MINING.com Staff

Tower Resources starts exploration program at Nechako gold project in BC

The Vancouver-based miner said the Nechako Au-Ag-Zn-Pb-As dispersal train is similar in size and strength to known trains from some of Canada's largest gold deposits.

American Battery Metals wants option to acquire Viken vanadium project in Sweden

The project has a Mineral Resource of 163 million pounds in the Indicated category and 16.7 billion pounds in the Inferred category.

Premier Gold shares jump on high-grade discovery in Nevada

Shares of Premier Gold Mines went up 7% at Monday's market open on news of a high-grade discovery at the McCoy-Cove project in Nevada.

Last coal-fired power plant in Massachusetts gone in a few seconds

The cooling towers at the Brayton Point Power Station were demolished last Saturday.

ePower Metals wants to acquire historic Mexican gold mine

To complete the transaction, the company has to secure C$6 million in financing.

India’s 2019 elections bode well for mining sector — report

The results of the election will be released May 23.

Cobalt price collapse hits Sherritt’s earnings — shares drop

Record production cannot offset 70% decline for realized prices for battery material.

ZEN runs environmental baseline studies for Ontario graphite project

The miner is collaborating with the Constance Lake First Nation to incorporate traditional knowledge into the assessments.

Delrey to start exploring three vanadium properties in BC

The company's crew will be ground-truthing several kilometre-scale, high amplitude magnetic anomalies highlighted by a recently completed high-resolution geophysical surveys on the projects.

Coal hurts Anglo American’s Q1 production, 2019 guidance unchanged

Production dropped 6% in the quarter.

Glencore under CFTC investigation for possible violations

The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is investigating whether the company may have violated certain provisions of the Commodity Exchange Act.

UrbanGold Minerals to survey StarGold property in Quebec

With the support of Prospectair, the company plans to run an 809 line-kilometre electromagnetic survey.

Canadian gold miner starts drilling in Fiji

Lion One Metals kicked off a drilling campaign at the Tuvatu gold project located on the island of Viti Levu.

Alrosa recovers large diamond from International pipe

The 118.91-carat stone is the largest recovered at the site in the past two years.

ALX executes agreement to earn 51% interest in the Close Lake uranium project

ALX and Orano are on the verge of initiating a multi-year exploration program with the goal of locating a new, high-grade uranium deposit in the Athabasca Basin.

Ontario miners honour victims of Hollinger Mine fire

Mine rescue teams from more than 20 Ontario mines will mark the 90th anniversary of Ontario Mine Rescue.

Benchmark Metals to start drilling campaign at Lawyers property in BC

Benchmark believes the Lawyers Trend has potential for near 5 million gold equivalent ounces.

Westhaven stock takes hit after Shovelnose drill results

Shares of Westhaven Ventures were down over 12% at market open on Monday.

Australian mining group asks government to repeal nuclear power ban

The Minerals Council of Australia issued a communiqué following Scott Morrison’s comments where he said he would be okay with receiving proposals from the nuclear energy industry.

Pelangio kicks off drilling program at Dome West property in Ontario

Dome West is a 56-hectare land holding that is adjacent to the former Paymaster Mine property and separated by some 800 metres from Goldcorp’s open-pit Dome Mine.

Ximen to expand precious metals exploration efforts in BC

Three British Columbia properties are seeing some action in 2019.

Barrick says Kibali mine on track for another record year

The company achieved preliminary Q1 production of 1.37Moz gold and 106Mlb copper.

Alrosa launches new Zarya pipe in eastern Russia

The new deposit should compensate for the depleting stock of the Komsomolsky open-pit mine.

Millennial Lithium stock jumps 12% following boost in resource estimate

The company has nearly doubled its resource estimate at the Pastos Grandes lithium project in Argentina.

Industry groups sign MoU on responsible tin sourcing

The International Tin Association and the Responsible Business Alliance want to join forces to tackle minerals sourcing challenges from higher risk areas.