Canadian Mining Journal



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    Gold Fields bets big on South America

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Since discovering Salares Norte in the Atacama region of northern Chile in 2011, Gold Fields (NYSE: GFI) has carved out a resource from the project’s two orebodies of 3.66 million oz. of gold and 49.46 million oz. of silver. The South

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    GOLD: Barkerville adds in maiden Cow and Island Mountain resources at Cariboo

    May 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Barkerville Gold Mines has announced the first resource estimates incorporating its Cow and Island Mountain deposits in Wells. The two deposits form part of the Cariboo gold project, which may contain 1.60 million oz. of gold

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    GOLD: Fenelon bulk sampling fully funded says Wallbridge

    May 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Wallbridge Mining of Toronto has secured all the funding necessary to take a 35,000-tonne bulk sample a its Fenelon gold property 75 km northwest of Matagami. The existing pit and underground workings have been dewatered, and a 79-person

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    GOLD: Rubicon reports large jump in Phoenix M&I contained oz

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Rubicon Minerals Corp. has released an updated resource estimate for its Phoenix gold project in the Red Lake district. The latest numbers for contained gold in the measured and indicated category have more than doubled, to 281,000

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    Connemara completes maiden zinc resource in Ireland

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ireland is one of the largest zinc producers in Europe and its base metal deposits have drawn some of the biggest names in the mining business — from Boliden and Glencore (LON: GLEN) to Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TCK) and Vedanta. Junior explorer Connemara

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    ZINC-LEAD: Resource base grows at Callinex’s Nash Creek deposit

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The independent 43-101 estimate for the Nash Creek zinc-lead-silver project shows a major increase in contained metals. The project is owned by Vancouver-based Callinex Mines, and it is located 20 km west of Belledune, in the Bathurst

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    Nevsun completes prefeasibility at Timok

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nevsun Resources (TSX: NSU; NYSE-AM: NSU) has a busy year ahead. In early April, the mid-tier base metals company released a prefeasibility study for the Cukaru Peki Upper Zone, part of its 213 sq. km Timok copper-gold project near Bor, Serbia.

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    ZINC-LEAD: Blind Creek offers estimate for Blende deposit

    April 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Blind Creek Resources has completed a resource estimate for its Blende zinc-lead-silver deposit 64 km north of Keno Hill. The inferred portion is almost 33 million tonnes at 5.03% zinc equivalent. Or in more detail with a

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    SolGold steps up drilling campaign in Ecuador

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      With about US$90 million in the bank and plenty of ground still to explore, Brisbane-based SolGold (TSX: SOLG; US-OTC: SLGGF) has embarked on a 120,000 metre, 12-drill program at its Cascabel copper-gold project in northern Ecuador. The main purpose of the

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    GOLD: Granada chooses Ausenco for mine study

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Granada Gold Mine of Rouyn Noranda, Q.C., is moving forward with the feasibility study for its Granada mine in the town. The company  has selected Ausenco Limited to create a feasibility study for an open pit with annual

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    GOLD: Osisko cuts 403 g/t over 2.7 metres at Windfall

    April 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Osisko Mining of Toronto continues its drilling success at the Windfall gold project in Urban Twp. The bonanza this time is 403 g/t gold over 2.7 metres in the Lynx zone. Osisko is conducting an 800,000-metre drill program

  • GOLD: Balmoral posts initial gold resource for Martiniere

    March 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Balmoral Resources has outlined a first resource for its Martiniere gold project in Quebec of 431,000 oz. of gold. The open pit, indicated resource is contained in 6.8 million tonnes grading 1.96 g/t gold, using a cutoff grade of 0.5