Canadian Mining Journal

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  • COPPER-GOLD: EPA ready to drop major roadblock for Pebble project says Northern Dynasty

    July 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – The US Environmental Protection Agency has begun a process to withdraw a proposed determination that has restricted development of the Pebble copper-gold project 300 km from Anchorage in the southwest part of the state. Project owner Northern Dynasty Minerals

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    Arizona Mining hits big at Taylor Deeps

    July 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The latest drill results from Arizona Mining (TSX: AZ; US-OTC: WLDVF) at its Hermosa zinc-lead-silver project, 81 km southeast of Tucson, Ariz., could change how the company develops the project, says chief operating officer Donald Taylor. Drilling was aimed at the Taylor

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    Pershing envisions Relief Canyon as low cost gold mine

    July 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Following one year of infill drilling and number crunching, Pershing Gold (TSX: PGLC; NASDAQ: PGLC) has produced a prefeasibility study (PFS) for its Relief Canyon open pit, heap leach gold project, 150 km northeast of Reno, Nevada. The study shows an after tax

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    Software: Caterpillar invests in Saas company

    June 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Caterpillar Venture Capital, a wholly owned subsidiary of Caterpillar, has announced a strategic investment in Alight, a San Francisco-based SaaS (software as a service) technology company that develops industry-specific solutions for financial forecasting and scenario analysis. The unique software has

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    Technology: Harting enhances its MICA mini industrial computer

    June 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Montreal – Harting Technology’s mini industrial computer MICA, winner of the prestigious 2016 HERMES Award for industrial innovation, now is available with an EtherCAT board, allowing data to be collected directly from industrial production networks, pre-processed and forwarded to IT systems

  • Cobalt 27 IPO provides ‘pure play’ exposure to cobalt

    June 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Cobalt 27 Capital‘s $200-million initial public offering (IPO) on the TSX Venture Exchange on June 23 shows there’s a growing appetite among investors for exposure to the booming demand for minerals used in the lithium-ion battery and electric vehicle

  • Explosives: Dyno Nobel announces new explosives mobile app

    June 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Dyno Nobel has released a new and improved version of its Explosives Engineers’ Mobile App. It has always been the best in the industry—and now it’s even better.  Key Features Include: ·         Complete product specifications and application uses for Dyno Nobel

  • Drilling: Boart Longyear offers hands-free drilling

    June 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Utah — Mining companies increasingly expect drilling contractors to keep pace with their commitment for healthier and safer work sites for all employees. Manual rod handling hazards increase the risk of severe hand and back injuries within the drilling industry,

  • Hecla embraces ‘culture of innovation’ to boost productivity

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    U.S.-based Hecla Mining has highlighted operational innovation as a key strategic pillar because it is convinced the industry stands on a technological “tipping point” that will pave the way for the next generation of mines.   The company hosted an intimate technology mini-conference

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    URANIUM: Pele Mountain sells Eco Ridge and focus on lithium

    June 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Pele Mountain Resources of Toronto has sold its Eco Ridge uranium project near Elliot Lake and will concentrate instead on lithium. Weak uranium and rare earth prices are responsible for the decision. Pele sold the Eco Ridge claims,

  • COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty announces Pebble advisory committee

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – Vancouver’s Northern Dynasty Minerals has named an advisory committee to assist it was work goes forward at the Pebble copper-gold project 380 km from Anchorage. The company announced that it and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency had reached

  • SILVER-ZINC-LEAD: Liberty Silver to acquire Bunker Hill mine

    May 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IDAHO – Toronto-based Liberty Silver Corp. has announced its intention to acquire the Bunker Hill silver-zinc-lead mine and smelting complex at Kellogg from Placer Mining Corp. The acquisition will include all mining rights and claims, surface rights, existing infrastructure at