Canadian Mining Journal

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    GOLD-SILVER: Pretium to repurchase precious metals stream

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Pretium Resources has announced its intention to repurchase the whole of the callable 8% gold and silver stream at the end of this year. The stream was sold as part of the construction finance package for

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    Northern Vertex becomes newest gold producer in US

    September 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Northern Vertex Mining Corp.’s (TSXV: NEE; US-OTC: NHVCF) open pit heap leach Moss mine in Arizona has reached commercial production. The gold-silver mine is expected to produce an average of over 50,000 gold equivalent ounces a year over the first

  • GOLD: Kirkland Lake boosts Osisko Mining stake

    September 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Kirkland Lake Gold announced this week that it had acquired approximately 14.7 million common shares of Osisko Mining for a price of $1.70 per share or $25 million. Kirkland Lake now holds about 32.6 million Osisko Mining shares

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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Kue gives up another kimberlite

    September 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Exploration at the Gahcho Kue diamond mine has discovered another kimberlite  near the mine. The project is a joint venture of Mountain Province Diamonds (49%) and De Beers Canada (51% and operator). The current exploration program has

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    Semafo’s Boungou mine achieves commercial production

    September 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since its first gold pour at the end of June, Semafo’s (TSX: SMF) Boungou mine in Burkina Faso has produced more than 12,000 ounces of gold. The mine officially moved into commercial production on September 1. During August the mill processed

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    GOLD: Barkerville test mining, milling better than expected

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Test mining and milling of 80,000 tonnes from Barkerville Gold Mines’ Bonanza Ledge zone resulted in a better than expected ore grade and solid mill performance. Bonanza Ledge is part of the company’s Cariboo property. Mine grades

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    GOLD: New find at Beta Hunt yields 9,000 oz. for RNC

    September 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Toronto-based RNC Minerals recently made a new high grade gold discovery at its Beta Hunt gold-nickel mine 600 km from Perth. Last week the company recovered 9,250 oz. of gold from a 130 tonnes of ore from the

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway successfully transitions Renard to underground production

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has achieved full underground mine design capacity at its Renard mine. The property is located 350 km north of Chibougamau in the James Bay region. In fact, mining was above budget. Over the

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    TECHNOLOGY: Cat MineStar increases mine site efficiency

    September 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – In an effort to improve the efficiency and consistency of its operations, mining company Fresnillo partnered with Cat dealer Matco to integrate Cat MineStar technologies into its La Herradura gold-silver open pit and heap leach mine in Sonora,

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    SOFTWARE: RCT makes mining in challenging environments possible

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – RCT’s smart technology solutions are helping to improve safety at Newcrest’s Lihir open cut gold mine in Papua New Guinea. The company’s ControlMaster tele-remote solutions were installed on two Cat 6050 (Terex RH200) hydraulic shovels and

  • Feature

    Hecla transforms Casa Berardi

    September 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Combo of tried and true drilling plus new technology proves the right formula

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    COPPER: Teck seeking partner for Quebrada Blanca expansion

    August 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE –Teck Resources of Vancouver is looking for a partner to share in the $4.8 billion phase two expansion at its Quebrada Blanca copper mine. Teck plans to offer up to 30% or 40% of the project to a partner