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  • SILVER: Discovery releases more high-grade assays from Cordero

    April 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Discovery Metals continues to release high-grade assays from drilling at its advanced exploration-stage Cordero project in Chihuahua state, Mexico, which it acquired last year. Highlights of the results from 10 holes at Cordero included hole C20-316, which hit

  • GOLD: Nib prospect delivers high grade for GFG

    April 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – GFG Resources has hit 8.5 metres at 71.27 g/t gold in drilling at the Nib prospect, part of its Pen gold project, 40 km west of the Timmins gold camp. The high-grade interval in hole PEN-20-47, which includes

  • A message from the publisher of CMJ

    April 2, 2020 by Robert Seagraves

    In these times of strife and isolation, it is essential to remain connected and informed. As such, Canadian Mining Journal will continue with its regular publishing schedule. We will also keep the industry connected through our Daily E-Newsletter, website and

  • PROCESSING: GoGold’s SART plant up and running at Parral

    April 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The SART plant at GoGold Resources‘ Parral tailings reprocessing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico, has been successfully commissioned, reaching steady production in early March. The SART (sulphidation, acidification, recycling and thickening) process makes gold recovery more efficient in instances where cyanide-soluble

  • The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 180: The story of Pretium’s Brucejack mine, ft Joe Ovsenek at PDAC

    April 1, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    This episode features a keynote speech by Pretium Resources president and CEO Joe Ovsenek at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference in Toronto. Ovsenek discusses the history of the Brucejack mine from concept to production over more than 20

  • GOLD: Luminex grows Condor with first Camp resource

    March 31, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Luminex Resources has unveiled a maiden resource at its Camp deposit, part of its Condor project in southeast Ecuador, of 11.9 million inferred tonnes grading 2.95 g/t gold equivalent for 1.1 million gold-equivalent oz. Camp contains the highest

  • COVID-19: Mining Association applauds Canadian wage subsidy

    March 31, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    The Mining Association of Canada issued a statement praising the federal government’s decision to include businesses of all sizes in its wage subsidy, a component of a package of reforms designed to help businesses keep workers employed as the economy

  • M&A: Seabridge to pick up 3 Aces gold project in Yukon

    March 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Seabridge Gold is acquiring the 3 Aces gold project in southeast Yukon from Golden Predator Mining for 300,000 Seabridge shares and an immediate cash payment of $263,000 as reimbursement for project expenses. Golden Predator will receive further payments of $1

  • Barrick updates 10-year plan

    March 30, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Barrick Gold (TSE: ABX; NYSE: GOLD) has unveiled a 10-year gold production plan in which it aims to maintain production levels of approximately 5 million oz. gold per year between 2020 and 2029. The plan is based on its current operating

  • COVID-19: McEwen suspends mining at Black Fox and Gold Bar

    March 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After announcing a temporary suspension of operations until at least Mar. 31 at its 49%-owned San José mine in Argentina late last week due to COVID-19, McEwen Mining reported today it will also be suspending production at its Black Fox

  • DIAMONDS: Coronavirus curbs Mountain Province revenue

    March 25, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    Unlike many other mines in Canada and around the world that have been put on care and maintenance in the last week because of the global COVID-19 pandemic, De Beers‘ (51%-owned) and Mountain Province Diamonds‘ (49%-owned) Gahcho Kué mine in

  • COVID-19: Ontario and Quebec differ on ‘essential service’ definitions

    March 24, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    Yesterday, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and Quebec Premier Francois Legault both ordered the closure of non-essential businesses, effective as of midnight on Tuesday, Mar. 24. Quebec’s shutdown will last three weeks ending April 13, while Ontario’s shutdown is for two