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Seabridge Gold Confirms Transfer of Red Mountain Claims to IDM Mining

Seabridge Gold Confirms Transfer of Red Mountain Claims to IDM Mining

Seabridge Gold (TSX: SEA) (NYSE:SA) reported today that it has completed the transfer of the Red Mountain Project to IDM Mining Ltd. (“IDM”) upon the exercise of IDM’s option to acquire the Project. IDM has assumed all responsibilities and liabilities related to the project. In connection with IDM taking responsibility…

Canada’s Crude Oil Pacific Exports and Northern Gateway Likely Dead if Proposed Tanker Ban Becomes Law

Canada’s Crude Oil Pacific Exports and Northern Gateway Likely Dead if Proposed Tanker Ban Becomes Law

On Friday, the Canadian government introduced C-48, the Oil Tanker Moratorium Act (Source: oilandgas360.com)It’s no longer living as a temporary moratorium or simply a political threat. On Friday Canada’s federal government introduced legislation that will turn its informal ban on crude oil tanker traffic off the North Coast of British Columbia into law. This…

Canadian mining and metals sector faces a looming digital disconnect

Canadian mining and metals sector faces a looming digital disconnect

(Calgary, 8 May 2017) There’s a gap between the productivity potential from digital transformation and the poor track record of implementation in the mining sector, according to a new EY report, The digital disconnect: problem or pathway. “Leading mining and metals companies are starting to look more strategically at the…

Towns on the clock: What comes after coal for B.C.’s mining towns?

Towns on the clock: What comes after coal for B.C.’s mining towns?

By Josh Pagé and Liam Britten, CBC News Mining coal for steelmaking has been the way of life — a good life — for coal miners in towns like Elkford, Sparwood and Fernie for more than a century. But there’s also tension there, as coal truck driver Katie Bulger, who originally moved…

Uptick in drilling in northeastern B.C. good sign for Alberta producers

Uptick in drilling in northeastern B.C. good sign for Alberta producers

Increasingly empty industrial yards around the northeastern B.C. city of Fort St. John are a welcome sign for Jennifer Moore. Moore, a regional economic development officer, says the return of parked natural gas drilling rigs and related equipment to the field shows that a recovery is underway for one of…

Imperial Becomes Sole Owner of Huckleberry Mine

Imperial Becomes Sole Owner of Huckleberry Mine

Imperial Metals Corporation (the “Company”) (TSX:III) reports that Huckleberry Mines Ltd. (Huckleberry) has exercised its right of first refusal to purchase for cancellation all the shares of Huckleberry held by a syndicate comprised of Mitsubishi Materials Corporation, Dowa Metals & Mining Co., Ltd., and Furukawa Co., Ltd., in exchange for…

Pretivm – Pretium Resources Inc.: Brucejack Transmission Line Energized

Pretivm – Pretium Resources Inc.: Brucejack Transmission Line Energized

Pretium Resources Inc. (TSX:PVG)(NYSE:PVG) (“Pretivm” or the “Company) is pleased to report that the Brucejack Mine transmission line is now energized and dry commissioning is underway. Wet commissioning remains on schedule to begin in early April with the first ore expected to be introduced to the mill in mid-April. The…

Aben Resources Announces Exploration Plans for 2017

Aben Resources Announces Exploration Plans for 2017

Aben Resources Ltd. (TSX-V: ABN) (OTCBB: ABNAF) (Frankfurt: E2L2) (“Aben” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce an update with regard to its 3 strategic gold projects and the upcoming work programs planned for this year. Forrest Kerr Project—Update on preparations for Exploration and Drill Program 2017 Preparations for the…