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  • News

    Iamgold temporarily cuts Westwood headcount

    November 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Gold miner Iamgold has temporarily reduced the size of its workforce at the Westwood underground mine in Quebec by 437 workers, or 70% of its underground staff. This announcement follows the Oct. 30 suspension of the site due to a

  • News

    Iamgold halts Westwood mine following earthquake

    November 2, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Canada’s Iamgold said on Monday it had suspended operations at its Westwood underground mine in southwestern Quebec, following a seismic event at the operation last week. The Toronto-based miner said the movement occurred at around 2:30 pm Eastern time on Friday Oct. 30th,

  • News

    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 208: Prime Minister Trudeau, Premier Ford and Chief Boissoneau on the value of mining

    October 15, 2020 by Northern Miner staff

    This week’s episode features highlights from the ground-breaking ceremony for Iamgold’s Côté gold project in Ontario. Speakers at the event included Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Premier Doug Ford and Mattagami First Nation Chief Chad Boissoneau, all of whom emphasized the

  • News

    Justin Trudeau gives blessing to Iamgold’s Côté gold project

    September 14, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau gave the government’s blessing to Iamgold and Sumitomo Metal Mining’s (SMM) Côté gold project in Ontario. The PM attended the project’s official ground-breaking alongside local First Nations representatives, Ontario premier Doug Ford, cabinet ministers, members

  • News

    Jaguar enters option on Iamgold land package in Brazil

    August 27, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Jaguar Mining announced Wednesday it has signed an option agreement with Iamgold on a package of 28 exploration tenements covering an area of over 270 sq. km in the Iron Quadrangle of Minas Gerais, Brazil. Under the agreement, Jaguar has the option to

  • News

    GOLD: Iamgold steps out Monster Lake zones at Quebec JV

    August 13, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Iamgold has reported the results of six drill holes completed at its 75% owned Monster Lake joint venture project, which is located 50 km southwest of Chibougamau. These latest holes were drilled to the northeast and along strike

  • Feature

    Pure Gold poised for production

    August 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    Pure Gold readies for production in Red Lake; plus five other gold projects we’re watching.

  • News

    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 197: Iamgold CEO Gord Stothart on mining in Canada, tailings dams and working with local communities, part 2

    July 30, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    This week’s episode features the second of a two-part interview with Iamgold president and CEO Gord Stothart at the Canadian Mining Symposium, held on Zoom on June 16, 2020. Online editor Adrian Pocobelli asks Gord about mining in Canada, tailings dams, and working with

  • News

    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 196: Iamgold CEO Gord Stothart on his career, the coronavirus and security in West Africa, part 1

    July 23, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    This week’s episode features the first of a two-part interview with Iamgold president and CEO Gord Stothart at the Canadian Mining Symposium, held on Zoom on June 16, 2020. Online editor Adrian Pocobelli asks Gord about the genesis of the name Iamgold, his career path,

  • GOLD: Iamgold, Sumitomo, give Côté the green light

    July 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Iamgold and 30% joint-venture partner Sumitomo Metal Mining have decided to move ahead with their Côté gold project in northern Ontario. Construction at the US$1.3 billion, open-pit project is slated to begin in the third quarter, with commercial

  • News

    GOLD: Desert Gold expands Senegal Mali Shear Zone project

    July 6, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    MALI – Desert Gold Ventures has announced that it has acquired a 95% interest in the Sola West concession in western Mali. Sola West is a 16-sq.-km land package that fills a strategic, 4-km property gap, on the company’s Senegal Mali

  • GOLD: Iamgold advances permitting for Côté

    June 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Iamgold‘s 70%-owned Côté gold project in northern Ontario has received a key federal permitting approval, taking it one step closer to a construction decision. The approval, under the Fisheries Act, is related to impacts on fish habitats and tailings