Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


  • Feature

    Radical change coming to tailings management

    April 1, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    Maybe it’s overstating the case to say the 2014 Mount Polley tailings dam failure changed everything. It hasn’t yet. But it will. Today, the mine’s owner, Imperial Metals – which has already spent about $70 million on remediation efforts at

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill reaches shaft sinking milestone

    March 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Vancouver-based Turquoise Hill Resources says it has reached a significant development milestone at its Oyu Tolgoi underground copper-gold mine in the South Gobi region – The No.5 ventilation shaft has been sunk to its final depth of 1,178

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Teck releases climate action and portfolio resilience report

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Last week Teck Resources released its Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience Report that outlines how the company will continue to be competitive and create shareholder value in a low carbon future. The 30-page report covers the work that

  • News

    Lupaka nears production at Invicta

    March 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Lupaka Gold (TSXV: LPK) has tabled a positive preliminary economic assessment of its fully funded, 316 sq. km Invicta underground gold-copper project in Peru, 120 km north of Lima. It aims to begin production by the end of 2018 with low

  • GOLD-COPPER: Newcrest hit by tails dam failure at Cadia

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW SOUTH WALES – Once of Australia’s largest gold mining operations has been shut down following a tailings dam breach on Friday, March 9. The Cadia Valley operations of Newcrest Mining 25 km from the town of Orange. The tailings

  • News

    SEPARATION: Gekko supplies native copper gravity circuit

    March 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Gekko Systems has been engaged by New Gold to supply technology for the New Afton copper-gold mine near Kamloops, B.C. New Afton’s new gravity circuit addition will consist of Gekko’s largest in-line pressure jig (IPJ) unit – the

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: Glencore, Vale approve two projects in Ontario

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Vale Canada and Glencore have approved two new projects for their Sudbury Basin operations that will total more than $1.6 billion – deep development of the Copper Cliff and Onaping mines. Vale has decided to go ahead

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Turquoise Hill to lift force majeure at Oyu Tolgoi

    March 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONGOLIA – Turquoise Hill Resources of Vancouver announced that effective March 1, 2018, that the Oyu Tolgoi copper-gold mine will lift its force majeure notice. Turquoise Hill declared force majeure on Jan. 17, 2018, as protestors blocked the main access

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Nautilus completes PEA for Solwara 1 project

    February 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – Toronto-based Nautilus Minerals has completed the preliminary economic assessment for its Solwara 1 seabed copper-gold project in the Bismarck Sea. Nautilus has been inching the Solwara 1 project forward for almost 40 years. The project has

  • News

    COPPER: Ivanhoe ups indicated resource 50% at Kakula

    February 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Kakula geologists (from left) Alain Kyatenga and Maria Mwenya, and mining engineer Sylver Nzam logging core at the core shed. (Image: Ivanhoe Mines) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines has a new resource estimate for its high grade

  • News

    COPPER: Southern Copper wins $2B Michiquillay property

    February 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Southern Copper Corp., part of Grupo Mexico, is the winning bidder for the massive Michiquillay copper property in Cajamarca. The auction was held by Proinversion, the Peruvian investment agency. Southern Copper’s bid was US$400 million and a 3%

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Capstone agrees to sell Minto mine to Pembridge Resources

    February 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Capstone Mining has agreed to sell its Minto copper-gold mine 240 km northwest of Whitehorse to Pembridge Resources plc of London, U.K. Capstone started production at the mine in 2007. Pembridge will pay US$37.5 million in cash