Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    MILESTONE: Immersive’s TrainerAdvantage program graduates 1,000th participant

    August 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PERTH, Australia – Immersive Technologies, the leading supplier of surface and underground mine operating simulators, has certified the 1,000th graduate of its TrainerAdvantage program. The program was designed for simulator training…

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    THANK YOU: Vale’s Steve Wood praises local Sudbury suppliers

    August 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – In a recent presentation to the Sudbury Area Mining Supply and Service Sector, Steve Wood, Vale’s VP mining and milling North Atlantic operations, thanked the local industry for its expertise and commitment to projects at the…

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    NEW TECHNOLOGY: CAE to commercialize CSIRO’s 3-D image analysis tool

    August 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    AUSTRALIA – CAE Mining of Brisbane has signed an exclusive agreement to commercialize the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Resource Organisation’s (CSIRO) Sirovision technology, a 3-D imaging and analysis tool for use in mining.

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    TUNGSTEN PRODUCTION: North American Tungsten output up 71% in Q3 over Q2

    August 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – North American Tungsten of Vancouver reports Q3 production of 74,629 tonnes of WO3 from its CanTung underground mine in the Nahanni area, 300 km north of Watson Lake, YT. That number was 71% higher than the 43,727 tonnes…

  • Feature

    Mine rescue teams perform well

    August 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Diavik mine rescue team will compete in the 10th Biennial National Regional Mine Rescue Competition in Fernie, BC, thanks to its second-place finish in the recent Workers’ Safety and Compensation Commission’s competition in Yellowknife.

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    Red Metal Gets Hot Reception

    August 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Copper may end up on some “hot” lists thanks to its popularity with thieves but there’s certainly nothing criminal about how Copper Mountain Mining is stealing headlines around the world now that its Copper Mountain Mine has gone into production

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    Fire River Gold revives Nixon Fork project in mining-friendly Alaska

    August 1, 2011 by Bill Braden

    The long days of the Alaska summer are lighting up a remote, decades-old gold property that Vancouver junior Fire River Gold Corporation hopes will launch it into the lucrative league of gold producers riding the metal’s sustained bull run.

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    Minefinders: The Name Says it All

    August 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    With a name like Minefinders., there’s little doubt what the company is all about. It’s a name that leaves nothing to question because, quite frankly, Vancouver-based Minefinders Corporation Ltd. is a company on a mission to find mines and…

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    Enhanced training through advanced simulation pays off

    July 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canadian mining giant Teck Coal has more than 3000 employees, 400 mine haul trucks, shovels, drills and other surface mining machines; all of which are focussed on its 620 million tonnes of reserves at six metallurgical coal mines in…

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    MOLYBDENUM MINING: Roca’s MAX mill restarted

    July 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Roca Mines has restarted the concentrator at its MAX molybdenum mine, 60 km southeast of Revelstoke. The mill is treating surface stockpiled material at a reduced throughput until the underground mine resumes full…

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    PUMPS: More uptime for slurry movement

    July 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GROVETOWN, Georgia – Slurry pump specialist GIW Industries says it recently helped Toronto-based Kinross Gold improve efficiencies at its Fort Know project in Fairbanks, AK. The installation of a GIW MDX slurry pump nearly doubled the wear life…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Martin zone drilling expands Kiena potential

    July 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Definition drilling in the Martin zone at the Kiena gold mine in Val d’Or is “encouraging,” says owner Wesdome Gold Mines of Toronto. The best hole returned 13.65 g/t Au (cut to 26 g/t) over a true width of 1.74 metres. The company…