Canadian Mining Journal


News


  • News

    GOLD: Eastmain’s new resource numbers larger than historic estimate

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Eastmain Resources has updated the resource estimate for its Eastmain gold project in the Otish Mountains. The property produced 40,000 oz. of gold in 1995 when a bulk sample was mined.. The new resource numbers include historic

  • GOLD: Equinox expects gold pour at Aurizona by year-end

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Vancouver’s Equinox Gold – formed late last year by the merger of Trek Mining, NewCastle Gold and Anfield Gold – is moving its Aurizona gold project to full construction. The first gold pour is anticipated by the end

  • News

    SOLVENT: Kluber Lubrication provides solution for lime deposit and water scale removal

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDONDERRY, N.H. – Kluber Lubrication, a worldwide manufacturer of specialty lubricants, introduces Kluberplus Z 01-006 US, a water-based solvent containing wetting agents, corrosion inhibitors and degreasing compounds. Kluberplus Z 01-006 US can be used to safely remove lime deposits or water

  • News

    Interview: Goldcorp VP Luis Canepari on automation, AI and innovation strategy

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) is bringing back the #DisruptMiningaccelerator challenge to this year’s Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) conference in Toronto. The major is offering an investment of up to $1 million to the winner of a “shark-tank”

  • News

    GOLD: Anaconda makes maiden estimate for Argyle

    January 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Toronto-based Anaconda Mining has reported the maiden resource estimate for its Argyle gold deposit, part of the Pointe Rousse project 6 km east of Baie Verte. The numbers include 38,300 oz. in the indicated category and 30,300 oz.

  • News

    COAL: Grande Cache mine to reopen

    January 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – The soon-to-be new owner of the Grande Cache metallurgical coal mine northwest of Edmonton says they want to reopen it. The previous operator was forced into bankruptcy when its Chinese owner defaulted on debts of approximately $500 million.

  • GOLD-SILVER: Canamex updates PEA for Bruner

    January 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Canamex Gold Corp. of Vancouver has updated the preliminary economic assessment for its Bruner gold project in Nye County, Nev. The update adds 93,000 oz. of gold and 826,000 oz. of silver to the indicated resource. The base

  • News

    INTERNET OF THINGS: IoT essential for mining to compete

    January 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – Businesses in the mining industry are backing the internet of things (IoT) to help them retain their market share, as competition in the sector intensifies, the quality of seams decreases and profit margins are put under pressure.

  • Vanadium ‘metal to watch’ in 2018, analyst says

    January 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Prices for vanadium – a minor metal traditionally used to strengthen steel and more recently a key component in a new generation of battery technology that could potentially store electricity from solar and wind generation – are expected to rise

  • OIL SANDS: Fort Hills to produce first bitumen for Suncor, Teck, Total

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – The Fort Hills oil sands project is ready to produce its first barrel of oil by the middle of this month, reports the operator Suncor Energy of Calgary. The project is located about 90 km north of Fort

  • URANIUM: Denison advances Wheeler River to pre-feasibility stage

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Toronto’s Denison Mines Corp. is ready to begin the pre-feasibility study for its Wheeler River uranium project in the Athabasca Basin. The company has engaged Stantec Consulting  and Engcomp Engineering and Computing Professionals to lead and author the

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: CIM, Monument Mining, TMAC, and Wallbridge

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Angela Hamlyn is the new executive director of Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy & Petroleum in Montreal. She has been with the CIM since 2007, first as editor-in-chief of the CIM Magazine and for the last seven months as interim