Canadian Mining Journal


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  • Feature

    Fire River Gold revives Nixon Fork project in mining-friendly Alaska

    August 1, 2011 by Bill Braden

    The long days of the Alaska summer are lighting up a remote, decades-old gold property that Vancouver junior Fire River Gold Corporation hopes will launch it into the lucrative league of gold producers riding the metal’s sustained bull run.

  • Feature

    “Silver State” Stays True to its Roots

    August 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Typical of many mining projects in Nevada, drills, hammers, and even explosives don’t upset the neighbours because there aren’t too many of them around. In fact, aside from snakes, coyotes, and the odd mountain lion, many mine sites in the…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: BMO Capital, Crosshair, Kilo Goldmines, Stornoway and Stratton Resources

    July 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Steve King has joined BMO Capital Markets in Toronto as a mining analyst. His area of focus will be junior companies. He holds a BSc in geophysics from Memorial University and an MSc in geology from Acadia University.

  • News

    PUMPS: More uptime for slurry movement

    July 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GROVETOWN, Georgia – Slurry pump specialist GIW Industries says it recently helped Toronto-based Kinross Gold improve efficiencies at its Fort Know project in Fairbanks, AK. The installation of a GIW MDX slurry pump nearly doubled the wear life…

  • News

    AWARD: Pelican Products executive wins E&Y’s Entrepreneur of the Year

    June 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LOS ANGELES – Pelican Products president and CEO Lyndon Faulkner has won the 2011 Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year®  Award (Greater Los Angeles Region) in the Distribution and Manufacturing category.  The award program…

  • News

    CONSOLIDATION: Eriez combines Canadian, U.S. sales organizations

    June 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ERIE, Pennsylvania – Eriez, maker of world leading separation, metal detection, x-ray, feeding, screening and conveying technology, has combined its United States and Canadian sales organization into a consolidated North American team.

  • Feature

    Mine Safety and Emergency Rescue Summit

    May 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A two-day Mine Safety and Emergency Rescue Summit has been planned by IQPC (International Quality and Productivity Centre) for July 26-27 in Pittsburgh, PA. The event, designed to develop practical and realistic strategies for creating a…

  • News

    ACQUISITION: Denison sets sights on White Canyon Uranium

    February 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Denison Mines  has made a friendly takeover offer for White Canyon Uranium of West Perth, Australia. Denison plans to acquire 100% of White Canyon’s issued shares for approximately $56.6 million. The directors of White Canyon…

  • News

    MERGER: Newmont eyes Fronteer Gold for expansion in Nevada

    February 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DENVER – Newmont Mining has agreed to purchase all the outstanding common shares of Vancouver’s Fronteer Gold for $14.00 in cash and one common share of a new company called Pilot Gold. The price represents a premium of 37% over Feb. 2, 2011,…

  • News

    SLURRY COURSE: GIW offers course in transportation of solids

    December 6, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries, a leader in the design, manufacture and application of heavy duty centrifugal slurry pumps will hold its 34th annual “Transportation of Solids Using Centrifugal Pumps” course in Augusta from Jan. 31 to Feb. 4, 2011.

  • News

    PURCHASE AGREEMENT: Firestone buys Black Mountain zinc-lead-silver property from Kinross

    November 30, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Firestone Ventures of Edmonton just announced that it has signed a formal Purchase Agreement with Kinross Gold Corp of Toronto to earn a 100% interest in the 502-ha Black Mountain (also known as “Windermere Hills”) zinc-lead-silver property…

  • News

    SAFETY FIRST: Eriez HQ works two years without lost time accident

    November 22, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ERIE, Pennsylvania – Over 300 employees at the Eriez head office have worked more than two years without a lost time accident, surpassing the previous record by a year.