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  • 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

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    PHILANTHROPY: Osisko chairman Robert Wares donates $5M to McGill University

    October 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Robert Wares, a founder and current executive chairman of Osisko Metals, has made a $5-million donation to McGill University in this city. The gift will provide immediate impact for students and faculty in five targeted areas: the Wares

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    ENGINEERING: MacLean to run underground test mine in Sudbury

    October 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, Ont. – MacLean Engineering has purchased the former MTI test underground testing facility in the Lively neighbourhood. It is located less than a 10-minute drive from the company’s sales, service and support centre. The property includes an approximately 300-metre

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    COPPER-GOLD: Copper Mountain shares robust PEA for New Ingerbelle

    September 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Copper Mountain Mining of Vancouver has finished a base case preliminary economic assessment of the 75% owned New Ingerbelle copper-gold property. (Mitsubishi has a 25% interest.) The New Ingerbelle property is only 1,000 metres from the Copper

  • ENVIRONMENT: Three people facing disciplinary hearings for roles in Mount Polley spill

    September 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The regulatory body Engineers and Geoscientists British Columbia is planning disciplinary hearings for three individuals with respect to the Mount Polley tailings spill in 2014. The regulator’s investigation committee alleges that three engineers involved in the design,

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    MINING PEOPLE: eCobalt, Edison Cobalt, Guyana Goldfields, Nutrien, and Roxgold

    September 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    eCobalt Solutions of Vancouver has announced the retirement of president and CEO Paul Farquharson, effective at the end of this month. The new president and CEO will be Michael Callahan beginning Oct. 1, 2018. Callahan’s immediate focus will be to