Canadian Mining Journal



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    GRAPHITE: Great Lakes Graphite material tested for battery market

    December 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Great Lake Graphite says is has hired Coulometrics LLC, a leading provider of energy storage consulting and advanced battery component manufacturing, to evaluate its flake graphite concentrate for its suitability for lithium ion battery applications. The flake concentrate

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    RARE EARTHS: Search direct extraction process reaches pilot plant stage

    December 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Search Minerals of Vancouver says that SGS Canada has begun piloting Search’s direct extraction process on samples from the company’s Foxtrot rare earths (REE) project near the coastal community of St Lewis. The pilot plant is funded through

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    GOLD: Dundee gets 97% of gold, none of cyanide’s toxicity

    December 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Dundee Sustainable Technologies (DST) has recovered 97.3% of the gold in concentrates from a location in Chile without the use of cyanide. Instead, the company’s demonstration plant in Quebec uses DST’s proprietary chlorination technology. The high gold recovery

  • Feature

    Examining lifetime costs of fabricated parts for vibrating screens

    December 1, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Picking the right parts are one of the ways operation managers can save money and increase profits.

  • News

    BASE & PRECIOUS METALS: Commissioning begins at Duran’s Aguila Norte processing plant

    November 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – Commissioning has begun at its Aguila Norte concentrator, says 80% owner Duran Ventures of Toronto. The facility will be made available for custom milling of ore from the numerous small scale miners in the region. The 100-t/d polymetallic

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    GOLD: Sage signs milling contract with Primero

    November 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Sage Gold of Toronto has signed a toll milling agreement with Primero Mining Corp. for the treatment of up to 200,000 t/y of ore from Sage’s Clavos gold mine located 46 km northeast of Timmins. A total of

  • WATER TREATMENT: Codelco awards new Chuquicamata division plant to SNC-Lavalin

    November 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction contract by Corporacion Nacional del Cobre de Chile (Codelco), one of the largest copper producers in the world, for the replacement of its effluent treatment plant at the Chuquicamata

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    GOLD-COPPER: Homestake Ridge met tests create 25.7% Cu con

    November 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Auryn Resources says that metallurgical testing of samples from the Homestake Ridge gold-copper project 30 km southeast of Stewart show good recoveries and the making of a 25.7% Cu concentrate. The tests were performed by TS

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    GOLD: ATAC says Rackla recoveries are 85% and 89% with cyanide

    November 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – While drilling continues on the Orion zone, ATAC Resources of Vancouver has been conducting cyanide leach tests on samples from the same zone. A total  of 57 samples from six holes were tested. The samples displayed oxidation from

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    ZINC-LEAD: Canadian Zinc, Buchans contemplate central mill

    November 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Vancouver’s Canadian Zinc Corp. and Buchans Minerals Corp. are contemplating a shared, central mineral processing facility. It would treat ores from the potential mines of  both companies. Canadian Zinc has three advanced zinc-lead-copper projects in the central part

  • LITHIUM: FMC Corp. and Nemaska Lithium Sign Long-Term Lithium Carbonate Supply Agreement

    November 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC CITY:  Nemaska Lithium Inc., via its wholly owned subsidiary Nemaska Lithium Shawinigan Transformation Inc., is pleased to announce that it has entered into an agreement with FMC Corporation pursuant to which Nemaska Lithium will provide FMC with 8,000t per year

  • R & D: Search Minerals Inc. Provides Update on Pilot Plant Program

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver: Search Minerals Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the pilot plant program which is being conducted by SGS Canada Inc.. The Pilot Plant is being funded by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and