Canadian Mining Journal

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    SEPARATION: Metso’s next generation hydrocyclones, the MHC series

    September 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Metso’s new MHC series hydrocyclones deliver a high unit capacity and exceptional separation efficiency for a wide range of classification duties. They feature optimized process performance, superior wear component design, and improved ease of maintenance. That means users benefit from improved inlet head

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    GOLD: Bulk sampling underway by RCG at Dufferin project

    September 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Resource Capital Gold Corp. (RCG) of Vancouver is taking a 15,000-toonne underground bulk sample at its Dufferin gold  project. So far 5,330 tonnes of material grading 6.4 g/t gold have been mined, and test milling recovered 1,282.6

  • ENVIRONMENT: Arsenic vitrification may solve Giant mine problem

    September 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dundee Sustainable Technologies (DST) of Montreal says its vitrification proposal is considered the best stabilization and solution for the arsenic dust stored in the former Giant gold mine. The process was examined by the State of Knowledge

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    GOLD: Golden Predator pours gold from 3 Aces bulk sample

    September 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver’s Golden Predator Mining says a 744-oz. gold doré bar has been poured from material collected from the bulk sample at its 3 Aces gold project. The first doré bar produced and sold in 2016 contained 85% gold

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    COAL: Kameron flips switch at Donkin washplant

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Kameron Collieries, owner of the Donkin coal mine in  Cape Breton, has commissioned the washplant at the site. Mining began early in June 2017 with production targeted at 350,000 to 400,000 tonnes in 2017, 1.2 million to

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    NICKEL: Vale to permanently close Clarabelle crushing area

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – After a temporary closure of four months, the crushing area at the Clarabelle nickel concentrator at Sudbury is to be permanently closed. A report by the CBC said the Brazilian parent company, Vale SA, made the announcement late

  • FLOTATION: Eriez, CEEC reach deal to boost efficiency

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Leading mineral processing technology company Eriez has joined forces with energy efficient mining and processing champion CEEC, to continue to drive improvements across the global mining industry. The Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution (CEEC) is an international, not-for-profit

  • 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