Canadian Mining Journal

  • GOLD: Cyanide-free gold processing technology hits the market

    June 20, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – A new technology that delivers commercial-scale, cyanide-free gold processing has been released by Australian-based company Clean Mining. The process replaces cyanide with a safer, less hazardous chemical reagent called thiosulphate. This inorganic compound helps dissolve fine gold out

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    SAFETY: Newtrax joins Sandvik Group

    June 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Newtrax Technologies, a leading provider of safety and productivity systems for underground hard rock mines – has been acquired by Swedish business Sandvik to be run as an independent business unit within the Rock Drills and Technologies division

  • PRECIOUS METALS: Wheaton leverages blockchain to streamline accounting

    June 13, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    VANCOUVER – Wheaton Precious Metals (NYSE: WPM), one of the world’s largest precious metals streaming companies, has hired Blockhead Technologies, a software company that creates blockchain-enabled solutions for the global mining sector. Wheaton will be leveraging Blockhead’s technology as part

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    GOLD: Goldspot partners with Pacton on AI exploration at Red Lake

    June 10, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    ONTARIO – Goldspot Discoveries announced Friday a signed service agreement with Pacton Gold to use Goldspot’s A.I. and machine learning tools to evaluate and identify possible mineral and drill targets on Pacton’s Red Lake property. Goldspot has been granted a 0.5% smelter royalty on the property and the option to purchase an additional 0.5% net smelter return

  • VENTURE CAPITAL: BDC launches $250M innovation fund

    June 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – BDC Capital, the investment arm of Canada’s only bank devoted exclusively to entrepreneurs, has pledged $250 million to an industrial innovation venture fund. The funds will be invested in tech companies and entrepreneurs transforming core Canadian business –

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    TAILINGS: Inmarsat to monitor dams for Minas Gerais government

    June 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRAZIL – Inmarsat, a leading global supplier of mobile satellite communications, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Minas Gerais state government to explore the potential of internet of things (IoT) solutions for monitoring the integrity of mine tailings dams

  • WATER TREATMENT: BQE Water to supply first SART plant in China

    May 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHINA – BQE Water was awarded a contract to proceed with the implementation of a SART p lant at a gold metallurgical facility owned and operated by Shandong Zhongkuang Group located in eastern China. The contract was awarded following the

  • DREDGING: Precision technology available from Cable Arm

    May 27, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MICHIGAN – Cable Arm Inc. is a specialist manufacturer of dredging equipment, located in Trenton, Mich. The company’s premier product is a unique clamshell bucket, designed to dig up a layer of soil having constant thickness with each scoop. Conventional

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    LITHIUM: XPS, Frontier partner to pilot LiOH process

    April 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO –  Frontier Lithium Inc.  has entered into a strategic partnership agreement with XPS Expert Process Solutions (a Glencore company) and Dr. Ahmad Ghahreman, a Queen’s University professor,  to develop a process to refine spodumene concentrate into lithium hydroxide. The partnership

  • GOLD: 6TH Wave, CyPlus sign representation deal for gold extraction nanotechnology

    April 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SALT LAKE CITY, Utah – 6th Wave Innovations has signed sales and marketing agreement for its IXOS nanotech gold extraction resin with CyPlus GmbH of Germany. CyPlus will represent 6th Wave in Mexico, Europe, Turkey and Egypt. IXOS resin provides

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    TRADE SHOW: bauma 2019 attracts 620,000 visitors

    April 15, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MUNICH, Germany – bauma 2019 has come and gone attracting a record breaking 620,000 visitors from around the globe. They wore out their shoe leather going from one to another of the 3,700 exhibitors from 63 countries, the largest numbers

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    Genomics applications to wastewater prove their worth

    April 1, 2019 by Virginia Heffernan

    Initiatives to replace chemicals with naturally occurring microbes in mine wastewater treatment are improving as researchers get a handle on how bugs thrive in situ. “Tailings and wastewater are biologically reactive because they contain a lot of materials and elements