Quebec Mining News

RNC mulls selling Aussie mine to focus on massive cobalt-nickel project in Quebec

The company's Dumont cobalt and nickel project in Quebec is the world’s largest undeveloped reserve of both metals, with over 1 billion tonnes of reserves and a 33-year mine life.

Canadian junior quadruples cobalt portfolio

Secova Metals acquired 1151640 B.C. Ltd.

Cobalt price: Supply scramble heats up with Canadian deal

Cobalt 27, RNC Minerals shares pop after inking $70m deal on world's largest undeveloped cobalt, nickel sulphide deposit.

Eldorado Gold reports in-line 2017 gold production

The Vancouver-based miner revealed that, including pre-commercial production from the Olympias project in Greece, its gold production was of 285,919 ounces in 2017.

Yamana Gold shares jump 5% on asset sale

Agnico-Eagle, the Toronto-based company's partner in giant Canadian Malartic mine, buys the JV's exploration assets for $162m.

Barrick Gold just bought more than $9 million worth of shares in this junior

The non-brokered private placement gives Barrick about 15% of Reunion Gold Corporation (TSX-V:RGD), which has interests in four different projects in South America’s North Atlantic coast.

Northern Quebec iron ore mine to re-open by March

The Bloom Lake mine in northern Quebec will be back in business by March of next year, according to its new owners.

Zinc market focus turns to new supply, but don't forget Quebec: Andy Home

All over the world, it seems, geologists are revisiting old mine plans in a collective new zinc rush.

Malartic gold mine class-action lawsuit trial begins

People living close to the large open pit mine in Quebec’s Abitibi region, want to be compensated for damages related to dust, noise and explosions they claim to have been exposed to for many years.

Quebec's economy benefits from Canada's oil sands: study

The study found Canada's oil sands had a substantial impact on Quebec's economy in terms of employment, gross domestic product (GDP) and tax revenue, in a 12-month period between 2014 and 2015.

Matamec announces commencement of new drilling program on the Sakami Gold Property

3,000m campaign on Zone 25 seeks to confirm the extension of gold mineralization to the west and follow up on previous results that include 21.05m of 4.94g/t Au

RNC Minerals partners with Waterton in Quebec nickel mine

Joint venture will focus on nickel assets, particularly the Quebec-based Dumont project, which is expected to become the world's fifth largest nickel sulphide mine.

Eastern Canada now the preferred mineral exploration investment destination

While wew mines continue to open in British Columbia, the perceptionis that the province is no longer a welcome place for mineral exploration.

Explorers frustrated with waiting times for permits in B.C., the Territories

On the level of transparency in the approvals process, jurisdictions in the US, Australia and Scandinavia performed better than Canada, a fresh report by the Fraser Institute, shows.

Quebec pulls permits for Copper One’s exploration claims at Riviere Dore

The miner says the decision is clearly “abusive” and it evidences “an excess of jurisdiction,” reason why it will appeal the resolution.

Copper One, Quebec gov’t lock horns

The junior miner has begun proceedings against the Quebec Ministry of Forests, Wildlife and Parks (MFFP) in the superior court over a denied permit.

Quebec gold miner surges after reserves update

Richmont up more than 12% after drilling program at producing Ontario mine increases reserves by more than a third and lifts average grades to 9.2g/t gold.

Balmoral's positive drill results lead to resource estimate target increase

Drilling at Balmoral Resources' Bug South gold deposit continues to return high-grade gold mineralization, leading one analyst to increase his estimated resource target at Martiniere.

Global rough diamond production about to reach its peak

Global rough diamond production will reach its peak in only three years before entering into a supply deficit by 2020, two separate reports show.

Canada’s Quebec launches online tool to help suppliers win up to $50bn in contracts

Platform aims to help local suppliers bid for contacts related to the Plan Nord, a provincial initiative to invest about $1.3 billion in infrastructure and other projects over the next five years.

First Quebec diamond mine opens 

Good news for mining in Quebec, the majority French-speaking Canadian province, has come from Stornoway Diamond Corporation (TSX:SWY), which officially opened its Renard diamond mine last week.

Canadians spent over $32bn in mining acquisitions in first half of 2016

Overall, Canadian deal-making in the first half of the year fell in line with the global cooling down trend that has followed the record valuations of 2015.

Decision on TransCanada's Energy East closer than ever as federal board begins review

The East Energy pipeline is expected to generate $55 billion in economic benefit for Canada and create over 3,300 operational jobs across the country.

Glencore to sell option in Canadian gold mine

While Falco Resources fully owns the Quebec-based Horne project, Glencore has the right to buy back the 65% stake in the mine it inherited when it bought Xstrata.

Falco study outlines $905M gold mine in Quebec

A former operating gold mine in Quebec could be back in business by 2020 according to Falco Resources (TSXV:FPC), which released a PEA on its Horne 5 gold project.