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  • Chile in turmoil as tensions boil over

    November 6, 2019 by Tom Azzopardi

    The worst unrest in Chile in a generation threatens to overturn assumptions about one of South America’s most stable countries and the world’s leading copper producer. All it took was a US4¢ rise in the peak hour fares on the

  • BLASTING: New Dyno Nobel software aims to lower costs

    October 9, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY – Commercial explosives leader Dyno Nobel has introduced a new software system that it says can reduce costs and increase efficiency. The ΔE2 software system allows targeted placement of energy in the blast hole by incorporating data

  • Stornoway’s creditors keep Renard on life support

    September 25, 2019 by David Perri

    Stornoway Diamond (TSX: SWY) and its creditors reached a deal that will see the Renard diamond mine continue to operate during corporate restructuring following the company’s failure to generate positive free cash flow in 2019. Stornoway entered into a letter of

  • REGULATION: B.C. seeks input on Mining Act changes

    September 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The government of British Columbia is asking for public input on changes it is proposing to the province’s Mining Act. The proposed amendments, which are intended to improve regulation and oversight of mining in B.C. include: -Formally separating specific authorities

  • GOLD: Crystal Lake adds Rob McEwen as strategic investor

    September 16, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    VANCOUVER – Crystal Lake Mining has completed the first tranche of a $1.5-million private placement, raising $1.4 million through issuing 4.8 million units at 30¢ apiece. Rob McEwen, chairman and chief owner of McEwen Mining, bought 1.67 million units for $500,000 through his wholly owned company, Evanachan.

  • GOLD: Monarch updates Fayolle resource

    September 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      QUEBEC – Just one month after acquiring the Fayolle gold project, located 35 km northeast of Rouyn-Noranda, Que., Monarch Gold has released a new resource estimate for the deposit. The project hosts a pit-constrained indicated resource of 70,630 oz.

  • TAKEOVER: SLR Consulting acquires RPA Inc

    September 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SLR Consulting, a global leader in environmental and advisory solutions, has acquired RPA Inc., a 60-person, world-leading mining advisory business with teams in North America – Toronto, Denver, Quebec City – and London, U.K. The RPA team includes geological, mining

  • John Bianchini, CEO of Hatch, added to TNM Leaders

    August 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    John Bianchini, CEO of Hatch—one of the leading management, engineering and development consultancies, with over 9,000 employees across the globe—shares his secrets to saving time, hiring and keeping the right people, presenting your ideas effectively, and other essential knowledge. Continue

  • VEHICLES: MacLean puts down roots in Nevada gold region

    August 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – MacLean Engineering, headquartered in Collingwood, Ont., is significantly investing in growth in the United States, with the appointment of Dan Millette as U.S. sales manager and his relocation to Elko. This initial, keystone step in the company’s growth

  • Key mining figure added to TNM Leaders — David Garofalo

    August 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The former president and CEO of Goldcorp sits down with The Northern Miner to answer questions about work ethics, time management, decisiveness and other insightful topics. Learn more at The Northern Miner.

  • DIAMONDS: Lucara results highlight difficult market

    August 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BOTSWANA – Despite higher production, Lucara Diamond saw lower revenue in its second quarter than the same period a year earlier, highlighting a difficult environment for diamond miners. Lucara reported net earnings of US$700,000 for the quarter on revenue of

  • Key mining figure added to TNM Leaders — Randy Smallwood

    August 8, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Addressing questions about time management, dealing with stress, creativity and teamwork, Randy Smallwood shares a number of lessons he’s learned throughout his decades long career as a mining executive. Find out more at The Northern Miner.