Canadian Mining Journal


University of Toronto


  • Measuring public support for mining in Ecuador

    December 1, 2017 by Patrick Luciani

    Ecuador’s government is trying to woo miners back, but is the public onside?

  • WATER TREATMENT: New genomic research gets $3.7M boost

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HOUSTON, Texas – The is a new collaborative industry and academic initiative, led by the University of Toronto, to conduct research and develop solutions for managing wastewater and reducing environmental footprint for mine development and operations has been given a

  • Feature

    A snapshot of mining R&D activity in Ontario

    February 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    As part of its “Innovation Agenda” the federal government announced last year that it would invest $800 million over four years to support research and innovation in five key sectors of Canada’s economy. The identity of those sectors is still

  • Could microbes hold the key to more environmentally friendly mines?

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Bioremediation became a buzzword for the Canadian mining industry in the ’70s and ’80s. Today, researchers at the University of Toronto’s Lassonde Institute of Mining are laying the foundations for the next generation of biological strategies to treat mining wastewater.

  • News

    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES – Guest editorial: Turn Laurentian into the Harvard of the mining sector

    July 11, 2007 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    By consolidating Ontarios university mining engineering and geology programs at LAURENTIAN UNIVERSITY, the McGuint…

  • News

    DOING SOME DIGGING – Into your past

    April 12, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If you’re reading this News Alert, you probably already work in the mining industry. As you know, these are the bes…

  • News

    DOING SOME DIGGING – Encouraging mining students

    April 27, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO’s Mining Building turns 100 this year. U. of T. threw a party on April 23 to mark the eve…

  • Feature

    How mining supports the Ontario economy

    January 1, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mining is big business in Ontario. In 2003, the value of non-fuel minerals produced in the province was over $5.5 billion. Mining provided high-paying jobs for 16,500 people who earned nearly $1 billi…

  • Feature

    Floating drillrig

    December 1, 2004 by I. Kouptchinski, PhD and V. Kouptchinski, PhD

    Diamond fields in Canada are typically characterized by two factors, which require the application of unconventional mining methods….

  • News

    OBITUARY Frank Beales

    November 10, 2004 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It is with sadness that CMJ informs its readers of the passing of Frank Beales at the age of 85. Born in Great Brit…