Canadian Mining Journal

  • News

    Taseko maintains production through pandemic

    June 11, 2020 by Dan Sekulich

    While gold miners have been stealing the pandemic limelight as that precious metal’s price has soared, copper miners have struggled with the collapse of their main markets, like China, and the closure of major production mines in places like Chile

  • Perseus Mining to acquire Exore Resources

    June 4, 2020 by Carl Williams

    Perseus Mining (TSX: PRU; ASX: PRU) is acquiring Exore Resources (ASX: ERX) in an all-share deal worth A$58.9 million (US$41million). Exore Resources’ flagship Bagoe project is within 50 km of Perseus Mining’s Sissingue gold mine in northern Cote d’Ivoire, and the two West

  • News

    GOLD: Victoria continues to ramp up Eagle

    June 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Victoria Gold’s Eagle gold mine has produced 25,068 oz. of gold from the start of this year until the end of May, and is expected to achieve commercial production at the end of the second quarter or early

  • News

    GOLD: Centerra’s Oksut in Turkey reaches commercial production

    June 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TURKEY – Centerra Gold has announced that its Oksut gold mine in south-central Turkey achieved commercial production as of May 31. The heap leach operation poured first gold at the end of January and has been ramping up mining, crushing,

  • News

    Exploration Snapshot: Eight gold companies mining in Canada

    June 2, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    Canada’s prolific geological terrain and adherence to the rule of law position the country as a go-to destination for companies looking to establish and operate mineral projects. A fall in the value of the Canadian dollar over the past few

  • Feature

    HudBay goes for the gold at Snow Lake

    June 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    One-third of the miner’s revenue is expected to come from precious metals by 2022.

  • Gran Colombia terminates bid for Guyana Goldfields

    May 27, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Gran Colombia Gold (TSX: GCM; US-OTC: TPRFF) has walked away from its proposed acquisition of Guyana Goldfields (TSX: GUY; US-OTC: GUYFF) and terminated its plan of arrangement for a three-way merger with Gold X Mining (TSXV: GLDX; US-OTC: SSPFX). Gran Colombia had envisioned creating a

  • News

    COPPER-ZINC: Teck resumes operations at Antamina

    May 27, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    PERU – Teck Resources announced on Wednesday that operations have resumed at the Antamina mine in Peru, in which the company has a 22.5% interest along with BHP (33.75%), Glencore (33.75%) and Mitsubishi (10%). A reduced operating workforce has been mobilized to the

  • News

    SILVER-GOLD: Endeavour Silver hits high grades at Bolanitos

    May 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Miner Endeavour Silver has announced the discovery of a new area of high-grade mineralization within the Melladito vein at the company’s Bolanitos mine. Of the 14 holes drilled, eight intersected high-grade gold and silver. Drill highlights include 1.5

  • News

    South America Snapshot: Eight companies active in the region

    May 20, 2020 by Magda Gardner

    South America’s prospective geology, established mining jurisdictions and well-developed infrastructure encourage companies to explore, develop and operate projects in the region. Below, we provide an overview of eight companies with precious and base metal assets on the continent. Altamira Gold

  • SSR Mining and Alacer Gold to merge in zero-premium, all-share deal

    May 12, 2020 by Trish Saywell

    Executives at SSR Mining (TSX: SSRM; NASDAQ: SSRM) and Alacer Gold (TSX: ARR; ASX: AQG) started talking about a possible merger of the two companies in November 2019, and completed all of the site visits required and much of the due diligence to make

  • GOLD: Gran Colombia proposes merger with Gold X, Guyana Goldfields

    May 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Producer Gran Colombia Gold has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for a business combination with Gold X Mining. The company has also submitted a proposal to acquire Guyana Goldfields in an all-share deal, which, on