Canadian Mining Journal


AuRico Gold Inc


  • News

    GOLD EXPLORATION: Young-Davidson yields good results from two zones

    November 6, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – AuRico Gold of Toronto says successful exploration is continuing at its Young-Davidson gold mine 60 km west of Kirkland Lake. The primary focus is west of the mine on the YD West and West Shirriff zones.

  • Feature

    AuRico pours first gold from Young-Davidson

    September 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    Exactly two years ago this month I flew 584 kilometres north from Toronto to Kirkland Lake, Ontario, then drove another 60 kilometres west along Highway 66 to the Town of Matachewan to attend the official re-launch of the historic…

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    Primero’s star rises over western Mexico

    August 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER — The industry expected big things from Toronto-based Primero Mining when it acquired the San Dimas gold-silver mine from major player Goldcorp just over two years ago to the tune of US$500 million, but things do not always go…

  • Feature

    Forty of our Finest

    August 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    Reports have been read. Numbers crunched. Comparisons made. Now our annual look at Canada’s Top 40 mining companies is ready.

  • Feature

    Ontario mines dodge disaster

    June 1, 2012 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Tony Makuch, President of Toronto-based Lake Shore Gold Corp, has seen forest fires before, but nothing quite like Timmins No. 9 fire that recently threatened many towns and mines in Northern Ontario.

  • News

    GOLD MINING: Forest fires retreat, work resumes at mines

    May 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – The forest fires that last week forced three gold mines in northern Ontario to suspend operations have begun to abate and residents are beginning to return to their homes and cottages.

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    GOLD MINING: Forest fire disrupts two operations

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – The forest fire that broke out 3 km from Kirkland Lake on May 20 disrupted operations at two nearby mines. Kirkland Lake Gold was warned to expect a power interruption, and it shut down mining in an orderly fashion and evacuated…

  • News

    GOLD MINING: Young-Davidson pours first dor bar

    May 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – AuRico Gold of Toronto is ramping up to commercial production at the Young-Davidson gold mine near Kirkland Lake following the first gold pour at the end of April 2012. Commercial production is expected to be declared early in…

  • News

    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: AuRico updates progress at Young-Davidson

    March 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – AuRico Gold of Toronto released its monthly update for the development of its Young-Davidson gold mine and mill near Matachewan with the news that wet commissioning of the mill has begun. The first gold pour target is only a few…

  • Feature

    Bottoms Up

    February 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    “Sight Unseen” could easily be Cementation Canada’s motto because most of the work the company does is underground. In fact, for the past 14 years, the vast majority of the engineering and contracting projects the company has undertaken…

  • News

    YEAR END RESULTS: Good news for all types of miners

    January 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    It’s not just the gold producers who are reporting positive fourth quarter and 2011 year end results. The news releases reaching CMJ in the past week include base metal miners, diamond miners and more. Here is look at a few of the notable…

  • News

    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Development begins at Young-Davidson pit

    November 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Development of the open pit at the Young-Davidson gold mine near Matachewan began with the first blast on Nov. 17, 2011, said owner AuRico Gold of Toronto. The project is on schedule for the first gold pour at the end of March 2012.