Canadian Mining Journal

  • Feature

    Anti-corruption compliance: Adapting to the new business environment

    August 1, 2018 by Pat Poitevin

    Why mining companies need robust anti-corruption policies now more than ever

  • News

    DIAMONDS: Gren and Eira Thomas podcast

    July 16, 2018 by John Cumming, The Northern Miner

    The Northern Miner Podcast – episode 112: Gren and Eira Thomas – feature interview with two icons of Canadian diamond mining Recorded live at The Northern Miner‘s inaugural Diamonds in Canada Symposium in Toronto in June 2018, this episode features in-depth

  • COMMENTARY: Fifty years of ‘free’ gold

    March 27, 2018 by Jeffrey M. Christian, Special to The Northern Miner

    It is difficult to say when the ‘free’ gold market came into existence, since there always has been one. Yes, the gold price has been set and fixed by governments for long periods of time throughout history, as part of

  • News

    GOLD: Canada could be world’s second biggest gold producer

    March 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From our sister website, Canada’s gold output will increase in the next five years to more than 300 tonnes annually, an 80% growth from current levels, research firm Wood Mackenzie said Wednesday. The rise in production would make the

  • Commentary: SCC decision on Peel watershed in Yukon another win for First Nations

    December 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    First Nations have just won an important lawsuit at the Supreme Court of Canada on account that the Yukon government had tried to do an end-run on their land claim settlements. Readers who have followed my tracking of the native

  • Feature

    How public opinion is shaping the new reality for mining

    August 1, 2017 by David Herle

    How to advance projects in the face of hostile public opinion.

  • News

    Odds ‘n’ Sods: Memories of Sourdough Bay

    May 4, 2017 by Jim Parres

    I read the article “Callinex grows Flin Flon footprint” (TNM., March 22/17), and it reminded me of an anecdotal incident that happened back in the 1960s when my father Lew Parres and I discovered the Pinebay copper deposit in Manitoba.

  • News

    AllianceBernstein: More investment in copper needed

    April 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AllianceBernstein, a global investment management firm with an independent sell-side research arm, is calling for greater investment in copper to build enough capacity to meet demand. “At a conservative estimate, the world’s mining community needs to approve the investment of

  • News

    GUEST COMMENT: The petroleum and mining sectors should put their heads together for a good cause: their future

    January 17, 2017 by Bill Whitelaw, president & CEO of JuneWarren-Nickle’s Energy Group

    It’s interesting to watch two sectors that should be joined at the hip in defense of their joint futures and wonder why they’re not; at least not in any publicly or politically discernible way. The beauty of my day job

  • Friedland a skeptic on lithium, rare earths

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Robert Friedland, a renowned mining financier and promoter, took the stage at the recent Mines and Money Americas conference in Toronto to highlight the need for platinum and copper, as rapid global urbanization continues. Both are key metals in projects

  • A federal budget with miners in mind

    May 1, 2016 by Matthew Peters

    On March 22, 2016, Canada’s Liberal party released its first Federal Budget since taking office last year, and despite projecting a staggering deficit of approximately $30 billion, the Budget brings welcome news for the Canadian mining industry in both what

  • Feature

    TSXV response to commodities slump

    January 1, 2016 by James Clare

    In 2015, Canada’s junior stock exchange, the TSX Venture Exchange sunk to levels that a few years ago would have been inconceivable. This drop, caused primarily by the sustained slump in commodities, led the S&P/TSX Venture Composite Index to sink