Canadian Mining Journal

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    FLOTATION: Eriez commissions automated four-stage lab column circuit

    February 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ERIE, Penn. – Eriez® Flotation Division (EFD) announces the commissioning of a fully automated, four-stage lab scale column circuit for flotation testing on sulphide and industrial minerals. The flotation circuit can be altered to accommodate multiple circuit configurations ranging from

  • NOMINATION: MGX Minerals’ nanoflotation technology among finalists for Katerva prize

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – MGX Minerals reports that the nanoflotation technology developed by David Bromley Engineering (DBE) and licensed exclusively to MGX engineering and technology development partner PurLucid Treatment Solutions has been nominated for the prestigious international Katerva Award. The Katerva Award recognizes disruptive sustainable

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    MILLS: Outotec’s 7-Axis beam reline machines designed for safety

    February 9, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Due to confined spaces, hot environments and arduous tasks, grinding mill relining can be a challenging job for even the most experienced crew. The most critical and potentially dangerous part of this process is the operation of the

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska commissions electrolysis cell at plant

    February 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has successfully commissioned the electrolysis cell of its phase one plant in Shawinigan. The cell is being fed with synthetic lithium sulphate in a closed loop arrangement. The cell convers lithium sulphate (Li2SO4)

  • GOLD: Two First Nations ink LOI for Granada exploration

    February 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Granada Gold Mine Inc. of Rouyn-Noranda, QC, has signed a letter of intent with the Temagami First Nation (TFN) and Teme-Augama Anishnabai (TAA) that will allow Granada to evaluate brownfield sites of the TFN/TAA traditional territory. The company

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    GOLD: Investors back Osisko Mining to tune of $82M

    February 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Only five minutes after Osisko Mining announced a $30 million unit offering this morning, the company said that it was also making a $30 million flow-through share offering. Then before lunch, Osisko said due to high demand, the

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    GOLD: RCG begins testing mill at Dufferin mine

    February 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Resource Capital Gold Corp. of Vancouver  has begun testing the mill at its Dufferin gold mine. All of the major components have been started, and underground mining will restart when full milling resumes. The suspended mine has

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    SILVER-COBALT: Good recoveries, con grades from both Beaver and Castle mines

    January 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Castle Silver Resources of Vancouver says the first stage bench scale metallurgical tests from potential Beaver mine potential ore, its tailings and the tailings from the Castle mine resulted in good recoveries and concentrate grades. SGS Canada performed

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    SEPARATION: Eriez celebrates 75 years with new book

    January 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ERIE, PA – This year marks 75 years in business for Erie, PA-based Eriez. From humble beginnings in 1942, Eriez has evolved into a world leader in separation technologies with manufacturing facilities in Australia, Brazil, China, India, Japan, Mexico, South Africa and the United Kingdom as well as its Erie headquarters. Eriez

  • ENVIRONMENT: Vale to decommission Superstack in Sudbury

    January 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Yesterday Jan. 24, Vale announced that it will decommission the iconic Superstack at its Copper Cliff smelter in Sudbury in Q2 2020. It will be replaced with two smaller, more efficient 137-metre stacks. Construction of the Superstack began

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    GOLD: Gowest buys share of Redstone mill to treat Bradshaw ore

    January 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Gowest Gold of Toronto has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Northern Sun Mining Corp. (also Toronto based) that would see the creation of a joint venture for the ownership of the Redstone mill near Timmins. The

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    LITHIUM: MGX extracts lithium from SAGD wastewater

    January 3, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Vancouver-based MGX Minerals says it has successfully extracted lithium from heavy oil wastewater. The result is part of the pilot plant the company has been running for its Alberta lithium project that spans almost 500,000 ha in the