Canada Mining News

B2Gold says Mali’s new code won’t affect its Fekola mine

The Canadian miner says any contemplated amendments in a new mining code will not apply to Fekola without its consent.

Canada's Capstone Mining says a worker died at Mexican mine

Operations, which were temporarily suspended on Sunday, have since resumed, excluding the immediate area of the accident, the copper miner said.

Lundin Gold announces approval and registration of Swedish Prospectus for US $400m private placement

The Swedish Prospectus has been prepared for the admission to trading of up to 93,497,140 common shares on Nasdaq Stockholm.

Marijuana is the new gold as former Canada miners go to pot

Turns out, it may be easier to strike gold by growing green.

Battery makers descend on Australia, Canada cobalt developers

Nervous Asian battery makers are turning to early-stage cobalt projects in Australia and Canada to lock in supplies of the critical battery ingredient ahead of expected shortages as demand for electric vehicles revs up.

EPA not happy with Canadian miner’s zinc-gold project in Michigan

The project is being proposed by Toronto-based Aquila Resources.

U.S. govt to accept metals tariffs exclusion requests from Monday

It could take up to 90 days to make determinations.

Gold price calm to shatter as geopolitical crisis index hits 15-year high

Geopolitical turmoil not piercing bullion markets yet – gold in tightest weekly trading range in percentage terms since 2012; in dollar terms since 2007.

De Beers, Mountain Province go after Kennady Diamonds to expand joint Canadian mine

The partners in Canada's Gahcho Kué mine, Mountain Province, said the planned acquisition opens up some potential new options for the operation’s future.

Canadian miner denounces illegal stoppage at Panamanian mine

“The dominant union, which represents the majority of workers, is not involved in the action,” an official statement reads.

Three tonnes of dore bars strewn across runway at Russian airport

Dore bars fell from the sky.

Trudeau dodged steel tariffs. Now he's angling to save NAFTA

Donald Trump is already taking up a lot of Justin Trudeau’s bandwidth. Steel tariffs sent it to another level.

Big miners arrive in the DRC to go over new mining code

The companies have just resigned from the Congolese Chamber of Commerce.

Canadian miner could reopen centenary Idaho mine

Toronto-based Bunker Hill Mining Co. would consider reopening its namesake mine on a limited basis by the end of the year.

Glencore signs massive cobalt sale deal with China's GEM

The world’s biggest producer of cobalt has agreed to sell around a third of its cobalt production over the next three years to the Chinese battery recycler.

Canadian miner allowed to extract and export Chilean lithium

The company now has an extraction quota of 88,885 metric tonnes of metallic lithium.

Suncor output to suffer from early start of Syncrude maintenance

Eight-week maintenance project at Syncrude that had been scheduled to start in April will start Thursday.

Canada’s First Cobalt buys US explorer, creates key supplier outside Congo

The blended company will have projects in Ontario and Idaho which, once in operations, could be major cobalt suppliers for EVs makers and high tech firms.

These charts show just why copper price fundamentals are so strong

The world's 10 largest copper mines accounted for 25% global output in 2017 – on average these deposits were discovered 95 YEARS ago.

ArcelorMittal Canada steelmaker not seeking government aid -CEO

Sean Donnelly, CEO of the company, added that the Canadian government must put resources in place to ensure that cheap steel is not diverted to Canada.

Barrick chairman Thornton boosts ownership with major share buy

The boss of the world's top gold miner has bought 306,000 additional shares in the company.

Oil sands upgraders may make a comeback amid pipeline crisis with $1-billion Alberta pledge

Partial updgrading would free up pipeline space and produce a grade of oil that's easier to refine and more valuable than the heavy grades produced currently.

Anti-corruption body asks Rio for Oyu Tolgoi-related info

Request relates to an investigation about possible abuse of power by authorized officials during negotiation of the 2009 Oyu Tolgoi investment agreement.

Canada's Trudeau tells metal workers: 'We have your backs'

“We are ready to take action whenever action is required ... we had your backs last week and we always will,” Trudeau said after visiting a Rio Tinto smelter in Quebec.

Gold miner now in the blockchain business

Caza Gold and Arctic Blockchain merge.