Canadian Mining Journal



  • Feature

    McArthur River

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Cameco’s McArthur River mine is the world’s largest high-grade uranium mine, with ore grades 100 times the world’s average. Those qualities, coupled with proven and probable reserves of 324 million pounds of uranium, make the…

  • Feature

    Rabbit Lake

    June 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Like the “Energizer” bunny that “keeps going and going,” Cameco’s Rabbit Lake operation has been in production since 1975, earning its status as the longest operating uranium production facility in North America.

  • News

    COPPER MINING: Ming mine ships first concentrate

    May 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The first copper concentrate shipment from the reopened Ming copper-gold mine belonging to Rambler Metals and Mining of Baie Verte, NL, has been made, marking the official start of copper production on May 14, 2012.

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    Kinross unloads stake in Crixas for US$220 million

    May 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Canada’s third-largest gold producer Kinross Gold has divested its 50% stake in the Crixas gold operation in central Brazil to South African partner AngloGold Ashanti in a cash deal worth US$220 million.

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    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.

  • News

    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.

  • News

    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.