Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    FLOTATION: Eriez continues to advance testing services

    February 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DELTA, B.C. – Eriez Flotation Division (EFD) continues to make investments in equipment and resources to advance and expand its testing services to meet growing demand. With more than 1,400 sq. metres of dedicated laboratory space and an array of

  • News

    ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto invests $250M to extend life of Vaudreuil refinery

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Rio Tinto is pledging $250 million to extend operations of the Vaudreuil alumina refinery in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. The cash infusion will extend the life of the plant beyond 2022. The project includes building a filtration plant and

  • News

    COPPER: First Quantum gives Cobre Panama 15% boost

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – The board of Toronto’s First Quantum Minerals has approved the expansion of milling capacity by 15% to 85 million t/y at the Cobre Panama copper project being developed 120 km west of the capital city. Additional upgrades were

  • Feature

    Juniors fueling new cobalt rush in Northern Ontario

    February 1, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Cobalt is the new gold

  • News

    COBALT: First Cobalt completes first phase of muck pile sampling program

    January 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto says it has completed the initial phase of muck pile sampling at its properties in the Cobalt camp. Over 400 samples were collected from two different geological settings – in  the north near

  • News

    LITHIUM: Nemaska named to OTCQX Best 50 for third consecutive year

    January 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium has been named to the 2018 OTCQX Best 50, a ranking of top performing companies traded on the OTCQX Best Market last year. The Best 50 is an annual ranking of the top 50 U.S.

  • News

    STEEL: ArcelorMittal to invest $70M in Countrecoeur modernization

    January 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – ArcelorMittal Long Products Canada has announced plans to spend nearly $70 million at its Contrecoeur steelmaking facilities by 2020. Modernizing the plant will improve the quality of the product. Two reheating furnaces at the Contrecoeur East and West

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    COBALT: Dundee begins pilot tests for eCobalt’s Idaho cobalt project

    January 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Dundee Sustainable Technologies has begun pilot tests on a three-tonne bulk sample from the Idaho cobalt project (ICP) 40 km west of Salmon. Owner eCobalt Solutions of Vancouver has taken the project to the advanced exploration stage. The

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska’s new FS boosts Whabouchi mine life to 33 years

    January 9, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has completed the 2018 feasibility study covering the Whabouchi mine and concentrator located in the Eeyou Istchee James Bay area and the hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan.  The mine life has been extended to

  • News

    TAILINGS: Outotec creates three new products for sustainable tails and water management

    January 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Outotec has combined its expertise in the development of leading tailings and water treatment technologies to develop three new pre-engineered plant products, each one with Outotec’s proven and technologically advanced equipment at its heart. Bringing together services and

  • News

    SCREENING: Haver & Boecker technology boosts efficiency

    December 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ST. CATHARINES, Ont. – Haver & Boecker, a leading equipment manufacturer and solutions provider for the aggregates and mining industries, offers efficiency enhancing screening technology to optimize screening operations. Designed for minimal structural vibration, the Tyler F-Class vibrating screen is ideal

  • LITHIUM: Veolia’s HPD evaporator and crystallizer chosen for NAL project

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Veolia Water Technologies will supply its proprietary HPD evaporation and crystallization technology to recover lithium from a mining waste stream, reducing environmental impact and producing a valuable by-product in sodium sulfate. North American Lithium is planning to re-start