Canadian Mining Journal



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    STEEL: ArcelorMittal to invest $70M in Countrecoeur modernization

    January 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada has announced plans to spend nearly $70 million at its Contrecoeur steelmaking facilities by 2020. Modernizing the plant will improve the quality of the product. Two reheating furnaces at the Contrecoeur East and West

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    AWARD: National safety nod goes to South Arturo gold mine

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – The South Arturo gold mine, 40 km north of Carlin, is the winner of the 2016 Sentinels of Safety Award for its operating practices as chosen by the National Mining Associations. The mine is a joint venture of

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    VENTILATION: TLT Actom to Install Mining Ventilation Solution in Ghana for Newmont

    November 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TLT ACTOM will be supplying a turnkey ventilation solution to Newmont Mining Corporation’s Subika Mine based at the Ahafo complex in Ghana. The solution will comprise both large surface fans and bulkhead cooler fans to the mine in order to ensure

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    AWARD: Cementation wins gold as safe employer

    October 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Cementation Canada of North Bay, Ont., has been recognized as one of Canada’s Safest Employers for 2017. The gold award in the Mining and Natural Resources category was presented to Cementation during the Canada’s Safest Employers Awards Gala,

  • 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,

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    AWARDS: Gahcho Kue dominates NWT/NU mine rescue competition

    June 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YELLOWKNIFE, NWT – The big winner at the recent Northwest Territories-Nunavut Mine Rescue Competition was the ream from the Gahcho Kue. The mine, which has been in commercial production for only three months, is owned and operated by De Beers

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    IRON ORE: IOC wins Rio Tinto’s global safety award

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The Iron Ore Company of Canada has won the Ground Breaker Safety Award from its parent company, Rio Tinto. IOC was recognized for its thumb activated microphone on graders initiative. Ground Breakers is Rio Tinto’s global group-wide recognition

  • GOLD: Two First Nations ink LOI for Granada exploration

    February 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Granada Gold Mine Inc. of Rouyn-Noranda, QC, has signed a letter of intent with the Temagami First Nation (TFN) and Teme-Augama Anishnabai (TAA) that will allow Granada to evaluate brownfield sites of the TFN/TAA traditional territory. The company

  • DIESEL EMISSIONS: Onboard monitoring coming to underground engines

    January 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) has partnered with Pattern Discovery Technologies and Wireless Sensor Networks (WSN) to support work on the first onboard diesel emissions monitoring system for underground mining equipment. The SenzLogic 2.0 is

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    SAFETY: Ontario meets zero fatality goal in 2016

    January 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – Ontario Minister of Labour Kevin Flynn was recently in this northern mining town to announce new requirements to improve the health and safety of the province’s miner. At the same time, he confirmed there had been zero

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    HEALTH: Mining and metals health risk guidance from ICMM

    December 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) has released a new edition of its guidance on occupational health risk assessment (HRA). It provides practitioners with the information and tools they need to assess the health and

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    HEALTH: Inhaling aluminum dust may lead to later problems

    December 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    There was a time a few decades ago when hard-rock miners could look forward to respiratory problems after years underground. They suffered silicosis from inhaling silica particles. Gold miners and uranium miners in particular were hard hit. Thanks to modern