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  • Excellon expands Kilgore gold property, plans to drill targets next summer

    December 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    After adding the Kilgore project in Idaho to its portfolio in April 2020, Excellon Resources has now increased the size of this property by 28%, adding 14.8 sq. km. The expansion follows aerial surveys completed over Kilgore in August, with

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    Happy Holidays!

    December 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CMJ will not be sending out a newsletter next week as we take a deep breath and enjoy the holidays. Publisher Robert Seagraves, editor-in-chief Alisha Hiyate, news editor Magda Gardner, production manager Jessica Jubb, distribution manager Jackie Dupuis, art director

  • ABB plays key role in Sustainable Underground Mining future mine project

    December 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ABB has announced that it is providing electrification and automation knowledge and solutions in a pioneering mine of the future project, which aims to demonstrate zero carbon dioxide emissions and productivity increases of 50%. The company has provided electrification, connected

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    Joint-Venture Article: Maxtech aims at restarting historic St. Anthony mine in Ontario

    December 21, 2020 by Northern Miner staff

    A restart of exploration efforts is set to go ahead at the historic St. Anthony gold mine in the Kenora Patricia mining district of Ontario, according to Peter Wilson, president of Maxtech Ventures (CSE: MVT; US-OTC: MTEHF). When the underground

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    Mining management and board changes – On the Move

    December 21, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The December edition of our On the Move newsletter is now available. The monthly publication tracks management and board appointments across Canada’s mining and mineral exploration industry. To view a copy of the newsletter, visit www.CanadianMiningJournal.com and scroll down along the right-hand side

  • SolGold’s Nick Mather faces shareholder anger at AGM

    December 21, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Two years ago The Northern Miner named Nick Mather, president and CEO of Australian junior SolGold (TSX: SOLG; LSE: SOLG), as its Mining Man of the Year for his role as the driving force behind the world-class Alpala gold-copper deposit

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    USNC-Power encouraged to develop Canada’s first small modular reactor

    December 21, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Following the release of the Small Modular Reactor (SMR) Action Plan by the Justin Trudeau administration last week, USNC-Power announced that it is continuing with its project to develop the first-ever SMR in Canada. The company, a subsidiary of Seattle-based

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    Pretium makes new discovery around Brucejack

    December 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Pretium Resources’ 25,350-metre 2020 exploration program led to the discovery of a new zone of epithermal-style gold mineralization, the Hanging Glacier zone. The gold producer has released the results of its 2020 grassroots exploration program completed within the 1,200-sq.-km land

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    MINING PEOPLE: Great Bear, Iamgold, Spanish Mountain, Trevali

    December 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Management appointments announced this week include: Denis Walsh is now chief geologist with A.I.S. Resources. Peter Spora, the executive VP of growth and discovery with Golden Star Resources, has passed away. Spanish Mountain Gold has appointed Doug Ramsey as director,

  • Metso Outotec to modernize Norilsk Nickel’s smelting line in Russia

    December 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Metso Outotec has been awarded a landmark contract by Norilsk Nickel to modernize one of the company’s two existing smelting lines at their Nadezhda metallurgical plant in Norilsk, Russia. The contract value is approximately 90 million euros, and the order

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    Midwest’s MineKleen Dust Control System Pays Off for Underground Mines

    December 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Underground mine operators are constantly searching for an affordable way to manage dust. Watering can be a go-to solution, but it compounds the challenges. Water degrades roads by washing away fines that help hold the road together, increasing maintenance costs.

  • Cartier tables maiden resource for Benoist in Quebec

    December 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Quebec-based Cartier Resources has released an initial underground resource estimate for the Pusticamica deposit within its road-accessible Benoist property, 65 km northeast of Lebel-sur-Quevillon. The gold-copper-silver deposit is host to 1.5 million indicated tonnes at 2.57 g/t gold, 0.19% copper