Canada Mining News

Everything you need to know about VMS deposits

People are often not aware of where their most prized devices really come from.

Visualizing corruption around the world

Today’s chart pulls its numbers from the recent 2018 Corruption Perceptions Index report, which has been published by Transparency International annually since 1995.

Rio’s BC Works smelter ASI certified

The ASI certification is the highest internationally recognized standard for environmental, social and governance practices.

Lithium Energy Products wants to buy fluorite operation in Utah

The mine is part of the assets the Vancouver-based miner is getting as part of its acquisition of all of American Strategic Minerals' assets.

Barrick, Reunion Gold to jointly go after key assets in South America

Strategic alliance expands Barrick’s exploration footprint in the Guiana Shield, a significantly under-explored region and one of the most prospective in the world for large scale gold discoveries.

Lead production expected to grow in 2019 – report

Wood Mackenzie forecasts that global lead production will increase in 2019 by about 250 kt.

Mining industry advocate tapped to lead BC LNG Alliance

Starting mid-February, Bryan Cox will serve as president and CEO.

Situation critical for critical metals

Despite a clear growing demand for rare-earth metals, investors seem to still be wary about investing in rare-earth projects.

Tudor outlines new zone at Treaty Creek

Tudor Gold Corp. has outlined what it calls “Goldstorm,” a new zone at the Treaty Creek property in the Golden Triangle.

Gold refiner Asahi wins auction for Republic Metals Corp- sources

If the purchase is completed, it will cement Asahi's position in the Americas.

Sokoman acquires 100% interest in the Newfoundland's Moosehead gold project

Moosehead features high-grade gold mineralization with drill intersections of up to 170.3 g/t Au over 1.53 metres.

Teck Resources flags fourth-quarter profit coming below estimates

EBITDA will be down by about $148 million.

EY appoints new global mining and metals leader

Paul D. Mitchell has been named the new EY global sector leader for mining and metals.

Visible Gold acquires remaining 40% of Cadillac East project

Visible Gold also holds the Lucky Break and Cadillac Break claims along 24 km of the prolific Cadillac Fault.

Business Barometer: Natural resource confidence in Canada falls at start of 2019

“We’re seeing an uptick in confidence levels, but they are still well below what you would expect to see in a healthy, growing economy”-Ted Mallett, Canadian Federation of Independent Business VP

Aussie and Canadian miner join forces in rare earths project

Avalon and Cheetah want to work together at the Nechalacho project near Yellowknife.

Eldorado Gold scraps mill at Turkish mine, resumes mining and heap leaching

Eldorado's shares jumped 12% in pre-market trading in New York on Thursday on the news.

SolGold wants to tighten grip on Ecuador project, buy out minority shareholder

Miner has unveiled plans to make an all-share offer for Cornerstone Capital Resources, a Canadian firm that has a 15% interest in SolGold's coveted Cascabel copper-gold project.

First Cobalt tests feedstock for refinery

The company says the refinery successfully leached 98% of the metal from the cobalt hydroxide with head grades in excess of 20% cobalt.

Fission Uranium advances PLS toward feasibility

28 geotechnical holes are to be drilled as part of the resource development phase of work.

Osisko Metals releases more high-grade drill results from Pine Point

Jeff Hussey, describes Pine Point as “unique among its peer group,” because of the rarity of open-pit zinc assets.

Oil town fights man camps in effort to boost local population

We want more people living in this region and calling this home.

Cordoba Minerals dealing with fraudulent transactions at Colombian subsidiary

The miner alleges breach of fiduciary obligations, abuse of trust, theft, and fraud.

Canadian miner wants its uranium project in Niger solar-powered

GoviEx Uranium is studying the possibility of powering its flagship Madaouela project in Niger using a renewable hybrid solar power solution.

Fortune Minerals commits to hire locally at Canada’s first primary cobalt mine

Company has signed a socio-economic agreement with the government of the Northwest Territories.