Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    GOLD MINING: Forest fires retreat, work resumes at mines

    May 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The forest fires that last week forced three gold mines in northern Ontario to suspend operations have begun to abate and residents are beginning to return to their homes and cottages.

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    Labrador Iron Mines: Canada’s newest iron ore producer

    May 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Toronto-based Labrador Iron Mines is first out of the gate as the race is on to cash in on Canada’s reinvigorated iron ore hotspot in the Labrador Trough district. Labrador Iron is one of a handful of Canadian developers…

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    COPPER MINING: Red Tiger makes first copper at Luz del Cobre

    May 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MEXICO – Red Tiger Mining of Toronto says its Luz del Cobre heap leach project has produced its first copper cathodes in Sonora state. The deposit is a near surface, blanket-type oxidized copper occurrence with measured resources of 2.0…

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    NICKEL MINING: Bucko Lake operations suspended

    May 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – The provincial Workplace Safety and Health Division has issued a stop work order to cease blasting operations at the Bucko Lake nickel mine belonging to CaNickel Mining of Vancouver. The company is co-operating fully. The order…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Casa Berardi mine yields more stacked lenses

    May 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The exploration drilling program undertaken by Aurizon Mines of Vancouver at its Casa Berardi gold mine 65 km north of La Sarre has identified additional stacked lenses. The program was undertaken to improve the quality of the…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Trevali to acquire Maple Minerals and Caribou mill

    May 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Trevali Mining Corp. of Vancouver and Maple Minerals have agreed to an business combination whereby Trevali is offering to issue 20 million common share and 4 million share purchase warrants to Maple, a deal that has an…

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    Syncrude keeps on rolling

    May 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Syncrude mine may not have been the first major oil operation in the Athabasca Oil Sands, but it was the second and it still stands as one of the region’s dominant oil sand projects.

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    Labrador’s iron ore goes global

    May 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

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    GOLD MINING: Young-Davidson pours first dor bar

    May 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – AuRico Gold of Toronto is ramping up to commercial production at the Young-Davidson gold mine near Kirkland Lake following the first gold pour at the end of April 2012. Commercial production is expected to be declared early in…

  • UNDERGROUND AQUACULTURE: How many fish per tonne?

    May 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Ontario Mining Association member Vale, after a successful pilot project, will soon be producing fish near its underground greenhouse at the Creighton mine in Sudbury. When they resurface, the subterranean grown fish will be released for…

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    Goldcorp’s growth profile could eclipse Red Lake fumble

    May 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Vancouver-based major Goldcorp Inc. stumbled out of­­ the gate to start the year, as adverse-ground conditions and grade variability at its flagship Red Lake gold mine 230 km northwest of Dryden, ON, contributed to an…

  • Feature

    Another “safe” winter road season for Diavik Mines

    May 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. of Yellowknife, NT. is pleased to report that its 2012 winter-road resupply program has been completed safely with 3,160 loads (89,000 tonnes) of fuel, cement, explosives, equipment, wind turbine equipment (see full…