Canadian Mining Journal

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    GOLD: SSR Mining drilling brownfield and greenfield targets at Seabee

    July 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – At the Seabee gold mine operation, 125 km northeast of La Ronge, SSR Mining of Vancouver is focused on boosting resources and reserves at the Santoy Gap hanging wall plus the Santoy 8A, 9A and 9C zones. Brownfield

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    HOISTS: Hepburn supports DavyMarkham customers

    July 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Hepburn Engineering has acquired all of the DavyMarkham Limited intellectual property assets. Davy Markham was a U.K.-based engineering firm that designed, manufactured and serviced hoists, winches, compensating sheaves and other hoisting related equipment for the global mining industry.

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    GOLD: Newmont making plans for Goldcorp assets

    July 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DENVER – Newmont Goldcorp produced 1.59 million oz. of gold in the second quarter of this year, thanks in part to the assets Goldcorp brought to the company when the acquisition closed on April 18, 2019. Now the company has

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    ENVIRONMENT: BHP to invest $400M to slow climate change

    July 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Melbourne-based BHP Group has announced a five year, US$400-million program to develop technologies to fight climate change at its own operations as well as those generated from the use of its resources. BHP has pledged to establish new

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    Teck advances QB2 copper project in Chile

    July 18, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    If all goes according to plan in northern Chile, Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.A, TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) and its partners Sumitomo Metal Mining and Sumitomo will start commissioning and ramping up their Quebrada Blanca 2 (QB2) copper project in the fourth quarter of 2021, with full

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    DIAMONDS: Alrosa recovers 63-ct stone from Verkhne-Munskoye deposit

    July 17, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    RUSSIA – The world’s top diamond producer by output, Alrosa, reported unearthing a gem quality rough diamond weighing 63.15 carats from the Zapolyarnaya kimberlite pipe of the Verkhne-Munskoye deposit located in Yakutia.  In a press release, Alrosa revealed that the

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    COPPER: Oyu Tolgoi underground costs jump 35%, says Rio Tinto

    July 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Big mining projects come with big price tags, and the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine in the South Gobi area is no exception. The operator and 50% owner Rio Tinto says the cost to complete the underground portion of

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    GOLD: Anaconda ponders expansion of Pine Cove mine

    July 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Toronto-based Anaconda Mining is considering the idea of expanding the pit at the Pine Cove gold mine, part of its Point Rousse project near Baie Verte. Expansion at this mine would delay development of the Argyle gold deposit

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    RNC expands Beta Hunt with resource update

    July 15, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Infill and exploration drilling in the Western Flanks Zone of the Beta Hunt gold mine in Western Australia has boosted measured and indicated resources five-fold and inferred resources three-fold, RNC Minerals (TSX:RNX) reports. The updated resource for the Western Flanks zone incorporated

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    GOLD: McEwen drills potential new production zone near Black Fox complex

    July 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based McEwen Mining has drilled what could become a new source of ore for the Black Fox gold complex 65 km east of Timmins in the Larder Lake district. Drilling at the 147NE target of the Grey Fox

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    TRUCKS: Cat 794 AC to meet strictest emissions standards, preserve performance

    July 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Caterpillar’s Cat 794 AC mining truck is now equipped to meet U.S. EPA Tier 4 Final exhaust emissions standards. In field testing, the Tier 4 pilot trucks matched the superior performance and productivity of the Tier 2 equivalent

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    PALLADIUM: NAP enjoys positive near surface results at Lac des Iles mine

    July 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s North American Palladium is enjoying continued success from the near surface exploration targets at its Lac des Iles palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay. So far this year, the company has drilled 34 holes totaling