Canadian Mining Journal



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    NICKEL-IRON: FPX begins met study of Baptiste deposit at Decar property

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – FPX Nickel Corp. has begun metallurgical studies on a composite 400-kg composite sample. The material was recovered from four drill holes completed in 2012 and 2017 in the southeast part of the Baptiste nickel-iron deposit where it

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    COBALT-BISMUTH: Fortune says new tests result in cleaner cobalt concentrate from NICO

    September 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Based in London, Ont., Fortune Minerals says metallurgical tests have produced an upgraded, essentially arsenic free cobalt concentrate from the NICO cobalt-gold-bismuth-copper development project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife. Tests successfully removed more than 99% of the

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    GOLD: Barkerville test mining, milling better than expected

    September 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Test mining and milling of 80,000 tonnes from Barkerville Gold Mines’ Bonanza Ledge zone resulted in a better than expected ore grade and solid mill performance. Bonanza Ledge is part of the company’s Cariboo property. Mine grades

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    GOLD: Monarques suspends mining at Beaufor

    September 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Monarques Gold Corp. plans to temporarily suspend mining at the Beaufor gold project on Dec. 14, 2018. The money-losing mine will be placed on care and maintenance. Monarques says it intends to continue exploration at Beaufor to

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    CLASSIFIER: Water-free particle sizer available from Van Tongeren

    August 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENNSYLVANIA – Process equipment manufacturer Van Tongeren America has unveiled a gravitational-inertial classifier (GIC) system that automatically separates dry materials without using water. Developed to replace the traditional wet separation process that often consumes millions of gallons of water daily

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    GOLD: CSIRO recovers gold without using cyanide

    August 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – For the first time in Australia, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has poured gold that was recovered without the use of cyanide. A non-toxic method of gold recovery is good news for the precious metals

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    GOLD: Resource Capital completes bulk sampling at Dufferin mine

    August 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Resource Capital Gold of Vancouver has completed bulk sampling at its Dufferin gold mine, and the results are promising. The project includes a high grade underground mine and fully permitted 300 t/d gravity and flotation plant. A

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska collects first $75M from Orion streaming pact

    August 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY, Que. – Nemaska Lithium says its subsidiary Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation has received the first payment of US$75 million from affiliates of Orion Mine Finance II LP. The is the first payment of the US$150-million streaming arrangement Nemaska

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    NICKEL-COBALT: New roasting method ups nickel payability by 25% for RNC

    August 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – RNC Minerals of Toronto says its innovative roasting approach has used value-in-use market analysis to determine that nickel payability for Dumont nickel concentrates will be 94%. Compare that to 70% to 75% for conventional smelting and refining. The

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    DONATION: Rio Tinto pledges $120,000 to fight B.C. wildfires

    August 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KITIMAT, B.C. – Rio Tinto will donate $100,000 to Burns Lake and District Community Foundation, a non-profit group leading emergency relief effort in Burns Lake and Lakes District communities in northwest British Columbia. Rio Tinto has also contributed $20,000 to

  • MAGNESIUM: Quebec chips in $31M for Alliance plant

    August 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Alliance Magnesium of Brossard, Que., has signed a financing agreement with the province’s Economic Development Fund for $30.9 million that will be applied toward building the first commercial phase of a plant in Danville. Quebec is offering a

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    BULK SOLIDS: BinMaster, Stockpile Reports team up for better inventory tracking

    August 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LINCOLN, Neb. – Companies that store materials in bins and stockpiles can now manage inventory for both using a single system. BinMaster and Stockpile Reports have joined forces to optimize material management for companies that demand better control and reliability