Canadian Mining Journal



  • Feature

    Canada’s four newest gold mines

    September 13, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    Despite a tough environment for mine development, several new gold mines are coming online this year in Canada

  • News

    GOLD: Permitting delays push Eldorado out of Greece

    September 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Eldorado Gold Corp. says it is “suspending investment” at its mines, development projects and exploration properties in Greece. The company has experienced unresolved permitting delays that resulted in project postponements and cost overruns. With the exception of care

  • News

    North American Palladium posts $8M profit in turnaround quarter

    September 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) has marked its first profitable quarter since mid-2015, thanks to surging palladium prices and increased production at its Lac des Iles underground palladium mine near Thunder Bay, Ont. The company recorded a $7.9

  • News

    GOLD: Centerra reaches settlement with Kyrgyz government

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KYRGYZ REPUBLIC – Centerra Gold of Toronto, its subsidiaries (Kumtor Gold Company and Kumtor Operating Company), and the government of this Asian nation have reached a settlement following long standing disputes between the two concerning Centerra’s Kumtor gold mine. The

  • News

    GOLD: SSR reports drill results from Seabee project

    September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – SSR Mining of Vancouver continues to drill underground at the Seabee and Santoy gold mines 125 km northeast of La Ronge. The focus is to convert resources to categories of higher confidence. Infill drilling at Santoy has identified

  • News

    GOLD: Iamgold files 43-101 report for Rosebel mine

    September 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SURINAME – Toronto’s Iamgold Corp. has filed a 43-101 report detailing an updated resource estimate for its Rosebel gold mine. Contained gold in proven and probable reserves increased 80% to 3.7 million oz. at the end of June 2017. The

  • News

    GOLD: Acacia cuts operations at Bulyanhulu

    September 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TANZANIA – The African subsidiary of Barrick Gold, Acacia Mining, is reducing its operations and workforce at the Bulyanhulu gold mine as the country’s government continues its ban on export of copper-gold concentrate. The decision will cut 1,200 employee and

  • News

    Silvercorp Poised to Leverage Success in China into Future Growth

    September 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Silvercorp Metals (TSX: SVM; NYSE-American: SVM) is coming off a stellar 18 months wherein it generated significant shareholder value. The company has leveraged a strategic land position in China’s Ying high grade silver-lead-zinc district, alongside an innovative approach to underground, narrow vein

  • LEAD-ZINC: Trevali buys African property portfolio from Glencore

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Trevali Mining Corp. has agreed to pay US$417.9 million for Glencore’s portfolio of zinc assets in Africa. The deal includes an 80% interest in the Rosh Pinah mine in Namibia, a 90% interest in the Perkoa mine in

  • COPPER-GOLD: Freeport caves in to Indonesian government over Grasberg interest

    August 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA – Freeport-McMoRan of Phoenix, Ariz., has agreed to give up control of the world’s second largest copper mine, Grasberg, to the Indonesian government. The announcement comes after escalating public outrage at foreign ownership of the mine. In January the

  • Primero’s future uncertain after San Dimas strike actions

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Primero Mining‘s (TSX: P) future hangs in the balance following 18 months of operational inefficiencies and labour-related work stoppages at its flagship San Dimas operation, 125 km northeast of Mazatlán, Mexico. … Primero has been dealing with sociopolitical issues

  • News

    GOLD: Atlantic Gold nears end of commissioning at MRC project

    August 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Vancouver-based Atlantic Gold Corp. is commissioning the mill at its Moose River Consolidated (MRC) gold project 110 km northeast of Halifax. Wet and dry commissioning began in July, and the construction of all surface infrastructure and tailings