Canadian Mining Journal

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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

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    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

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    RESEARCH: The value behind CEMI’s Rio Tinto centre for underground mining

    October 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SUDBURY, ON – CEMI (Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation) and Rio Tinto are celebrating the completion of the Rio Tinto Centre for Underground Mine Construction (RTC-UMC) at CEMI. This $10-million investment in Canada’s mining innovation was created to undertake

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    THE FUTURE: New Canadian research offers step change to global mining

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Although supported by the world’s largest miners and with 10 years of success under its belt, the COSMO-Stochastic Mine Planning Laboratory of McGill University in this city is not a familiar name to most industry followers. The lab

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    Security innovations to help ensure product safety

    October 1, 2016 by Dr. Paul Smith

    Deep in a state-of-the-art lab in Mississauga, Ont., researchers are tackling problems that cost businesses around the world billions of dollars every year. The engineers and scientists at the Xerox Research Centre of Canada (XRCC) spend much of their time