Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    PARTNERSHIP: Rio Tinto renews support for Indigenous students

    June 20, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Rio Tinto is renewing its support for Indspire, a Canadian indigenous charity that provides bursaries and scholarships to Indigenous students pursuing post-secondary education or training. Through its Rio Tinto Aluminium Fund Canada, the company will provide $450,000 over

  • News

    AWARD: De Beers Canada receives CPRS gold medal

    June 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    EDMONTON – The Canadian Public Relations Society has released a list of its 2019 Award of Excellence winners – chief among them De Beers Canada. De Beers won a gold medal for the Canadian Issues/Crisis Management Campaign of the Year.

  • News

    Gran Colombia Gold works with artisanal miners in Colombia

    March 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    With several underground mines and two processing plants at its Segovia and Marmato operations in Colombia, Gran Colombia Gold (TSX: GCM; US-OTC: TPRFF) is the South American country’s largest underground gold and silver producer. Gran Colombia Gold’s mining operations also incorporate an

  • GOLD: Open dialogue established between miner and BC First Nation around Rock & Roll property

    March 11, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Etruscus Resources and the Tahltan Central Government (TCG) signed this week a communications agreement regarding the Rock and Roll property, which is located in the Golden Triangle and within Tahltan territory. The 5,309-hectare property, which has been

  • News

    EMERALDS: Fura promotes transparency in coloured gem industry

    February 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Fura Gems has launched the Provenance Proof Blockchain designed to promote transparency in the coloured gemstones industry. The program was launched by Gubelin Gem Lab with Everledger at the Tucson, Ariz. gem show. Emeralds from Fura’s Coscuez mine

  • ZINC: Teck, WFP tackle zinc deficiency in China

    January 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GANSU PROVINCE – Vancouver’s Teck Resources has partnered with the World Food Program (WFP) to fund a new US$3-million pilot program aimed at improving health and economic opportunities for small scale farmers in this province. The program is aimed at

  • SOCIAL LICENCE: CIPS proposes co-operation with Star-Orion development

    January 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Coalition of Indigenous Peoples of Saskatchewan (CIPS) has proposed a protocol of understanding and co-operation covering the Star-Orion South diamond project. The property is located 60 km east of Prince Albert and is 100% owned by Star

  • Feature

    New business risks on horizon, while top concerns remain the same

    January 1, 2019 by Iain Thompson

    A recap of 2018 risks and look ahead to 2019

  • IRON ORE: Supreme Court to hear appeal in Innu-Rio dispute

    November 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has agreed to hear a jurisdictional appeal in the years-long effort by the Innu to sue Rio Tinto over its Iron Ore Company of Canada operations. The appeal was launched by the government

  • News

    GOLD: Asanko launches new initiative for women in mining

    October 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Asanko Gold has launched a new program for the women in mining – the Botae Pa initiative – at the Asanko gold mine in Ghana. The mine is a 50:50 joint venture with Gold Fields, and Asanko is

  • News

    DONATION: Rio Tinto pledges $120,000 to fight B.C. wildfires

    August 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KITIMAT, B.C. – Rio Tinto will donate $100,000 to Burns Lake and District Community Foundation, a non-profit group leading emergency relief effort in Burns Lake and Lakes District communities in northwest British Columbia. Rio Tinto has also contributed $20,000 to

  • SUSTAINABILITY: IGF releases guidance document for local content policies

    July 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – A new toolkit from the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) has published a new document aimed at fostering stronger links between the extractive sector and the rest of a country’s economy. Following the