Canadian Mining Journal

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    COBALT: First Cobalt powers up refinery

    October 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has turned the power on at its refinery in the town of Cobalt. A team of engineers and technicians will conduct a field program in support of the definitive feasibility study underway by Ausenco

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    PROCESSING: Geomega adds 50% to daily throughput of REE plant

    October 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Geomega Resources has completed a capex study for a rare earths processing plant with at least twice the throughput as the original plant. The new estimates were part of the front end engineering and design (FEED) study. The

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    SILVER: Bayhorse mill commissioning underway

    September 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OREGON – Vancouver-based Bayhorse Silver has begun commissioning the mill at the silver mine of the same name. The mill has nameplate capacity of 180 t/d. The mill treats pre-concentrated ore. An x-ray transmissive ore sorter is used to reduce

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    CRUSHING: Metso creates new line of crusher wear parts

    September 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Metso Corporation is expanding its crusher wear part offerings by launching a new range of OEM crusher liners. Available for selected markets beginning September 2019, the new Metso O-Series offers the right balance between performance, affordability and reliability.

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    COPPER-ZINC: Kutcho tests recover 92% Cu and 84% Zn from BC project

    September 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Ongoing metallurgical tests of samples from the Kutcho copper-zinc project 100 km east of Dease Lake delivered better results than in an earlier pre-feasibility study for Kutcho Copper Corp. of Vancouver. The recent locked cycle tests on

  • OILSANDS: Suncor adopts cogeneration at Base plant to cut carbon footprint

    September 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Calgary’s Suncor Energy has committed $1.4 billion to adopt low carbon cogeneration of power at its Base plant near Fort McMurray. Greenhouse gas emissions associated with steam production at the plant will be reduced by approximately 25%. The

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    AUTOMATION: Robots could now be in charge of mill reline process

    September 10, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – MIRS, the Chilean subsidiary of HighService Corp., launched a robotic solution for the reline of SAG and ball mills this week. The external mill maintenance robot or EMMR is considered to be the world’s first fully automated system

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    WEAR PARTS: Metso to restructure rubber, poly-met production

    September 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SWEDEN – Metso continues developing the global production footprint in its Minerals Consumables business area by reviewing manufacturing capabilities in the EMEA region. As part of the initiative, Metso is starting personnel negotiations to review the implications at rubber and

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    ENERGY: NRCan makes $2M investment in CMIC

    September 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Last week Natural Resources Canada announced that it is giving $2 million to the Canadian Mining Innovation Council to develop energy efficient mining technology. The goal is to reduce energy use at mine sites, cut costs, and make

  • Feature

    Can gold miners say ‘sayonara’ to cyanide?

    September 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    A look at some of the alternatives in development

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    COBALT: Glencore provides $5M loan for First Cobalt refinery study

    August 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Swiss integrated miner Glencore AG has agreed to loan US$5 million to Toronto-based First Cobalt. The funds will be used for advanced engineering, metallurgical testing, field work and permitting to complete a feasibility study of First Cobalt’s refinery

  • GRAPHITE: Nouveau Monde enjoys $4.25M federal grant

    August 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nouveau Monde Graphite of Saint-Michel-des-Saints, Que., has received a $4.25-million commercialization grant from the federally funded Sustainable Development Technology Canada program. The funds will be used to build a value added graphite purification processing plant near the Matawinie