Canadian Mining Journal

  • ZINC-LEAD: Teck sells interest in Waneta Dam for $1.2B

    May 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Teck Resources has agreed to sell its two-thirds interest in the Waneta hydroelectric dam and related transmission assets to Fortis Inc. for $1.2 billion cash. Power from the Waneta Dam is used at Teck’s Trail, B.C.,

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    RESEARCH: Harnessing bacteria to turn gold grains into nuggets

    May 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A bacteria that re-concentrates gold grains into nuggets is being targeted by researchers for its potential to optimize gold extraction processes from ore, old tailings or recycled electronics. University of Adelaide researchers in South Australia have been investigating the role of

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska readies first tonne of hydroxide for customer

    April 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SHAWINIGAN, Que. – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City is ready to ship the first tonne of lithium hydroxide solution to a client for evaluation. The solution was made at the phase 1 plant using lithium sulphate supplied by a client.

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    GOLD: Osisko chooses site for future Windfall mill

    April 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Osisko Mining has chosen a site near Lebel-sur-Quevillon for the future mill that will treat ore from the Windfall Lake gold project. Information about the proposed location will be used as the company prepares an environmental assessment

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    GRAPHITE: Nouveau Monde boosts recovery to 97.4%

    April 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Nouveau Monde Graphite says that in optimization tests, graphite recovery from a sample from its Matawinie project 130 km north of Montreal has reached 97.4%. The concentrate grade was 97.3% total carbon during locked cycle tests. Flake

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    GOLD: Inventus likes results of Pardo ore sorting and bulk sampling

    April 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Inventus Mining Corp. of Toronto is mulling over the results of two recent studies from its Pardo paleoplacer gold project near Sudbury. The project is a conglomerate-hosted deposit within rocks 2.4 billion years gold. A similar sedimentary formation

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Bingham Canyon mine tests Eriez HydroFloat

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – Rio Tinto Kennecott Copper (RTKC) and Eriez are jointly operating pilot plant facility to increase recovery of base metals using the patented HydroFloat technology from Eriez Flotation Division (EFD). Results indicate significant opportunities for additional recovery of copper and molybdenum from

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    St Marys Cement builds lasting legacy

    April 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    CMJ takes a tour of a cement plant with a nearly 50 year record of success

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    Profitable aggregate sideline adds to bottom line for gold miner Anaconda

    April 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    How a gold miner adds income by selling waste rock as aggregate.

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    GOLD: Tests recover 92% of Douay gold for Aurvista

    March 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Aurvista Gold Corp. says preliminary metallurgical testing has recovered 92% of the gold from samples taken at the Douay gold project 50 km southwest of Matagami. The average gold grade of the sample composites was 1.89 g/t

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska makes first concentrate from Whabouchi mine

    March 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has produced the first spodumene concentrate using ore from the Whabouchi lithium mine 300 km northwest of Chibougamau. The dense media separation plant has been running at half capacity since March 7, but

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    ZINC-LEAD: Central mill facility possible for Canadian Zn, Buchans properties

    March 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Canadian Zinc Corp. of Vancouver and Buchans Minerals Corp. of Toronto have been exploring the concept of a centralized mill to process ore from five base metal deposits in the central part of the province. Both companies have