Canadian Mining Journal



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    PRIVATE PLACEMENT: Kirkland Lake Gold sets out to raise $60M

    October 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold, of the northern Ontario city of the same name, is raising $60 million through the private placement of convertible debentures. Dundee Securities and CIBC are co-lead underwriters and have agreed to purchase…

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    PALLADIUM MINING: First ore mucked from Lac des Iles expansion

    October 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – North American Palladium (NAP) is expanding operations at its Lac des Iles palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay by developing the underground Offset zone. The company says mining of the first Offset zone stope has begun.

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    Capstone: Doing it the right way

    October 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Capstone Mining is one of those good stories in the mining world that often get overlooked: a company that went out and did what it said it would do and is now reaping the benefits of two steadily producing copper mines that continue to beef up…

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    GOLD MINING: Ore production begins at Komis open pit

    October 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon says that open pit mining operations started at the Komis open pit mine with the first blast in ore on Sept. 29, 2012. The first shipment of ore reached the company’s Jolu mill on…

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    The HudBay Way

    October 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    A severe drought may have plagued much of the prairies this past summer but the shortage of rain did little to dampen the excitement at HudBay Minerals as the company celebrated important milestones at three of its projects in Northern Manitoba.

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    FINANCING: Richmont tops up treasury

    September 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Richmont Mines has raised $26.0 million via a non-brokered private placement. In return the company has issued 5.97 million common shares at a value of $4.35 each. The company says its cash position is now $60 million and it…

  • ENVIRONMENT: Taseko wins reclamation award

    September 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The British Columbia Technical and Research Committee on Reclamation (TRCR) has given its latest award for Metal Mine Reclamation to Taseko Mines of Vancouver.

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    COPPER MINING: Copper Mountain marks successful first year

    September 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following article and photo were provided by Atlas Copco.

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    Copper Mountain a takeover target, CIBC says

    September 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Copper Mountain Mining and its pure-play copper mine in British Columbia could become a takeover target, Matthew Gibson of CIBC argues in a new research report.

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    POTASH MINING: Fire out, workers safe at Rocanville

    September 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – An early morning fire at Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan’s Rocanville mine is extinguished, but 20 miners remain underground in refuge stations. No injuries were reported.

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    GOLD MINING: El Gallo pours first gold for McEwen Mining

    September 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – McEwen Mining of Toronto has made the initial gold pour at the first phase of the El Gallo project in Sinaloa State. Commercial production rates should be reached by the end of 2012. The production target for the remainder of…

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    PLACER MINING: Construction complete at Indian River

    September 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Construction – including roads, waterlines, settling ponds, camp, and processing plant – is complete at the Indian River placer gold mine 30 km south of Dawson City. A 150-m3/h mining plant was installed. It includes…