Canadian Mining Journal



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    Brucejack, Silvertip among BC’s biggest recent successes

    January 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The most recent Annual Survey of Mining Companies by the Fraser Institute ranked British Columbia seventh among Canadian mining jurisdictions. But no other province or territory has had two new precious metal mines reach commercial production less than 15 months apart over

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    GOLD: Endeavour boosts production 50% in 2018

    January 24, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    LONDON, U.K. – Endeavour Mining produced 52% more gold in 2018 than it did in 2017, exceeding the upper end of its full year guidance. The company produced 612,000 oz. of gold in 2018, up from 403,000 oz. the year before;

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    GOLD: Detour provides guidance for 2019

    January 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Detour Gold Corp. has provided guidance for this year. The numbers are in line with the Detour Lake project’s life of mine plan released in June 2018. (All amounts in U.S. dollars.) Gold production for the full year

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    GOLD: Roxgold anticipates strong 2019

    January 22, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Toronto’s Roxgold expects its Yaramoko mine will produce between 145,000 and 155,000 oz. this year at cash costs of US$440 to $470 per oz. and all-in sustaining costs of $765 to $795 per oz. (Monetary amounts are U.S.

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    REVIEW: Groundbreaking! America’s new quest for mineral independence

    January 21, 2019 by Dr. Ned Mamula and Ann Bridges

    Groundbreaking! America’s New Quest for Mineral Independence. Dr. Ned Mamula and Ann Bridges. 294 pages. ISBN-13: 978-1729669525 / ISBN-10: 1729669522. What happens when a geologist and an author whose chief interest is California’s Silicon Valley get together to take a

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    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill production guidance levels off in 2019

    January 21, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    MONGOLIA – Oyu Tolgoi is expected to produce 125,000 to 155,000 tonnes of copper and 180,000 to 220,000 oz. of gold in concentrates this year, Turquoise Hill Resources reports. Last year the Mongolian copper-gold mine produced 159,100 tonnes of copper, up 1.1%

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    GOLD: Wesdome delivers 2019 guidance and grade increase at Eagle River

    January 17, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ONTARIO – Wesdome Gold Mines expects to produce 72,000 to 80,000 oz. of gold this year at all-in sustaining costs of US$985 to $1,040 per oz. at its Eagle River mine complex in northern Ontario. The gold producer also forecasts a

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    GOLD: Detour’s 2018 output tops 620,000 oz.

    January 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Detour Gold Corp. enjoyed a strong fourth quarter – with record output of 158,200 oz. – bringing the 2018 total to 621,128 oz. of gold. The total was 9% more than for 2017. The average mining rate was

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    ZINC-LEAD: Osisko Metals offers 2018 highlights, 2019 outlook

    January 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Osisko Metals president and CEO Jeff Hussey called 2018 a “very successful” year for his company, thanks to low zinc inventories and mid-term mine output forecasted to be less than global demand. Last February the company acquired Pine

  • GOLD: Newmont to pay $10B for Goldcorp, creates world’s leading gold miner

    January 14, 2019 by Marilyn Scales

    Denver-based Newmont Mining Corp. and Goldcorp of Vancouver announced plans on Jan. 14 to merge, creating the world’s leading gold producer. When the US$10 billion (all figures U.S. dollars) deal closes, a new company, Newmont Goldcorp, will be created. Newmont

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara unearths 127-ct top white stone at Karowe

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Vancouver-based Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered a 127-carat, top white gem diamond at its Karowe mine in the Orapa-Letlhakane district. The mine also produced the 1,109-carat Lesdi la Rona and the 813-carat Constellation, which sold for a record

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    GOLD: Alamos drills highest grades yet at Western extension of the Island mine

    January 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Alamos Gold of Toronto reports the highest grades from surface drilling in the Western extension at the Island gold mine near Wawa. High grades were also recorded from across the Main and Eastern extensions. Results from the Western