Canada Mining News

Workers to ramp up strike action at Canadian mine in Mexico

Union leaders say that the arrival of 100 officers of the Mexican Armed Forces to the mine spurred the protesters' anger.

Zonte Metals acquires iron oxide copper gold project

According to the company's CEO, exploration is expected to start shortly in the form a ground magnetic survey over portions of the project.

Mining's $45m man eyes an earth-shattering return

Former CEO of Xstrata Plc Mick Davis, who drew criticism for remuneration well above industry norms, now on shortlist for the next chair of Rio Tinto Plc.

Ontario regulator seeks to shut down two Omega trading venues

Ontario Securities Commission seeking suspension of trading in two trading venues run by Omega Securities Inc for failure to comply with market regulations.

GoviEx Uranium granted the Agaliouk exploration permit in Niger

New permit is adjacent to the company's Madaouela Project and increases its total measured and indicated resources by approx 12% to 110.76 million pounds.

What people think of globalization, by country

More than in the past, the population is divided on whether globalization is a force for good or not.

Zinc market focus turns to new supply, but don't forget Quebec: Andy Home

All over the world, it seems, geologists are revisiting old mine plans in a collective new zinc rush.

E3 Metals completes first petro-lithium inferred mineral resource of 1.9 Mt LCE on the Clearwater Property

“This inferred mineral resource is the largest petro-lithium resource in the world announced to date,” says E3 Metals’ CEO Chris Doornbos.

Glencore, Canadian teachers close to launch mining royalty firm

The Swiss commodity giant is reportedly finalizing a $700-million deal with the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan to create a new base-metals royalty vehicle.

Sudbury Coleman Mine in shutdown for 30 days

Under the terms of the collective agreement, employees do not get paid when work is not available.

This is how GroundTruth’s drones to drills program works

According to Shawn Ryan, the technology reduces the environmental footprint, as well as the human resources needed on the ground.

Metallic Minerals CEO talks about Yukon project

Greg Johnson explained why the Keno Hill Silver District is considered one of the best mining jurisdictions in Canada.

Suncor Energy's Steve Williams appoints Mark Little as chief operating officer

Steve Williams, chief executive officer at Suncor, today announced the appointment of Mark Little, currently president, Upstream, as chief operating officer (COO).

Texas uranium deposits could meet US nuclear energy demand for almost a year

But low prices for the radioactive commodity remain a challenge, the latest report by the US Geological Survey (USGS) shows.

Here's what to expect in terms of Eldorado Gold exploration projects

Canadian gold miner provides an update on exploration activities completed to date in 2017.

Osisko's hybrid model could be the future of gold streaming

MINING.com talks to Sean Roosen, Chair and CEO of Osisko Gold Royalties about the future of the company and the gold royalty and streaming sector.

Why prospect generators: an interview with Brent Cook

Prospect and project generators are often overlooked by speculators in the natural resource space, Brent Cook says in Proven and Probable interview.

Canada’s ‘light touch’ on penny stocks draws ire as deal fails

Collapse of $750m mining deal sparks criticism that Canada needs heavier-handed approach to regulating venture market.

Weak uranium prices force Cameco to halt two operations in Canada

Company will suspend operations at the McArthur River and Key Lake at the end of January for at least 10 months.

Eldorado halts investment in Greece’s Skouries project, sues Gov't

Miner said it would the project back into "care and maintenance" and re-assess its investment in it upon approval and receipt of required permits.

Kinross shares jump on earnings beat

Canadian gold miner expects 2017 production at higher end of guidance range.

Rio Tinto joins race for stake in world’s largest lithium miner

Mining giant is eying the 32% interest in SQM that PotashCorp is selling to fulfill China's regulators condition for the approval of the its friendly merger with smaller rival Agrium.

Aurvista Gold Corporation will know be Maple Gold Mines

Company will commence trading on the OTCQB under the symbol “MGMLF” on November 9, 2017.

McEwen to begin construction at Gold Bar project in Nevada

Move follows the reception of key permit — the signed Record of Decision (ROD) on the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the project.

B2Gold to kick commercial production at Mali mine earlier than planned

The Fekola mine will add up to 410,000 ounces of gold to the company's annual output.