Canadian Mining Journal Staff

MAC publishes new protocol for mines

The Mining Association of Canada is introducing a new standard, the Water Stewardship Protocol as part of its Towards Sustainable Mining initiative.

CSA Global, PDAC award pair of bursaries

The awards will be presented at the PDAC convention during the student-industry networking lunch on March 4, 2019.

Osisko releases maiden estimate for Key Anacon, Gilmour

With a 5.5% zinc equivalent cut-off, indicated resources in the Key Anacon Main and Titan zones total 2.0 million tonnes grading 5.77% zinc, 2.38% lead, 0.22% copper, and 68.90 g/t silver.

Canada Cobalt drills bonanza grades at Castle mine property

The mine produced a total of 9.4 million oz. of silver and more than 375,000 lb. of cobalt from the No.3 shaft at various times from 1917 and 1989.

Annual gold output to double at Lalor mine, says Hudbay

The Lalor mine will then be joining the ranks of primary gold producers as one of the lowest sustaining costs in the industry.

Wolfden reports drill results at Orvan Brook

The deposit has historical resources of 2.7 million tonnes grading 0.59% zinc, 1.7% lead, 0.40% copper, 72.0 g/t silver, and 1.0 g/t gold.

More high grades from Indin Lake for Nighthawk

A new discovery at Fishhook returned up to 174.50 g/t gold in grab samples.

Northwest Territories government signs contract to build Tlicho Road

Fortune will undertake the construction of a road from the mine site to Whati, a village is only 50 km south of Fortune’s NICO mill project.

K+S Potash still among Saskatchewan top employers for sixth year

The company has a total of slightly more than 400 employees at the mine, its Saskatoon headquarters, and at a small logistics office in Vancouver.

Petro-Canada to build first coast-to-coast network of fast EV chargers

More than 50 EV stations will be located along the Trans-Canada highway from Nova Scotia to British Columbia.

Dundee ups 2018 revenue, net earnings

The company recorded revenue of $377.1 million and adjusted net earnings of $29.0 million.

Osisko cuts 9.15% Zn+Pb and 0.54% Cu at Key Anacon

Osisko Metals considers the exploration potential to be high both at Key Anacon and adjacent properties it owns.

GT Gold expands Saddle South mineralization

The target is on the company’s flagship Tatogga property near Iskut in British Columbia’s Golden Triangle.

North American Palladium ramps up exploration program

A minimum budget of $16 million is set, $10 million of which was raised by a flow-through share offering made in December.

Fura promotes transparency in coloured gem industry

Fura Gems has launched the Provenance Proof Blockchain designed to promote transparency in the coloured gemstones industry.

Benchmark drills 52 g/t Au and 846 g/t Ag over 3 metres

Drilling at Dukes Ridge in 2018 returned a best assay of 52 g/t gold and 846 g/t silver over 3 metres within a larger interval of 33.52 metres that graded 5.8 g/t gold and 128.7 g/t silver.

Golden Predator shares first bulk sample results

The overall grade for the bulk sample is estimated to be 20 g/t gold.

Goldplay counts 47m equivalent ounces silver at San Marcial

The indicated resource totals 7.6 million tonnes grading 117 g/t silver, 0.5% zinc and 0.3% lead.

UEX eyes 2.94% Co and 2.08% Ni drilled over 4.5 metres at West Bear

Other assays were positive as well.

Troilus launches 40,000-metre drill campaign

Two phases are planned to de-risk and expand on the current resource report last November.

Bulk sample yields 13,300 ounces gold from Wallbridge’s Fenelon

Wallbridge has plans to start its 2019 drilling program in mid-February.

CEMI looks to South America for innovation partner

The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation and the Universidad Nacional del Centro del Peru signed a MOU on February 6.

Genesis posts new estimate for Chevrier resources

The main zone contains indicated resources totaling 10.8 million tonnes grading 1.22 g/t gold for 423,000 oz. of gold.

Suncor reports Q4 record 740,800 bbl/d

Funds from all operations were approximately C$2.0 billion in Q4 2018, compared to C$3.0 billion for the same quarter a year earlier.

Outlook brightens for 2019, says Silver Institute

Silver price to strengthen this year and average $16.75 per ounce.