Canadian Mining Journal

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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

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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.

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    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