Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    GOLD-SILVER: Cadan pours first precious metals from T’Boli mine

    December 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PHILIPPINES – Cadan Resources Corp. of Vancouver reports that its affiliate, Tribal Mining Corp., has poured the first gold from the T’Boli gold-silver mine since the project went into commercial production in South Cotabato.

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    Eldorado to raise US$600 million

    December 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In November, Eldorado Gold announced plans to offer up to US$500 million in senior unsecured notes due in 2020 to help the company implement growth initiatives and augment its balance sheet. But the proposed offering was withdrawn several days…

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    GOLD: More infrastructure brings McGarry mine closer to commercial production

    December 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Armistice Resources Corp. of Toronto is pushing ahead with infrastructure projects at its McGarry gold mine in Virginiatown as the mine gets closer to commercial production. The improvements are aimed at boosting production…

  • Feature

    A gem of a mine

    December 1, 2012 by David Godkin

    ack in 2003, when geologist Eric Fier met with his future partners of Silvercrest Mining to discuss the state of the mining industry, one thing was perfectly clear: The market, they decided, needed a fresh silver play. If it happened to be a…

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    GOLD: Osisko locks up Queenston shares

    November 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Agnico-Eagle Mines of Toronto has agreed to sell its 4.8 million shares or 9.2% of Queenston Mining to Osisko Mining. Agnico-Eagle will receive $42.3 million for its shares.

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    GOLD: McGarry mine grades top estimates

    November 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Armistice Resources Corp. of Toronto is undoubtedly pleased to report that the stoping grade in its McGarry gold mine near Kirkland Lake is 24% higher than anticipated in the 43-101 report. Sampling in the sill drifts (cut to…

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    GOLD: Bralorne inks gold concentrate contract

    November 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Bralorne Gold Mines of Vancouver has signed an offtake agreement for gold concentrate from its Bralorne gold mine 50 km north of Pemberton. Metallic Commodities Corp. has agreed to buy the concentrate from the mine.

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    COPPER: Xstrata’s Antapaccay ships first copper concentrate

    November 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERU – Xstrata Copper’s Antapaccay copper mine in southern Peru began production of commercial grade copper in concentrates at the beginning of November and has delivered its first shipment to Matarani Port. Commissioning continues as the…

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    IRON ORE: Cliffs slows Bloom Lake work

    November 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, OH, has announced plans to delay part of the phase two expansion of the Bloom Lake iron ore mine, 400 km north of Sept-Iles. It will also idle a portion of its iron ore production at…

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    QMX Gold looks forward to brighter days ahead

    November 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — At the beginning of the year Toronto-based producer QMX Gold — then Alexis Minerals — had quite a lot on its plate. The company was trying to stabilize operations at its Lac Herbin gold mine in Val-d’Or, QC, as…

  • News

    Record production for SAS

    November 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    St Andrews Goldfields’ goal of reaching 100,000 oz of gold production for the year is getting closer to reality.

  • News

    DIAMOND MINING: BHP Billion sells Ekati to Harry Winston for $500M

    November 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – BHP Billiton is selling its diamond business, including the Ekati mine at Lac de Gras, to Harry Winston Diamond Corp. of Toronto. The deal is worth US$500 million, and it should close in Q1 2013.