Canada Mining News

2017 could be transformative for Integra Gold

Integra Gold's recently released drill results on the Triangle deposit continue to show mineralization continuity, and more than one research firm highlights that 2017 is shaping up to be a potentially transformative year for the company.

NOVAGOLD advances toward final Environmental Impact Statement for Donlin Gold

NOVAGOLD RESOURCES INC. today released its year-end 2016 financial results and provided updates for its flagship 50%-owned Donlin Gold project in Alaska and its 50%-owned Galore Creek copper-gold-silver project in British Columbia.

Potash Corp profit down 70% on weaker prices, expects challenging year ahead

The firm anticipates “challenging market fundamentals” in the phosphate-fertilizer market, adding that it is currently assessing the value of some assets, which may lead to writedowns.

The world's 10 largest copper mining projects

INTERACTIVE MAP: Together reserves at the global top 10 copper mining projects are worth more than $360 billion.

International Lithium Corp. announces strategic changes

International Lithium Corp. announces that Kirill Klip, the President of ILC, has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of the Company, such that he will act as the CEO, President and Chairman of the Company.

Barrick’s gold output fell almost 10 percent in 2016

But lower all-in sustaining costs mitigated the impact of decreased production, preliminary full-year figures show.

Biggest gold mining scandal in history gets Hollywood treatment

Some believe the film "Gold" is based on Calgary-based Bre-X Minerals scandal of the 1990s, which marked a watershed in the mining industry.

Skeena Resources and Tahltan Central Government Sign Communications Agreement

Skeena Resources Limited and Tahltan Central Government are pleased to announce that they have signed a Communications Agreement. The Communications Agreement provides guidance to the Parties for ongoing discussions and engagement regarding Skeena’s projects in Tahltan traditional territory.

Trump greenlights Keystone XL and Dakota Access pipelines

The US President has signed two separate orders that advance the construction of TransCanada’s Keystone XL and Energy Transfer Partners LP’s Dakota Access oil pipelines.

Canadian junior Pistol Bay stock just went ballistic and here’s why

Shares were up more than 45% on Tuesday mid-morning after it announced that joint venture partner Rio Tinto will start drilling for uranium at the company's asset in Saskatchewan.

Endeavour Mining reports record gold output in 2016, shares climb

The company, which earlier this month revealed is in merger talks with African gold producer Acacia Mining, expects to produce between 600,000 and 640,000 ounces of the precious metal this year.

Cameco shedding 120 jobs at Canadian operations

Cameco (NYSE:CCJ, TSX:CCO) has inflicted more pain on its payroll as Canada’s largest uranium producer struggles amid a flat market for the nuclear fuel.

MGX minerals is a play on three commodities in Canada

The Critical Investor takes a close look at MGX Minerals, a Canada-listed company with portfolios of magnesium, lithium and silicon projects in British Columbia and Alberta.

Yukon gold juniors seen as top takeover candidates

Today, we have identified a few Yukon gold juniors that could be targeted for takeover by a bigger gold miner.

Chile injects $975 million into state-owned copper giant Codelco

Moves is expected to help the copper giant cope with a recently passed law that forces it to give 10% of its revenues to the armed forces.

This start-up plans to be a top lithium miner in the UK

Cornish Lithium Limited is hoping to lead the development of a lithium industry in the UK after acquiring the rights to drill for the mineral in the ancient mining region of Cornwall.

Vancouver junior inks $1 billion a year potash deal

Encanto closes deal to supply minimum 5m tonnes of potash per year to Indian farmers for the next 20 years.

Nunavut proposed gold mine needs more study, Ottawa says

Nunavut Impact Review Board had recommended the federal government to reject Back River project, citing potential damage to the caribou population.

Yamana Gold resumes operations at mine in Chile after deal with unions

The strike has not had a significant impact on mine and consolidated production, the company said.

Barrick’s chairman wants the miner to be a ‘company of owners’

Executive Chairman John L. Thornton discusses company’s new global employee share plan.

Fortune Minerals announces appointment of PWC as Financial Advisor to arrange NICO project financing

Lithium-ion battery demand for cobalt and supply chain concerns contribute to favorable financing environment.

Mount Polley mine disaster followed years of permit delays — report

Imperial Metals applied for a permit to release water from Mount Polley tailings pond in 2009 – and still doesn’t have one.

Goldcorp shares lifted by 2017 guidance

World number four miner announces ambitious production, reserves and cost-cutting targets.

Mosaic to reopen Colonsay potash mine in a matter of days

Decision to resume operations at the mine was based on Mosaic's expectations that 2017 will be a stronger year for the potash industry.

Scientists say mining e-waste may be an economical option

The Canadian team says recovering metals such as copper and rare earths from LED lights may turn to be an economical option soon.