Canadian Mining Journal



  • Feature

    Quick Turnaround

    February 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    The Sudbury region is known worldwide for its massive mining operations, but rarely is there anything written or said about the “other” high-level technologies that are required to keep the mines in production and profitable.

  • News

    PUMPS: GIW slurry pump proves to be longest lasting

    January 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERU – GIW Industries of Grovetown, GA, has good news for operators in need of heavy duty centrifugal slurry pumps. The company and its local representative recently installed a 150 LCC 20(XH) cyclone feed pump at a gold mine in a remote region…

  • News

    METALLURGICAL TESTS: Big Daddy ore suitable for direct shipping

    January 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KWG Resources of Montreal has received results of a preliminary report on Big Daddy chromite ore from its deposit in the Ring of Fire saying that after crushing and screening the yield of saleable material as direct shipping lumpy…

  • News

    METALLURGICAL TESTS: Ferguson Lake massive sulphide responds positively to hydromet treatment

    January 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Starfield Resources of Toronto reports that Phase 2 hydrometallurgical tests on ore from its Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt project within the Hearne Domain of the Churchill Province were successful. The tests were conducted by…

  • News

    GOLD PROCESSING: Rambler to toll mill East mine dump material

    January 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Rambler Metals and Mining of Baie Verte, NL, and London, UK, has struck a deal to process surface material from the East mine dump at Tilt Cove. The Tilt Cove property belongs to Metals Creek Resources of Toronto. Metals Creek…

  • News

    AWARD: Redpath wins major contract in Tasmania

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTH BAY, Ontario – Redpath Australia, a subsidiary of Canadian The Redpath Group, has won a major mine development and construction contract at Mount Lyell, Tasmania. The contract was awarded by Copper Mines of Tasmania, a subsidiary of…

  • News

    GOLD MINING: Golden Band pours first gold

    January 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon has poured its first doré bar from its La Ronge gold project in the northern part of the province. The bar, weighing 500 oz, was produced from high grade ore from the Roy Lloyd mine…

  • News

    GOLD RECOVERY: Hydrometallurgical process is eco-friendly

    January 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VAL D’OR, Quebec – Eco Refractory Solutions has tested its hydrometallurgical process for refractory gold ores for a second client, and says it was successful in recovering 98.1% of the contained gold in 24 hours using little cyanide. Follow-up…

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    GOLD MINING: Lake Shore’s Timmins mine in commercial production

    January 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Lake Shore Gold of Toronto declared its Timmins underground gold mine in commercial production on Jan. 1, 2011, with an output of 12,300 oz the previous month. During December 2010 the mining rate averaged 1,700 t/d, well above the…

  • News

    SILVER-LEAD-ZINC MINING: Bellekeno mine reaches commercial production

    January 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver-headquartered Alexco Resource Corp. declared its Bellekeno silver-lead-zinc project reached commercial production on Jan. 1, 2011. The underground mine and conventional flotation plant are located in the Keno Hill Silver…

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    GOLD MILLING: Jolu mill starts up at La Ronge mine

    December 23, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The refurbished Jolu mill at the La Ronge gold project belonging to Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon has started up. It is processing high grade stockpiled material from the Roy Lloyd mine (Bingo deposit). The mill is now…

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    SMELTER UPDATES: Rio Tinto to modernize Canadian plants

    December 14, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Rio Tinto Alcan has announced plans to update its Canadian aluminum smelters with approximately US$1.75 billion to be spent in Quebec and British Columbia.