Canadian Mining Journal


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    COPPER: Glencore expects higher copper production in 2019

    February 4, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    SWITZERLAND – Commodities giant Glencore has reported production figures for 2018 and confirmed 2019 guidance that implies a 14%-year-over-year increase in copper equivalent production. Copper production reached 1.45 million tonnes in 2018, 11% higher than 2017, and Glencore expects that number to

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    TNM Data Miner: Largest global cobalt reserves in 2016

    June 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Using the IntelligenceMine database of our sister company Infomine, The Northern Miner compiled a list of the world’s five largest cobalt deposits in 2016, based on reserves. 1. Mutanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo Glencore’s Mutanda copper-cobalt mine in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

  • AWARDS: Renewable energy winners

    November 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Mining companies were celebrated the evening of Nov. 21 for their investments in renewable energy at an awards gala and dinner in Toronto. Mining companies from Canada, Chile, Mexico, Australia, and South Africa received awards for their investments

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    Coal is big business in B.C.

    June 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Coal is the second most important resource exported from British Columbia next to wood products. But ask someone in the province how well the forestry industry is doing and you’re likely to be faced with an icy stare. Coal is big business…

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    COAL STUDY: Xstrata, JX Nippon commit $35-M to Suska pre-feasibility

    May 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Joint venture partners Xstrata Coal Canada and JX Nippon Oil and Energy stated their intention to proceed with the $35-million pre-feasibility study of the Suska coal project, located between Tumbler Ridge and Chetwynd….

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    COAL VENTURE: Xstrata sells 25% of Peace River coal properties to JX Nippon

    March 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Just last week CMJ readers learned that Talisman Energy had agreed to sell its Sukunka coal project in the Peace River region to Xstrata Coal for US$500 million. Now we know how the Swiss mining giant will pay for the…

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    ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT: First Coal to skip small mine designation

    February 14, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s First Coal Corp., a privately held company, has decided to move directly into t…