Canadian Mining Journal



  • GRAPHITE: Saint John Carbon mill to be commissioned

    November 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OAKVILLE – – Saint Jean Carbon Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the construction of the Company’s mill, lab and anode material manufacturing facility. The purpose of the mill is to be able to take graphite mineralized rock and

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    GOLD: Monarques to treat bulk sample from Wallbridge’s Fenelon project

    November 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Monarques Gold of Montreal and Wallbridge Mining of Toronto have signed a custom milling contract for a 35,000-tonnes bulk sample from Wallbridge’s Fenelon gold project. The property is 75 km west-northwest of Matagami, at Monarques’ Camflo mill about

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    PHOSPHATE: Demand grows for Arianne high purity concentrate

    November 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Arianne Phosphate, headquartered in Saguenay, Que., is producing additional phosphate concentrate at its Lac a Paul development project due to the growing interest it has received from potential customers. The project is located in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. The

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    ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto wins Can-Am award for Kitimat smelter

    November 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Rio Tinto has won the Canadian-American Business Council’s Corporate Leadership Award for the $6-billion modernization of its BC Works smelter at Kitimat. The smelter produces some of the world’s lowest carbon aluminum. The Corporate Leadership Award is

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    GOLD-COBALT: Granada, Castle Silver ink agreement to share mill

    November 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO and QUEBEC – Castle Silver Resources and Granada Gold Mine have signed a provisional deal to share that would see gold ore from the Granada mine in Rouyn-Noranda, Que., treated at the historic Castle Silver mill 85 km northwest

  • OIL SANDS: Suncor gets okay to begin new tailings management system

    October 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Suncor Energy said on Oct. 25 that it has received approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator for its base plant tailings directive application and related Millennium operational amendment application. Suncor can now work  on implementing its tailings management

  • GOLD: Dynacor, PX Precinox launch responsible supply program

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Dynacor Gold Mines and PX Precinox have set up a strategic alliance to jointly develop “a business for business” responsible gold program. PX Precinox is a privately held Swiss refinery and manufacturer of finished and semi-finished precious metals.

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    eCobalt plans US production facility

    October 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — eCobalt Solutions (TSX: ECS; US-OTC: ECSIF) hopes to restart construction at its Idaho Cobalt project (ICP) next year, which could set the stage for first production in early 2020. The site is located in east-central Idaho, roughly 40 km due west

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    GOLD: Monarques to treat Lamaque bulk sample at Camflo

    October 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Monarques Gold of Montreal has signed a custom milling contract with Eldorado Gold. Monarques’ Camflo mill, located east of Val d’Or, will treat up to 55,000 tonnes of material from the nearby Lamaque gold mine until the end

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    GOLD: New Gold makes first pour at Rainy River mine

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s First Gold has made the initial gold pour at its Rainy River mine 80 km south of Kenora. The doré bar contains about 500 oz. of gold and 600 oz. of silver. The first ore was fed

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska fires up phase 1 roasting plant

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium Quebec City has started processing spodumene concentrate from the Whabouchi mine in the thermal roasting section of its phase 1 hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan. The concentrate undergoes calcination and acid baking in the plant. The company

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    COBALT: First Cobalt examines mineralogies of historical mines

    October 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has examined the mineralogies of samples from several historic mines it owns in the Cobalt camp 400 km north of Toronto. The company found high grade values and various styles. The highest grade vein