Canadian Mining Journal



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    PALLADIUM: NA Palladium signs development contract with Redpath

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based North American Palladium  has signed a major mine development contract with Redpath Canada of North Bay, Ont. Redpath. The expansion will double the capacity of the mine and mill to 12,000 t/d from 6,000 t/d. The project

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    DRILLING: Epiroc delivers first autonomous rig to BHP

    December 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Swedish supply company Epiroc has delivered the first autonomous drill rig to BHP Group’s South Flank iron ore project in the Pilbara. The rig, an Epiroc Pit Viper 271, is operational and marks the beginning of autonomous production

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    IOCG: New ramp at BHP’s Olympic Dam doubles capacity

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – BHP Group has commissioned the new ramp at its Olympic Dam iron ore-copper-gold mine, and it doubles the haulage capacity for its trucks. The Kalta decline is key to reaching the Southern mine area where BHP is mining

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    TELEREMOTE: RCT’s smart Technology selected by Teck Coal

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – RCT announced its ControlMaster Teleremote solution has been selected by Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck Resources for use at one of its steelmaking coal operations in British Columbia’s Elk Valley region. The ControlMaster Teleremote solutions were

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    GOLD: Pretium’s Brucejack to expand to 3,800 t/d

    December 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Pretium Resources has received the amended permits allowing it to expand production to 3,800 t/d at its Brucejack gold mine 65 km north of Stewart. The permits were issued by the B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines

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    GOLD: Avino hits 29.5 g/t in 27 vein extension at Bralorne mine

    December 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Avino Silver and Gold Mines of Vancouver is very pleased with the initial assay results from the drilling of the 27 vein extension target at the Bralorne mine near Gold Bridge. The company says the results confirmed

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    GOLD: Kirkland Lake drills high grade extensions at Fosterville

    December 13, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Kirkland Lake Gold has drilled high grade and visible gold mineralization on the down plunge extensions of the Swan zone at its Fosterville gold mine in Victoria state. The company says results from 47 new drill holes totaling more

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    GOLD: Kirkland Lake Gold provides guidance for 2019-21

    December 11, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold (TSX: KL; NYSE: KL) expects production growth of 10% to 15% each year over the next three years with consolidated output of 740,000 to 800,000 oz. of gold next year, 850,000 to 910,000 oz. in 2020,

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    GOLD: Wesdome extends Eagle River zone 7 at depth

    December 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Wesdome Gold Mines says drifting and drilling the 7 zone at the Eagle River mine has resulted in longer than average strike lengths and extended the zone at depth. The underground mine is located about 50 km 

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    GOLD: South Arturo JV to expand production in late 2019

    December 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, Ont., has provided an update on development at the South Arturo joint venture in the Carlin Trend. Construction of the Phase One open pit and the El Nino underground mine are progressing

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    COPPER: Teck chooses Sumitomo to develop Chilean project in $1.2B deal

    December 4, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Teck Resources, Canada’s largest diversified miner, has chosen Japan’s Sumitomo as partner to go ahead with a planned $4.8 billion expansion of the Quebrada Blanca copper mine in northern Chile. Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo Corporation will pay $1.2 billion to Teck

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    GOLD: Semafo reports more killings near mines in Burkina Faso

    December 4, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – On Nov. 30, Burkina Faso government security forces were attacked on the road between Semafo‘s Fada and Boungou mine, about 40 km away, leaving four gendarmes and a driver dead. No Semafo employees were involved, “but senior management