Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    GOLD: Barkerville test mining, milling better than expected

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Test mining and milling of 80,000 tonnes from Barkerville Gold Mines’ Bonanza Ledge zone resulted in a better than expected ore grade and solid mill performance. Bonanza Ledge is part of the company’s Cariboo property. Mine grades

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    GOLD: New find at Beta Hunt yields 9,000 oz. for RNC

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Toronto-based RNC Minerals recently made a new high grade gold discovery at its Beta Hunt gold-nickel mine 600 km from Perth. Last week the company recovered 9,250 oz. of gold from a 130 tonnes of ore from the

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Stornoway successfully transitions Renard to underground production

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has achieved full underground mine design capacity at its Renard mine. The property is located 350 km north of Chibougamau in the James Bay region. In fact, mining was above budget. Over the

  • News

    TECHNOLOGY: Cat MineStar increases mine site efficiency

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – In an effort to improve the efficiency and consistency of its operations, mining company Fresnillo partnered with Cat dealer Matco to integrate Cat MineStar technologies into its La Herradura gold-silver open pit and heap leach mine in Sonora,

  • News

    SOFTWARE: RCT makes mining in challenging environments possible

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – RCT’s smart technology solutions are helping to improve safety at Newcrest’s Lihir open cut gold mine in Papua New Guinea. The company’s ControlMaster tele-remote solutions were installed on two Cat 6050 (Terex RH200) hydraulic shovels and

  • Feature

    Hecla transforms Casa Berardi

    September 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Combo of tried and true drilling plus new technology proves the right formula

  • News

    COPPER: Teck seeking partner for Quebrada Blanca expansion

    August 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE –Teck Resources of Vancouver is looking for a partner to share in the $4.8 billion phase two expansion at its Quebrada Blanca copper mine. Teck plans to offer up to 30% or 40% of the project to a partner

  • GOLD: Attempted robbery at Tahoe’s La Arena mine

    August 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – These would-be thieves should get maybe a point for originality. In the end they caused a toxic spill and never did get any richer. Tahoe Resources operates the La Arena gold-copper mine in the northern part of the

  • News

    OFFICE: Cementation Canada opens Toronto office

    August 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Last week Cementation Canada opened a new office in the Greater Toronto Area, located at 4711 Yonge Street. By developing a GTA-based group of engineers and design professionals, Cementation is building capacity and enhancing the company’s service offering

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    Alio Gold halts work on Ana Paula, misses guidance

    August 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Raymond James has cut its target price on Alio Gold (TSX: ALO; NYSE: ALO) from $4.50 to $1.00 per share and downgraded the company from market perform to underperform due to operating challenges, debt and declining gold prices. The company has temporarily

  • Torex Gold recovers after blockade in Mexico

    August 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Despite a blockade of its El Limon Guajes mine complex in southwestern Mexico from November 2017 until early April 2018, Torex Gold Resources (TSX: TXG) managed to put out solid quarterly results over the last six months. The company reported 75 days of

  • News

    Armed bandits kill Semafo employee and subcontractor in Burkina Faso

    August 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A Semafo (TSX: OMX) employee and a subcontractor are dead after armed bandits shot at a bus transporting the company’s workers 80 km from the town of Bobo-Dioulasso to the Mana mine in Burkina Faso. The shootings on Aug. 17 were preceded