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Articles from the December 7, 2018 edition

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  • Dolly Varden taps 22m of 10.7 oz/t silver

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Dolly Varden Silver Corp. Dec. 6 reported results from 12 additional holes drilled this year at the Dolly Varden property in northwestern British Columbia. In 2015, Dolly Varden published a maiden indicated resource of 3.07 million metric tons averaging 321.6 grams per metric ton (31.8 million ounces) silver in four zones – Dolly Varden, North Star, Torbrit and Wolf. These zones are associated with historical high-grade silver mines that date back to the dawn of the 20th C...

  • Ethos Gold Pine Pass vanadium project northern British Columbia

    Ethos confirms vanadium at Pine Pass, BC

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Ethos Gold Corp. Dec. 6 reported results from the 2018 sampling program at Pine Pass, one of three northeastern British Columbia vanadium properties the company optioned earlier this year. Pine Pass project is located within a 2,508-hectare (6,197 acres) claim block 104 kilometers (64 miles) by paved highway from MacKenzie, British Columbia. With Highway 97 passing through the southern portion of the claims, access to this vanadium project is excellent. Power, gas and rail...

  • Sabina blazes path to Back River gold mine

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Sabina Gold & Silver Corp. Dec. 4 reported that it continues to blaze a clear path to production at its Back River gold project in Nunavut. A 2015 feasibility study details plans for developing three deposits at Goose, one of seven properties that make up Sabina's larger Back River project. Ore from these deposits would feed a 3,000-metric-ton-per-day mill forecast to produce an average of 198,100 ounces of gold per year over an 11.8-year mine. This year, Sabina has completed... Full story

  • Osisko Metals outlines Pine Point resource

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Osisko Metals Inc. Dec. 6 reported its Pine Point project in Northwest Territories hosts 3.9 billion pounds of zinc and 1.6 billion lb of lead in 38.4 million metric tons of inferred resource averaging 4.58 percent zinc and 1.85 percent lead, or 6.58 percent zinc-equivalent. Located about 42 kilometers (26 miles) east of Hay River, Pine Point is the site of a historical mine operated by Cominco (now Teck Resources) from 1964 to 1988. During that time, Cominco mined zinc-lead...

  • Eskay Creek 21C holes confirm gold-silver

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Skeena Resources Ltd. Dec. 5 reported gold-silver intercepts from another eight holes drilled at the Eskay Creek project in British Columbia's Golden Triangle. Skeena cut a deal with Barrick Gold Corp. late in 2017 to acquire the major's interest in Eskay Creek. This year the junior carried out an initial phase of expansion and infill drilling targeting three zones – 21A, 21C and 22. The latest batch of results are from holes testing the 21C Zone, highlights include: • 10....

  • GT RAB drilling at Vertigo gold discovery JP Ross White Gold District Yukon

    Vertigo may be more robust than Coffee

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Spectacular gold assays continue to roll in from the 2018 drilling and trenching at Vertigo, a target on White Gold Corp.'s JP Ross property that is shaping up to be the most robust gold system identified so far in Yukon's White Gold District. The latest round of assays include results from a reverse circulation (RC) hole that has significantly extended the Vertigo rotary air blast (RAB) discovery to depth and encountered a deeper zone of high-grade gold to depth. This RC...

  • Gold exploration near Eagle Mine on Victoria Gold's Dublin Gulch property

    Victoria eyes gold zones beyond Eagle Mine

    Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Victoria Gold Corp. Dec. 3 reported that its 2018 drill program has discovered another gold zone at Dublin Gulch, the expansive Yukon property that hosts the Eagle Gold Mine project. Victoria is currently developing an open-pit, heap-leach operation at Eagle Gold that is expected to average roughly 200,000 ounces of gold annually over a 10-year mine life from 116 million metric tons of reserves averaging 0.67 grams per metric ton (2.66 million oz) gold. The construction of...

  • Golden Triangle gold silver mine project Silver Coin Big Missouri British Columbia

    Much more Premier gold-silver deposits

    Shane Lasley, Mining News|Updated Sep 25, 2020

    Through a combination of management cutting deals at the negotiating table and drills cutting gold-silver across an expanding property in British Columbia's Golden Triangle, Ascot Resources Ltd. has substantially increased the high-grade resource available to feed the mill at its Premier gold-silver mine project just outside of Stewart, B.C. "Management worked hard to develop a series of resources in 2018 and I am very pleased to announce a significant increase to our...