Canada Mining News

Coal transfer facility challenged in Federal Court

A decision is expected within six months.

Northern Dynasty announces Pebble Project advisory committee

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. reports that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Alaska-based Pebble Limited Partnership announced today it has received commitments from five prominent Alaskan and national figures to serve as founding members of an Advisory Committee formed to provide independent, external advice as the Pebble Project advances into federal and state permitting.

Cenovus completes acquisition of assets in Western Canada from ConocoPhillips

Cenovus Energy Inc. has closed its previously announced purchase of assets in Western Canada from ConocoPhillips after receiving all necessary regulatory approvals for the transaction.

Australia's miners dragging their feet and being swamped by Canada in Mexico's resources upside

Canadian miners are swarming over Mexico and its high level of mineral prospectivity at the expense of Australia’s explorers and miners who have only made a tentative foray into the Latin America isthmus.

Canada’s Trevali picks up Glencore zinc mines in Africa

The deal, worth about $400 million, will make Trevali the first pure zinc producer with operations in North and South America as well as Africa.

China successfully mines flammable ice from the South Sea

During the mining trial done at a depth of 4,153 feet, engineers extracted each day around 16,000 cubic metres of gas, with methane content of up to 99.5%.

First Quantum to kick off massive $5.48bn copper mine in Panama in just months

Cobre Panama project is now 50% complete and on track to produce 320,000 tonnes of copper in 2019, making the company one of the world’s top six producers of the red metal.

AMC Consultants wants miners to learn about uncertainty

According to AMC, cumulate uncertainty, particularly when it comes to resource estimation, creates serious risks for mining projects.

Australian-Barrick partnership eyes substantial gold upside in Guyana

An Australian company which has teamed up with the largest gold company in the world to exploit a corner of Latin America’s untapped mineral riches, says the bulk of Guyana’s gold production has only “just scratched the surface”.

Nighthawk announces graduation to TSX and appointment of non-executive chairman of the board

Nighthawk Gold Corp. is pleased to announce that it has received conditional approval from the Toronto Stock Exchange to graduate from the TSX Venture Exchange and list its common shares on the TSX. The Company will continue to use the stock symbol NHK for trading on the TSX.

Ashanti Gold announces mobilization on Kossanto East in Mali

The project is a 66.41 km2 concession in the prolific Kenieba Inlier, the northwestern-most exposure of Birimian rocks in West Africa.

Here’s why Colombia’s mining sector is losing its shine

Companies are pressing the government to better regulate public consultations and votes on mining projects, as they see legal uncertainty as the industry's main current challenge.

First responsible, conflict-free artisanal gold supply chain operational in Congo

The Just Gold project is the first to successfully trace conflict-free and legal artisanal gold from mine site to export applying regional and international standards.

Vale closing Birchtree nickel mine in Manitoba

200 jobs lost.

This is KORE Geosystems’ plan to #DisruptMining

The Toronto-based company's solution for data acquisition while drilling received $500K in funding.

British Columbia mining revenue was up $1B last year

Met coal is king.

BHP likely to open Jansen potash mine in Canada by 2023

Company could seek approval from the board for Jansen's expansion as early as June 2018, said chief executive Andrew Mackenzie.

These 5 trends will boost copper demand

Increasing demand for efficient building systems, electric vehicles and renewables generation could add more than 4 million tonnes of annual copper use by 2030, a study shows.

Will next market crash be like 2008 or 1973?

History predicts an amazing run in gold and gold stocks.

Eldorado to take full control of Integra Gold as its expands to Canada

Move is part of an ongoing effort to strengthen its position in the home country, particularly around the gold-rich Eastern Abitibi region, in Quebec.

Kivalliq picks up Baffin Island gold property previously explored by three majors

Uranium junior Kivalliq Energy (TSXV:KIV) last week expanded its portfolio of projects focused in Nunavut, northern Canada, by acquiring a position in what it says is one of the largest undeveloped greenstone gold belts in Canada, from Commander Resources (TSXV:CMD).

Skyharbour to drill AREVA-backed property this summer

The action is heating up in Saskatchewan's Athabasca Basin with one of the major exploration players in the region, Skyharbour Resources (TSXV:SYH), announcing last week that its option partner Azincourt Uranium (TSXV:AAZ) will be starting a new exploration this summer.

Lucara gets almost $18M for fragment of its massive ‘Lesedi La Rona’ diamond

The 373.7-carat diamond, sold during the Vancouver-based miner’s $54.8 million recent tender, was one of 15 large and high value diamonds offered by the company.

EPA, Northern Dynasty settle dispute over Pebble mine

Donald Trump’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has injected new life into the long-stalled and controversial copper-gold-silver project near Bristol Bay, southwest Alaska.

Silver Wheaton changes name to Wheaton Precious Metals

Silver Wheaton Corp. (TSX:SLW) (NYSE:SLW) is pleased to announce that it has filed Articles of Amendment to change its name to Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.