Canadian Mining Journal



  • GOLD: Anaconda given okay for new tails pond at Point Rousse

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Anaconda Mining of Toronto has received approval from the provincial department of natural resources to use the Pine Cove pit at the Point Rousse project for tailings management. Up to 7 million tonnes will be stored there. Anaconda

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    GOLD: Gekko introduces Carbon Scout for plant optimization

    August 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Following the collaboration agreement signed with Curtin University for the development and commercialization of a cutting-edge carbon management technology, Gekko Systems is pleased to report that the units have now reached the commercial release stage. The all new

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    COPPER-ZINC: Yorbeau enjoys excellent conc grades, recoveries from Scott project

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Yorbeau Resources of Montreal says the reports are very positive from metallurgical tests of material from its Scott copper-zinc project 20 km west of Chibougamau. Concentrate grades were excellent, and recoveries good. A 55-kg composite sample was sent

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    COBALT: Castle Silver continues to test proprietary recovery method

    July 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Representatives of Castle Silver Resources of Coquitlam, B.C., have just returned from Asia where it hopes to find customers for its cobalt product produced with its proprietary Re-2OX process. The process is designed to meet the cobalt hydroxide

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    GOLD: MacDonald notes positive met results from Wawa-Holdsworth

    July 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Preliminary metallurgical results are positive on samples from the Wawa-Holdsworth gold-bearing oxide sands, according to MacDonald Mines Exploration of Toronto. The tests were conducted by SGS Mineral Services in Lakefield, Ont. MacDonald says the sands are amenable to

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    URANIUM: McClean Lake granted 10-year licence renewal

    July 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – The Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission has granted a 10-year extension to the operating licence of the McClean Lake uranium mine and mill  in the eastern part of the Athabasca Basin, 750 km north of Saskatoon. The mine is

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska to raise $50M for Whabouchi mine and plants

    June 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC– Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City is launching a $50-million bought deal public offering. The proceeds will be used for ongoing development at the Whabouchi lithium mine and spodumene concentrator about 300 km north of Chibougamau and the hydrometallurgical plant

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    PUMPS: KSB’s Multitec family has two new, bigger members

    June 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – KSB’s Multitec series of high pressure multi-stage pumps has been expanded with the introduction of two new higher capacity models. The new Multitec 200 and 250 models have discharge flange diameters of 200 mm and 250 mm

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    URANIUM: Pele Mountain sells Eco Ridge and focus on lithium

    June 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Pele Mountain Resources of Toronto has sold its Eco Ridge uranium project near Elliot Lake and will concentrate instead on lithium. Weak uranium and rare earth prices are responsible for the decision. Pele sold the Eco Ridge claims,

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    COBALT: JV in works for Ontario refinery

    June 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. has entered into an option agreement with Cobalt One, owner of the Yukon cobalt refinery in Cobalt. The goal is to create a 50-50 joint venture that includes the refinery and 16 hectares of nearby

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    LITHIUM: Critical Elements completes pilot plant work for lithium carbonate conversion

    May 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Critical Elements Corp. and Outotec have completed the pilot plant tests for converting spodumene into battery grade lithium carbonate using a thermal leaching process. Extraction rates were 88.5% and the lithium carbonate produced has a purity of 99.9%.

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    GOLD: TMAC declares commercial production at Doris mine and mill

    May 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based TMAC Resources has declared commercial production at the Doris gold mine and mill at the Hope Bay project in the Kitikmeot region. The mill has operated at more than 60% of its 1,000-t/d capacity for a 45-day