Canadian Mining Journal


Coal


  • Feature

    The Coal Association of Canada draws a great crowd

    October 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Coal Association of Canada’s Annual Conference and Trade Show was once again a huge success as delegates from around the world attended the three-day event held recently in Vancouver.

  • News

    COMMENT: First large cargo ship sails Northwest Passage

    September 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The first large cargo ship has crossed the Northwest Passage. The 225-metre long Nordic Orion carried a load of Teck Resources’ coking coal from Vancouver bound for the Finnish port of Pori and steel maker Ruukki Metals.

  • News

    COAL: Fortune pulls back from Arctos project

    September 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Protests have plagued the Arctos coal project 165 km northeast of Stewart since August. Now owner Fortune Minerals of London, ON, is taking the unusual step of voluntarily cutting its summer field program short and…

  • News

    COAL: Maiden numbers for Elan’s Alberta coking project

    September 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALBERTA – Altitude Resources of Calgary has released a maiden resource estimate – 62.1 million indicated tonnes and 84.7 million inferred tonnes – for the coking coal property belonging to Elan Coal, a private non-arms length…

  • News

    COAL: Sod turned for Trend-Roman project

    August 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Initial work has begun on the expansion of Anglo American’s Trend coal mine near Tumbler Ridge. The open pit expansion, dubbed “Roman”, will extend the life of the existing Trend operation by 16 years.

  • News

    COAL: Donkin project gets go-ahead

    July 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – The Donkin coal project has received a positive decision from Nova Scotia’s minister of environment, Hon. Sterling Beliveau. Federal approval was announced a week ago, and 25% partner Morien Resources Corp. of Halifax says…

  • News

    COAL: Federal government gives nod to Donkin project

    July 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Just before this week’s cabinet shuffle, former Minister of the Environment Peter Kent signed off on the Donkin coking coal project in Cape Breton. The official word is that “the project, taking into account the mitigation…

  • News

    COAL: Fortune begins summer program at Arctos

    July 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Fortune Minerals (80%) of London, ON, and POSCO Canada (20%) have begun the environmental assessment of their Arctos anthracite coal project 150 km northeast of Stewart. The final EA is expected to be filed in 2014 with…

  • News

    COMMENT: Back to work

    June 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Having taken a couple weeks off to move, I am slowly getting settled into the new place. For any readers who might wish to contact me, I am now at 1128A Klondike Road, Kanata, ON K2K 0H2, and the phone number is 613-270-0213. The email address…

  • News

    COAL: Glenstrata opens port in Colombia

    May 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    COLOMBIA – Glencore Xstrata of Baar, Switzerland, opened Prodeco’s new coal port, Puerto Nuevo, with the Colombian president, Juan Manuel Santos, and senior members of his administration. Construction of the US$550-million port was begun…

  • Feature

    British Columbia miners are Canada’s top exporters

    May 1, 2013 by Russell Noble

    The coal mines of British Columbia are the best in Canada. That’s a bold and perhaps brash statement but nevertheless, few can argue with the fact that B.C.’s coal mines are among the best producers in the country and certainly, no…

  • Feature

    Canada’s coal producers answer the world’s needs

    May 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The headline “Coal Country” on the previous article refers primarily to activities in British Columbia but those two words can also be used to describe Canada as a whole because of the vast reserves and resources of coal this country possesses.