Canadian Mining Journal


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    PERSPECTIVE: Federal government moves quickly to end rail strike

    May 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Our federal government looks to be moving quickly toward back-to-work legislation to end the strike that began at CP Rail today. The item has been added to the notice paper, and the only thing slowing down its passage is the fact that…

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    DIAMOND DEVELOPMENT: Stornoway plunks down $28.4-M for pre-development at Renard

    May 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Vancouver has announced it will spend $28.4 million at its wholly owned Renard diamond project for pre-development activities. The company’s board approved a $28.4-million budget to cover detailed…

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    SHIPPING: Cardero, Ridley Terminals reach deal for Carbon Creek coal

    May 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Cardero Resource Corp. and Ridley Terminals have agreed on terms for the shipment of metallurgical coal from the Carbon Creek project in the Peace River Coal Field.

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Bolero Resources, Brigadier Gold, Finning, MSABC, and Zazu Metals

    May 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Paul Ogilvie, former CEO of Mega Graphite, has been appointed the CEO of Bolero Resources of Vancouver. Former Bolero president and CEO R. Bruce Duncan has stepped aside, taking the role of executive chairman instead.

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    PNEUMATICS: Festo names Seaway Fluid Power new distributor

    May 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MISSISSAUGA, Ontario – Festo Inc. has appointed Seaway Fluid Power Group (SFPG) of St. Catharines, ON, an authorized stocking distributor for Festo’s pneumatic product offering. SFPG was founded in 1976 and is now established as the…

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    Canada’s rise as an energy superpower

    May 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canada is rapidly becoming recognized as one of the world’s energy superpowers. Canada is now the leading foreign supplier of oil to the United States, delivering nearly twice as much each year as Saudi Arabia, and 90% of natural gas…

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    GOLD MINING: Forest fire disrupts two operations

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The forest fire that broke out 3 km from Kirkland Lake on May 20 disrupted operations at two nearby mines. Kirkland Lake Gold was warned to expect a power interruption, and it shut down mining in an orderly fashion and evacuated…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Canadian Malartic gold mill returns to full operation

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Osisko Mining Corp. of Montreal says its Canadian Malartic gold mill at Malartic has returned to full operation following a fire near the No.4 cyclone area on May 9, 2012. The fire was likely caused by welding in the area, and…

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    PERMITTING: Huldra Silver receives mining lease and permit

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Huldra Silver has received both its mining lease and a BC Mines Act permit for the mining and reclamation plans at its Treasure Mountain silver-zinc-lead mine along with an amended permit for the…

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    Working with Aboriginal partners in the race for Canada’s iron ore

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canada’s newest iron ore producer, Labrador Iron Mines Limited (LIM), is writing history with production start-up from its James Mine, located in the prolific Labrador Trough. Following the successful commissioning of the mine and…

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    GOLD RESOURCE: New Carolin outlines 690,000 oz at Ladner project

    May 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – According to the latest 43-101 report, New Carolin Gold Corp. of White Rock, BC, estimates that there is a total of 691,540 oz of gold in the inferred resource at its Ladner gold project near Hope. The gold occurs in…

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    IRON RESOURCE: Oceanic reports Hopes Advance numbers

    May 17, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver has filed a 43-101 report on the mineral resources of its Hopes Advance iron project in Ungava Bay. The in pit measured and indicated resources are 1.27 billion tonnes grading 32.3% Fe, and the…