Canadian Mining Journal

  • Dominion Diamond Mines sale of Ekati falls through

    October 13, 2020 by Northern Miner staff

    The future of the Ekati diamond mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories remains uncertain after Dominion Diamond Mines announced that a deal to sell it to a subsidiary owned by its parent company, The Washington Companies, has fallen apart. Dominion Diamond

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    Fruta del Norte produces 94,250 oz. in first full quarter

    October 13, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Lundin Gold’s Fruta del Norte gold mine in Ecuador produced 94,250 oz. of gold during the third quarter of 2020, which was the mine’s first full quarter of operations. Approximately 66,790 oz. were produced as a concentrate and 27,460 oz.

  • Northern Star, Saracen create US$11.5B Australian gold giant

    October 7, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Australia’s Northern Star Resources (ASX: NST) is buying smaller peer Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX: SAR) in a deal that will create an A$16 billion (US$11.5 billion) gold giant, the world’s eighth-largest gold miner by market value. The A$5.76 billion (US$4.14 billion) merger comes amid

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    Pan American Silver restarts Huaron and Morococha

    October 1, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Pan American Silver announced on Wednesday that production has resumed at its Huaron and Morococha operations in Peru. Over the past couple of weeks, Pan American has been gradually redeploying its workforce following implementation of intensive health screenings and testing for COVID-19, the

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    Power outage damages equipment at Lundin’s Chapada mine in Brazil

    September 29, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Lundin Mining (TSX: LUN) has withdrawn its 2020 production, cash cost and capital expenditure guidance for its Chapada copper and gold mine in northern Brazil after a power outage caused damage to all four of the operation’s SAG and ball mill

  • First Majestic plans next steps in Mexico tax dispute

    September 28, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    First Majestic Silver (TSX:FR; NYSE: AG) says it is getting ready to appeal a Mexican court decision this week that revoked a key agreement determining how the silver producer was taxed in the country. The federal court’s ruling, yet to be

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    Magna tables PFS with ‘base-case’ plan for San Francisco gold mine

    September 17, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Magna Gold has released the results of a preliminary feasibility study (PFS) for its San Francisco mine, acquired earlier this year, in Mexico’s Sonora state. The study suggests a 16,875 t/d heap-leach operation, using existing processing capacity, generating an average

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    Atlantic Nickel extends Santa Rita mine life to 34 years

    September 16, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Appian Capital Advisory’s Atlantic Nickel has released the results from a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its wholly owned Santa Rita nickel-copper-cobalt mine in northeastern Brazil.   Santa Rita, one of the largest open-pit nickel sulphide mines in the world, was

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    Gran Colombia sees production boost in August

    September 15, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Gran Colombia Gold produced a total of 20,644 oz. of gold in August, up 14% over the previous month, the company reported on Monday. This brings total production for the first two months of the third quarter to 38,755 oz., up

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    Harte Gold ramps up Sugar zone mine

    September 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Harte Gold has provided an update on the mining and milling progress at its Sugar zone mine in White River, Ont. After restarting mining at the end of July and milling in early August, following a temporary shutdown at the

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    Time to shine

    September 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    Amidst a growing gold rally, CMJ highlights Canada’s Top 10 gold mines.

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    Nexa improves safety and recovery with Orica’s WebGen initiation system

    August 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    By using Orica’s fully wireless initiation system, WebGen, Nexa Resources significantly reduced ore dilution to 20%, from 27%, at its Nexa Vazante zinc and lead mine in Brazil, resulting in a net benefit of US$1.6 million, according to a release from