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Iamgold to apply for Senegal mining concession

23rd October 2018 The outcome of the feasibility study for the Boto gold project is a significant improvement on the results outlined in the prefeasibility study and will be used to support an application for a mining concession before the end of the year, Canadian gold miner Iamgold reported on Monday. The study... 

Trevali lowers Caribou mine guidance

23rd October 2018 TSX-listed Trevali Mining has lowered its zinc and lead production guidance for the Caribou mine in Bathurst, New Brunswick, but the company remains on track to achieve its consolidated zinc production guidance. The Caribou mine’s zinc guidance has been lowered from a range of 86-million to... 

B2Gold studying expansion at El Limon

23rd October 2018 Vancouver-headquartered B2Gold is mulling an expansion at the El Limon mine, announcing on Monday that it is considering a $35-million investment to increase production at the Nicaragua-based mine. B2Gold has concluded an expansion study, which indicates that increasing plant capacity from 485... 

Cononish mine receives planning application decision notice

22nd October 2018 Scotgold, the company gearing up to build the Cononish mine on the edge of the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park, said on Monday that it had received a decision notice relating to the planning application for its gold and silver project. The Aim-listed company’s application for the... 

Rusoro expects first $100m from Venezuela next month

22nd October 2018 Gold junior Rusoro Mining is expecting its first $100-million of its $1.28-billion settlement with the Venezuela government in November, the TSX-V-listed miner reported on Friday, announcing the execution of its previously announced settlement. In terms of the agreement, Rusoro will suspend... 

Quebec asbestos tailings recycler receives federal funding

19th October 2018 Privately-owned Alliance Magnesium has received C$12-million in funding from the federal government to support the second phase of demonstrating its technology to extract magnesium from asbestos tailings. The announcement by International Development Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau on Friday comes... 

Lionsgold apologises as shares head for cancellation

19th October 2018 Gold exploration, production and retail firm Lionsgold CEO Cameron Parry on Friday offered an apology to shareholders as the company announced that trading on the Aim would be cancelled on November 12. Lionsgold, which is developing a gold currency and banking platform, was suspended from... 

Asbestos mining residues exempt from final Canada asbestos ban

19th October 2018 Canadian Environment and Climate Change Minister Catherine McKenna has announced final regulations that will ban asbestos and products containing it by the end of this year, but concern has been expressed over the decision to exempt asbestos-mining residues. RightOnCanada founder Kathleen Ruff... 

Scotgold provides planning update, French unit be liquidated

18th October 2018 Aim-listed Scotgold on Thursday expressed its hope that the Loch Lomond and the Trossachs National Park Planning Authority (NPA) would soon announce a formal decision on the Cononish gold and silver project. The company said that it had worked with the NPA to secure all the necessary agreements... 

Freeport earns into project near Codelco's Chuquicamata

18th October 2018 Base metals junior Solaris Copper, which was recently spun out of Equinox Gold, reported on Thursday that US miner Freeport McMoRan would earn up to 80% in its early stage Ricardo property, in Chile. Freeport would be required to incur gross expenditures of $130-million or $30-million plus the... 

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