Canadian Mining Journal


SGS Minerals Services


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    LABORATORY: SGS opens sample preparation facility in Whitehorse

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – SGS Minerals is pleased to announce the opening of a new sample preparation facility in Whitehorse. This marks the expansion of SGS’s unparalleled commercial geochemistry laboratory network in Canada, and the network’s first sample preparation lab in the Yukon. “SGS is

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    METALLURGY: SGS partners with Ecomin to bring advanced testing capabilities to Canada

    March 8, 2018 by SGS, Ecomin, DMS

    ONTARIO – SGS Canada announced today a partnership agreement with Italian-based Ecomin  to strengthen its metallurgical testing capabilities for the North American mining and recycling industries. The agreement provisions the installation of a pilot TriFlo separator at SGS Canada’s lab and testing

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    NICKEL: Royal Nickel completes Dumont bulk test, produces high grade nickel sulphide concentrate

    December 15, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto’s Royal Nickel Corp. has completed a 300-tonne bulk sample test on ore from the Dumont nickel project 25 km west of Amos. The test created 2 tonnes of what Royal Nickel says is the highest grade nickel

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    TESTING: SGS expands Corescan mineral imaging in Canada

    August 11, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LAKEFIELD, Ontario  – SGS Minerals Services (SGS) has expanded its hyperspectral analysis capability in North America with the addition of a unit based in Canada in August 2015.  The expansion follows a significant show of support for…

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    GOLD: Temex achieves 98% recovery on Whitney sample

    February 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Temex Resources says the results of metallurgical tests carried out on material from its Whitney high grade gold project are excellent.

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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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    RARE EARTH: Search scales up REO process

    February 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Search Minerals and its subsidiary Alterra Resources have successfully scaled up the company’s proprietary direct extraction process and produced a high grade rare earth elements (REE) product with a purity of 98.9% rare earth…

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    GOLD: Mawson testing recovers up to 99% Au from Palokas sample

    October 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    FINLAND – Mawson Resources of Vancouver has the results of preliminary metallurgical tests on drill core from the Palokas prospect at the Rompas-Rajapalot gold project, and those results are “significant”, to quote company president and…

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    GRAPHITE: Zenyatta tests create high purity, highly crystalline product

    September 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Zenyatta Ventures, based in Thunder Bay, ON, has announced positive results from the pilot plant and metallurgical tests of samples from its Albany graphite project west of Hearst. Tests performed at SGS Canada’s labs in…

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    GOLD: Recovery 93% from Orefinder’s Mirado stockpile

    March 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Vancouver’s Orefinders Resources released the results of metallurgical tests indicating an average 93% gold recovery from samples taken from its Mirado stockpile near Kirkland Lake. SGS Canada conducted the tests, including a…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Armistice/Kerr Mines, Asian Mineral, MBAC, and SGS

    January 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto-based Armistice Resources has changed its name to Kerr Mines Inc. Executives at the company include chairman Stephen McIntyre, president and CEO Gregory Gibson, VP exploration David Beilhartz, COO Tyler Culhane, CFO Andres Tinajero, and…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Altai Resources, Cartier Iron, CuOro, Integra Gold, Liberty Mines, Redhawk, and SGS

    July 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto’s Altai Resources has named Raymond Savoie a director of the company. Involved in the exploration and development industry for the past 25 years, he is currently president and CEO of Ditem Exploration and Gastem. Savoie was Quebec’s…