Canada Mining News

Suncor to take $80 million hit after Nova Scotia project found non-commercial

The charge is related to the first exploration well of its joint venture in the Shelburne basin, south of Nova Scotia.

One of world’s largest, newest diamond mines is now open

Gahcho Kué, a joint venture between De Beers Canada (51%) and Mountain Province Diamonds (49%), is expected to inject $5.2bn into Canada’s economy.

Slowdown at Minto copper mine poses challenges to Canada’s Yukon territory

A new report by the Conference Board of Canada states that the Yukon’s economy is facing the bleakest near-term outlook in the country.

Northern Gateway will not appeal Federal Court of Appeal decision that reversed project approval

Natural Resources Minister Jim Carr has until Thursday to make a decision.

Tintina Resources resubmits operating permit application for Montana copper mine

Montana's Department of Environmental Quality expressed concerns about the Black Butte copper project's potential impacts from tailings.

Investors can't get enough of South America's 'lithium triangle'

More than half of the world’s identified resources of the mineral are found in South America's "lithium triangle", a region where Canada's Wealth Minerals has been acquiring assets.

Updated preliminary feasibility study completed for Seabridge Gold's KSM project

Seabridge Gold Inc. announced today the results of an updated Preliminary Feasibility Study (the “2016 PFS”) for its 100% owned KSM project located in northern British Columbia, Canada.

Mandalay resources resumes mining operations at Cerro Bayo

Operations returned to normal in all areas, excluding around the location where an accident occurred on September 10, 2016, while investigations continue.

For mining companies, digitization is the next gold rush — Barrick's Thornton

The only way companies will cut costs and increase efficiency will be to embed digital technologies in every dimension of how mines are operated and managed, says Barrick Gold.

North Montney pipeline gets extension

Sunset start clause for the pipeline tied to Petronas LNG project extended from June 2016 to June 2017

Resource Opportunities flash update: IDM site visit

James Kwantes recently travelled to northern British Columbia to visit IDM Mining's Red Mountain property, a high-grade gold project in a region dubbed "The Golden Triangle" for its rich endowment of precious metals.

Enviro campaign against Pebble mine reignited

A World Conservation Congress’ motion urges the US government to prevent the granting of permits for large-scale mining.

Canada OK’s three new oil sands projects

The proposed operations, worth about $3 billion in potential investments, could add up to 95,000 barrels of oil per day to current output.

Spectra expanding pipelines in Northeast British Columbia

The energy company is making the move as an acquisition by Enbridge looms.

Court doesn't line with landowners on appeal to reverse Site C approval

Peace Valley Landowner Association president calls court's decision on panel recommendations ‘scary.'

Mining threats UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Canada

Out of 75 documented threats against nine designated natural and cultural sites, 23 belong to the "physical resource extraction" category.

Barrick Gold halts Veladero mine on fresh cyanide spill

The incident happened on Sep. 8, when a pipe carrying process solution in the heap leach area was struck by a large block of ice that had rolled down the heap leach valley slope, Barrick said.

Endeavour to buy Mexican exploration properties from Silver Standard

The properties are located in the southern Chihuahua state.

Millennials gave a $25 billion shot in the arm to the diamond industry last year

De Beers, the world's biggest diamond producer, warns that many of the challenges affecting the industry last year are likely to continue over the next decade.

Endeavour jumps on ‘significant’ discovery at its Cote d'Ivoire gold mine

The Ity mine has produced more than 1.2 million ounces of gold in its over 20 years of operations and Endeavour is working on extending the mine life by at least another 10 years.

Go-ahead for Manitoba's True North gold mine

Klondex reaches positive production decision and updates reserves at historic mine near Bisset in Canadian province.

Barrick Gold, Cisco push mining into digital era starting with Cortez mine

The goal is to apply the latest technology available to cut costs and bring additional value out of existing operations.

Victoria Gold outlines $508m Yukon mine

Fully permitted Eagle Gold mine will average 200,000 ounces per year for 10 years at all-in costs of just $638 an ounce.

Potash Corp. and Agrium merge, create $36bn fertilizer giant

The combined firm will be the world's largest crop nutrient producer and third largest natural resource company in Canada.

Canadians asked to weigh in on new open-pit oilsands mine

Prospect of another big oil sands mine in Alberta raises issues of growth and cap on emissions.