Canadian Mining Journal

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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

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    IMPC 2016 XXVII International MIneral Processors Congress

    September 11, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The International Mineral Processing Congress has been in existence now for more than sixty years. The very first congress was held in September 1952 in London, and with 39 technical papers and 332 delegates, it was indeed an impressive beginning

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    GOLD: Marathon deposit recoveries reach 98.1%

    August 25, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Toronto-based Marathon Gold Corp. has been testing gold recoveries on samples from its Marathon deposit in the Valentine gold camp 55 km south of Buchans. Thibault & Associates has completed bench scale tests on samples from the Marathon

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    LITHIUM: Nemaska preps Whabouchi site for 60,000-t bulk sample

    August 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Lithium of Quebec City has begun to prepare the Whabouchi site 300 km northwest of Chibougamau for the mining of a 60,000-tonne bulk sample and installation of a modular mineral processing plant. The company has applied for

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    MAGNETS: Tests prove Eriez Xtreme RE7 tube stronger than competitors

    August 16, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENNSYLVANIA – According to the results from new performance testing conducted by Pennsylvania State University (Penn State), the Eriez Xtreme® RE7 tube circuit is significantly stronger than any other magnet on the market today. Full test data is available from Eriez. Eriez commissioned

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    CRUSHERS: Metso signs landmark deal with Codelco’s Chuquicamata mine

    August 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HELSINKI – Metso has won a significant deal to support the conversion of the largest open pit copper mine in the world to a large scale underground mining operation. The Chuquicamata mine, located 1,650 km north of Santiago, Chile, is

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    GOLD-COPPER: MX Gold reports on Max mill upgrades

    August 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – MX Gold Corp. (formerly Discovery Ventures) of Vancouver says work at the Max mill near Revelstoke is proceeding and on budget for the treatment of a 10,000 tonne bulk sample from the Willa copper-gold mine by the

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    GOLD: Slam begins excavation for Maisie bulk sample

    August 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Slam Exploration, headquartered in Miramichi, NB, has begun site excavation for taking a bulk sample from its Maisie gold deposit, part of its Menneval claims near the town of the same name. The company has also taken