Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD: Nunavut board okays TMAC’s Madrid-Boston project

    June 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – The Nunavut Impact review Board has recommended that the Madrid-Boston gold project go forward at the Hope Bay mine and mill 65 km east of Bathurst Inlet. The project – owned by TMAC Resources of Toronto – encompasses

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    GOLD: Royal Canadian Mint issues first coin made with Nunavut gold

    June 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Royal Canadian Mint has issued the first collectible coin crafted entirely of gold from Nunavut. The 0.1-oz. coin was designed by Inuk artist Andrew Qappik and highlights images of the north – the walrus, ptarmigan, polar bear,

  • GOLD: Talks continue between Barrick, Tanzania government

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – The long running tax dispute between Barrick Gold subsidiary Acacia Mining and the government of Tanzania continues. The sides are talking and the discussions are constructive, said Barrick. But the company declined to guess at when the discussions

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    Eira Thomas takes the reins at Lucara

    June 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Lightning has struck more than once so far in Eira Thomas’s career of more than 25 years. The geologist famously spotted a nearly 2-carat diamond in drill core – an incredibly rare occurrence – during exploration at Lac de Gras

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    GOLD-SILVER: Moss mine ahead of schedule for Northern Vertex

    June 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Vancouver-based Northern Vertex Mining says the Moss gold-silver mine continues to meet or exceed the design targets during commissioning. The open pit and heap leach operations is located in Mojave County. The mill produced 1,276 oz. of gold

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    Iamgold makes headway in West Africa

    June 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It’s been a big year in West Africa for Iamgold (TSX: IMG; NYSE: AIG). The company kicked off 2018 with high grade assay results from its Siribaya gold project in Mali and completed a prefeasibility study on its Boto gold project in

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    GOLD: Bonterra, Metanor to merge assets in Urban Barry camp

    June 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Bonterra Resources of Vancouver and Metanor Resources of Val d’Or, Que., have signed a letter of intent to merge the two companies to create a new gold exploration and development company with assets in the Urban Barry gold

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    HAULAGE: ASI Mining to automate trucks at South Arturo JV

    June 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Autonomous Solutions, Inc. (ASI Mining) has begun work on a project with Barrick Gold to retrofit and automate a fleet of haul trucks at the company’s South Arturo gold joint venture. The project is owned 60% and operated

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    GOLD: TMAC cuts 260+g/t including 2,710 g/t at Doris North

    June 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based TMAC Resources is reporting bonanza grades from this  year’s drilling at the Hope Bay gold project 65 km east of Bathurst Inlet. Work was conducted at both the Doris North and Madrid North deposits. Here are the

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    Alamos taps into potential of Island Gold mine

    June 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DUBREUILVILLE, Ont. — Alamos Gold (TSX: AGI; NYSE: AGI) has extended gold mineralization along strike and down plunge from existing reserves and resources at its newly acquired and producing Island Gold underground mine, 83 km northeast of Wawa, Ont., and just outside

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    GOLD: Kinross to begin expansion at Fort Knox mine

    June 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Kinross Gold of Toronto has decided to go forward with the Gilmore expansion at its Fort Knox gold mine about 40 km northeast of Fairbanks. The work is expected to extend the life of mine by six years

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    TRUCKS: Caterpillar builds 1,000th Cat 797

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DECATUR, Ill. – Caterpillar recently celebrated the manufacture of the 1000th Cat 797 Mining Truck. With 363 tonnes payload capacity, the 797F model is Caterpillar’s largest truck and the largest mechanical drive mining truck in the world. The 797 is the only