribute to the cost of a

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    GOLD: Fekola mine pushes B2Gold to record quarter

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – B2Gold Corp. concluded a record breaking half year, thanks to production from the new low cost Fekola gold mine in Mali. The mine came on stream in November last year and has performed above expectations ever since. Total

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    Endeavour’s Houndé mine delivers solid first half results

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Endeavour Mining (TSE: EDV; US-OTC: EDVMF) has reported strong growth in production, revenue and earnings in its second quarter results. The West Africa-focused gold miner produced 299,000 oz. of gold in the first half of 2018, an increase of 126,000

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    GOLD: Landore updates numbers for Bam deposit at Junior Lake

    August 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Landore Resources of London, U.K., has updated the resource estimate for the Bam gold deposit on its Junior Lake property. The project is about 235 km north-northeast of Thunder Bay. New modeling has resulted in a significant increase

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    GOLD: Hecla updates Casa Berardi exploration work

    August 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Headquartered in Coeur D’Alene, Idaho, Hecla Mining Company has updated its recent exploration activities at the Casa Berardi gold mine about 100 km north of La Sarre. Hecla is currently mining ore from the East mine crown pillar

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    COPPER-GOLD: Water woes at Centerra’s Mount Milligan

    August 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Tucked away in the latest quarterly report from Centerra Gold is the news of a water shortage at the Mount Milligan copper-gold mine 145 km northwest of Prince George. The lack of snowfall last winter and a

  • GOLD: La Mancha injects $125M into Golden Star

    August 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Golden Star Resources is getting a cash injection of $125 million from La Mancha Holding of Luxembourg. The deal creates a long term, strategic relationship between the two companies. Golden Star will use the funds to accelerate development