Canadian Mining Journal


Industrial/Specialty Minerals


  • News

    MINE DEVELOPMENT: $17-M cheque greets Canada Fluorspar

    August 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Canada Fluorspar of Toronto held the ceremony marking the start of redevelopment of its St. Lawrence mine in the town of the same name today. The project carries a pre-production price tag nearly $98 million to restart the mine…

  • Feature

    Agrium

    August 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Agrium is the only publicly traded company that is integrated from the mining of raw materials for fertilizer production to selling to farmers. The company also supplies materials that a variety of industries use to produce goods such as…

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: Northern Graphite eyes graphene markets

    July 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Ottawa-based Northern Graphite has successfully test manufactured graphene using large flake graphite from the company’s Bissett Creek project located between Ottawa and North Bay.

  • News

    GEM STUDY: True North files PFS for Aappaluttoq deposit

    June 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GREENLAND – Vancouver’s True North Gems has filed the pre-feasibility study on its Aappaluttoq ruby and pink sapphire project in the southwest part of the country. The report was prepared by EBA Engineering.

  • News

    FLUORSPAR DEVELOPMENT: Agreement injects $83.5-M into St Lawrence reopening

    June 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Canada Fluorspar (CFI) of Toronto and Arkema of Paris have signed an agreement that will inject $83.5 million into the reopening of CFI’s St. Lawrence mine.

  • News

    Technical introduction to The Petroleum Industry

    May 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Petro-Ed announces that it will conduct a one-day, short course entitled “An Introduction to the Petroleum Industry” on June 8th at the Holiday Inn, St. John’s, Newfoundland.

  • News

    FLUORSPAR STUDY: Positive PFS for St. Lawrence project

    May 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Canada Fluorspar of Toronto has received a positive preliminary feasibility study and 43-101 report for its St. Lawrence fluorspar project on the southern tip of the Burin Peninsula. The company is reopening the underground mine,…

  • News

    STOCK SPLIT: PotashCorp goes three-for-one on record Q4 sales

    January 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATOON – Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (PotashCorp) sold a record 2.4 million tonnes of potash in Q4 2010, raising the full-year gross margin to US$1.8 billion and 8.6 million tonnes. Full-year earnings were US$5.95 per share, the…

  • Feature

    Finding Frac Sand

    January 1, 2011 by D'Arcy Jenish

    By 2020, the Horn River and Montney Basins in northeastern British Columbia are projected to be producing just under six billion cubic feet of natural gas a day and meeting somewhere between a quarter and a third of Canada’s demand.

  • News

    SHAFT SINKING: DMC wins dual Jansen potash contract

    December 16, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto-based DMC Mining Services, a subsidiary of Quadra FNX Mining of Vancouver, has won the contract to sink two new mine shafts at BHP Billiton’s Jansen potash project near Lanigan. The contract is worth approximately US $400…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Anti-chrysotile crusaders oppose Jeffrey mine redevelopment

    December 7, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Calling themselves the Solidarity Delegation, seven individuals from Japan, Indonesia, Korea and India came to Quebec this week in an attempt to stop the provincial government from financing underground redevelopment at the Jeffrey mine in…

  • News

    UNDERGROUND SAFETY: PotashCorp orders better bolter from DynaIndustrial

    November 17, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATOON – With 40 years of custom equipment to its credit, DynaIndustrial is raising its profile in the mining industry. The company recently completed the design and prototype for a custom roof bolter at the request of Potash Corporation of…