Canadian Mining Journal



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    COBALT: First Cobalt updates on refinery studies

    December 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt has released an update on the progress of recommissioning its cobalt refinery in partnership with Glencore. The company expects to complete a prefeasibility study for a 12 t/d restart scenario as well as a second feasibility

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    DIAMONDS: Tomra sorter boosts Lucara’s exceptional finds

    November 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORWAY – Lucara Diamond Corp. owns the Karowe diamond mine in Botswana, one the foremost producers of very large, high quality Type IIA diamonds in excess of 10.8 carats. Historic recoveries include the 1,109 carat Lesedi La Rona – the

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    COPPER-ZINC: Kutcho Copper recoveries 94.5% for copper, 89.3% for zinc

    November 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Ongoing metallurgical tests conducted for Vancouver-based Kutcho Copper Corp. on material from its Kutcho project 100 km east of Dease Lake show improved recoveries of copper, zinc and silver, higher concentrate grades, and improved separation of copper

  • MINERAL PROCESSING: Bio-based xanthates step toward greener plants

    November 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW YORK CITY – From Persistence Market Research comes news of bio-based xanthates as a means of making mineral processing more environmentally friendly. The organization has completed a report on the xanthates market, and says this new family of chemicals

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    SCREENING: Haver & Boecker offers 3-year Uptime warranty

    November 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Haver & Boecker Niagara, specialists in mineral processing, offers the aggregate and mining industries’ only three-year warranty program –Uptime. Uptime includes Haver & Boecker Niagara’s signature PROcheck consultation and offers a full service approach to prevent

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska idles Whabouchi mine, Shawinigan plant

    November 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – As the price of lithium continues its slide and with no firm financing commitment, Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has been forced to shut down operations temporarily at its Whabouchi lithium mine 300 km northwest of Chibougamau. The

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    GOLD: Metallurgical tests from North Lake are positive, says MAS Gold

    November 13, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

      SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver-based MAS Gold Corp. has released more positive results from early metallurgical work on composite drill core samples from the North Lake gold deposit in the La Ronge gold belt. Blue Coast Research conducted preliminary flotation tests,

  • SUSTAINABILITY: FLSmidth launches MissionZero to reduce CO2, water waste

    November 6, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    COPENHAGEN – FLSmidth has launched a new sustainability program to help its customers in the mining and cement industries reduce their CO2 emissions and water waste dramatically in just 10 years’ time. The Denmark-based mining and cement equipment supplier’s MissionZero initiative will

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    WATER: Veolia chosen to advance Mexican lithium project

    November 5, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Veolia Water Technologies has engineered and designed a production process that recovers lithium carbonate and sulphate of potash from clay deposits using HPD evaporation and crystallization systems. That is exactly what British firm Bacanora Lithium needed to advance

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    Wealth Minerals and Rosatom partner up in Chile

    October 30, 2019 by Trish Saywell

    Russia’s state nuclear group Rosatom and Canada’s Wealth Minerals (TSXV: WML) are working towards a partnership at the junior’s Atacama lithium project in northern Chile. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) under which Rosatom, through its subsidiary Uranium One Group,

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    GRINDING: ABB commissions six gearless mill drives at Cobre Panama

    October 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Commercial production of copper now underway at large open pit Cobre Panama mine. Technology leader ABB has deployed six ABB gearless mill drives at the Cobre Panama copper mine, which is located 120 km west of Panama City.

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    DEWATERING: Outotec Larox double sided pressure filter tames difficult materials

    October 21, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Filtration applications are getting more demanding due to challenging materials, increased cake washing needs, strong acid processes, and finer particles being filtered. There is an increasing need for technologies that can handle these challenges in a reliable and