Canadian Mining Journal



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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway to suspend open pit mining

    April 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has decided to suspend mining at the Renard 65 open pit mining at its Renard diamond project 350 km north of Chibougamau. Instead, the Renard 65 stockpile will be processed until the second

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    Guyana Goldfields’ reserves drop 43% with new deposit model

    April 9, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    The amount of gold in proven and probable reserves at Guyana Goldfields’ (TSX: GUY) Aurora mine in Guyana has been lowered 1.69 million oz., compared with estimates a year ago, based on “a new and more appropriate mine model,” the company

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    GOLD: Harte Gold completes feasibility study on Sugar mine

    April 8, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ONTARIO – Harte Gold Corp. has completed a feasibility study on its Sugar mine, which started commercial production in White River in January. The feasibility study incorporates improvements to the indicated mineral resources and reserves since the preliminary economic assessment

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    GOLD: Pretium ramps up Brucejack, updates resources

    April 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Everything appears to be on the way up at the Brucejack gold mine 65 km north of Stewart. Owner Pretium Resources of Vancouver says that includes the planned ramp-up of production, underground exploration, and resource numbers. The

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    OILSANDS: NACG wins additional 5-year contract

    April 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – North American Construction Group earlier this week announced a five-year multiple use contract and an associated term contract with a major oil sands customer.  The agreement runs through December 2023 and the backlog value is expected to be

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    GRAPHITE: Nouveau Monde raises $10M for Matawinie development

    April 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nouveau Monde Graphite has arranged a non-brokered private placement with Pallinghurst Graphite that will raise $10.3 million for continued work on the Matawinie graphite development project 150 km north of Montreal. Pallinghurst has subscribed to purchase approximately 43.8

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    GOLD: Kirkland Lake files updated Macassa 43-101 report

    April 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Kirkland Lake Gold has filed an updated 43-101 resource report for its Macassa gold mine in the town of Kirkland Lake. The report includes resources at Dec. 31 ,2018. Two important zones – Main/04 break and South

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    GOLD: Casa Berardi reserves up 28% for Hecla

    April 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Hecla Mining Co., headquartered in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, has filed an updated resource estimate for the Casa Berardi gold mine 95 km north of La Sarre, in the Abitibi region. Using a gold price of US$1,200 per ounce,

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    BLASTING: BME wins coal mine contract in Alaska

    April 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JOHANNESBURG – Blasting specialist BME USA has been awarded a contract by Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) in Alaska to supply explosive products and accessories. Part of the South Africa-based explosives leader BME, the USA business was established in Denver, Colo.,

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    GOLD: Wesdome discovers new Falcon zone at Eagle River mine

    April 2, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ONTARIO – Drilling 100 metres to the west of the diorite that hosts Wesdome Gold Mines’ Eagle River mine in Ontario has encountered a new discovery zone called Falcon, the company reports. Surface exploration drilling returned 73.5 g/t gold over 1.3

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    GOLD: Eldorado declares commercial production at Lamaque

    April 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Eldorado Gold Corp. of Vancouver declared commercial production on March 31 at its Lamaque gold mine near Val d’Or. This is the company’s first foray into gold mining in Canada. The Lamaque South project includes the Triangle gold

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway ends year with revenue down, losses up

    March 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Stornoway Diamond finished the 2018 calendar year with less production and revenue and more losses. Total net loss for the year was $329.4 million or $0.39 per share, compared to a net loss in 2017 of $114.2 million