Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD EXPLORATION: KLGold drills 14.2 metres of 8+ opt at east ’08 Break zone

    May 5, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Kirkland Lake Gold, of the town of the same name, reports drilling 279.72 g/t (8.16 opt) Au over a true width of 14.23 metres, a record intersection at the South Mine Complex (SMC). The drill hole targeted the east ’08 Break zone at…

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    Close Counts

    May 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Eighty-five hundred and fifty kilometers isn’t exactly what you’d call “close,” but that’s how far Walter Energy Western Coal (formerly Western Coal Corp) has been shipping high-grade metallurgical coal from its mines in northeast British…

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    The Wolverine mine requires a huge fleet of machines

    May 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Wolverine drill and blast operation utilises a total of 57 large machines. This number includes drills, loading equipment, haul trucks and support dozers. The drill operation is spearheaded by two D90K drills and two SKS12 drills. A DML and…

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    Here’s a look at what machines are on site.

    May 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

     

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    Buried but Bountiful

    May 1, 2011 by Tanya Laing Gahr

    Three stocks of wheat adorn the Saskatchewan coat of arms, a reminder of the province’s’deep connection to its agricultural roots, but it’s what’s beneath the surface that has become the real stroy of growth in the province.

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    By the numbers

    May 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    1,000: Rocanville’s estimated population

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    Third time’s a charm

    May 1, 2011 by Marilyn Scales

    Potash mining in southeast New Brunswick has been underway for over 30 years and construction began on the Penobsquis mine near Sussex in 1981 and on the nearby Potacan mine in 1983. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan bought the Penobsquis mine…

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    GOLD RESOURCES: Latest numbers for Vezza project and Sleeping Giant mine

    April 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based North American Palladium has released new reserve and resources numbers for its Vezza gold project and Sleeping Giant gold mine, and both have increased.

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    GOLD PROCESSING: San Gold installs crusher, ups mill capacity

    April 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Bissett, MB-based San Gold Corp. has completed the crusher upgrades at the Rice Lake project and significantly boosted mill capacity while maintaining a 94% recovery rate. The crushing circuit averaged 1,372 t/d from April 15 to 21,…

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    AWARD: Kirkland Lake Gold wins second safety excellence award in three years

    April 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold has received the 2010 Award of Excellence in Safety for having the lowest year-end total medical injury frequency in its category, underground mines with 250 employees or more. The award was made by Health and…

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    GOLD MINING: La Ronge project reaches commercial production

    April 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon says its La Ronge gold project reached commercial production on April 1, 2011. The Jolu mil processed 9,912 tonnes of ore grading 10.25 g/t Au through April 18, producing over 6,500 oz of gold….

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    GOLD MINING: IamGold sells Tarkwa and Damang mine for $667-M cash

    April 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GHANA – Toronto-based IamGold Corp. is selling its 18.9% interest in the Tarkwa and Damang gold mines in Ghana for $667 million cash. The purchaser is South Africa’s Gold Fields, which will hold 90% of the mines when the deal is completed in…