Canadian Mining Journal

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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

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    MILLS: Metso signs three contracts with Russian Copper Company

    April 22, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RUSSIA – Metso has won a contract for the supply of semi-autogenous grinding (SAG) and ball mill linings for Russian Copper Company’s (RCC) Tominsky processing plant. The deal complements two earlier mill lining contracts for RCC’s Mikheevsky plant, which were signed

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Haver & Boecker’s new portable plant increases production by 25%

    April 20, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Haver & Boecker Niagara, Haver & Boecker’s new mineral processing brand, has launched the Niagara F-Class portable plant. Its circular motion inclined vibrating screen allows operations to increase production by 25% while making screen media change-outs easier on

  • GOLD: Kirkland Lake reports Q1 production of 330,864 oz.

    April 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – In the first quarter of this year, Kirkland Lake Gold produced 330,864 oz. of gold, an 18% increase from 279,742 oz. generated in the prior quarter, largely driven by a contribution from the Detour open pit, following closing

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    NICKEL: FPX expects Baptiste PEA this year

    April 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – FPX Nickel expects the updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for the Baptiste deposit within its wholly owned 245-sq.-km Decar nickel district to be completed either towards the end of the third quarter or into the fourth quarter

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    CONTROL SYSTEMS: Outotec introduces solution to increase mill availability

    April 2, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – The newly launched Outotec Mill Control System provides the control functions required for safe operation of grinding mills and their lubrication systems.  The system continuously monitors the equipment condition and allows advanced monitoring strategies, such as remote expert

  • PROCESSING: GoGold’s SART plant up and running at Parral

    April 1, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The SART plant at GoGold Resources‘ Parral tailings reprocessing facility in Chihuahua, Mexico, has been successfully commissioned, reaching steady production in early March. The SART (sulphidation, acidification, recycling and thickening) process makes gold recovery more efficient in instances where cyanide-soluble