Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    OIL SANDS: CNR and Titanium Corp. team up to recover zircon, titanium

    March 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CALGARY – Titanium Corporation and Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) are reportedly teaming up to recover titanium and zircon from CNR’s oil sands tailings. The story was originally broken by CBC News. The two companies have proposed building a $400-million plant

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    COBALT: First Cobalt begins testing refinery residue, waste piles

    March 20, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-headquartered First Cobalt Corp. has begun metallurgical testing of high grade refinery residue and crushed waste at its mill in Cobalt. This study could provide the company with an early source of cash flow. Testing will be done

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    Dynacor’s artisanal mining strategy pays dividends

    March 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The company buys ore from registered artisanal miners in Peru and processes it into doré at its Veta Dorada plant, 600 km south of Lima. The processing plant poured its first gold in October 2016 and last year produced 79,897

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    METALLURGY: SGS partners with Ecomin to bring advanced testing capabilities to Canada

    March 8, 2018 by SGS, Ecomin, DMS

    ONTARIO – SGS Canada announced today a partnership agreement with Italian-based Ecomin  to strengthen its metallurgical testing capabilities for the North American mining and recycling industries. The agreement provisions the installation of a pilot TriFlo separator at SGS Canada’s lab and testing

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    SEPARATION: Gekko supplies native copper gravity circuit

    March 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Gekko Systems has been engaged by New Gold to supply technology for the New Afton copper-gold mine near Kamloops, B.C. New Afton’s new gravity circuit addition will consist of Gekko’s largest in-line pressure jig (IPJ) unit – the

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    Tianqi to build world’s largest spodumene converter

    March 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Tianqi Lithium Australia, a subsidiary of China’s Tianqi Lithium Corp, has started building a state-of-the-art spodumene converter that will produce battery grade lithium hydroxide in Kwinana, Western Australia. Initial production is expected by mid-2019 with first sales before the end

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    CHROMIUM: Eastplats to re-treat Zandfontein UG2 tails to recover chrome concentrate

    March 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Eastern Platinum (Eastplats) of Vancouver is proceeding with a tailings re-treatment project at the Zandfontein UG2 gold-platinum group metals mine owned by its subsidiary Barplats Mines. The decision to move ahead was made after Eastplats and Barplats

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    FLOTATION: Eriez continues to advance testing services

    February 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DELTA, B.C. – Eriez Flotation Division (EFD) continues to make investments in equipment and resources to advance and expand its testing services to meet growing demand. With more than 1,400 sq. metres of dedicated laboratory space and an array of

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    ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto invests $250M to extend life of Vaudreuil refinery

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Rio Tinto is pledging $250 million to extend operations of the Vaudreuil alumina refinery in the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region. The cash infusion will extend the life of the plant beyond 2022. The project includes building a filtration plant and

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    COPPER: First Quantum gives Cobre Panama 15% boost

    February 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – The board of Toronto’s First Quantum Minerals has approved the expansion of milling capacity by 15% to 85 million t/y at the Cobre Panama copper project being developed 120 km west of the capital city. Additional upgrades were

  • Feature

    Juniors fueling new cobalt rush in Northern Ontario

    February 1, 2018 by Marilyn Scales

    Cobalt is the new gold

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    COBALT: First Cobalt completes first phase of muck pile sampling program

    January 30, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – First Cobalt Corp. of Toronto says it has completed the initial phase of muck pile sampling at its properties in the Cobalt camp. Over 400 samples were collected from two different geological settings – in  the north near