Canadian Mining Journal


  • News

    CSR: Finnish mines to adopt MAC’s Toward Sustainable Mining initiative

    November 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – After three years of multi-stakeholder consultations, Finland becomes the first country outside Canada to adopt the Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) program for corporate social responsibility. TSM was created by the Mining Association of Canada several years ago, and

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    GEMSTONES: True North pours concrete for processing plant

    September 30, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GREENLAND – Vancouver-based True North Gems has begun pouring the concrete for the mineral processing plant at the Aappaluttoq ruby and pink sapphire project in the Fiskenaesset region. The floor has been poured and the wall and ceiling…

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    Eldorado Gold halts Greek ops as uncertainty rises

    August 27, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Haywood Securities analyst Kerry Smith says Greece’s energy minister Panos Skourletis was on a “fishing expedition” when he revoked the technical studies on Eldorado Gold’s (TSX: ELD; NYSE: EGO) Skouries and…

  • Feature

    First Quantum Minerals makes its fortunes by going global

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    Head office for First Quantum Minerals is 543 Granville Street, 14th Floor, Vancouver, but like many Canadian mining companies, that’s primarily for administrative purposes where the mail is sent, so to speak, because most of the…

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    GOLD: Centerra says Oksut feasibility study is positive

    July 29, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TURKEY – Centerra Gold of Toronto has looked at the feasibility study for its Oksut gold project and says it is positive. If the timeline goes as projected, the first production from the mine 50 km south of the city of Kayseri will be in…

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    GOLD: Gabriel files for international arbitration against Romania

    July 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Gabriel Resources, owner of the stalled Rosia Montana gold project in which it holds 80.69% in Romania, has filed a request for arbitration in the matter before the World Bank’s International Centre for Settlement of Investment…

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    EQUIPMENT: MTG launches the new LHD Lip System for underground mining

    July 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Pain – MTG today has announced the launching of a new complete bucket protection system for loaders in underground mines, the LHD Lip System, that has been tested with excellent results Canadian and Portuguese mines. This welded system comes…

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    GOLD: Galantas Gold receives permits to build underground mine

    June 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Up until two years ago, Galantas Gold  was producing a flotation concentrate containing gold, silver and lead from its small open-pit gold mine in northern Ireland, about 150 km west of Belfast and about 32 km from Dalradian…

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    Maintenance: Caterpillar and Modustri to Collaborate on Equipment Monitoring Technology

    June 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Peoria – To help customers around the world optimize parts performance and further understand the health of their equipment, Caterpillar Inc. has entered into a strategic alliance with Modustri, a provider of service and measurement…

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    Finance: Canadian Miner gets Norwegian Support

    June 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO: Royal Nickel Corporation has appointed Swedbank Norway as advisors for the contemplated senior bond financing of approximately US$600 million with a five year maturity for its Dumont Nickel Project located in the Abitibi…

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    GOLD: Galantas receives permit for Omagh underground mine

    June 11, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHERN IRELAND – The operating and environmental permits are in place for Toronto’s Galantas Gold Corp. to develop Ireland’s first underground gold mine at the site of the Omagh open pit. The company says hundreds of jobs could be…

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    GOLD: Eldorado pleased with Certej feasibility

    May 27, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ROMANIA – Vancouver’s Eldorado Gold Corp. is pleased with the results of the feasibility study for its 80.5% owned Certej gold project near the town of Deva. The study projects an estimated cash cost of US$568/oz and an all-in sustaining…