Canadian Mining Journal


Industrial/Specialty Minerals


  • News

    GRAPHITE: Canada Carbon’s Miller project officially in development stage

    April 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Canada Carbon of Vancouver is pleased that its Miller graphite and marble project 80 km west of Montreal has been officially recognized as a development project by Quebec’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources (MERN). The Miller project

  • News

    GRAPHITE: Nouveau Monde boosts recovery to 97.4%

    April 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Nouveau Monde Graphite says that in optimization tests, graphite recovery from a sample from its Matawinie project 130 km north of Montreal has reached 97.4%. The concentrate grade was 97.3% total carbon during locked cycle tests. Flake

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: FLSmidth wins contract for Lac a Pal phosphate plant

    April 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Arianne Phosphate, as part of advancing the Lac à Paul phosphate project the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region, has signed a memorandum of understanding with FLSmidth to provide all production equipment and engineering for the future plant, in collaboration with the various key

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: Bingham Canyon mine tests Eriez HydroFloat

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Rio Tinto Kennecott Copper (RTKC) and Eriez are jointly operating pilot plant facility to increase recovery of base metals using the patented HydroFloat technology from Eriez Flotation Division (EFD). Results indicate significant opportunities for additional recovery of copper and molybdenum from

  • Feature

    Lower costs with in-pit crushing and conveying

    April 1, 2017 by Erik Isokangas

    How mining can save money by adopting in-pit crushing and conveying.

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska makes first concentrate from Whabouchi mine

    March 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has produced the first spodumene concentrate using ore from the Whabouchi lithium mine 300 km northwest of Chibougamau. The dense media separation plant has been running at half capacity since March 7, but

  • SILVER: Osisko pays $33M for Gibraltar silver stream

    February 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Taseko Mines of Vancouver said on Monday that Montreal-based Osisko Gold Royalties has agreed to pay US$33 million for a 75% share of the silver output from the Gibraltar copper-molybdenum mine. The mine, located about 65 km

  • News

    CHROMITE: Azimut begins geophysics over high grade zone at Eastmain West

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Azimut Exploration, headquartered in the Montreal suburb of Longueuil, is planning a ground-based gravity survey of the high grade chromite zone on its Eastmain West property in the James Bay region. The company hopes to better define the

  • News

    COBALT-SILVER: CobalTech acquiring nine mines near Duncan Kerr project

    February 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – CobalTech Mining of Toronto has acquired nine past-producing mines around its Duncan Kerr project near the town of Cobalt. The company now has 264 hectares of land covering nine historical mines. CobalTech’s portfolio now includes the Drummond, Conisil,

  • It’s cobalt’s time to shine, Macquarie says

    February 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cobalt seems to be making a comeback. Current spot prices of around US$17 per lb. are well above the US$10 per lb. mark of late 2015 and the metal’s steady march higher has been mirrored by moves in the price

  • TUNGSTEN: Deal reached for Northcliff’s Sisson project

    February 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Northcliff Resources of Fredericton, the province of New Brunswick, and the province’s six Maliseet First Nations have entered into an accommodation agreement concerning the development of the Sisson tungsten-molybdenum project. The project, 60 km northwest of Fredericton,

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska commissions electrolysis cell at plant

    February 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has successfully commissioned the electrolysis cell of its phase one plant in Shawinigan. The cell is being fed with synthetic lithium sulphate in a closed loop arrangement. The cell convers lithium sulphate (Li2SO4)