Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    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

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    Egypt approves Aton Resources’ Hamama

    February 18, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Egypt has granted Aton Resources a mining licence for its Hamama development project – the second time in a decade that the government has greenlighted a mine since Centamin’s Sukari gold mine started commercial production in 2010. The 20-year mining licence can

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    GRAPHITE: South Star releases PFS for Santa Cruz

    February 5, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL –Pre-feasibility study results released for South Star Mining’s wholly-owned 130-sq.-km Santa Cruz project suggest a two-phase approach for development of the graphite asset in southern Bahia. The associated project net present value estimate, at a 5% discount rate, stands

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    LITHIUM: Court grants Millennial Lithium mining licenses in Argentina

    January 14, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ARGENTINA – The Mining Court of Salta, Argentina, granted Millennial Lithium’s subsidiary, Proyecto Pastos Grandes, four of the five mining licenses that comprised the properties owned by state company Remsa. The land tenements are located within the Pastos Grandes project.

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    GOLD: Positive PFS for Argonaut’s Cerro del Gallo

    December 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Argonaut Gold has released the results of a prefeasibility study (PFS) on its Cerro del Gallo project in Guanajuato. The study outlines an open pit heap-leach mine producing an average of 64,000 oz. of gold annually with additional

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    PERMITTING: Gold Fields receives EIS approval for Salares Norte

    December 18, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    CHILE – The Atacama Environmental Assessment Commission has approved the environmental impact study on Gold Fields’ Salares Norte project in northern Chile — paving the way for the company to proceed with a construction decision in the first half of 2020.

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    COBALT: First Cobalt updates on refinery studies

    December 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt has released an update on the progress of recommissioning its cobalt refinery in partnership with Glencore. The company expects to complete a prefeasibility study for a 12 t/d restart scenario as well as a second feasibility

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    GOLD: Argonaut confirms high grades below planned Magino pit

    December 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Argonaut Gold has released exploration results for its Magino gold exploration project in Ontario and provided an update on permitting the San Antonio project in Mexico. At Magino, drilling targeting mineralization below and adjacent to the current open

  • Feature

    Lundin Gold prepares to bite into Fruta del Norte

    December 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Ecuador’s first large-scale gold mine on track for first production in Q4

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    ZINC-LEAD: NorZinc receives permits for Prairie Creek mine and road

    November 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Vancouver-based NorZinc, owner of the Prairie Creek zinc-lead project 200 km west of Fort Simpson, has received the water licence and land use permit from Parks Canada for its portion of the all-season road to the mine