Canadian Mining Journal



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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway seeks more resources at Renard mine

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Since the beginning of the year, Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has been drilling and sampling at the Renard diamond mine in the James Bay region, about 350 km north of Chibougamau. The aim is to upgrade resources

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    GOLD: SSR Mining outlines work at Seabee mine

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s SSR Mining says exploration work at its Seabee gold mine 125 km northeast of La Ronge has outlined new gold resources and increased the company’s confidence that mineralization is continuous along the Santoy Gap hanging wall. Here

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    Guyana Goldfields cuts production guidance at Aurora

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Shares of Guyana Goldfields (TSX: GUY; US-OTC: GUYFF) plunged 46% to $1.62 on news that the company has cut its 2018 production guidance and launched a review of the underlying resource model at its Aurora gold mine. The company has hired engineering

  • Caledonia buys back 15% interest in Blanket gold mine

    November 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ZIMBABWE – Caledonia Mining has agreed to buy back Fremiro Investments’ 15% shareholding in the Blanket gold mine in Zimbabwe in a deal valued at US$16.6 million. After completing the transaction, Caledonia will own 64% of Blanket. Under the terms of the

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    GOLD: Barrick, Newmont said to be in talks to merge Nevada operations

    November 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Canada’s Barrick Gold, which last month announced it was buying Randgold Resources in a $6.1-billion deal, is said to have resumed talks with rival Newmont Mining aimed at merging their gold operations in Nevada. “They have been trying to negotiate

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    GOLD: Alamos reports best ever intersection at Island Gold mine

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s Alamos Gold says its best ever surface directional drilling intersection at the Island Gold mine 83 km northeast of the town of Wawa. The results have allowed the company to extend high grade gold mineralization 60 metres

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    GOLD: Court sides with Gold Fields as South Deep strike continues

    November 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – The strike by National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) members that began on Nov. 2 continues at the South Deep gold mine. About 150 to 200 union members blockaded the entrances to the mine. The job action began

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    DIAMONDS: Alrosa kicks off mining at new diamond field in Siberia

    November 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – World’s top diamond producer by output Alrosa said Wednesday it had begun production at its new Verkhne-Munskoye diamond field in eastern Siberia, which Russian President Vladimir Putin said would reinforce the state controlled firm’s position as a world leader.

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    DIAMONDS: Jwaneng opts for DebTech ore sorters for plant

    October 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Two high-throughput x-ray transmission (XRT) ore sorters from De Beers Technologies SA (DebTech) have been installed at Debswana’s Jwaneng diamond mine, as key elements of its new large diamond recovery pilot plant. According to Gordon Taylor, head of

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    North American Palladium doubles down underground at Lac des Îles

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The story of North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) is perhaps best told in threes. In 2003, North American Palladium had just over 3 million oz. palladium equivalent in reserves at its flagship Lac des Îles palladium-platinum-gold-copper-nickel mine in northwestern Ontario.

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    GOLD: Newmont’s Merian mine hits 1 million ounce milestone

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SURINAME – Two years after commercial production began in October 2016, Newmont Mining’s Merian mine in Suriname has poured one million ounces of gold. Newmont Suriname – a subsidiary of the Colorado-based company – owns 75% of the mine and Suriname’s

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    AWARD: Hatch honoured for Gahcho Kue project

    October 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – When the Association of Consulting Engineering Companies handed out the Canadian Consulting Engineer award on Oct. 23, the Gahcho Kue diamond mine in the Northwest Territories was again honoured. Or more precisely, Hatch was recognized with an Award