Canadian Mining Journal



  • PROCESSING: Golden Predator Processing Plant Operations Update – 3 Aces Gold Project, Yukon

    May 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal.

    Vancouver – Golden Predator Mining Corp.  is pleased to announce that as of April 19, 2019, the Company’s test processing plant, the first of its kind in Yukon, Canada, recommenced operations and processing of the 2018 3 Aces Project bulk sample following

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    GOLD: Island mine giving up more high grades as Alamos drills

    May 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Alamos Gold of Toronto is drilling more high grade intersections at the producing Island Gold mine 85 km northeast of Wawa. The company is focusing its attention on the Eastern, Main and Western extensions with both surface and

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    GOLD: Hecla updates drilling at Casa Berardi mine

    May 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Hecla Mining has mounted an aggressive exploration program at its successful Casa Berardi gold mine 95 km north of La Sarre, in the Abitibi region. High grade extension in the upper East and West mines have been outlined

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    EXCAVATOR: Hitachi releases versatile new EX1200-7

    May 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MOLINE, Ill. – Hitachi introduced the EX1200-7 excavator, which will provide increased efficiency, reliability and durability for customers. The excavator, which is available in North and South America, is the third machine in Hitachi’s new EX-7 series lineup, following the

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    SAFETY: Stornoway’s Renard team takes all at provincial rescue competition

    May 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. mounted a mine rescue team from the Renard mine – and they won all the awards at the 57th Quebec Provincial Mines Rescue Competition. The contest took place on May 2-4, 2019, in La Sarre,

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    GOLD: Kirkland Lake drills more bonanza grades at Macassa

    May 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Kirkland Lake Gold can’t seem to miss drilling high grades at its Macassa gold project in the town of Kirkland Lake. Recent excellent results highlight the potential for growing resources and new discoveries, says the company. Drilling

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    GOLD: TMAC enjoys first positive earnings in Q1

    May 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – TMAC Resources has recorded its first positive earnings for Q1 2019.  The quarterly revenue was C$67.9 million (compared to C$33.0 million in the same quarter a year earlier). That translated into a comprehensive profit of C$7.2 million for

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    TRUCKS: Metso sells two of its new truck bodies to Boliden’s Aitik mine

    May 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Metso has won an order to deliver two Metso truck bodies to Boliden‘s open pit Aitik copper mine in Gällivare. In addition, Metso will supply rubber bed liners for five more haul trucks. Boliden has been using Metso’s

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    COPPER: Cobre Panama makes initial 25-t for First Quantum

    April 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals of Vancouver has offered an  update on progress at the Cobre Panama copper mine as it made 25 tonnes of copper during the first quarter of this year. The project is on track to deliver

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    CRUSHER: Metso to deliver comminution and material handling equipment for Codelco El Teniente expansion

    April 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Metso has been awarded with an order to supply crushing and material handling equipment for the first stage of Codelco‘s El Teniente copper mine expansion project located in Cachapoal province. The order was booked in Metso’s first-quarter 2019

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    DIAMONDS: Lucara pulls 1,758-ct near gem from Karowe mine

    April 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Lucara Diamond Corp., headquartered in Vancouver, has pulled another gigantic diamond from its Karowe mine. It is described as weighing 1,758 carats, variable quality near gem. It is the largest stone ever  mined at Karowe. In November 2015,

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    DIAMONDS: DDI sets standards for ethical artisanal mining

    April 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – On April 24, 2019, the Diamond Development Initiative launched the Maendeleo Diamond Standards, calling this an innovative certification system that guides the ethical production of diamonds by artisanal and small scale mines. Although numerous ethical standards for mining