Canadian Mining Journal


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  • ENVIRONMENT: Vale to decommission Superstack in Sudbury

    January 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Yesterday Jan. 24, Vale announced that it will decommission the iconic Superstack at its Copper Cliff smelter in Sudbury in Q2 2020. It will be replaced with two smaller, more efficient 137-metre stacks. Construction of the Superstack began

  • News

    GOLD: Gowest buys share of Redstone mill to treat Bradshaw ore

    January 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Gowest Gold of Toronto has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Northern Sun Mining Corp. (also Toronto based) that would see the creation of a joint venture for the ownership of the Redstone mill near Timmins. The

  • REPORT: MAC releases sustainability results

    January 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA –  The Mining Association of Canada has released its 2016 Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) progress report. The report takes a look at MAC members’ efforts to protect the environment and contribute positively to the communities where they operate. The

  • NICKEL: SNC-Lavalin wins contract for SO2 mitigation project from Norilsk

    November 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded a contract by Norilsk Nickel to implement a sulphur recovery project at the Nadezhda smelter, located at the company’s Polar Division in the Krasnoyarsk region. The project is one of the largest

  • News

    NICKEL: Sherritt’s Moa survives hurricane Matthew

    October 12, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CUBA – Toronto’s Sherritt International Corp. has provided an update on its Moa joint venture nickel project following hurricane Matthew earlier this month. The category 4 storm made landfall and swept across the eastern part late on Oct.3 and remained

  • ABORIGINAL ISSUES: Martin Falls, Aroland First Nations insist on consent for Ring of Fire transportation route

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The Marten Falls and Aroland First Nations have reaffirmed their authority over the land that may become a transportation corridor for mineral development in the Ring of Fire. In a release this week they specifically said the government

  • Feature

    Plan Nord: A quick look at what’s happening in Quebec

    October 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    “Plan Nord” is one of the more ambitious economic, social and environmental projects ever proposed in Canada. It’s a massive development project in Quebec that started in May 2011, and since then has been described as everything from “foolhardy and

  • News

    COPPER-NICKEL-PGM: Noront updates progress at Ring of Fire

    September 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has offered an update on the development of the Eagle’s Nest mine in the Ring of Fire plus its exploration program and the closing of a recent private placement. An access road shared with

  • BASE METALS: Wolfden acquires key property contiguous with its Rice Island nickel-copper-cobalt deposit

    September 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    THUNDER BAY: Wolfden Resources Corporation announces the key acquisition of the Rice Island Tie-On property (the”RITOP”) located adjacent to Wolfden’s Rice Island property (the “RIP”) that contains the Rice Island nickel-copper-cobalt deposit. The deposit has been targeted in drilling programs completed by

  • News

    NICKEL: New type of deposit found in Nigeria

    September 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NIGERIA – Reports of a new type of nickel deposit in Nigeria are beginning to roll in, but certain details remain sketchy. A private Australian company made the first public announcement at a recent mining conference in Perth. The deposit

  • ENVIRONMENT: Vale fined $30K for water spill in 2013

    August 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Vale Newfoundland and Labrador has been ordered by a provincial court to pay $30,000 after the company pled guilty to a violation of the federal Fisheries Act. The incident occurred in March 2013 when untreated and toxic effluent

  • News

    BASE METALS: Noront to buy up 75% of MacDonald’s interests in Ring of Fire

    August 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources and MacDonald Mines, both headquartered in Toronto, have signed a definitive agreement whereby Noront will acquire 75% of MacDonald’s interests in the Ring of Fire region. The sales is subject to the approval of the TSX