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  • IRON ORE: Baffinland, Qikiqtani Inuit augment Mary River IBA

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IQALUIT, Nunavut – Baffinland Iron Mines  the Qikiqtani Inui Association have signed an improved impact benefit agreement covering the company’s Mary River iron ore mine and concentrator near Pond Inlet. The new agreement enhances Inuit training and employment. Baffinland will

  • GOLD: Pretium refinances Brucejack construction loan

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Based in Vancouver, Pretium Resources has refinance the construction credit facility used to build the Brucejack gold mine 65 km north of Stewart.  The company has a commitment letter from the Bank of Nova Scotia, Societe Generale,

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    MINING PEOPLE: CIS Quality Parts, Largo Resources, Radisson Mining, and Roxgold

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Timothy Hansen has been named business development manager of mining at CIS Quality Parts and Components of Knoxville, Tenn. He holds an MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. The new COO and president of Toronto-based Largo Resources is Paulo

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    LOADER: SMS Equipment now sells new Komatsu WA480-8 wheel loader

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ACHESON, Alta.. – SMS Equipment, one of the world’s largest Komatsu dealers now sells and supports the newest Tier 4 Final WA480-8 Komatsu wheel loader made by Komatsu America Corp.  The WA480-8 features higher production, lower fuel costs, improved operator comfort and

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    COPPER-ZINC: Noront updates McFaulds No.8 VMS find

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has updated the summer exploration program at its 85%-owned McFaulds Lake volcanogenic massive sulphide property in the Ring of Fire. (KWG Resources owns 15%.) The six-hole, 3,033-metre drilling program focused on copper-zinc targets. Drilling

  • FUNDING: ArcelorMittal supports R&D at McGill University

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – ArcelorMittal Mining Canada and ArcelorMittal Mining R&D have agreed to support program development and environmental research projects at McGill University‘s Department of Mining and Materials Engineering. The world’s largest iron and steel producer has agreed to provide $360,000

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    CONTRACTING: NACG expands heavy construction fleet

    October 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – North American Construction Group announced on Oct. 3 that it has entered into a definitive purchase and sale agreement to acquire the heavy construction equipment fleet and related assets of Aecon Group for $199.1 million in cash, subject

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    DIAMONDS: Stars of the Arctic – Vega, Altair and Capella

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Rio Tinto and Dominion Diamond Mines have revealed three of the finest large rough diamonds ever recovered from the Diavik mine near Lac de Gras. Collectively known at the Diavik Stars of the Arctic, the Stars will

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    LITHIUM: Rock Tech presents PEA for Georgia Lake property

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Rock Tech Lithium has tabled the preliminary economic assessment for its 100%-owned Georgia Lake lithium property in the Thunder Bay mining district. The PEA covers only a portion of the George Lake project, namely the Nama Creek

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    PUMPS: All oilsands using GIW units for hydrotransport

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – With the upcoming installation of a GIW Minerals TBC-92 pump, GIW Industries will officially have hydrotransport pumps in service at all operating Canadian oilsands mines. This landmark project is taking place at the site of a customer who

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    Mason Graphite’s Lac Gueret leads the field in Quebec

    October 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The earliest known producing graphite mine in the province, and possibly the country, was the Miller mine, situated in Grenville Township, 80 km west of Montreal. It was worked in the mid-1800s and most of the graphite was used in

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    COPPER: Copper Mountain updates resources, mine life

    October 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Copper Mountain Mining has updated both the resources and planned mine life for its copper mine of the same name near Princeton. Using a 0.16% copper cut-off, the measured and indicated resource is 343.9 million tonnes