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SILVER: Teck, Franco-Nevada strike streaming deal

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-07
PERU – Teck Resources and Franco-Nevada Corp. have struck a streaming deal for Teck’s share of silver produced at the Antamina copper-zinc mine 270 km north of Lima. Teck owns a 22.50% interest in the Antamina joint venture along...

GOLD: Rubicon temporarily suspends milling at Phoenix mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-05
ONTARIO – Toronto’s Rubicon Minerals has temporarily suspended milling at the Phoenix gold project in the Red Lake camp. The order was made by the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change due to elevated levels of ammonia.

NICKEL: SNC-Lavalin to sell Ambatovy share for $600M

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-01
MADAGASCAR – SNC-Lavlin of Montreal has elected to sell its 5% share in the Ambatovy laterite nickel joint venture to Sumitomo Corp. for $600 million. Sumitomo will now enjoy a 32.5% interest in the project. The balance is held by...

PALLADIUM: NAP shrinks Lac des Iles workforce

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-01
ONTARIO – Weak metal prices have forced Toronto-based North American Palladium to announce workforce reductions at its Lac des Iles palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay. A total of 44 employees, including 18 staff and 26...

HOIST ROPES: SAS chooses Redaelli

Source: Daily News | 2015-10-01
ONTARIO – St Andrew Goldfields (SAS) of Toronto has chosen Redaelli wire ropes for the production hoist at its Holt mine near Timmins. On the production hoist, SAS has chosen Redaelli Pack 1P Seven ropes, 45 mm diameter and 2,134 meters...

Canadian Malartic mine puts small Quebec Town on the international map

Source: Print Archives | 2015-10-01
Small towns in Quebec range in size from the smallest, Barkmere (pop. 58), to one of the larger, Shawinigan (pop. 50,060) and, as can be imagined, there are many bigger and smaller ones in between.

COPPER-GOLD: Atico drills 5.78% Cu and 2 g/t Au at El Roble

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-30
COLOMBIA – Atico Mining Corp. of Vancouver has intersected high grades during drilling at its El Roble copper-gold mine 145 km east of Medellin. The find continues to extend mineralization at Zeus.

GOLD: Barrick streaming deal and debt tender offer

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-30
TORONTO – Barrick Gold has closed a gold streaming transaction with a subsidiary of Royal Gold involving production from the Pueblo Viejo gold mine in which Barrick holds a 60% interest in the Dominican Republic. Vancouver-based Goldcorp...

GOLD: Veladero mine resumes full production

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-28
ARGENTINA – An Argentine judge has lifted the stop work order at the Veladero gold mine high in the Andes Mountains. The order banned the addition of reagents to the heap leach circuit following a cyanide spill caused by a faulty valve on...

Goldcorp stays positive on Eleonore gold mine

Source: Daily News | 2015-09-24
Goldcorp (TSX:G; NYSE: GG) highlights the potential at its Eleonore gold mine in northern Quebec, despite recently lowering the project’s 2015 production forecast, partly due to higher than expected mining dilution.