Canadian Mining Journal



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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

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    PROCEMIN 2016

    October 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    At a time when mining companies try to stay active at low copper prices, innovation becomes a priority, but little explored. The conference will feature three days of technical sessions to be its axis on issues related to the management and

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    COPPER-GOLD: Commissioning of secondary crusher begins at Mount Milligan

    October 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Thompson Creek Metals of Denver has begun commissioning the permanent secondary crushing circuit at its Mount Milligan copper-gold mine 145 km northwest of Prince George. The initial feed for the circuit is to be introduced by the

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: FLSmidth’s SmartCyclone solution avoids upsets

    September 26, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    UTAH – FLSmidth’s SmartCyclone™ is a monitoring and control solution for reducing cyclone-related process perturbations, improving cyclone overflow particle size distribution, predicting and controlling cyclone maintenance schedules, and optimizing closed-circuit grinding processes. The SmartCyclone closed circuit grinding optimization system, combines:

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    GOLD: Gekko achieves milestone at TMAC’s Hope Bay development

    September 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Gekko Systems has successfully completed the first stage of the Hope Bay Project. The major milestone encompasses the design, manufacture and shipping of Gekko’s Python process plant with the capacity to treat 1,000 t/d, and a concentrate treatment

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    GOLD: Heap leach contemplated for Marathon and Leprechaun deposits

    September 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold Corp. of Toronto says that core samples from the lower grade portions of the Leprechaun and Marathon gold deposits are amenable to heap leaching. The two deposits contain 92% of the known resources in the Valentine