Canadian Mining Journal

  • News

    GOLD: New Gold makes first pour at Rainy River mine

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s First Gold has made the initial gold pour at its Rainy River mine 80 km south of Kenora. The doré bar contains about 500 oz. of gold and 600 oz. of silver. The first ore was fed

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska fires up phase 1 roasting plant

    October 10, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium Quebec City has started processing spodumene concentrate from the Whabouchi mine in the thermal roasting section of its phase 1 hydrometallurgical plant in Shawinigan. The concentrate undergoes calcination and acid baking in the plant. The company

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    COBALT: First Cobalt examines mineralogies of historical mines

    October 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Cobalt Corp. has examined the mineralogies of samples from several historic mines it owns in the Cobalt camp 400 km north of Toronto. The company found high grade values and various styles. The highest grade vein

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    FLOTATION: Eriez reveals new paradigm in sulphide processing

    October 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DELTA, B.C. –  Eriez Flotation Division (EFD) has just released a new white paper titled “A New Paradigm in Sulfide Processing,” written by Mike Mankosa, Ph.D., executive VP of global technology. This special report explores a split-feed circuit developed by EFD which was specifically

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    GOLD: Monarques enters producer ranks with acquisition of Beaufor mine

    October 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Monarques Gold Corp. of Montreal has entered the ranks of Quebec gold producers with the acquisition of the Beaufor gold mine 27 km northeast of Val d’Or. The mine produced roughly 20,000 oz. of gold in 2016 and

  • Feature

    Stornoway’s Renard diamond mine reaches full production

    October 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    Stornoway blazes a trail in Quebec with the province’s first diamond mine

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    GOLD: Anaconda recovers 95%+ in Goldboro testing

    September 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NOVA SCOTIA – Toronto-based Anaconda Mining said it has recovered over 95% of the gold in samples from the Goldboro project 175 km northeast of Halifax. The results came from subjecting a 324-kg sample of drill core to gravity separation,

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    MAGNESIUM: Alliance reaches 140-day milestone

    September 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Alliance Magnesium of Brossard, Que., has reached what it calls a very important milestone – 140 days of magnesium production from its pilot plant in Danville. The company now plans to move technical and financial matters forward for

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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