Canada Mining News

Fresh Cariboo drilling gives Barkerville shares another leg up

Vancouver junior is up 70% in a month after a string of positive updates from its flagship Cariboo gold project in British Columbia.

Water scarcity, pollution to take shine off Latin American mining sector

In addition to raising costs for miners and delaying certain projects, the focus on the amount of water used by the extraction industry in the region will boost social pressure and anti-mining sentiment, experts say.

Gran Colombia Gold goes after the South American nation in $700 million lawsuit

The lawsuit is against the government's order to Gran Colombia Gold to halt its Marmato project until it has further consulted with local residents.

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US emissions dropped 1.7% last year

The fall was driven by a flood of shale natural gas supply and renewable power increasingly displacing coal, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.

Bacanora Minerals soars on deal to supply lithium to Japan’s Hanwa

Transaction will see the Tokyo-based trader acquiring up to 100% of the output coming from Bacanora's Sonora lithium project in Mexico.

Potash junior teams up with Indian conglomerate to build new mine in Saskatchewan

JV company Vanguard Potash Corp would develop a small 250,000 tonnes per annum potash mine, initially.

Alderon offers $1 million for part of Wabush Mines to use as tailings disposal for Kami

Alderon Iron Ore Corp. will purchase assets related to the Scully Mine for the purpose of disposing tailings produced from its flagship Kami project

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Western Canadian mining shines with gems and precious metals

Much of the world’s uranium comes from Saskatchewan, while Alberta is known for its bitumen and various forms of coal. But the West is earning a reputation as a major source of gems and precious metals, especially those high in demand in Asia-Pacific markets.

Canadians asked to weigh in on Teck’s proposed oil sands mine

The Frontier project is located 110 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, in Alberta, around 40 kilometres from the Fort McKay First Nation's reserve.

INFOGRAPHIC: Animation – The world's population in 2100 by region

The following animated chart is based on data and projections from the U.N. Population Division, and it shows the evolving population share by region between 1950 and 2100.

BC mining financing dropped 40% in 2016

The mining industry still received 29% of the Canadian province’s top-grossing corporate financing deals.

Erdene Resource moving forward with flagship project in Mongolia

While the company had other projects in the country, the Bayan Khundii gold project went from greenfield prospect to being its main asset in roughly nine months.

Barrick confirms selling half of Veladero to Shandong Gold for $960 million

Deal will also see the two firms looking at jointly developing the nearby Pascua-Lama gold, silver and copper project and evaluating additional investment opportunities in the area.

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Together these giant orebodies contain reserves worth $796 billion at today's gold price.

BGM receives permit for mining on Barkerville Mountain

Barkerville Gold Mines Ltd. announces that it has successfully completed the permit amendment process required by the Mines Act (British Columbia), and has received the required permits to begin the development and mining of the Bonanza Ledge Deposit on Barkerville Mountain near Wells, British Columbia.

Dominion Diamond looks for potential buyers in own backyard — source

Strategy is part of Dominion's goal of securing the best deal possible for all its shareholders.

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Combined worth of $842 billion with 20% gains so far in 2017.

Encanto Confirms Incorporation of Wholly Owned Potash Trading Company

Encanto Potash Corp. is pleased to confirm the incorporation of the Encanto Potash Trading Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Encanto Potash.

Argentine provincial Gov’t orders Barrick to halt operations at Veladero

Measure is temporary, pending more information on what happened and the possible consequences of the new incident, San Juan’s governor said.

Six charts screaming buy gold

We are now 297 trading days into a bull market on the TSX Venture Exchange

Fresh ‘incident’ at Barrick’s Veladero mine in Argentina

A local government spokesman said a pipe carrying a “rich mixture” of gold and rocks came lose on Tuesday night, but no official information has been disclosed.

Miners to spend $21 billion on exploration by 2025

Equipment and services suppliers will have to wait at least another year until they can fully feel the impact of this trend, says CSA Global — the world's second-largest mining sector consultancy.

Eldorado to begin production at its Greek Olympias mine by year-end

The Canadian miner also said it has obtained better terms for concentrate sales from the project, which are likely to add 15,000 ounces of payable gold production a year.