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Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb

Mariaan Webb is Creamer Media Senior Researcher and Deputy Editor Online for Engineering News and Mining Weekly.

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Los Filos expansion kicks off

26th June 2019 Vancouver-based Leagold Mining has initiated the expansion of its Los Filos mine, in Mexico, following the closing of $400-million in financing that it secured for a phased growth plan to become a 600 000 oz/y to 700 000 oz/y producer. The company previously announced a tentative schedule for... 

Orla sees Camino Rojo as ‘fantastic’ opportunity

26th June 2019 The Camino Rojo oxide project, in Zacatecas, Mexico, is a “fantastic opportunity to develop a quality mine”, TSX-listed Orla CEO Jason Simpson said on Tuesday, announcing the results of the feasibility study for the project that once belonged to Goldcorp. The study, prepared by a team of experts... 

Savannah adds to flagship Mina do Barroso with Aldeia lease

26th June 2019 Listed lithium developer Savannah Resources has added to its flagship Mina do Barroso project, in Portugal, by exercising its option to acquire the adjacent 2.94 km2 Aldeia mining lease. The lease application consists of three blocks and yielded “excellent drilling results”, with a mineral... 

Gen Mining and Sibanye ink definitive Marathon agreement

26th June 2019 Exploration and development company Generation Mining (Gen Mining) has entered into a definitive agreement with gold and platinum miner Sibanye-Stillwater to earn a majority stake in the Marathon project, in northern Ontario, Canada. South Africa-headquartered Sibanye CEO Neal Froneman said on... 

Rubicon to provide new conceptual mine plan for Phoenix

25th June 2019 The Phoenix gold project, once one of the hottest new gold projects in Canada’s Red Lake gold mining district, is set to rise again, CEO George Ogilvie said on Tuesday, announcing that a new conceptual mine plan would be ready in the third quarter. The company previously planned to publish a new... 

Continental announces Sprott investment, assay results

25th June 2019 Gold developer Continental Gold’s stock on the Toronto exchange received a boost on Monday, after the company announced its latest assay results for four diamond drill holes at the Buritica project, in Colombia, and said that Eric Sprott had invested $25-million in the company. Sprott agreed to... 

Kirkland launches online deal room for new projects

25th June 2019 Canada-headquartered Kirkland Lake has partnered technology firm VRIFY to establish a gold deal room, which will help the company attract, assess and refine investment opportunities. Announcing the launch of the VRIFY-developed platform on Monday, the miner’s president and CEO, Tony Makuch, said... 

BC grants New Gold’s Blackwater enviro certificate

25th June 2019 The Blackwater gold project that TSX-listed New Gold is proposing in British Columbia has been issued an environmental certificate by the provincial government. According to a British Columbia government’s media statement, the responsible Ministers are confident that the openpit gold and silver... 

Detour says COO Bourchier tenders resignation

24th June 2019 Canadian miner Detour Gold on Monday announced that its COO, Frazer Bourchier, and its VP for investor relations, Laurie Gaborit, had resigned their positions and that they would leave the company at the end of the month. The resignations would cost the gold mining company about C$4.5-million and... 

Eramet needs €1bn Gabon expansion, Argentina lithium mine

24th June 2019 French multinational mining and metals firm Eramet is searching for more than €1-billion in financing to fund an expansion of its manganese mine in Gabon, and to build a new lithium mine in Argentina. The company plans to raise its manganese ore production capacity from 4.3-million tons a year... 


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