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    FUNDING: QMA welcomes funding of apprenticeship programs

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – The Quebec Mining Association says it welcomes the announcement by the province to put $7.8 million into funding for apprenticeship programs, as outlined by the mining industry. The funding will be used to finance the project “Equipping

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    ATTACHMENTS: Epiroc adds Chicago Pneumatic line for excavators

    April 10, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Epiroc and Chicago Pneumatic hydraulic excavator attachments have joined their product lineups. The Epiroc RX breakers, RC compactors and CG contractor grapples will feature the same high performance and outstanding reliability as before, with enhanced support from

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    GOLD: Granada chooses Ausenco for mine study

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Granada Gold Mine of Rouyn Noranda, Q.C., is moving forward with the feasibility study for its Granada mine in the town. The company  has selected Ausenco Limited to create a feasibility study for an open pit with annual

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    COBALT-NICKEL: UEX cuts 2% Co and 1% Ni over 10.5 metres at West Bear

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based UEX Corporation made its first foray into the cobalt arena late last year through its subsidiary, CoEX Metals. The move appears to have potential. The West Bear cobalt-nickel prospect in the eastern Athabasca Basin returned 2.00% cobalt

  • ENVIRONMENT: Zero liquid discharge treatment plants chosen for northern mine

    April 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RICHMOND, B.C. – Saltworks Technologies has been chosen to deliver two full-scale saline water treatment systems for a precious metals mine in the Canadian North. The zero liquid discharge (ZLD) plants will desalinate mine shaft water, and enable the site to achieve

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    GOLD: Monarques says toll milling will be game changer for Wasamac

    April 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Monarques Gold Corp. has hired BBA to conduct a conceptual study for custom milling gold ore from the Wasamac project  15 km west of Rouyn-Noranda. Treating ore at an existing mill with a permitted tailings facility would

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    GOLD: Osisko cuts 403 g/t over 2.7 metres at Windfall

    April 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Osisko Mining of Toronto continues its drilling success at the Windfall gold project in Urban Twp. The bonanza this time is 403 g/t gold over 2.7 metres in the Lynx zone. Osisko is conducting an 800,000-metre drill program

  • POTASH: Nutrien names retail business Nutrien Ag

    April 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LOVELAND, Colo. – Nutrien Ltd. has launched its new retail business under the banner of Nutrien Ag Solutions from this city. The name allows the company – the merger of PotashCorp and Agrium – to align all its global retail

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    MINING PEOPLE: Grieve Corp., Barrick, Bear Creek, Bonterra, Colibri Resources, and Schneider Electric

    April 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Grieve Corp. of Round Lake, Ill., is  mourning the loss of Pat Calabrese, who died on Feb. 17, 2018, at the age of 90. He worked for the company 50 years and was its president when he retired in 2008.

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    GOLD: ATAC, Barrick to drill 20,000 metres at Rackla

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – The 2018 exploration program at the Rackla gold property in the east-central part of the territory will cost about $13 million. ATAC will cover $6 million of the cost, and Barrick, who is earning a 70% interest in

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    COBALT-GOLD-BISMUTH: Tlicho all-season road given approval

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., says the Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board has recommended that the Tlicho all-season road be approved, subject to certain conditions. The road will stretch 97 km between the town of Whati

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    AWARD: Pure Gold is NWOPA developer of year for Madsen project

    April 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Pure Gold Mining has won the Developer of the Year Award from the Northwestern Ontario Prospectors Association for the Madsen gold project 16 km west of Red Lake. The presentation was made in Thunder Bay, Ont., on