Canadian Mining Journal



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    U.S. government to assess Twin Metals Minnesota’s proposed mine

    July 9, 2020 by Daniel Sekulich

    Antofagasta’s (LSE: ANTO) Twin Metals Minnesota has received formal notice that its planned copper-nickel-cobalt-platinum metals mine will be assessed through a federal environmental review. The U.S. government’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) notified the company at the end of June

  • GOLD: Sabina expands drill program at Back River

    July 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Sabina Gold & Silver is back at work at its Back River gold project in Nunavut, with an expanded 8,500-metre drill program planned at the 8-km-long Goose property. The junior demobilized its exploration camp staff at the project,

  • GOLD: Iamgold advances permitting for Côté

    June 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Iamgold‘s 70%-owned Côté gold project in northern Ontario has received a key federal permitting approval, taking it one step closer to a construction decision. The approval, under the Fisheries Act, is related to impacts on fish habitats and tailings

  • SILVER: Alexco’s Keno Hill poised for first production by year end

    June 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Alexco Resource has received a draft water licence from the Yukon Water Board for its Keno Hill silver operation, and is moving forward with plans to produce its first concentrate before the end of the year. While the draft

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    GOLD: Argonaut advances Magino permitting

    June 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Argonaut Gold has completed a key permitting milestone for its Magino project, which included consultation with Indigenous communities and members of the public. According to the company, the completed Schedule 2 amendment of the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent

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    GOLD-SILVER: Equity Metals gets permit to explore Silver Queen in BC

    June 2, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Equity Metals has announced that it has received a five-year, area-based exploration permit for its 100%-owned Silver Queen gold-silver project in western Canada. In a press release, Equity said the permit allows for drilling exploration from 50 drill

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    COPPER-GOLD: Braveheart closer to restarting Bull River

    May 20, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Braveheart Resources, the company working on bringing back to life the Bull River project, has received a positive system impact study from B.C.’s hydro and power authority (BCH) on its planned reconnection to grid power at a proposed load

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    GOLD: Rise Gold closer to reopening historic California mine

    April 30, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    CALIFORNIA – Rise Gold has announced that it is one step closer to the reopening of the past-producing Idaho-Maryland gold mine in California. In a press release, the U.S. company reported that the Nevada County Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the contract for

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    Energy Metals Snapshot: Eight companies powering the future

    April 9, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Growing moves by governments and organizations to set a price on carbon emissions have set up a prospective niche market in battery metals exploration and development. Lithium, cobalt, graphite and vanadium are directly applicable to energy storage, while nickel and

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    GOLD: Kore releases heap leach PEA for Imperial

    April 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALIFORNIA – Kore Mining has released the results of a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Imperial deposit, which suggests an open-pit heap leach operation with direct stacking of the run-of-mine oxides onto leach pads. The study forecasts average annual

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    GOLD: Springpole PFS expected in early 2021, says First Mining

    March 31, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Mining Gold has released an update on the progress of a prefeasibility study (PFS) and permitting at its 419-sq.-km Springpole gold project in northwestern Ontario. The company now expects results of the PFS to be released early

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    GOLD: Hasbrouck project’s operation plan approved

    March 9, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    NEVADA – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has accepted West Kirkland Mining’s plan of operations (MPO) for the Hasbrouck gold project. In a press release, West Kirkland explained that the Bureau will now start the analysis of the