Canadian Mining Journal



  • Tungsten: Northcliff’s Sisson project receives environmental approval

    June 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Northcliff Resources Ltd., on behalf of Sisson Mines Ltd., is pleased to announce that the Federal Cabinet has approved the Sisson Tungsten and Molybdenum Mine Project, after a rigorous federal environmental assessment under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act (“CEAA”). The

  • GOLD-COPPER: AuRico’s Kemess underground gets environmental nod

    March 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – After review the Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, has okayed the Kemess underground (KUG) gold-copper project. She said the mine may proceed as it is not likely to cause significant adverse environmental effects.

  • LAW: Court rejects NGO appeal, Mawson plans substantial drill program

    September 20, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER:  Mawson Resources Limited announces the Supreme Administrative Court of Finland has comprehensively rejected an appeal by the Finnish Nature Conservation Association which now allows Mawson the right to actively explore the Kairamaat 2 and 3 exploration permits, which cover the Rajapalot

  • GOLD: Cote mine project given environmental nod

    April 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The Hon. Catherine McKenna, Minister of Environment and Climate Change, has given the nod to the Cote gold mine project near Gogama, saying it is unlikely to cause significant adverse environmental effects. The project belongs 92.5% to Iamgold

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    APATITE: Arnaud project receives environmental okay

    February 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – The proposed Arnaud open pit and apatite concentrator near Sept-Iles has received a positive environmental assessment decision from the federal government. The project is owned by Mine Arnaud, a private company with headquarters in Sept-Iles, QC. The owner

  • GOLD: Centerra’s Oksut project receives environmental nod

    November 10, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TURKEY – The Turkish ministry of environment and urbanization has approved the environmental impact study done by Toronto’s Centerra Gold for its Oksut project. The company’s CEO Scott Perry said, “The company will now focus on obtaining all the necessary

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    PHOSPHATE: BAPE issues favourable report on Lac a Paul project

    October 27, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Arianne Phosphate of Saguenay, QC, has received a favourable report from the Quebec Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’envirionnement (BAPE) on the Lac a Paul phosphate project in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. The BAPE review is the last step before

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    RARE EARTHS: Nechalacho plans get environmental nod

    July 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board recommends that the Nechalacho rare earths project near Thor Lake be approved. The project belongs to Avalon Rare Metals of Toronto.

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    GOLD-COBALT-BISMUTH: Tlicho, federal government approve NICO mine and mill plans

    July 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has received approval for its NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper mine and mill from the Tlicho government as well as from the Hon. Bernard Valcourt, federal minister of Aboriginal…

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    DIAMONDS: Gahcho Ku environmental plans accepted

    July 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – The Mackenzie Valley Environmental Impact Review Board has recommended that the Gahcho Kué environmental impact assessment be accepted. The proposed diamond mine 300 km northeast of Yellowknife is a joint…

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    COAL: Donkin project gets go-ahead

    July 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – The Donkin coal project has received a positive decision from Nova Scotia’s minister of environment, Hon. Sterling Beliveau. Federal approval was announced a week ago, and 25% partner Morien Resources Corp. of Halifax says…

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    COAL: Federal government gives nod to Donkin project

    July 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Just before this week’s cabinet shuffle, former Minister of the Environment Peter Kent signed off on the Donkin coking coal project in Cape Breton. The official word is that “the project, taking into account the mitigation…