Canadian Mining Journal



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    FPX starts field tests to establish carbon capture potential at Baptiste

    September 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FPX Nickel announced that, last month, researchers at the University of British Columbia started field tests to determine the rate and volume of carbon capture by the tailings from a potential future mine at the Baptiste project. These tests will

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    Canada to get rare earth processing plant in 2022

    August 31, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    Canada will have rare earth processing plant in operation by the end of 2022 as the province of Saskatchewan has committed $31 million (about US$24 million) to build the facility, which aims at boosting domestic supply of the key ingredients for

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    PGM: Generation Mining increases metal recovery projections for Marathon

    August 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Generation Mining has increased its platinum group metals (PGM) and copper recovery projections for the Marathon deposit in northwestern Ontario, which will be incorporated into an upcoming feasibility study for the project. The first phase of the bench-scale

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    SILVER: Silver One updates Candelaria heap leach resource

    August 18, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Silver One has released an updated resource estimate for the heap leach pads at the Candelaria project in Nevada, 209 km southeast of Reno. Indicated resources stand at 22.2 million tonnes, grading 42.1 g/t silver (based on fire

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    GRAPHITE: Zen’s graphite aced university test

    August 10, 2020 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – A paper published in the journal Carbon shows that Zen Graphene Solutions’ trademarked Albany Pure graphite exfoliates more easily into graphene than the other materials in the market. The University of Connecticut researchers behind the study used an interfacial trapping exfoliation process which

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    Top 10 US-based mining companies

    July 27, 2020 by Northern Miner Staff

    Mining in the United States has been ongoing for centuries and has played a role in the country’s development over the years. The Northern Miner presents its annual Top 10 listing of the largest U.S.-based mining companies, which are ranked by market capitalization,

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    GOLD: Monarch selects Ausenco for upgrading study on Kidd concentrator

    June 22, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TIMMINS – Monarch Gold has selected Ausenco Engineering to complete an upgrading study on Glencore’s Kidd concentrator, which would potentially be used to upgrade ore mined at the company’s Wasamac project in Quebec. In May, Monarch entered into a memorandum

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    GOLD: Iamgold buys Monarch’s Fayolle deposit for $11.5M

    June 1, 2020 by Cecilia Jamasmie

    QUEBEC – Canada’s Monarch Gold is selling its Fayolle property in western Quebec to fellow miner Iamgold in a cash and share deal valued at $11.5 million. The Montreal-based company said the transaction will see Iamgold issuing $9.7 million in shares to Monarch and a $300,000 cash

  • CRITICAL MINERALS: Rio Tinto extracts high-purity scandium in Quebec

    May 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Rio Tinto has developed a way to extract high-purity scandium oxide from waste at its titanium dioxide production facilities in Quebec. The company has been using the new process, developed by researchers at the company’s Rio Tinto Fer

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Haver & Boecker announces inventory programs

    May 25, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ST. CATHARINES – Haver & Boecker Niagara has introduced make-and-hold and stocking agreement programs for screen media and wear parts to guarantee inventory, help customers minimize downtime from long lead times, provide pricing stability and simplify inventory management. “We want to

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    URANIUM: Cameco restarts two Ontario operations, Cigar Lake remains on hold

    May 11, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Cameco has announced that it is resuming production at the uranium hexafluoride (UF6) plant within its Port Hope conversion facility and its Blind River refinery in Ontario. The two operations are planned to restart the week of May

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    GOLD: MAS Gold reports encouraging initial metallurgical results for Point

    April 27, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – MAS Gold has announced the results of initial flotation and metallurgical tests on material from the Point gold area, which lies within the Preview North property in the La Ronge gold belt. Flotation test work suggests average gold