Many in the industry have emphasized the importance of copper in the quest for a lower carbon economy.
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Small spinel stones with good transparency and fine cobalt-blue colour can sell for about 10 times the price of a comparable sapphire.
The Brucejack mine and mill are increasing throughput to 3,800 t/d from 2,700 t/d over the course of the year.
Anaconda Mining has boosted its management team with the appointment of Kevin Bullock as CEO.
The Mining Association of Nova Scotia has announced the winners of its Mining ROCKS! video contest.
The company will table an updated resource estimate for Goldboro by 2019’s third quarter.
Iconic mines, including Ekati and Diavik are now old, tired and running out of diamonds; they will likely both close soon. So far, operations that were designed to replace them aren’t faring well either.
CanPacific Potash plans a new 3.25 million tonne per year solution potash mine and submitted its environmental impact assessment to the province in January.
The diamond producer has inked deals with New Azilian and Equigold, following the delivery and de-risking of the Lesotho-based mine, which began commercial production in December.
The company has arranged a private placement with Pallinghurst Graphite that will raise C$10.3m for continued work on the Matawinie graphite project in Quebec.
The new find was made at the Crawford target, with drill intercepts of 21.26 g/t gold over 1.7 metres.
The restart of North America's only cobalt refinery is one step closer for Fisker-backed company.
The company intends to update a portion of its inferred resource to the indicated category before the end of the year.
Cross-border concerns about mineral exploration and logging in British Columbia's Skagit River watershed may put a long-simmering campaign to close a hole in the middle of two provincial parks back on the front burner.
The company said the granting of the patent comes at a time of surging demand for lithium-ion batteries as part of the trend towards ‘the electrification of everything.'
The company said Felix Tshisekedi had confirmed his intention of working with miners to keep growing the Central African nation’s gold sector.
In the he latest issue of propaganda newsletter Al-Naba, ISIS took responsibility for the abduction and murder of Halifax, Nova Scotia-based Kirk Woodman.
The Diamond Producers Association, which represents mining companies like De Beers, Rio Tinto and Alrosa, welcomed the FTC insistence that companies distinguish between diamonds that are mined and those that are made in laboratories.
Inferred resources total 610,000 tonnes averaging 16.7 g/t gold for 328,000 contained oz. of gold.
Hecla estimates the Casa Berardi reserves contain 1.9 million oz. of gold.
The new facility should be fully functional in the second half of 2019. It also has the financial backing of the governments of Quebec and Canada.
Surface exploration drilling returned 73.5 grams gold over 1.3 metres starting from 209 metres downhole and 18.5 grams gold over 5.8 metres from 170 metres downhole.
One group of Canadian oil producers is gaining from the output cuts imposed by Alberta: the small explorers.
The plant is expected to produce up to 15,000 tonnes of lithium concentrate (spodumene) per year from samples taken at the PAK deposit, located in Canada's northwestern Ontario.
The Canadian miner plans to expand Cobre Panama, located about 120 km west of Panama City, and 20 km from the Atlantic coast, from 85 million tonnes per year to 100Mtpy beginning in 2023.