Canadian Mining Journal



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    Alamos expects Young-Davidson to drive gold output higher next year

    December 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Next year, producer Alamos Gold expects the Young-Davidson underground mine in Ontario to drive a 17% production increase over 2020 levels, to 470,000 to 510,000 gold ounces. The increase follows a lower mine expansion that was completed in July. The

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    Hecla enters First Nation co-operation agreement in Quebec

    December 10, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    The mine currently employs over 650 workers in the province.

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    Lundin Gold goes ahead with $18.6M Fruta del Norte expansion

    December 10, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Canada’s Lundin Gold (TSX:LUG) is going ahead with expansion plans for its Fruta del Norte gold-silver mine in Ecuador, the country’s largest, only a year after producing the first doré bar on site. The Vancouver-based miner said the $18.6-million expansion will take throughput from 3,500 to

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    Newmont’s five-year outlook sees steady production growth, improving costs

    December 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Gold major Newmont has released a five-year production and costs outlook, which suggests production growth and lower costs through 2025. This most recent guidance, for the first time, includes the Ahafo North and Yanacocha Sulphides projects, which are expected to

  • Nevada Copper shares up on new financing package for Pumpkin Hollow

    December 9, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Package includes new cash resources of $31 million for completion of the ramp-up of the underground Pumpkin Hollow project in Nevada.

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    Victoria Gold reports initial results from Lynx target at Dublin Gulch

    December 8, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Producer Victoria Gold has released its first exploration results from the Lynx target, which lies along the Potato Hills trend within its flagship Dublin Gulch gold property, also host to the Eagle gold mine. The company says the results suggest

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    OceanaGold soars on Philippines’ move to reopen Didipio

    December 8, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    OceanaGold (TSX: OGC; ASX: OGC) closed 32% higher on the Australian Stock Exchange on Dec. 7 after announcing that the Philippine government is moving forward to finalize a long-delayed renewal of an agreement governing the company’s Didipio gold-copper underground mine.

  • Northern Vertex, Eclipse Gold to merge and create new U.S. gold producer

    December 7, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Northern Vertex Mining and Eclipse Gold have entered into a definitive arrangement agreement for an at-market merger to create a gold producer focused on the western United States. With Northern Vertex as the resulting company, the new entity would hold

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    RANKED: Top 10 zinc mines in the world

    December 2, 2020 by MINING.com Editor

    Global zinc production is poised to rise over the coming years as elevated prices encourage miners to restart idled capacity and begin production at new mines. Using production data provided by Miningintelligence, MINING.COM takes a look at the 10 biggest

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    SSR ‘master plan’ study examines Copler production scenarios

    December 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Intermediate producer SSR Mining has released an independent ‘Master Plan study’ (CDMP20) for the company’s 80%-held Copler district in Turkey – the site includes a producing gold mine. The company has also published a reserve and resource update for the

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    Copper Mountain updates mine plan with 65,000 t/d mill expansion

    November 30, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Copper Mountain Mining has announced an updated life-of-mine plan, completed at a pre-feasibility study level, for its 75%-owned Copper Mountain mine in southern B.C. The latest report incorporates a mill expansion to 65,000 t/d, up from 40,000 t/d currently and,

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    SSR reports long mineralized intervals from Copler porphyry target

    November 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SSR Mining has released assay results for four diamond drill holes focused on the Copler copper-gold porphyry target (C2) in Turkey, directly below the producing Main pit at its 80%-owned Copler mine. These drillholes were completed along a line of