Canadian Mining Journal



  • GOLD: Australia reaches record 10.3M oz. in 2018

    August 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA –Australian gold output reaches an all-time record high of 10.3 million oz. in the most recent fiscal year, Canadian output is lagging behind. Figures from www.AustralianMining.com indicate that country has reached 321 tonnes of gold. Meanwhile, Canada’s gold production

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    FELDSPAR: Hudson Resources ships first anorthosite to South Carolina

    August 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GREENLAND – Vancouver-based Hudson Resources has made the first shipment of anorthosite from its White Mountain mine 80 km southeast of Sisimut. The MV Happy Dragon bulk carrier was loaded with 14,400 tonnes of GreenSpar 250 anorthosite product and 56

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    Premier Gold hits exploration hard at Mercedes mine

    August 21, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Premier Gold Mines (TSX: PG) is convinced it can add years to the mine life at its 2,000-tonne-per day Mercedes gold-silver mine in Mexico’s Sonora state. “We’ve got about a 4 to 5-year mine life based on current reserves, and that

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    GOLD: McEwen drills Gold Bar South, adds to mine plan

    August 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Toronto-based McEwen Mining is looking to expand the resources at its Gold Bar mine near Eureka, where the first gold was poured last February. Commercial production was achieved on May 23, 2019. Of particular interest is the Gold

  • COAL: Technology boosts productivity at RusCoal’s Khakassia mine

    August 20, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    RUSSIA – Russian Coal saw a 5% increase in productivity at its Stepnoy pit just two months after the company installed, in the mine’s BelAZ dump trucks, a technological solution called Karier Mine Fleet Management System, which is produced by Vist

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    GOLD: Bell Creek, Timmins West may be sold by Pan Am Silver

    August 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver based Pan American Silver may put its Bell Creek and Timmins West gold mines up for sale, reported Northern Ontario Business last week. Pan Am acquired the mines with its US$1.1-bilion takeover of Tahoe Resources earlier this

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway still seeking partner to ease finances

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal released its Q2 2019 report and repeated its plea for a partner or buyer for the money-losing Renard mine 350 km north of Chibougamau. The company began the hunt for a buyer or

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    LOADER: Komatsu America introduces new WA9000-8 wheel loader

    August 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ILLINOIS – Komatsu America has introduced the WA900-8. The 116,400-kg wheel loader is equipped with an EPA Tier 4 Final certified emission regulations compliant engine. The machine is purpose-built to load about 65- to 135-tonne haul trucks with a bucket

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    GOLD: Asset sales continue at Barrick Gold

    August 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – In discussing its second quarter results, Barrick Gold slipped in two very interesting bits of information. First, president and CEO Mark Bristow said the company is seeking a buyer for the 50% of the Kalgoorlie gold mine –

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    IRON ORE: Champion ships 10-millionth tonne from Bloom Lake

    August 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Champion Iron of Montreal says its 63.2% owned subsidiary Quebec Iron Ore has shipped its 10th million tonne of  high grade iron concentrate from the Bloom Lake project near Fermont through the Port of Sept-Iles. The concentrate grades

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    GOLD: Avesoro suspends operations at Youga mine after security breach

    August 12, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    BURKINA FASO – Avesoro Resources has temporarily suspended operations at its Youga gold mine in Burkina Faso and moved all staff to the capital Ouagadougou as a precautionary measure, after a group of armed artisanal miners overran the camp and tried

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    POTASH: Mosaic idles Colonsay mine

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN –  The Mosaic Company of Plymouth, Minn., has announced plans to close the Colonsay potash mine near the town of the same name. Layoff notices effective Sept. 10 went out to 359 employees and no suggestion of when the