Canada Mining News

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.

Global energy transition powers surge in demand for metals

The number of electric vehicles will increase 1,389% – to 125 million from three million – by 2030.

Yorbeau resumes drilling at Scott project

The current program is planned in two phases totaling about 5,000 metres.

QMX drills 39.5 g/t and 31.5 g/t at Bonnefond

Core from work at the tonalitic plug returned 31.55 g/t gold over 1.6 metre.

TransCanada taps RBC for gas line stake sale amid new opposition

The line would connect gas fields in western Canada’s prolific Montney shale formation with the C$40 billion LNG Canada project on British Columbia’s coast.

Minarum to acquire Aura’s East Taviche property in Mexico

Aura states that an 865,000 tonne inferred ore zone grading 119 g/t silver and a 3.3 million tonne inferred ore zone averaging 0.51 g/t gold has been outlined by 14 drill holes at the project.

Rethinking mining strategies among the top-10 global trends to shape 2019

Mining companies now need to determine how to operate in a market that is characterized by rising stakeholder demands, a widening talent gap, as well as dwindling access to key inputs such as energy and water, says Deloitte in its latest annual report.

Wesdome deep drilling at Kiena extends Deep A zone

For the entire Kiena complex, the measured and indicated resource is 1.0 million tonnes grading 6.38 g/t gold for 211.100 contained oz.

Headwinds on horizon for Canadian mining, industry official warns

Gratton was the latest executive to tell Greater Vancouver Board of Trade members that Canada’s competitiveness on the world stage is slipping.

Goldcorp expects higher production in 2019

The company has not yet released its 2018 full-year financials, but previously said it expects 2018 full-year AISC to be at $850 per oz. gold.

Argonaut Gold receives federal approval of Magino EA

A December 2017 feasibility study estimated the open-pit project would produce about 116,000 ounces of gold over a 17-year mine life.

Canada’s Vendetta receives positive PEA for Australian lead-zinc project

The assessment revealed that Pegmont has a mine life of 10 years at 3,000 tonne per day open pit followed by an underground operation.

IAMGOLD puts construction of Canadian mine on ice

Building activities at Côté Gold, located in the Abitibi gold belt in Ontario, were slated to start in the first months of 2019, with pre-production beginning in late 2020.

Condor Gold shares jump as Nicaragua project grows again

The mineral resource update totalled 9.85 million tonnes at 3.6 grams per tonne of gold for 1.14 million of indicate ounces, a surge of 57,000 ounces from the previous update.

How microbes contribute to the formation of giant copper deposits

Researchers are studying the unusual Las Cruces deposit in southwestern Spain.

Pacific Bay extends Meteor Boot at Haskins-Reed in BC

The company tested targets near the Meteor zone, where 2011 drilling cut 17.5 metres grading 88.35 grams silver, 1.11% lead and 3.39% zinc.

RosCan reports positive results from drilling campaign in Mali

The miner said that significant amounts of saprolite-hosted gold mineralization was discovered.

Mirasol Resources expands in southern Argentina

The Vancouver-based miner is consolidating the Sascha - Marcelina project to make it 30,600 hectares big.

Nova Scotia miners hand cash to kids who can prove industry ‘rocks’

Students upload their videos to the MANS website and a panel of judges will pick the winners for the Best Junior High School Video, Best High School Video, Best Comedy, and Best 30-Second Commercial.

Explorex Resources scraps plans to buy battery metals project in Finland

The Canadian miner won't be buying the Hautalampi cobalt, nickel, copper project in eastern Finland at this time due to financing issues.

Anaconda updates resources at Great Northern and Cape Spencer

The numbers represent a 25% increase in tonnage, a 13% increase in grade and a 42% increase in contained oz. compared to the estimate made in 2008.

Imperial 2018 output up, despite Mount Polley decision

For the full year, the company produced 75.3 million lb. of copper and 79,056 oz. of gold.

Star Diamond begins work on Star-Orion bulk sample

The sonic drilling will provide a detailed look at the overburden stratigraphy, and the core drilling will examine the geology of the kimberlite itself.

Lucara on track to develop underground operation at Karowe

The goal is to extend the Botswanan mine life from 2026 to at least 2036.

Cow Mountain yields high grades for Barkerville

The company seems to have no problem drilling bonanza grades, such as 12.26 g/t gold over 7.6 meters in hole CM-18-206, including 97.8 g/t over 0.8 meter