Canadian Mining Journal



  • 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

  • News

    POTASH: Nutrien permanently shutters New Brunswick plant

    November 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The world’s largest fertilizer supplier, Nutrien, has announced the permanent closure of its New Brunswick potash facility near Sussex. The mine and plant have been on care and maintenance since early 2016. Nutrien says it will focus

  • MINE CLOSURE: Checklist for governments in Asia-Pacific

    April 16, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SINGAPORE – A new report titled Mine Closure Checklist for Governments has just been released to provide policy makers in the Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation region with the essential elements of a successful mine closure governance framework based on leading international

  • Feature

    Why mine closure matters and why it gets ignored

    January 1, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    Trends in mine closure from the Progressive Mine Forum