Canadian Mining Journal



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    Rainbow, Bosveld to develop rare earths project in South Africa

    November 4, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Africa-focused Rainbow Rare Earths (LSE: RBW) has signed an agreement with Bosveld Phosphates to co-develop the Phalaborwa rare earths project in South Africa. The asset contains about 35 million tonnes of gypsum resulting from historic phosphate hard rock mining, containing

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    Class 1 Nickel updates Alexo-Dundonald resource, looks at direct-ship restart scenario

    November 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Class 1 Nickel and Technologies has tabled an updated resource estimate for its wholly owned Alexo-Dundonald nickel project, 45 km northeast of Timmins in Ontario. The updated resource consists of four deposits – Alexo North and South, and Dundonald North

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    O3 expands Kierens deposit at Malartic with near-surface gold hits

    November 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Drilling at O3 Mining’s Malartic property in Val d’Or hit near-surface extensions of the Kierens gold deposit, outside of the proposed pit outlines defined in a September preliminary economic assessment. The company has released assay results for four drillholes, all

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    VanadiumCorp says Lac Dore is one of ‘largest and highest-grade vanadium resources in North America’

    November 3, 2020 by Carl Williams

    VanadiumCorp Resource (TSXV: VRB; US-OTC: APAFF) has released the first resource estimate for the Main zone at its wholly-owned Lac Dore vanadium project in northern Quebec, 27 km east-southeast of Chibougamau. “Our first mineral estimate exceeded our expectations and shows that

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    Northstar expands position at Kirkland Lake, stock up

    November 3, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Northstar Gold has expanded its landholding in the Kirkland Lake district of Ontario by acquiring the Rosegrove property, which sits 1.5 km northwest of the company’s flagship Miller gold property and 16 km south of Kirkland Lake Gold’s Macassa South

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    Baselode zeros in on potential new uranium structures at Shadow in Saskatchewan

    November 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Baselode Energy has released key findings from a mobile magnetotellurics airborne survey completed over its wholly owned 420-sq.-km Shadow property in Saskatchewan. Looking at new three-dimensional depth inversions, the explorer has defined structural features, which are prospective for uranium deposits.

  • Yamana Gold to acquire Monarch in $152 M deal

    November 2, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Yamana Gold (TSX: YRI; NYSE: AUY; LSE: AUY) is expanding its footprint in the precious metals-rich Abitibi region of Quebec, Canada, by acquiring all shares in smaller rival Monarch Gold (TSX: MQR) it does not already own for $152 million

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    1911 Gold begins 18,000 metre drill program on Rice Lake claims

    October 29, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Toronto-based junior 1911 Gold is set to begin a fully funded 18,000-metre drill program testing kilometre-scale structural targets on its 543.4-sq.-km Rice Lake claims in Manitoba. The majority of the drilling will take place at the Tinney and Bidou projects,

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    Probe uncovers new, near-surface gold zones at Pascalis in Quebec

    October 28, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The most recent exploration results from Probe Metals’ 2020 drill program at its Val-d’Or East property hit near-surface gold mineralization around existing resources and discovered new gold zones around the Pascalis trend. The company has released assay results for 36

  • Giga Metals targets battery market with PEA for Turnagain nickel project in BC

    October 28, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Giga Metals has tabled an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on its Turnagain nickel-cobalt project in B.C., 65 km east of Dease Lake. The early-stage study suggests a two-stage, 37-year open pit operation, producing a high-grade nickel concentrate sold to

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    Brixton teams with Friedland company on Hog Heaven project

    October 28, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Brixton Metals has entered a joint venture agreement on its wholly owned Hog Heaven project with High Power Exploration (HPX), a privately owned mining company led by billionaire and Ivanhoe Mines founder Robert Friedland. The Hog Heaven project is an advanced-stage

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    New Found Gold steps out Keats with 41.4 metres of 22.3 g/t gold

    October 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Drilling around last year’s discovery hole at the Keats zone within New Found Gold’s wholly owned Queensway gold project has returned long intervals of high-grade gold. The explorer has released results of four holes, drilled as part of a 10-metre