Canadian Mining Journal

  • Could microbes hold the key to more environmentally friendly mines?

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Bioremediation became a buzzword for the Canadian mining industry in the ’70s and ’80s. Today, researchers at the University of Toronto’s Lassonde Institute of Mining are laying the foundations for the next generation of biological strategies to treat mining wastewater.

  • ACID DRAINAGE: UBC identifies bacteria linked to acid mine runoff

    October 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KELOWNA, BC – Researchers at the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus have isolated micro-organisms that cause acid rock drainage at mines. “Mining waste is an environmental concern in many parts of the world and currently costs a great deal

  • TAILINGS: ICMM to review global tailings management

    December 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, UK – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) is convening a global review of tailings storage facility management, standards and critical controls. Work is to start immediately. The review will be led by ICMM and include external

  • News


    September 20, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    OTTAWA — Natural Resources Canada has released to new reports.