Canadian Mining Journal


Morien Resources Corp


  • News

    COAL: Kameron flips switch at Donkin washplant

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Kameron Collieries, owner of the Donkin coal mine in  Cape Breton, has commissioned the washplant at the site. Mining began early in June 2017 with production targeted at 350,000 to 400,000 tonnes in 2017, 1.2 million to

  • News

    COAL: Morien receives first royalty payment from Donkin mine

    July 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Morien Resources Corp. of Halifax has received the first royalty payment from Kameron Collieries (an affiliate of the Cline Group) for production from the Donkin metallurgical coal mine on Cape Breton. The payment was “nominal in value,”

  • News

    The Cline Group’s Donkin coal mine enters production in Nova Scotia

    June 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Underground coal mining in Cape Breton has resumed after a 15-year hiatus. The Donkin mine started producing coal at the end of February and the underground operation should churn out 2.75 million saleable tonnes of coal a year over the

  • News

    COAL: Kameron skips feasibility study at Donkin

    February 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Royalty holder Morien Resources passed along an update from Kameron Collieries on the construction of the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton. Kameron has chosen not to conduct a feasibility study, but has recently begun production using

  • News

    COAL: Morien withdraws from Donkin project

    December 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Morien Resources Corp. of Halifax is giving up its 25% working interest in the Donkin coal project in Cape Breton.

  • News

    COAL: Morien waives opportunity to buy out Donkin partner

    August 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Two weeks ago Morien Resources Corp. was given notice that its partner in the Donkin coal project on Cape Breton wished to dispose of its 75% interest in the project. Because Morien held a right of first refusal, Glencore…

  • News

    COAL: Morien signs off-take LOI for Donkin output

    November 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Morien Resources Corp. of Halifax has signed a letter of intent for a coal off-take agreement for the production of the Donkin coal mine in Cape Breton. A memorandum of understanding has also been signed with an unnamed…

  • News

    COAL: Donkin project gets go-ahead

    July 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – The Donkin coal project has received a positive decision from Nova Scotia’s minister of environment, Hon. Sterling Beliveau. Federal approval was announced a week ago, and 25% partner Morien Resources Corp. of Halifax says…

  • News

    COAL: Federal government gives nod to Donkin project

    July 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Just before this week’s cabinet shuffle, former Minister of the Environment Peter Kent signed off on the Donkin coking coal project in Cape Breton. The official word is that “the project, taking into account the mitigation…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Belo Sun, Morien Resources, Orvana, Prevention Council, and SNC-Lavalin

    August 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Belo Sun Mining of Toronto has added three individuals to its management team: Ian Pritchard as COO, Joaquim Alvarenga as general manager of operations in Brazil, and Donald W. Clarke as an advisor. Pritchard’s experience includes more…

  • News

    COAL EXPLORATION: Erdene vends Donkin project to APM

    August 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Halifax-based Erdene Resource Development Corp. has entered into a deal with Advanced Primary Minerals Corp. whereby APM will gain control of all of Erdene’s North American property assets for APM shares. Erdene will…