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Chile orders Barrick to permanently close Pascua Lama surface facilities

TORONTO- The Chilean government has ordered Barrick Gold Corp. (TSX:ABX) to permanently close all surface facilities at its troubled Pascua-Lama project high in the Andes. The government had suspended the massive project that straddles the Chile-Argentina border in 2013 over concerns of environmental damage and water contamination during development. Barrick was ...

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Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation Signs Cooperation Agreement With WestKam Gold Corp.

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 11, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WestKam Gold Corp. (TSX-V:WKG) (“WestKam” or the “Company”), a Vancouver-based gold exploration company focused on developing the Bonaparte Gold Project property approximately 50 km northwest of Kamloops, B.C., announces the recent signing of a Cooperation Agreement (the “Agreement”) with the Stk’emlúpsemc ...

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Alaska tribes seek talks with Canada about mining projects

JUNEAU, Alaska-A group of 16 southeast Alaska tribes have banned together in an attempt to secure a stronger voice in inter-governmental talks about a series of large Canadian mining projects. The Juneau Empire reported http://bit.ly/2vKWEcy ) Monday that the tribes are eyeing a seat at the table with Canada, having ...

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