Canadian Mining Journal



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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

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    DIAMONDS: Alrosa recovers large diamond from International pipe

    April 24, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    RUSSIA – Alrosa’s International mine produced this month the largest gem quality diamond seen in the past two years. In a press release, the world’s top diamond miner by output revealed that the stone weighs 118.91 carats, displays a light yellow

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    COAL-COPPER-ZINC: Teck’s Q1 in black, despite lower profits

    April 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has published its unaudited Q1 2019 financials that still show a healthy balance sheet, even if some figures fell from the levels of a year earlier. Gross profit for Q1 2019 was $1.0 billion compared to

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    GOLD: Barrick, Newmont Goldcorp’s JV clears all regulatory conditions

    April 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – The Nevada joint venture of Toronto’s Barrick Gold Corp. and Newmont Goldcorp Corp. of Denver has cleared all the regulatory conditions required for completion of the arrangement. Their joint operations will create the world’s largest gold producing complex.

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    TRUCKS: SMS deploys largest Komatsu autonomous truck in Canada

    April 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ACHESON, Alta. – This month, SMS Equipment deployed the Komatsu 980E-4AT – the world’s largest autonomous Komatsu truck in commercial operation – to work at a Canadian mine. The Komatsu 980E-4AT is modeled after the proven workhorse 930E series.  This

  • GOLD: RNC Minerals closes $12M bought deal financing

    April 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – RNC Minerals has closed a $12-million bought deal financing by issuing approximately 24.5 million common shares at a price of $0.49 each. The offering was underwritten by a syndicate co-led by Haywood Security and Cantor Fitzgerald Canada. The

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    DIAMONDS: Alrosa launches new Zarya pipe

    April 18, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    RUSSIA – The world’s top diamond producer by output, Alrosa,  announced this week the launching of diamond production at its Zarya pipe in Yakutia, eastern Russia. The new 300-meter deep deposit, operated by the Aikhal Mining and Processing Division and

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    GOLD: S&P predicts record gold output in 2019

    April 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW YORK CITY – S&P Global Market Intelligence is bullish on gold. Its latest report says there will be further growth of 2.3 million oz. in 2019. In 2018 for the 10th consecutive year, gold output grew to 107.3 million

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    COPPER-GOLD: Lundin to pay $1B for Yamana’s Chapada mine in Brazil

    April 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Yamana Gold has agreed to sell its Chapada copper-gold mine to Lundin Mining in a deal said to be worth over $1.0 billion (all figures are U.S. dollars). The mine is located in Brazil’s Goias state and owned