Canadian Mining Journal


  • SHIPPING: Is a diesel supply shock coming?

    December 23, 2019 by David Boleneus

    New ocean shipping regulations could have a big impact in the new year Under International Maritime Organization (IMO) rules that come into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, emissions from fuel used in ocean carriers cannot exceed a sulphur content of

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    COAL: Colonial’s Huguenot PEA strictly open pit

    November 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Colonial Coal International has released the results of the preliminary economic assessment for the Huguenot open pit coking coal mine. The property is located about 140 km by road from the Quintette loadout in the Peace

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    Cratering demand signals more trouble in coal country

    October 24, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    The shift from coal to cheaper and cleaner fuel sources like natural gas and renewables claimed another victim in the U.S. last week. Peabody Energy said it will close its Wildcat Hills coal mine and nearby Willow Lake processing facility

  • COAL: Teck rolls out electric buses at Fording River, Greenhills

    October 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Teck Resources is rolling out a pair of electric buses to transport workers to and from the Fording River and Greenhills coal mines in the Elk Valley. The new vehicles are a much greener solution to

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    COAL: Kepco Bylong’s mine denied development consent

    September 19, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – The New South Wales government’s Independent Planning Commission refused development consent for Kepco Bylong Australia’s coal mine near Mudgee, in the Australian state’s central west region. The Commission cited concerns about long lasting environmental, agricultural and heritage impacts

  • INNOVATION: Alberta coal mine reclamation to create green energy source

    September 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EDMONTON – Alberta Innovates is joining federal, provincial, municipal and industry partners to create a unique method of reclamation at the Paintearth coal mine at Forestburg, Alta. The mine is owned by Westmorland Mining of Englewood, Colo. The Biosalix project

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Teck releases climate action report

    August 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has released its second “Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience” report. It outlines how the company will go forward producing products that are essential in a low carbon future while tackling climate change. The report analyzes potential

  • 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