Canadian Mining Journal Staff

Arctic Star looks for kimberlite at Timantti project

The company has already located three diamondiferous bodies – White, Black and Grey Wolf – and three kimberlite dykes.

Kirkland Lake files updated Macassa 43-101 report

Inferred resources total 610,000 tonnes averaging 16.7 g/t gold for 328,000 contained oz. of gold.

Casa Berardi reserves up 28% for Hecla

Hecla estimates the Casa Berardi reserves contain 1.9 million oz. of gold.

BME wins coal mine contract in Alaska

Blasting specialist BME USA has been awarded a contract by Usibelli Coal Mine in Alaska to supply explosive products and accessories.

Elysis to create research centre in Saguenay

The new facility should be fully functional in the second half of 2019. It also has the financial backing of the governments of Quebec and Canada.

Teck, Sumitomo close Quebrada Blanca transaction

Teck Resources and Sumitomo have closed their $1.2B transaction, giving Sumitomo a 30% indirect interest in the Quebrada Blanca copper project.

UEX shares latest West Bear results

The company said that 14 of the 20 assays exceeded the cobalt equivalent grade of 0.023% or more.

NexGen finds high radioactivity in first holes of 2019

NexGen Energy has been busy with feasibility stage drilling at its Rook I property in the Athabasca Basin.

Greenstone’s Hardrock project approved by environmental ministry

The project has probable open pit reserves of 141.7 million tonnes grading 1.02 g/t gold for 4.6 million contained oz.

Appointment notices: Kirkland Lake Gold, Nemaska Lithium, and Skeena Resources

Kirkland Lake Gold chairman Eric Sprott has announced his retirement, effective after the annual meeting on May 7.

Stornoway finishes year with revenue down, losses up

Total net loss for 2018 was $329.4m or $0.39 per share, compared to a net loss in 2017 of $114.2m or $0.14 per share.

Galaxy Resources, Cree Nation sign pre-development deal

Galaxy Resources and the Cree Nation of Eastmain have entered into a pre-development agreement for the James Bay lithium mine.

Golden Predator consolidates holdings in 3 Aces district

Golden Predator has agreed to purchase 100% of the Reef gold property from Precipitate Gold.

Iamgold reports new discovery at Côté project

Iamgold and JV partner Sumitomo Metal Mining Co. have discovered a new gold zone at their Côté project.

Last kimberlite trucked to plant at De Beers Victor mine

The Victor mine was forecast to produce 6 million carats over its life, but it beat that by recovering a total of 8 million carats, with a record 936,000 carats produced in 2018.

Skeena begins metallurgical optimization and PEA at former Eskay Creek mine

The PEA is scheduled for completion in Q3 2019.

Barkerville Gold hits high grades at Cariboo project

The results have also expanded mineralization by 175 metres at Island Mountain.

Troilus Gold finds new zone open at Quebec mine

The gold-rich area is about 30 metres from surface and open at depth.

Cementation acquires Terra Nova Technologies

The arrangement is expected to close in May 2019.

Wallbridge cuts more mineralization at new Area 51 discovery

The first hole of Wallbridge Mining’s 2019 surface drill program has intersected six instances of visible gold.

Atlantic Gold finds more ounces, more life in MRC reserves

Contained gold is up 27% and the life of the project has been extended to more than 10 years.

Osisko Metals re-analyzes Key Anacon, seeks greenfield targets

The company has applied an innovative geological analysis of the Key Anacon deposit and the Bathurst Mining Camp, and pinpointed 10 new greenfield exploration targets.

Arctic Star starts work at Diagras property

The Diagras property covers 22,595 hectares with a total of 23 known kimberlites on trend with the Diavik mine.

Nuinsco grabs high grades and VG at Sunbeam

Nuinsco Resources has found high grade gold values up to 122 g/t at the past producing Sunbeam mine.

GIW offers HVF pump to stop airlock in flotation cells

To solve the root cause of airlock, the GIW Industries team developed the High Volume Froth pump.