Canadian Mining Journal



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    DIAMONDS: New kimberlite found at Gahcho Kue says Mountain Province

    June 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Toronto-based Mountain Province Diamonds has announced the discovery of a new kimberlite at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine 280 km northeast of Yellowknife. The mine is owned 49% by Mountain Province and operated by De Beers Canada,

  • DIAMONDS: Bridge loan gives Stornoway some breathing room

    June 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. and its material subsidiaries have arranged bridge financing to keep the Renard mine operating while the company undertakes a strategic review with the aim of restructuring its finances. The Renard diamond project is the company’s

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    SAFETY: Monarch’s Beaufor mine wins F.J. O’Connell trophy

    June 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Monarch Gold Corp., owner and operator of the Beaufor gold mine 20 km northeast of Val d’Or, says the mine is the 2018 winner of the F.J. O’Connell trophy awarded by the Quebec Mining Association. The F.J.

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    GOLD: High grades continue at Alamos’ Island Gold mine

    June 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Alamos Gold of Toronto continues to cut high grades in a new area of focus between the Eastern and Main extensions at Island Gold. The gap between the two extensions is located within a 500 metre area between

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    AUTOMATION: Epiroc rolls out 6th Sense for smarter mining

    June 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Epiroc presents 6th Sense, a new approach that combines digitalization and automation to boost customers’ performance. There is a growing need for the mining and infrastructure industries to look to digital technologies to enhance productivity, sustainability and safety.

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    GOLD: Pretium drills deep, begins regional exploration program

    June 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Pretium Resources reports that its 2019 deep underground drill program confirmed there is mineralization similar to the Brucejack mine at depth and to the east of the mine workings. The mine is located about 65 km

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    GOLD: New mines to push Canadian output to 7.6 million oz. by 2023

    June 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – Gold production in Canada is expected to grow at a compound annual rate of 2.7% from 2019 to 2023. This, according to GlobalData, Mining Intelligence, Centre means this country’s output will reach 7.6 million oz. four years

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    Central banks, ETFs drive Q1 gold demand

    June 3, 2019 by World Gold Council

    The following is an edited summary from the World Gold Council, based on its “Gold Demand Trends Full Year and Q4 2018” report. To access the report, visit www.gold.org. Global gold demand grew to 1,053 tonnes in the first quarter

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    GOLD: Agnico’s Meliadine reaches commercial production

    June 3, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    NUNAVUT – Agnico Eagle Mines’ Meliadine mine – its largest gold deposit in terms of resources – achieved commercial production ahead of schedule and below the initial capital budget, the company reports. Total construction costs after crediting pre-commercial gold sales

  • WATER TREATMENT: BQE Water to supply first SART plant in China

    May 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHINA – BQE Water was awarded a contract to proceed with the implementation of a SART p lant at a gold metallurgical facility owned and operated by Shandong Zhongkuang Group located in eastern China. The contract was awarded following the

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    PALLADIUM: NAP announces new zone at Lac des Iles mine

    May 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based North American Palladium (NAP) says underground exploration at its Lac des Iles mine 90 km north of Thunder Bay has discovered a new zone – C zone. Drilling results suggest that it is a large area of

  • IRON ORE: Champion aims to acquire 100% of Bloom Lake following refinancing

    May 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Champion Iron of Montreal wants to own 100% of the Bloom Lake iron ore project 400 km north of Sept-Iles. A subsidiary will pay partner Ressources Quebec, which holds a 36.8% interest on behalf of the provincial government,