Canadian Mining Journal


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  • COAL: Technology boosts productivity at RusCoal’s Khakassia mine

    August 20, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    RUSSIA – Russian Coal saw a 5% increase in productivity at its Stepnoy pit just two months after the company installed, in the mine’s BelAZ dump trucks, a technological solution called Karier Mine Fleet Management System, which is produced by Vist

  • BASE METALS-COAL: Teck Q2 revenue up, profit shrinks

    July 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has released its unaudited numbers for Q2 2019, and they show small gains in revenues, but  steep drops in EBITDA. For the second quarter this year, the company recorded revenues of $3.1 billion, up 4% from

  • COAL: Last coal-fired power plant in Massachusetts gone in a few seconds

    April 29, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    MASSACHUSETTS – It took only 10 seconds to implode two 500-foot cooling towers that belonged to the Brayton Point Power Station in Somerset. The concrete structures demolished last Saturday were the last remains of the last coal-fired plant in the

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    COAL-COPPER-ZINC: Teck’s Q1 in black, despite lower profits

    April 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has published its unaudited Q1 2019 financials that still show a healthy balance sheet, even if some figures fell from the levels of a year earlier. Gross profit for Q1 2019 was $1.0 billion compared to

  • MARKETS: Raymond James raises gold, copper forecasts, lowers uranium

    April 9, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    Brian MacArthur of Raymond James is increasing his price forecasts for gold, copper, zinc and coking call and lowering his estimate for uranium. The mining analyst has revised his average gold price for 2019 to US$1,301 per oz. from US$1,293

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    BLASTING: BME wins coal mine contract in Alaska

    April 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    JOHANNESBURG – Blasting specialist BME USA has been awarded a contract by Usibelli Coal Mine (UCM) in Alaska to supply explosive products and accessories. Part of the South Africa-based explosives leader BME, the USA business was established in Denver, Colo.,

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    SAFETY: Canadian coal miner signs deal with Hexagon

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TUCSON, Ariz. –  Hexagon’s Mining division is pleased to announce a significant safety solution deal with Conuma Coal Resources. Conuma produces high quality metallurgical coal for use in the steel industry. The three-year subscription package will cover Conuma’s three mines

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    COPPER: Glencore expects higher copper production in 2019

    February 4, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    SWITZERLAND – Commodities giant Glencore has reported production figures for 2018 and confirmed 2019 guidance that implies a 14%-year-over-year increase in copper equivalent production. Copper production reached 1.45 million tonnes in 2018, 11% higher than 2017, and Glencore expects that number to

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    TELEREMOTE: RCT’s smart Technology selected by Teck Coal

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – RCT announced its ControlMaster Teleremote solution has been selected by Canada’s largest diversified mining company, Teck Resources for use at one of its steelmaking coal operations in British Columbia’s Elk Valley region. The ControlMaster Teleremote solutions were

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    COAL: Canadian coal plants to be phased out by 2030

    December 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The federal government of Canada announced on Dec. 12, 2018, that traditional coal-fired electric generation plans will be phased out by 2030. Greenhouse gas regulations for natural gas-fired generating stations was also published. The government says it wants

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    TAXES: Colombian mining group says tax bill will attract foreign investment

    November 20, 2018 by MINING.COM Staff

    BOGOTA – Colombia’s main mining industry group said on Monday it was optimistic a new tax bill that includes a cut to corporate taxes will help attract more foreign investment, allowing companies to boost exploration and output in the coming

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    COAL: Colonial Coal floats PEA for Gordon Creek mine

    November 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Colonial Coal International has received the preliminary economic assessment for its 100% owned Gordon Creek metallurgical coal project located about 30 km south of Tumbler Ridge. Prepared by Stantec Consulting Services, the PEA demonstrates positive economics.