Canadian Mining Journal

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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

  • INNOVATION: Mining sector’s clean resources proposal shortlisted for supercluster initiative

    October 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The potential to generate significant environmental benefits, energize regional economies and create jobs has meant the mining sector’s clean resources proposal has made the shortlist for the federal government’s innovation  supercluster initiative. CLEER (Clean, Low-energy, Effective, Engaged and Remediated), a clean resources

  • Plan Nord pointing the way

    October 1, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    The “project of a generation” gaining traction in Quebec

  • SUSTAINABILITY: MAC selects Dominion Diamond, Vale for successful TSM efforts

    May 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada has awarded two Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence awards this year – one to the Ekati diamond mine belonging to Dominion Diamond Corp. and another to the Voisey’s Bay nickel-cobalt mine of Vale

  • DIAMONDS: De Beers supports artisanal miners with new grant to DDI

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Diamond Development Initiative has received what it calls another “significant” contribution from the De Beers Group of Companies. The money will be used to promote responsible production and improve the lives and conditions of artisanal diamond miners

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    GOLD-SILVER: Argonaut to consider expanding pit at La Colorada

    March 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MEXICO – Good drill results from the El Creston deposit at the La Colorada gold-silver mine and heap leach operation in Sonora has Argonaut Gold considering an expansion of the pit. The company has completed a 22-hole, 5,139-metre reverse circulation