Canadian Mining Journal


Vale Canada Limited


  • The next phase of COVID-19 communications: It’s time to listen

    April 8, 2020 by Andrea Lekushoff

    As Canadian mining companies rushed to respond to the COVID-19 outbreak to protect their workers and operations, many dusted off their crisis communications plans and realized they hadn’t accounted for a possible pandemic. And yet mining leaders across the country

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    INNOVATION: Vale launches $1M COVID-19 Challenge

    April 6, 2020 by Vale Base Metals

    CANADA – Vale is joining the fight against COVID-19 by launching the Vale COVID-19 Challenge, offering up to US$1 million to propel innovative COVID-19 solutions into the marketplace. The challenge is open in Canada and Brazil with each selected solution eligible

  • TRAINING: Norcat partners with Vale to develop interactive program

    March 3, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY – Norcat, a leading provider of skilled labour training for the mining industry, has announced a partnership with Vale, one of the world’s largest miners, to develop and deploy an experiential learning program. As part of this partnership, Norcat

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    DIGITALIZATION: Vale selects Mobilaris and Epiroc for digital transformation

    February 26, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CANADA – Vale, one of the world’s largest miners, has selected Mobilaris Mining & Civil Engineering and Epiroc as partners to advance digitalization at its Canadian mines. The announcement is part of the company’s digital transformation program within the mining

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    AI: Vale chooses GoldSpot to define targets at Coleman

    October 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – GoldSpot Discoveries Corp. is sending its team of expert geologists and data scientists has been engaged by Vale Canada to use machine learning (artificial intelligence) to identify new drilling targets at the Coleman nickel-copper mine, part of its

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    New mines, new beginnings

    August 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    Canada has several new mines to celebrate – with more on the way

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    NICKEL: Vale, Glencore team up to explore near Sudbury

    December 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Yesterday Vale and Glencore announced that they are planning to create a joint feasibility study to explore and develop mineralization accessible from Glencore’s Nickel Rim South mine. The study will include both economic and technical feasibility for

  • NICKEL: Vale celebrates completion of $1B Clean AER project

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – On Sept. 14 Vale held a special celebration in this mining town to mark the end of its Clean AER (atmospheric emission reduction) project. The $1-billion undertaking was the largest single environmental investment in the town’s history.

  • NICKEL-COPPER: Vale’s Clean AER project nears completion as new stacks rise

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Just in time for World Environmental Day on June 5, Vale Canada announced its Clean AER (atmospheric emissions reduction) project is coming to an end in Sudbury. The new wet gas cleaning plant has been commissioned and is

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    NICKEL: Vale to lay off 169 in Thompson

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – As the summer shut down of its Manitoba smelting and refining operations looms, Vale has announced the layoff of 169 employees in Thompson, 650 km north of Winnipeg. The public has known of plans to cease operations on

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Glencore, Vale approve two projects in Ontario

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – Vale Canada and Glencore have approved two new projects for their Sudbury Basin operations that will total more than $1.6 billion – deep development of the Copper Cliff and Onaping mines. Vale has decided to go ahead

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    NICKEL: Vale’s Coleman mine remains closed till mid-February

    January 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

      ONTARIO – The Coleman nickel-copper mine near Sudbury, owned by Vale Canada, will remain closed until the middle of next month. The owner suspended operations on Nov. 13, 2017, due to safety concerns. Originally, the work was to be