Canadian Mining Journal

Glencore Canada Corporation

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    Underground maintenance at Glencore’s Nickel Rim South mine gets five-star rating

    February 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It’s conventional wisdom that underground mining is a dirty business. In fact, it’s undeniably true because as almost everybody knows, the nature of working underground involves spaces that are often cramped, damp and dark. To say that the environment is

  • News

    COPPER: Peru to double production by 2016

    July 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    PERU – Eleodoro Mayorga, the Peruvian minister of energy and mines, recently said that his country will double its copper production by 2016, making it the second largest producer in the world.

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    First woman to take the helm of the Mining Association of Canada

    June 20, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) is pleased to announce that Zoë Yujnovich, President and CEO of Canada’s largest iron ore producer, the Iron Ore Company of Canada (IOC), has been elected as Chair of MAC for a two-year term….

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    ZINC: Brunswick safety winner again as last blast fired

    April 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Xstrata Zinc’s venerable Brunswick zinc-lead mine near Bathurst took its last underground production blast yesterday. As the project winds down, the last tonne should pass through the concentrator on April 19, 2013, says…

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    Winning Ways

    April 1, 2013 by Marilyn Scales

    File this under “nice work if you can get it.” A mine manager takes a two-year posting to close a mine in his home province and be close to family, and then his safety efforts helped lower costs to the point that the mine stays open an extra…

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    Top business women

    February 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Xstrata Nickel’s Dominique Dionne, Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, and Sepanta Dorri, General Manager, Business Development, have been recognized as two of Canada’s leading businesswomen by the 2012 Canada’s Most Powerful…

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    AWARDS: Two Xstrata Nickel execs win businesswomen of year honours

    January 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    TORONTO – Xstrata Nickel is the proud employer of not one but two women recognized nationally for their business acumen.

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    NICKEL MINING: Canadian Arrow commences nickel mining

    September 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Canadian Arrow Mines of Sudbury, ON, has begun mining and stockpiling nickel bearing massive sulphides from its Kelex mine near Timmins. The ore will be custom milled at Xstrata’s Strathcona mill near Sudbury.

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PM RESOURCE: Wallbridge updates numbers for Broken Hammer

    June 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining of Toronto says it has reached a milestone by updating the resource estimate for its Broken Hammer nickel-copper-precious metals zone near Sudbury. The total indicated resource is now 231,100 tonnes at a grade…

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    COAL VENTURE: Xstrata sells 25% of Peace River coal properties to JX Nippon

    March 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Just last week CMJ readers learned that Talisman Energy had agreed to sell its Sukunka coal project in the Peace River region to Xstrata Coal for US$500 million. Now we know how the Swiss mining giant will pay for the…

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    POLYMETALLIC RESOURCE: First Murray Brook Zn-Cu-Pb-Ag-Au estimate readied

    February 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Vancouver’s El Nino Ventures has reported the initial resource estimate for its Murray Brook polymetallic massive sulphide deposit in the Bathurst Mining Camp. The measured and indicated resources are 18.7 million…

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    ZINC-COPPER DEVELOPMENT: Production from Bracemac-McLeod set for early 2013

    February 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEBEC – Development is on track and production expected early next year from the Bracemac-McLeod zinc-copper mine near Matagami, according to Donner Metals of Vancouver. The development is a 50:50 joint venture of Donner and Xstrata Zinc…