Canadian Mining Journal


Glencore plc


  • Feature

    Being safe is no accident

    February 1, 2014 by David Godkin

    The superlatives trip off the tongue for both the mine and the region in which it sits. One of the largest Archean greenstone belts on Earth. One of the largest base metal deposits in world. The mine itself? The world’s deepest base metal…

  • 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

    SAFETY: Kidd Operations’ outstanding safety performance recognized – again

    October 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Ontario Mining Association member Glencore’s Kidd Operations has been presented with the President’s Award for being the top safety performer by Workplace Safety North (WSN). The honour was bestowed at WSN’s inaugural workplace…

  • Feature

    Two of Canada’s more isolated mines continue to impress

    October 1, 2013 by Russell Noble

    Nunavik and Quebec’s Raglan Mine and Éléonore, operated by Glencore and Goldcorp respectively, are two of the larger and more successful mining operations in the country, but their locations are about as unfamiliar to most…

  • News

    Glencore Xstrata latest to catch the write-down bug

    August 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Even being a super heavyweight in the commodities business couldn’t protect Glencore Xstrata (LON: GLEN) from the write-down virus currently making its way through the mining industry.

  • News

    Metal Price Report: Copper’s timing

    August 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Just one week ago the price for copper hit US$3.04 per lb and seemed to be heading into a tailspin. But suddenly the price stabilized, and only eight days later it reached a high of US$3.32 before closing at US$3.31 per lb. What ever could be…

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER: More mineralization at McLeod Deep and Bracemac KT

    July 31, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Drilling at the Bracemac-McLeod project hear Matagami has extended two mineralized zones, says 35% joint venture partner Donner Metals of Montreal. (Glencore Xstrata holds the remaining 65%). Results include the extension of…

  • News

    NAME CHANGE: Xstrata Canada becomes Glencore Canada

    July 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Glencore Xstrata plc subsidiary, Xstrata Canada Corp., announced that effective July 30, 2013, it has changed its name to Glencore Canada Corporation.

  • 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

    129 metres of 1.29% copper for Panoro at Cotabambas

    July 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – A long copper-gold intercept suggests the Ccalla deposit has more mineralization to offer for Panoro Minerals (TSXV: PML) as the company gets set to update the resource estimate at its Cotabambas project in Peru.

  • News

    COMMENT: Tough times have miners shedding jobs

    June 25, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    These are tough times for miners. The effects are being felt on many fronts. Commodity prices are softening for metals, coal, potash and more. Junior miners have been having an increasingly difficult time raising exploration money. And now…