Ontario Mining News

North American Palladium ramps up exploration program

A minimum budget of $16 million is set, $10 million of which was raised by a flow-through share offering made in December.

First Cobalt tests feedstock for refinery

The company says the refinery successfully leached 98% of the metal from the cobalt hydroxide with head grades in excess of 20% cobalt.

Moneta upgrades, expands resources at Golden Highway

The company says the deposits are higher grade than previously thought.

Detour’s 2018 output tops 620,000oz

The mill processed 20.7 million tonnes of ore with a head grade of 1.04 g/t.

Vector Structural Engineering now licensed in Canada

Rapidly growing firm's engineering expertise will help Canadian clients meet construction, budgetary, and licensing goals.

Alamos Gold drills highest grades yet at Island mine

Alamos said the high grade mineralization is known to extend 1,000 metres east of the current mine working.

Surge Exploration announces spin-out company — CuGold

Surge will continue to hold its interest in its cobalt projects in both Chile and Ontario, and its lithium brine project in Chile.

Kirkland Lake gold production hits record high

The Canadian gold miner announced record gold for both 2018 and the fourth quarter of the year, thanks mainly to higher-than-expected output at its Australian Fosterville mine as well as its Ontario-based Macassa and Taylor operations.

Power Ore buys former Falconbridge Opemiska complex

The complex produced more than 1.0 billion lb. of copper and almost 206,000 oz. of gold.

Commercial production to begin at Ontario's new high-grade gold mine

Harte Gold's Sugar Zone mine is on track to declare commercial production before year-end.

South Arturo JV to expand production in late 2019

Premier Gold Mines of Thunder Bay, Ont., has provided an update on development at the South Arturo joint venture in the Carlin Trend.

Wesdome extends Eagle River zone 7 at depth

Drifting and drilling the 7 zone at the Eagle River mine has resulted in longer than average strike lengths and extended the zone at depth.

Paulson wins support for replacing only 3 Detour Gold directors

For substantive change to take hold at the company, long-term directors who have presided over value destruction and overseen technical failures of prior mine plans need to be replaced.

Test mining at Madsen yields 56% more oz than predicted says Pure Gold

Pure Gold purchased the Madsen property in 2014, advancing the project to the current development stage. 

Aurelius acquires 100% of Mikwam property

Aurelius previously made cash payments of $25,000 and issued 1.5 million shares to ALX.

Metals Creek starts diamond drilling at Garrison project

The company’s stock jumped 12% Wednesday, following the announcement.

Macassa No.4 headframe rises over Kirkland Lake

The skyline of Kirkland Lake changed recently when the 65-metre-tall concrete headframe for Kirkland Lake Gold’s new Macassa No.4 shaft was slip formed in just 10 days.

BTU acquires more land around Great Bear’s Dixie

BTU Metals has expanded its Dixie Halo gold project in Red Lake, Ontario, by acquiring Burgudy Exploration and its 41.6 sq. km of prospective land in the area.

CanmetMINING, COREM sign co-operation agreement

The two hope to leverage their joint expertise and capability on projects of importance to the mining sector.

Alamos reports best ever intersection at Island Gold mine

Alamos Gold says its best ever surface directional drilling intersection is at the Island Gold mine, 83 km northeast of the town of Wawa.

IAMGOLD considers two mine plans in Côté feasibility study

The extended plan increases the mine life by two years, raising production to 372,000 oz. gold per year and all-in sustaining costs to US$703 oz. gold per year.

Canada Cobalt shares jump nearly 12% after hitting high grades at Castle mine

The company specifically targeted cobalt for the first time at this historic silver producing mine.

Tlicho all-season road near NICO project approved

The federal government has announced that it will provide up to 25% of the construction costs for the road through the P3 Canada Fund.

Wolfden cuts more high grade at Pickett Mountain

A resource estimate for Pickett Mountain is to be released before the end of year based on modelling of historical and recent drill results.

Canada injects C$5m into Goldcorp’s Borden mine as prize for innovation

Grant supports innovation to cut greenhouse emissions, which the gold miner will do by opening the first underground mine in Canada to replace all diesel mobile equipment with battery electric vehicles.