Canadian Mining Journal



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    TESTING: Waterloo researchers find better way to determine integrity of metal parts

    July 31, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WATERLOO, Ont.  – Researchers at the University of Waterloo have found a better way to identify atomic structures, an essential step in improving materials selection in the aviation, construction and automotive industries. The findings of the study could result in

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    EARTH SCIENCES: Metal Earth, U of O study ocean crust for insights on VMS ore deposition

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA and SUDBURY, Ont. – Mark Hannington, Margaret Stewart and Justin Emberley from the University of Ottawa have partnered with Metal Earth to provide insights to ore deposits in the Superior Craton. The joint Modern-Ancient Ocean Crust project studies modern ocean environments to

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    OIL SANDS: Sherritt completes pilot tests of diluent-free bitumen upgrading

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Toronto-based Sherritt International says its Alberta-based technologies division in Fort Saskatchewan has completed a successful pilot scale run of a proprietary process to upgrade bitumen. The process could eliminate the need to add diluent , a costly thinning

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    ASSAY: New gold standard in mineral analysis

    June 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    HIGH-POWERED x-ray technology from Australia is set to increase the efficiency of assessing ore grades and reduce the mining industry’s environmental footprint. South Australian company Chrysos has developed a gold analysis process that is up to three times more accurate than conventional

  • STUDY: PwC’s optimistic outlook for BC mining

    May 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The following is from a new release distributed by PwC Canada. VANCOUVER – The B.C. mining industry is cautiously optimistic as prices of key metal and resource commodities either rose or stabilized in 2016. The same trend continued in Q1

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    Early Earth too hot for plate tectonics, study says

    May 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — For the past four decades, the theory of plate tectonics has remained a fixture in every geologists understanding of how the earth’s crust glides across the planet and subducts beneath the continents. But what if the early Earth,

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    RESEARCH: Harnessing bacteria to turn gold grains into nuggets

    May 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    A bacteria that re-concentrates gold grains into nuggets is being targeted by researchers for its potential to optimize gold extraction processes from ore, old tailings or recycled electronics. University of Adelaide researchers in South Australia have been investigating the role of

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    ANNIVERSARY: CEMI celebrates 10 years of innovation

    March 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – CEMI (Centre for excellence in Mining Innovation) celebrated 10 years of innovation for the global mining industry on March 6 at the PDAC. The event highlighted the organization’s results and dedication to delivering technical solutions through both innovation

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    DISRUPT MINING: Finalists to face impressive line-up of judges

    February 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Integra Gold Goldcorp have named the judges for the “shark tank” style live finale of #DisruptMining on March 5, 2017, in Toronto. This panel of industry leaders will use their experience, knowledge, and skills to decide which disruptor has the potential

  • Feature

    A snapshot of mining R&D activity in Ontario

    February 1, 2017 by Alisha Hiyate

    As part of its “Innovation Agenda” the federal government announced last year that it would invest $800 million over four years to support research and innovation in five key sectors of Canada’s economy. The identity of those sectors is still

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    SEISMOLOGY: ESG Solutions teams up with Ultra-Deep Mining Network

    December 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KINGSTON, ON – ESG Solutions, an industry leader in microseismic solutions, is working with the Ultra-Deep Mining Network (UDMN) to improve safety and productivity in mines through the development of innovative methods focusing on rock stress risk reduction.  UDMN aims

  • R & D: Search Minerals Inc. Provides Update on Pilot Plant Program

    October 28, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver: Search Minerals Inc. is pleased to provide an update on the pilot plant program which is being conducted by SGS Canada Inc.. The Pilot Plant is being funded by Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and the Research and Development Corporation of Newfoundland and