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Two Miners Feared Dead in Pit Slope Accident at Alamos Gold’s Mulatos Mine, Mexico

December 14, 2018

Alamos Gold Inc. said a serious accident occurred Thursday, December 13 at its Mulatos Mine in Mexico. The accident involved an unexpected pit slope movement in the El Salto area of the open pit where pre-stripping activities were being conducted.

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Power Ore to Acquire Falconbridge Opemiska Copper Mine Complex in Quebec, Canada

December 14, 2018

Power Ore Inc. has entered into an agreement to acquire a 100 percent interest in the Opemiska Copper Mine Complex from Explorateurs-Innovateurs de Quebec Inc. (Ex-In), a privately owned company. The Opemiska Copper Mine Complex consists of two past producing

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IDM Mining Completes Underground Drilling Program at Red Mountain Gold Project, B.C.

December 14, 2018

IDM Mining Ltd. has completed the 2018 underground drilling program at the advanced-stage Red Mountain Underground Gold Project, located in the Golden Triangle east of Stewart, BC.  The company completed the drilling program using three core rigs from a winterized

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CanAlaska and Cameco Form JV to Advance West McArthur Uranium Project, Canada

December 14, 2018

CanAlaska Uranium Ltd. and Cameco Corporation have formed the West McArthur Joint Venture, with CanAlaska as operator and 70 percent owner. At the December 6 JV meeting. operatorship was transferred, and a $2.4 million exploration budget was accepted for 2019

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Manitoba First Nation’s Show Support for Canadian Premium Sand’s New Mine, Canada

December 13, 2018

The chief of a Manitoba First Nation adjacent to a future frack sand mine says his community’s leadership doesn’t share environmental concerns raised by others about the development. Hollow Water First Nation Chief Larry Barker says his community is in

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U.S. Air Quality Dramatically Improved as Fossil Fuel Use has Substantially Increased

December 13, 2018

Since 1970 Airborne Pollutants Have Declined 73 Percent While GDP Has Increased 262 Percent A new report from the Texas Public Policy Foundation (TPPF) shows significant U.S. air quality improvement over the past fifty years, a period in which fossil

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FirstMark Materials Requests Extension for Its Gravel Mine in Yellowstone County, Montana

December 13, 2018

A Yellowstone County Zoning Commission hearing to consider a request to allow a portion of agricultural land near Oscar’s Park to be included in a gravel mine planned for the property was postponed by a month at the commission’s meeting

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Paringa Resources Hiring Miners at Its Poplar Grove Coal Mine, Kentucky

December 13, 2018

Hartshorne Mining, LLC is currently hiring personnel as the Poplar Grove coal mine in western Kentucky moves to production in late 2018. To apply, contact the company at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)/*= 0)out += unescape(l[i].replace(/^\s\s*/,

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De Beers Canada Mulls Renewable Energy Supply for Its Chidliak Mine

December 13, 2018

De Beers Canada is looking into making its newly acquired Chidliak project a completely renewable energy-powered mine. “The new project we’ve just acquired, our goal is ‘Can we make that 100 per cent renewable?’” CEO Kim Truter said in his

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March 2019: University of Nevada, Reno’s Mackay Muckers to Host Mining Competition

December 13, 2018

The University of Nevada, Reno’s Mackay Muckers mining team is preparing to welcome teams from around the world to the 41st Annual International Intercollegiate Mining Competition next spring. The competition will be held at the Virginia City Arena & Fairgrounds

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