Canadian Mining Journal


Vale Canada Limited


  • News

    COPPER-NICKEL: KGHM becomes sole operator of Victoria project

    August 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KGHM International (formerly Quadra FNX) of Vancouver has become the sole operator of the Victoria copper-nickel project near Sudbury, thanks to a recent agreement with partner Vale Canada. The deal gives KGHM responsibility for…

  • Feature

    A Custom Fit

    August 2, 2013 by Marianne Dupla and Dave Oliphant

    While it was rigorously testing a customized use of hydrometallurgical technology to assure commercial viability for its mammoth nickel-mining project, Vale Canada Ltd. was also testing a comprehensive effluent treatment program that…

  • News

    COMMENT: Top CSR companies ranked by Corporate Knights

    August 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Each year a Toronto-based organization called Corporate Knights, “The Company for Clean Capitalism,” ranks Canada’s most socially responsible corporations, and this year several miners are included.

  • Feature

    Massive Nickel Job Takes Shape

    September 1, 2011 by Paul Brent

    Vale Canada Ltd.’s $2.8-billion nickel processing facility at Long Harbour in Newfoundland will be a showcase for the mining giant’s newly developed hydrometallurgy refining technology when the plant is completed in early 2013.

  • Feature

    Seeing the Light

    September 1, 2011 by Bill Braden

    Earlier this summer, 15 mine rescuers in three teams responded instantly to the call from the 1,000-m level at Vale’s Stobie nickel mine in Ontario. They were at the accident scene within 80 minutes but, sadly, not in time to save two miners…

  • News

    THANK YOU: Vale’s Steve Wood praises local Sudbury suppliers

    August 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – In a recent presentation to the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Sector, Steve Wood, Vale’s VP mining and milling North Atlantic operations, thanked the local industry for its expertise and commitment to projects at the…