Canadian Mining Journal


Amec Foster Wheeler


  • POTASH: Encanto, AMEC, First Nations sign historic agreement

    March 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – An historic agreement has been struck between the Muskowekwan First Nation and engineering firm Amec Foster Wheeler of Vancouver. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) creates a Muskowekwan business and is a step towards the First Nation’s goal of

  • News

    GOLD: Testing confirms Fruta del Norte flowsheet

    January 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver’s Lundin Gold says comprehensive metallurgical tests have confirmed the gravity-float-leach flowsheet proposed for the Fruta del Norte gold project near the village of San Antonio. Gold recovery ranges from 91.7% to 94.2% with about 30% on average

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    DONATIONS: Teck pie throw raises $1.1M for BC Children’s Hospital

    May 13, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Mining for Miracles, the BC mining community’s longstanding fundraising campaign for BC Children’s Hospital, raised more than $1 million on May 7 at its signature event, the Teck Celebrity Pie Throw. Participants raised funds…

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    GOLD: Lundin wastes no time at Fruta del Norte, names engineering team

    February 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ECUADOR – Vancouver’s Lundin Gold is wasting no time since its acquisition of the Fruta del Norte large, high grade, undeveloped gold project late last year. The company has assembled a team of highly skilled engineering firms that will…

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    GOLD: Pretium awards Brucejack EPCM to AMEC

    November 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Pretium Resources has contracted AMEC Americas to provide the engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for its Brucejack high grade gold project 65 km north of Stewart. AMEC is an international…

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    DIAMONDS: SNC-Lavalin wins EPCM contract for Stornoway’s Renard project

    July 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – SNC-Lavalin has signed a contract with Stornoway Diamonds (Canada) Inc. to provide project management, detailed engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for the Renard diamond project located in the…

  • Feature

    Outsourcing mine closures can save owners headaches

    April 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Many mining companies would love to find a better way to manage closure and its ongoing maintenance commitments.

  • News

    COPPER-NICKEL: Tonnage grows for Duluth Metals in Minnesota

    February 26, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MINNESOTA – Duluth Metals of Toronto has increased the metal content as well as the tonnage of the resources in four deposits at its Twin Metals project in the northeast part of the state.

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    DIAMONDS: Stornoway chooses LNG power plant for Renard mine

    October 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Montreal has crunched the numbers and decided to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) fuelled power plant for the Renard diamond mine in the Otish Mountains. A feasibility study for the power plant done…

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    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Chilean consulting engineers set sights on Toronto

    October 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The association of consulting engineers in Chile (Asociacion de Empresas Consultoras de Ingenieria de Chile (AIC)) is heading for Toronto in November on a special mission. They are primarily hoping to make partnerships and other connections in…

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    CAPITAL DEMAND: Cost of Donlin gold development expected to be US$6 billion

    September 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ALASKA – The feasibility study completed on the Donlin gold project (formerly Donlin Creek) in 2009 is being updated to include power generation utilizing natural gas delivered to site via a proposed 500-km natural gas pipeline from the Cook…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Detour Gold lays out $20-M exploration program

    June 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s Detour Gold has bumped up its 2011 exploration budget to $20 million from $14 million. The company will drill various targets near the Detour Lake deposit, at Sunday Lake and at Block A. Detour is earning a 50% interest in…