Canada Mining News

Osisko Metals intersects more shallow, high-grade at Pine Point, NWT

The company intends to update a portion of its inferred resource to the indicated category before the end of the year.

Plans for logging, mining near British Columbia parks spark concern

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.

American Manganese’s lithium-ion battery recycling technology granted patent

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.'

Barrick upbeat about new DRC president’s stance on mining, investment

The company said Felix Tshisekedi had confirmed his intention of working with miners to keep growing the Central African nation’s gold sector.

ISIS claims kidnapping and killing Canadian geologist in Burkina Faso

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.

Jewelers must disclose whether diamonds are mined or synthetic — FTC

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.

Kirkland Lake files updated Macassa 43-101 report

Inferred resources total 610,000 tonnes averaging 16.7 g/t gold for 328,000 contained oz. of gold.

Casa Berardi reserves up 28% for Hecla

Hecla estimates the Casa Berardi reserves contain 1.9 million oz. of gold.

Elysis to create research centre in Saguenay

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.

Wesdome discovers new Falcon zone at Eagle River mine

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.

Wildcatters of the prairies get big boost from Alberta oil cuts

One group of Canadian oil producers is gaining from the output cuts imposed by Alberta: the small explorers.

Frontier Lithium to build demonstration plant for battery metals products

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.

First Quantum plans $327m expansion of giant copper mine in Panama

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.

Cannabis mania mows down Canada’s junior mining sector

There is enough evidence to conclude that risk capital has found a new home, a BDO report shows. The question now is, how and where will junior miners find the capital needed to sustain their businesses?

Alamos Gold sells royalty portfolio to Metalla for $8m

Alamos will sell a portfolio of 18 royalties to Metalla Royalty and Streaming for $8 million in Metalla shares. Following the transaction, Alamos will own 6.26% of Metalla.

UEX shares latest West Bear results

The company said that 14 of the 20 assays exceeded the cobalt equivalent grade of 0.023% or more.

Former coal-fired power plant in Ontario becomes solar facility

Since 2014, Ontario Power Generation stopped using coal to generate electricity in Canada's most populous province.

ArcWest finalizes acquisition of Sparrowhawk property in BC

The property is adjacent to two significant porphyry copper-gold deposits, including Glencore Canada's Bell and Granisle mines.

Pure Gold eyes London listing this quarter

The Canadian company expects to start trading in London before the end of June, ahead of its transition to a producer from a developer.

Condor Gold hails results from metallurgical test work at Nicaragua mine

Test at the company's 100%-owned La India gold project in Nicaragua confirmed 95.4% gold recovery from two samples in laboratory conditions.

Eldorado begins commercial production at its first Canadian mine

The Lamaque underground gold mine in Val d’Or, Quebec, is expected to produce up to 135,000 ounces of the precious metal a year in 2020 and 2021.

Northern Vancouver Island’s mineral potential to be surveyed

According to Geoscience BC, every time its team runs projects like this one, new investment comes into the region at hand.

How to survive mining slump? One gold company is turning to hemp

The company, which is based in Toronto, sees “tremendous growth potential lying ahead.”

Monarch Gold sells Pandora NSR to Agnico Eagle

Since drilling began in in 2018, Monarch has expanded the deposit and confirmed its high-grade potential.

Alexco tables PFS for Keno Hills in Yukon

The project contains more than 30 million probable oz. silver.