Canadian Mining Journal

  • SUSTAINABILITY: IGF releases guidance document for local content policies

    July 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – A new toolkit from the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development (IGF) has published a new document aimed at fostering stronger links between the extractive sector and the rest of a country’s economy. Following the

  • Gov’t-commissioned review condemns BC’s ‘professional reliance’ model

    July 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Big changes to the way B.C.’s mining sector is regulated may be on the way. At least that’s the signal given by a newly released, provincial government-commissioned report that criticizes the way the B.C. government manages the province’s

  • GOLD: Kinross supports sagebrush restoration in Nevada

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Toronto-based Kinross Gold has made a gift of US$75,000 over the next three years to support the College of Agriculture, Biotechnology and Natural Resources’ Great Basin sagebrush restoration project. Sagebrush ecosystems have shrunk 56% from historical size due

  • SUSTAINABILITY: European SLIM project seeks new solutions

    July 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SPAIN – Sustainability is high on all miners’ to-do lists these days no matter where they operate. In Europe, the body of 13 companies and institutions of SLIM (Sustainable Low Impact Mining) met last month seeking to develop new sustainable

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Swedes set new world standard

    June 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden – The mine of the future is carbon dioxide free, digitalized and autonomous. To set a new world standard for sustainable mining at great depth, LKAB, Epiroc, ABB, Combitech and AB Volvo have joined forces in a partnership

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    Mine Water Solutions 2018

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver – The Mine Water Solutions 2018 organizing committee and the University of British Columbia are hosting the 3rd Annual Mine Water Solutions Conference (MWS2018) in Vancouver Canada from June 12th to 15th, 2018. Mine Water Solutions 2018 is the

  • GOLD: Goldcorp signs Borden IBA with three First Nations

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Goldcorp has reached a milestone for its Borden all-electric underground gold mine near Chapleau with the signing of an impact benefit agreement with three First Nations – Brunswick House, Chapleau Cree and Chapleau Ojibwe. Goldcorp now has

  • GOLD: Golden Predator and Yukon Mint unveil first coin

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Golden Predator Mining of Vancouver and its wholly owned subsidiary Yukon Mint have unveiled their first .9999 gold coin at a company event in this city on May 30, 2018. The 2018 Kaska ‘Keda’ (Dene for ‘Moose’) gold

  • NICKEL-COPPER: Vale’s Clean AER project nears completion as new stacks rise

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Just in time for World Environmental Day on June 5, Vale Canada announced its Clean AER (atmospheric emissions reduction) project is coming to an end in Sudbury. The new wet gas cleaning plant has been commissioned and is

  • GOLD: B2Gold powers up solar pant at Otjikoto mine

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NAMIBIA – B2Gold Corp. of Vancouver is celebrating the opening of its solar power plant at its Otjikoto gold mine. This plant is one of the first fully autonomous hybrid plants in the world. Changing the power source to a

  • CSR: First global Responsible Mining Index published

    April 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    GENEVA – The first Responsible Mining Index was launched on April 11, 2018, in this Swiss city. It is an independent, evidence based assessment of 30 large scale mining companies and collective assets of over 700 operating mines around the

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Anglo commits to ambitious global strategy

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – Today Anglo American launched a new and innovative sustainability strategy. Three major areas – the environment, community development, and greater trust and transparency across the industry – are to be addressed between now and 2030. CEO Mark