Canadian Mining Journal



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    Castle Mountain reaches commercial production for Equinox

    November 24, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Equinox Gold’s Castle Mountain mine in California has declared commercial production. The open pit, heap-leach operation poured its first gold on Oct. 15 and is expected to generate 5,000 to 10,000 oz. of gold for the company this year. The

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    Iamgold temporarily cuts Westwood headcount

    November 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    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

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    Great Panther grows Guanajuato complex resources in Mexico

    November 23, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Silver and gold producer Great Panther Mining has updated the resource estimates for the Guanajuato and San Ignacio underground mines within its wholly owned Guanajuato mine complex (GMC) in Mexico. Combined measured and indicated resources increased by 17% to 10.2

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    Victoria Gold’s John McConnell on launching a mine during a pandemic at the Global Mining Symposium

    November 23, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Victoria Gold (TSXV: VGCX) commenced production at its Eagle heap-leach mine in the Yukon on July 1 – perhaps the only new gold mine in the world to launch in the midst of a global health crisis. “It’s going reasonably

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    Sierra looks to expand mines in Peru, Mexico; grows resources

    November 19, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    South American-focused miner Sierra Metals has released a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on an expansion of its Yauricocha polymetallic mine in Peru’s Yauyos province. The early-stage study suggests a throughput increase to 5,500 t/d, up from 3,150 t/d currently –

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    De Beers sales rise 12% as diamond demand recovers

    November 19, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    De Beers Group announced on Wednesday that sales of rough diamonds rose more than 12% in the latest sales cycle, as demand improves on the back of easing COVID-19 restrictions and ahead of the holiday season. Sales of US$450 million

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    Roxgold grows Yaramoko inventory, defines open pit reserves

    November 10, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    West Africa-focused gold miner Roxgold has added near-surface, open-pittable reserves and resources to its mineral inventory at the underground Yaramoko mine complex in Burkina Faso. The company released a resource and reserve update, which shows net ounce growth at the

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    AngloGold suspends operations at Cerro Vanguardia

    November 10, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    AngloGold Ashanti said on Tuesday it would voluntary suspend operations at its Cerro Vanguardia gold and silver mine in Argentina for 10 days, as coronavirus positive cases have been detected among its workforce. The company said essential activities during the

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    Caldas Gold posts record intercept at Marmato in Colombia

    November 9, 2020 by Northern Miner staff

    Caldas Gold has reported high-grade assays from its Marmato asset in Colombia, including a record 5.73 g/t gold and 5.2 g/t silver over 63 metres from 356 metres downhole. The intercept, in drillhole MT-IU-076, was part of a broader 385.7-metre

  • Kirkland Lake earnings boosted by Detour mine

    November 9, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Kirkland Lake Gold‘s (TSX: Kl; NYSE: KL; ASX: KLA) acquisition of Detour Gold and its Detour Lake mine in Ontario earlier this year now accounts for more than 40% of the company’s 2020 free cash flow. “We are extremely pleased

  • Kinross shares up on Q3 results

    November 9, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    Kinross Gold reported production of 603,312 attributable gold-equivalent oz. in the third quarter of 2020, compared with 608,033 gold-equivalent oz. over that same period last year. According to the company, the decrease was largely due to lower production at Paracatu, Maricunga

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    Wesdome on track to meet guidance, invests in Eagle River and Kiena

    November 4, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Gold producer Wesdome Gold Mines generated a total of 20,008 oz. from its Eagle River complex in Ontario in the third quarter of this year, at all-in sustaining costs of US$1,047 per oz. These latest numbers bring the company’s year-to-date