Canadian Mining Journal


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    LUBRICANTS: Petro-Can partners with Liverpool FC

    May 14, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Petro-Canada Lubricants and Liverpool Football Club have announced a 3three-year partnership that will see Petro-Can become an official global partner of the club. As an official global partner of Liverpool FC, Petro-Canada Lubricants – a leader in innovative

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    GOLD: Agnico ups Q1 revenue to $578.5M

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Agnico Eagle Mines has reported Q1 2018 revenues from mining of $578.4 million (all figures U.S. dollars), up roughly 5% from $547.5 million during the same period a year earlier. The company was left with a net income

  • LITHIUM: Nemaska signs offtake agreement with Swedish battery maker

    April 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has signed an agreement in principle to supply Swedish battery maker Northvolt AB battery grade lithium hydroxide. Northvolt will take between 3,500 and 5,000 tonnes per year (on a take-or-pay basis) of the

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    Connemara completes maiden zinc resource in Ireland

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Ireland is one of the largest zinc producers in Europe and its base metal deposits have drawn some of the biggest names in the mining business — from Boliden and Glencore (LON: GLEN) to Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TCK) and Vedanta. Junior explorer Connemara

  • ACQUISITION: Weir in $1.3B deal for ESCO

    April 19, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GLASGOW – Weir Group has entered into a binding agreement to acquire ESCO Corp. (“ESCO”), a U.S. company based in Portland, Ore., for an equity value of US$1.1 billion and an estimated enterprise value of US$1.29 billion. ESCO is the

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    Global Gold Snapshot: Nine explorers and miners pushing forward with new projects

    April 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With gold prices remaining strong over the past couple of years and showing no signs of abating, gold exploration and mine development are in high gear, with substantial projects and new mines underway across the globe. Here is a look

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    BREAKERS: Epiroc IPS system takes hydraulic breaker performance to new level

    March 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Epiroc introduces another first in hydraulic breaker technology. Many of the company’s heavy hydraulic breaker attachments now feature the patented Intelligent Protection System (IPS). Seamlessly combining Epiroc’s AutoControl and StartSelect functions, the fully automated system provides simpler, more efficient, and

  • CONVENTIONS: World Mining Congress 2018: Stages of program formation

    March 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From June 19 till June 22, the 25th anniversary World Mining Congress will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Such a large-scale event of world significance is being held for the first time not only in Kazakhstan, but also in the

  • BUSINESS: Baldor Electric Canada is now ABB

    March 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Zurich – ABB will integrate the Baldor Electric Canada company name into its global ABB brand as a part of its Next Level strategy, which includes harmonizing different ABB-owned brands under the global ABB master brand. Beginning March 1, 2018, Baldor

  • LUBRICANTS: Petro-Canada receives product innovation award for Duron

    March 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. (PCLI) is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of the Frost & Sullivan’s 2018 New Product Innovation Award for its DURONTM next generation product line. Benchmarked against ten key criteria including reliability, quality and customer service experience, DURON next

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    Finland takes top spot for investment attractiveness: Fraser Institute

    March 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is an edited release by the Fraser Institute on the publication of its 2017 Annual Survey of Mining and Exploration Companies by Ashley Stedman and Kenneth P. Green. For more information, visit This survey is an attempt to

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    SERVICE: ABB’s Ability collaborative operations centre delivers digital performance

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – ABB’s new Ability™ collaborative operations centre will connect systems, software and services used by customers with ABB personnel to leverage the industry and informational expertise of both customers and ABB for higher overall operational efficiency. This approach leverages ABB’s