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TomaGold consolidates Monster Lake, acquires Irene Lake property

TomaGold will own a 50% interest in the Monster Lake property, with IAMGOLD holding the other 50%.

Canada's first geothermal power facility announced

The energy project, led by DEEP Earth Energy Production Corporation, is the first of its kind in Canada.

Murchison Minerals triples land holdings in Saskatchewan

Murchison now controls 221.8 km2 of mineral rights over a strike length of approximately 29 kilometres.

Imperial Metals suspends operations at Mount Polley mine

The company said there will be no impact to the mine’s ongoing environmental monitoring and remediation program.

Surge Exploration announces spin-out company — CuGold

Surge will continue to hold its interest in its cobalt projects in both Chile and Ontario, and its lithium brine project in Chile.

Pan American Silver shareholders approve Tahoe Resources acquisition

Tahoe shareholders also approved the arrangement.

Boart Longyear introduces new DriftMaster series

DriftMaster rods and bits are designed for added endurance and strength in the most demanding tunneling, bolting, and drifting applications.

Global copper market under supplied, demand on the rise — report

But over the long term, the global copper deficit is expected to shrink, and the market will shift to oversupply.

Crosby Group acquires Straightpoint

The acquisition, effective Jan. 2 2019, includes the manufacturing facility and headquarters, co-located in Hampshire, UK.

DPA appoints new managing director

For the last decade, Buckley Kayel led Marketing & Communications for Van Cleef & Arpels.

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Defiance Silver and ValOro Resources stocks soar on merger

At market close on Friday, Defiance Silver’s stock had jumped 25% and ValOro Resources’ stock was up 33%.

Teck Resources invests in Sun Metals’ Stardust project

The company reports the region hosts a large geological endowment and supports numerous operating mines.

Bravada and OceanaGold announce JV on Nevada Highland project

The Highland project consists of 102 Federal lode claims for a total of 825 hectares and is located along the Walker Lane Gold trend.

Wheaton resolves tax dispute with Canada Revenue Agency, shares surge 14%

The reassessments were related to income generated by Wheaton’s wholly-owned foreign subsidiaries operating outside of Canada.

Delrey Metals acquires vanadium assets in British Columbia

The Blackie property is located in a historic mining district.

Indonesia's Silkroad Nickel inks $290m offtake agreement

The deal is to supply 15 million tonnes of nickel ore over a period of five to eight years, beginning March 2020.

Excelsior closes $75M deal for Arizona copper project

Excelsior will start construction activities at the Arizona Gunnison copper project before the end of the year.

SSR Mining stakes C$31 million in Silvercrest

The company plans to use the proceeds for the exploration and development of the Las Chispas silver-gold project in Mexico.

Rio Tinto green lights $2.6B Koodaideri iron ore mine investment

Construction will start next year with first production expected in late 2021.

Surge acquires copper-gold mineral mountain property in Omineca mining division

The company stated that the region is host to numerous operating mines.

Metals Creek starts diamond drilling at Garrison project

The company’s stock jumped 12% Wednesday, following the announcement.

Eurasian Resources secures electricity supply for Frontier copper mine in DRC

Frontier mine is a cornerstone of ERG’s copper business and is situated on the DRC-Zambia border.

This Australian mining tool could save lives world-wide

HEX-RITE is a lifting tool used for charging high explosives into drawpoints associated with block-cave, sublevel-cave and open stope mining.

Aecon sells contract mining business to North American Construction Group for C$199m

The closing is effective November 23, 2018.