Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    Attawapiskat First Nation challenges De Beers’ mine waste plans

    April 6, 2021 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Canada’s Attawapiskat First Nation is challenging the construction of a new mine landfill near the community in the province of Ontario, which is being proposed by diamond miner De Beers. The Anglo American unit has been seeking provincial approval for

  • News

    Barrick sees win-win strategy in Golden Sunlight mine closure project

    March 23, 2021 by MINING.COM Staff

    Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: GOLD) is ready to go ahead with its mine closure project for the Golden Sunlight property in Jefferson County, Mont., following a meeting between CEO Mark Bristow and Montana Governor Greg Gianforte. According to Barrick,

  • News

    Golder selected by De Beers to lead closure of Victor mine

    March 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    De Beers Group has appointed Golder as the prime contractor to carry out the closure of the Victor mine, Ontario’s first and only diamond mine which operated from 2008 through 2019. Following an extensive commercial process, Golder was selected to

  • Feature

    Cluff Lake ready for final closure

    June 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    After 14 years of monitoring, Orano looks to transfer former uranium site back to the province.

  • Feature

    Recontouring for closure

    June 1, 2020 by Krista Noyes

    CostMine compares the costs of two different reclamation methods.

  • Feature

    What happens after mining?

    June 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The possibilities and pitfalls of planning for post-mining land uses.

  • Feature

    Reframing mining as a ‘temporary land use’

    June 1, 2020 by Alisha Hiyate

    Changing approaches to mine closure

  • ENVIRONMENT: CETCO launches adsorbent for PFAS remediation

    April 15, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENSYLVANIA – CETCO, the construction technologies unit of Minerals Technologies, has launched the Fluoro-sorb adsorbent, a proprietary, third party-certified product that effectively treats multiple variants of PFAS.  PFAS, known as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, are a group of man-made chemicals used

  • News

    COBALT: Glencore to shut down Mutanda mine

    August 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Glencore AG, one of the largest miners in the world, has announced the closure of its Mutanda mine due to depressed cobalt prices. The closure of the mine that in 2018 produced 27,000 tonnes of

  • Feature

    A Giant’s Legacy

    June 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A look at cleanup plans for one of Canada’s most notorious abandoned mine sites

  • News

    DIAMONDS: De Beers’ Victor mine ends production

    May 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Production has officially ceased production at the first and only diamond mine in this province – the Victor mine owned by De Beers Canada. The news comes 10 years and 10 months after the mine was officially opened

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER: Hudbay internal memo says mining in Flin Flon to cease in 2021

    December 3, 2018 by Northern Miner Staff

    MANITOBA – Despite its best efforts, the “most likely scenario” is that mining operations will cease in Flin Flon, Manitoba, in 2021, an internal memo to employees at Hudbay Minerals says. While the company has been successful over the last few years