Canadian Mining Journal


  • TNM Roundtable: Leaders debate cash deployment

    April 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Industry members weighed in on how companies could best deploy cash at The Northern Miner’s roundtable discussion in Toronto in early April. The event – sponsored by PwC and moderated by Northern Miner editor-in-chief John Cumming and publisher Anthony Vaccaro – augments the Miner’s

  • News

    GOLD: Agnico Eagle bulks up treasury with $220M share sale

    March 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Agnico Eagle Mines announced on March 27 that it has agreed to issue and sell approximately 5.0 million common shares directly to an institutional investor in the United States. The shares are priced at US$43.97 each for a

  • News

    NICKEL: RNC Minerals, Waterton form JV for Dumont mine project

    March 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC –  Toronto-based RNC Minerals is forming a 50:50 joint venture with Waterton Metals Fund II Cayman and Waterton Mining Parallel Fund Onshore Master (Waterton) for the development and operation of RNC’s Dumont nickel project 25 km west of Amos,

  • News

    GOLD: Kinross takes 9.5% of BonTerra

    March 22, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – No sooner did BonTerra Resources announce that it had cut more near surface, high grade gold values (see CMJ Headline News for March 22, 2017) at its Gladiator deposit 170 km northeast of Val d’Or, than Kinross Gold

  • News

    Sprott’s Rick Rule likes prospect generators

    March 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Rick Rule, president and CEO Sprott U.S. Holdings, shared his investment ideas and view on exploration in an interview on the sidelines of the recent Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada convention in Toronto. Rule’s top names include prospector-turned-royalty generator Eurasian

  • News

    Saskatchewan the best place to invest, Fraser Institute says

    March 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Saskatchewan takes the crown as the most attractive jurisdiction for investment in the Fraser Institute’s Annual survey of mining companies 2016, moving up from second place in 2015, and dethroning Western Australia. The survey’s authors Taylor Jackson and Kenneth Green compiled

  • News

    GOLD: Agnico Eagle invests $14.5M in G4G/White Gold

    December 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Agnico Eagle Mines has invested $14.5 million in G4G Capital Corp. with the purchase of 12.1 million shares at a price of $1.20 each. That gives Agnico about a 19.93% interest in the smaller company, that plans to

  • News

    AWARD: Canada best country at international investment forum

    December 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, England – Canada’s mineral industry is recognized globally for its innovation, environmental stewardship, indigenous engagement and corporate social responsibility. Coupled with a stable and secure economy, this makes Canada one of the world’s top destinations for exploration and mining. Mining in Canada is an

  • News

    PLAN NORD: Online platform will help Quebec suppliers win contracts

    November 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The Quebec government has partnered with one of Canada’s leading firms in risk management and contractor compliance to develop a platform to help Quebec-based suppliers bid for Plan Nord contracts. Plan Nord is a central plank of the

  • POTASH M&A: Agrium and PotashCorp Shareholders Overwhelmingly Approve Merger

    November 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY: Agrium Inc. announced that its securityholders overwhelmingly voted to approve the company’s proposed merger of equals with Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. at the Special Meeting of Agrium securityholders that was held today. Approximately 98 percent of the shares and

  • GOLD: Metanor files PEA on the Barry project

    November 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VAL-D’OR: Metanor Resources Inc. is pleased to announce it has filed the NI 43-101 Technical Report Preliminary Economic Assessment (PEA), Barry Gold Project, Québec, Canada, in support of the press release published September 22nd 2016. The preliminary economic study completed by Geoservices

  • GOLD: Eastmain Resources Reports Initial Drilling and Channel Sampling Results for Eleonore South

    November 3, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO: Eastmain Resources Inc. is pleased to announce the reports of the Moni gold prospect channel sampling results and the first five diamond drill holes of the 12-hole Phase 1 Program. Assays are pending on the remaining seven holes. The results of the