Canadian Mining Journal



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    SILVER: Sprott Asset Management invests $2 million in Kootenay Silver

    October 7, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    MEXICO – Vancouver-based Kootenay Silver (TSXV: KTN; US-OTC: KOOYF) has announced a $2-million investment from Sprott Asset Management through a non-brokered private placement of 7.7 million units at $0.26 per unit. Each unit consists of one common share and one-half of

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    DRILL: Epiroc highlights new Pit Viper 270 XC flexibility

    October 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GARLAND, Tex. – Epiroc introduces the Pit Viper 270 XC series that delivers application flexibility, fuel efficient performance and enhanced safety with outstanding operator comfort and ease of maintenance. The Pit Viper 270 series, a mining industry staple can now

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    Kinross denies Reuters report ‘putting future deals in Russia on hold’

    October 3, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    A Reuters news report stating Kinross Gold (TSX: K; NYSE: KGC) is “putting future deals in Russia on hold” after recently acquiring a development project in the country is “an unfortunate mischaracterization,” the company told The Northern Miner. “We are not paused in

  • HAULAGE: New Cat AD45 underground truck better for mine air quality

    October 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar’s new Cat AD45 underground mining truck is available in configurations to meet the strictest emissions standards. The AD45 delivers the superior speed on grade of its predecessor, the AD45B, and it has the same dimensional envelope

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    SILVER: Bayhorse mill commissioning underway

    September 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OREGON – Vancouver-based Bayhorse Silver has begun commissioning the mill at the silver mine of the same name. The mill has nameplate capacity of 180 t/d. The mill treats pre-concentrated ore. An x-ray transmissive ore sorter is used to reduce

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    GOLD: Premier pours first gold bar from El Nino mine

    September 30, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – Premier Gold Mines announced that it has started processing ore from the El Niño mine located at the company’s 40%-owned South Arturo property in Nevada. South Arturo is in the Carlin Trend, approximately 40 km northwest of the

  • Stornoway’s creditors keep Renard on life support

    September 25, 2019 by David Perri

    Stornoway Diamond (TSX: SWY) and its creditors reached a deal that will see the Renard diamond mine continue to operate during corporate restructuring following the company’s failure to generate positive free cash flow in 2019. Stornoway entered into a letter of

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: Epiroc supplying EVs to Agnico’s Kittila mine

    September 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Less than a year after Epiroc’s launch of its new generation battery electric mining equipment, the company has won orders for those machines from customers in several countries including Finland, Australia and Canada. In Finland in the third

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    GOLD: Newmont Goldcorp officially opens all-electric Borden mine

    September 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The new all-electric Borden gold mine 9 km from Chapleau is officially open, following a ceremony attended by Denver-based Newmont Goldcorp officials and dignitaries from across the province. The company proudly says the mine features state-of-the-art health and

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    Indonesia to ban nickel ore in 2020

    September 19, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Indonesia has confirmed it will ban exports of nickel ore from January 2020 – two years earlier than expected. The Southeast Asian nation is the world’s largest nickel ore producer, and the news unleashed a torrent of speculation about supply

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    GOLD: Victoria pours first doré bar from Eagle mine

    September 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Victoria Gold Corp. poured the first gold bar at its new Eagle mine 85 km north of Mayo on Sept. 18. Yukon Premier Sandy Silver poured the 1,001-oz. bar. The company says it has reached a hiring goal

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    GOLD: Blockade resumes at Newmont Goldcorp’s Peñasquito mine

    September 17, 2019 by Jean Lian

    MEXICO – Newmont Goldcorp has temporarily halted operations at its Peñasquito mine in Zacatecas state, following the resumption of an illegal blockade. This is the latest blockade to disrupt the mine since a trucking contractor and members of the Cedros community – one of Peñasquito’s 25 neighboring communities –