Canadian Mining Journal



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    Ecuador’s constitutional court allows referendums on new mining projects

    September 23, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Ecuador’s highest court has ruled that communities have the right to hold referendums on whether or not proposed large and medium-scale mines can move forward, but said the public can only vote on mining rights not yet granted and not

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    Taseko advances Florence copper project permitting in Arizona

    September 22, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Taseko Mines’ Florence copper project in Arizona received strong support at a public hearing held by the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ), which is part of the process required to obtain an Aquifer Protection permit (APP), the company has

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    Mexican gov’t greenlights Orla Mining’s Camino Rojo

    August 20, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Mexico has approved the environmental impact statement (EIS) for Orla Mining’s (TSX: OLA) Camino Rojo oxide gold project in Zacatecas state — clearing the way for mine construction to start. The approval from the Mexican Federal Environmental Department (Semarnat) also satisfies

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    ESG: Troilus receives approval to dewater pits, first Ecologo certification

    August 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Troilus Gold has received a Certificate of Authorization from Quebec’s ministry of sustainable development, environment and fight against climate change (MELCC) to dewater the Z87 and J4 pits at the past-producing Troilus project. “Obtaining the Certificate of Authorization

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    GOLD: Decade allowed to drill at Del Norte property in BC

    August 18, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Decade Resources and Teuton Resources announced that they have received drill permits for the Del Norte property, located in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle. Decade optioned the property from Teuton in January 2020 with terms allowing Decade to earn

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    GOLD: Pure Gold receives amended air and noise permit ahead of Q4 production

    July 22, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Pure Gold Mining has received an amended air and noise permit for its PureGold mine in Red Lake, which features a processing production limit of up to 1,089 tonnes per day. The amended environmental compliance approval specifies the

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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