Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD: First Mining hits higher recoveries in tests at Springpole

    February 19, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    ONTARIO – First Mining Gold says positive interim metallurgical test results for its Springpole gold project, located 110 km northeast of Red Lake, could increase the project’s gold recovery 13.2% to 90.6% and silver recovery 11.9% to 95.1%. M3 Engineering and

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    COPPER: First ore fed to First Quantum’s Cobre Panama concentrator

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Toronto-based First Quantum Minerals reports that it introduced ore to the concentrator earlier this month at its 90% owned Cobre Panama project. The open pit copper mine and mill are located about 120 km west of Panama City.

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska adjusts Whabouchi, Shawinigan budgets upwards

    February 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium has been forced to revise the budget for the Whabouchi lithium mine and Shawinigan electrochemical plant upward by $375 million according to a cost-to-completion reassessment. Construction and purchasing at both sites is on schedule for the

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    PUMPS: Why do slurry pumps wear quickly at low flow rates?

    February 12, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – All experienced slurry pump operators are aware of some of the reasons for high rates of pump wear that can negatively affect pump performance over time. Although slurry characteristics such as particle size and concentration may first come

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    GOLD: Golden Predator shares first bulk sample results

    February 11, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Golden Predator took a 9,800-tonne bulk sample from the  Spades zone at its 3 Aces exploration project late last year, and the company is ready to share the results. Results are available for only the first 6%

  • ALUMINUM: Rio’s BC Works smelter ASI certified

    February 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Rio Tinto’s BC Works aluminum smelter and Kemano power operations have been certified by the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). This is the highest internationally recognized standard for environmental, social and governance practices. All of Rio Tinto’s aluminum

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    COBALT: First Cobalt tests feedstock for refinery

    January 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. reports on the feedstock testing at its cobalt refinery in the town of Cobalt. Tests have assessed the suitability of cobalt hydroxide as a feedstock, and the results are promising. The company says the

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    LITHIUM: QMC advances Irgon with metallurgical testing

    January 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Vancouver-based QMC Quantum Minerals is arranging for SGS Canada to conduct metallurgical tests on samples from its Irgon lithium project in the southeast part of the province. The property lies within the Cat Lake-Winnipeg River rare element pegmatite

  • Feature

    Stornoway’s ore sorting success

    January 1, 2019 by Alisha Hiyate

    First diamond mine to use the technology shares its results

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    PUMPS: GIW Minerals introduces new MDX RAMSL

    December 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GEORGIA – GIW Industries Inc., continuously strives to make their customers’ jobs easier and more efficient. After several months of advanced testing and prototyping, the company is introducing the new remotely adjusted mechanical suction liner (RAMSL). Read on to discover

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    URANIUM: Denison to move Wheeler River forward

    December 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN –Denison Mines Corp. and its partners in the Wheeler River uranium joint venture have agreed to spend $10.3 million to advance the project next year. A major undertaking will be to initiate the environmental assessment and engineering studies. The

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    GOLD: Pretium’s Brucejack to expand to 3,800 t/d

    December 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Pretium Resources has received the amended permits allowing it to expand production to 3,800 t/d at its Brucejack gold mine 65 km north of Stewart. The permits were issued by the B.C. Ministry of Energy, Mines