Canada Mining News

Commander and Fjordland announce $1.2 million exploration program in Labrador

Their 29,400-hectare property is located in central Labrador, 80 kilometres south of Vale’s Voisey’s Bay Nickel mine

Lundin Gold eyes growth after mine in Ecuador built

“We want to grow to be an at least 1-million-ounce-a-year producer with three to four operations,” said Chief Executive Ron Hochstein at PDAC.

Fifty-five workers back to surface after fire at potash facility in Saskatchewan

After spending almost an entire day at underground refuge stations, 55 workers at The Mosaic Company’s K2 potash facility made it safely to surface.

US judge rules against Venezuela in dispute with Rusoro

Judge Richard J. Leon has stayed Rusoro’s CSID Expropriation award against Venezuela registered in the U.S.

Trevali and Puma join forces in New Brunswick

Trevali will provide aCDN$7.5 million in funding to Puma in order for them to finalize the 100% acquisition of the Murray Brook Deposit.

Canada retaliation in US tariff row 'like grabbing your own throat'

Crops, meat and energy trade in both directions across the Canada-US border, making it difficult to retaliate against US products in those industries.

Puma Exploration and Trevali Mining Corporation enter into strategic development and exploration alliance

 Puma Exploration announced the signature of a non-binding Letter of Intent with Trevali Mining Corporation for the development of the Murray Brook Deposit.

Trump sours flagging NAFTA talks with steel trade war threats

Canada, the biggest foreign supplier of steel and aluminum to the United States, quickly pledged to retaliate if necessary.

Tapping the lithium rush, Canadian miner stakes claims in Utah

The play by Vancouver-based MGX Minerals is part of a global scramble for the super-light metal used in smart phones and electric vehicles.

Moody’s upgrades Barrick to Baa2 with stable outlook

Company’s goal remains to reduce total debt to around $5 billion by the end of 2018.

Canadian gold miner to enter the copper business in Chile

Darien Resource Development has entered into an agreement with Artemis Mining to acquire a 100% interest in the Cristal project located in northern Chile.

Are these bankers better than Wall St?

The Three Kings (Franco-Nevada, Royal Gold, and Wheaton Precious Metals) are the non-media grabbing bankers in the mining sector.

Saskatchewan company expands in Ontario

GFG Resources now controls a total of 700 square kilometres of gold assets in Ontario and Wyoming.

Giustra-backed Lithium X plunges on doubts about Chinese buyer

The Vancouver-based company fell the most in nearly two years Wednesday.

Billionaire Lundin chases base-metal buy with $3 billion budget

Copper ‘might be the easiest asset to work with:’ Lukas Lundin.

Suncor Energy files application for 160,000-bpd Lewis oilsands project

Canada’s largest integrated energy company has filed an application for a massive new oil sands project defying expectations of slowing growth in the oil sands.

Canadian junior quadruples cobalt portfolio

Secova Metals acquired 1151640 B.C. Ltd.

Agnico Eagle is reviewing cobalt assets after receiving interest

In the interim, the company is still focused on its core business of building and running gold mines.

Scotiabank pulls plug on sale of metals business

The bulk of ScotiaMocatta's business is in precious metals and it is one of five banks that clear bullion in London's $5 trillion a year gold market.

Lincoln Strategic expands team to support specialized mining talent

Lincoln Strategic Inc. is working on the development of its suite of executive search, technical recruitment and management consulting services.

Condor Gold soars as Nicaragua project won’t relocate residents

Company's technical team believes the La India project is both technically viable and economically attractive with a redesigned open pit that does not require community resettlement.

Lucara Diamond names new CEO, invests in digital sales platform

Together with naming new top execs. the Canadian miner is acquiring Clara Diamond Solutions, which uses blockchain technology to trace diamonds as they move through the supply chain.

Australia's top gold miner boosts bets on Ecuador's riches

Newcrest to invest $250 million to take stake in Lundin Gold.

Nickel-copper-cobalt find vaults Vancouver junior to top of TSX-V ranking

Garibaldi Resources beats out tech, energy, life sciences firms for Toronto market's annual crown with 2,351% market cap gain and 150m shares traded.