Canadian Mining Journal


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  • News

    MINING TRENDS: Canada tops list for mining deals says Ernst & Young

    June 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Canada topped the global mining and metals sector as the number one target destination by total deal value in Q1 2012, says Ernst & Young.

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    IRON ORE DEVELOPMENT: Kami to generate $2.0-B in tax revenue for NL

    June 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Vancouver-based Alderon Iron Ore says its Kamistiatusset (Kami) iron ore project will generate $2.0 billion in tax revenues for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. These and other long term benefits to the province were…

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: Mill failure at Rice Lake

    June 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – San Gold Corp. of Winnipeg announced on June 4, 2012, that the mill at its Rice Lake mining complex in Bissett has been temporarily interrupted due to the failure of a ball mill pinion and related damage to the ball mill motor….

  • News

    NICKEL MINING: Canadian Arrow begins overburden removal ahead of mining at Kelex

    June 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Canadian Arrow Mines of Sudbury, ON, has begun overburden removal at its Kelex nickel mine in the Porcupine Mining Division. A high grade, low tonnage open pit will begin shipping ore to Xstrata Nickel’s Strathcona mill in…

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    TITANIUM MINING: Investments continue at Rio Tinto, Fer et Titane

    June 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Rio Tinto, Fer et Titane (RTFT), a wholly owned subsidiary of Rio Tinto, has announced plans to invest $7.2 million to upgrade the water filtration system used at its steel plant located at the metallurgical…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: AuRo Resources, Canada Lithium, Finning, Mine Radio Systems, and Vanstar

    June 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    AuRo Resources of Vancouver has named John Buckle as president, COO and a director, promotion from his previous position as VP exploration. He has been president of the Canadian Exploration Geophysical Society, and president of the Association…

  • Feature

    Cigar Lake

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    “World’s Largest” are two words that seem to be used in conjunction with Cameco’s uranium deposits and operations.

  • Feature

    Millennium

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Keeping its prospects open for future development is a business plan that has made Cameco the company it is today, and that’s exactly what it’s doing with its Millennium uranium deposit in northern Saskatchewan.

  • Feature

    Port Hope

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In addition to its uranium production, Cameco is a major supplier of processing services required to produce fuel for the generation of clean electricity.

  • Feature

    CSR is nothing new to Cameco

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is a relatively new area of business for many mining companies around the world, but not for Cameco. In fact, CSR has been a major part of every business plan and project the company has undertaken over the…

  • Feature

    Shore Gold to build Saskatchewan’s first diamond mine

    June 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    The idea of finding diamonds in Saskatchewan was met with scepticism in the 1980s. A Russian geophysicist, Dr. J.G. Strnad, predicted the existence of diamondiferous kimberlites, noting the large geophysical anomalies in the province’s…

  • Feature

    Ontario mines dodge disaster

    June 1, 2012 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Tony Makuch, President of Toronto-based Lake Shore Gold Corp, has seen forest fires before, but nothing quite like Timmins No. 9 fire that recently threatened many towns and mines in Northern Ontario.