MINING.com Staff

British Columbia government creates new divisions to improve mine safety and promote investment

The Canadian province is resource-rich, and home to Vancouver, the mining junior capital of the world.

Fiore Gold reports increase in Pan mine's production

In 2018, the miner's gold output barely reached the lower end its production guidance.

Titan Minerals and Core Gold merge and create Latin America-focused company

The miners signed a binding arrangement pursuant to which Titan will acquire all of the issued and outstanding Core Gold common shares by way of a share exchange.

Maverix Metals achieves record gold equivalent production

The Vancouver-based firm exceeded the high end of its increased 2018 guidance of 19,000 ounces.

Pan American Silver completes $1B-buyout of Tahoe Resources

The Vancouver-based miner acquired all of the issued and outstanding shares of Nevada-based Tahoe.

Mine tailings could be used to produce cement replacement material

ZEN Graphene Solutions and UBC-O join forces in innovative project.

Spanish Mountain Gold's BC project passes archaeological test

Local First Nations approved the results of an independent archaeological impact assessment.

Kirkland Lake Gold sets 2019 production guidance at a million ounces

It is the 34% increase in the Fosterville Mineral Reserve grade that is driving the million-ounce revised production guidance.

Mining companies operating in Sub-Saharan Africa should invest in renewable energy — report

According to Fitch Solutions, off-grid mines could benefit from reducing their dependency on diesel while taking advantage of the region's favourable climate conditions.

IAMGOLD reports 23% growth in gold reserves

The miner reported that Proven and Probable gold Reserves reached 17.9 million ounces at the end of 2018.

LiCo Energy Metals withdraws from Chilean lithium project facing community opposition

The Vancouver-based miner said that management decided to leave Purickuta due to “unworkable property conditions."

Barrick’s CEO visits Papua New Guinea to support extension of Porgera mining lease

“Without the security of an extended mining lease, it would be difficult to justify further significant investments in the mine,” a statement by the Canadian miner reads.

Monarch resumes drilling program in Quebec

Before it was suspended, the 2018 diamond drill program enabled the company to extend the limits of the deposit, returning numerous intersections with high-grade gold values.

Silver One starts drilling at Peñasco Quemado in Mexico

Historical measured and indicated resource at the property are of 2.57 million tonnes at a grade of 117 g/t Ag for a silver resource of 9.63 million ounces.

Heart-shaped diamond found in time for Valentine’s Day

The unusual gem found by Alrosa weighs 65.7 carats.

Sierra Metals one step closer to expanding Yauricocha mine in Peru

Yauricocha's reserves are, in the proven category, 1.8 million tonnes and a little over 7 million tonnes in the probable category.

Regency Gold enters the vanadium exploration space

The interest behind its acquisition of all of Vanadium North Resources' shares is the Valley of Vanadium project in the Northwest Territories.

Kamaz trucks now have computer vision eyes

Vist Group launched a robotized towing truck project together with Nazarbayev University and Russian truck maker Kamaz.

Alrosa sales fell in January

Diamond sales dropped by 44% year-on-year in the first month of 2019.

FLSmidth completes IMP buyout

The company said the acquisition is key to help miners in its portfolio know the ore characteristics within their mines.

Vancouver miner to partner with Zijin for gold project in the Kyrgyz Republic

The project encircles the Taldybulak Levoberejnyi Mine, which was recently built by Zijin and contains 3.2 million ounces in reserves and resources at a grade of 7.2 g/t.

Northern Graphite to increase Bissett Creek’s production by 20%

The increase would mean integrating an initial production rate of approximately 25,000 tonnes per year into its development plans.

Genesis receives encouraging resource estimates for Quebec gold project

Indicated resource is 423,000 ounces of gold averaging 1.22 g/t Au.

American Manganese moves forward with plans to recycle lithium-ion battery materials

Together with an industry partner, the company built a pilot plant to recycle cobalt, nickel, manganese, and aluminum.

Crown Mining takes over California's Light's Creek Copper District

The company staked 35 new claims that cover potential extensions to the high-grade ore previously mined at the site.