Canadian Mining Journal


  • BLOCKCHAIN: Goldcorp deposits the first gold on Tradewind blockchain

    March 29, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp Inc. and Tradewind Markets, Inc., a financial technology company revolutionizing the way gold trades, announced that Goldcorp deposited the first gold onto Tradewind’s blockchain, known as VaultChain™, as the “genesis block”.  A genesis block is the first block

  • CONVENTIONS: World Mining Congress 2018: Stages of program formation

    March 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    From June 19 till June 22, the 25th anniversary World Mining Congress will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan. Such a large-scale event of world significance is being held for the first time not only in Kazakhstan, but also in the

  • CONFERENCE: PDAC delegates totaled more than 25,000

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

        TORONTO – Attendance at the Prospectors & Developers Association of Canada’s (PDAC) 2018 Convention totaled 25,606, what the association says is a clear sign that the mineral exploration and mining industry has regained its swagger and is building

  • PDAC 2018: Bankers discuss lessons learned, exploration and mine finance trends

    March 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Strategic private placements, private equity and joint-venture partnerships are playing an increasing role in financing exploration and development projects in the mining sector, a group of Canadian bankers agreed during a panel discussion at the Prospectors & Developers Association of

  • BUDGET: MAC hammers federal lack of competitiveness support

    February 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Yesterday the federal government brought down its 2018 budget with heavy emphasis (read spending) for women’s issues and Indigenous reconciliation. There’s money for science and research and to study how a national “pharmacare” program might work. But not

  • BUDGET: MABC weighs in on provincial budget’s carbon tax mitigation

    February 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VICTORIA, B.C. – The British Columbia government delivered its 2018 budget on Feb. 20, and now the Mining Association of British Columbia takes a look at measures to mitigate the higher costs associated with the carbon tax. For the past

  • CONFERENCES: World Mining Congress 2018 – Call for Papers

    November 27, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    World Mining Congress 2018: Promotion of fundamental scientific and technological cooperation in the mining industry. ASTANA – On June 19-22, 2018 in Astana, Kazakhstan, the 25th World Mining Congress (WMC). This is the largest industry event that brings together specialists

  • CONTEST: OMA launches real-life mining challenge

    November 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – The Ontario Mining Association, which represents some of the world’s leading resources companies operating in Ontario, is partnering with three Ontario universities: University of Toronto (Lassonde Institute of Mining), Queen’s University (Robert M. Buchan Department of Mining) and Laurentian University

  • FIRST NATIONS: Nation to Nation Summit

    November 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Characteristics of a Nation-to-Nation Relationship Dialogue Series: National Summit to take place November 27 and 28th.   The Federal Government has committed as a seminal priority for Canada, to pursuing a renewed relationship based on recognition, rights, respect,

  • 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

  • Facts ‘n’ Figures: Canadian mining by the numbers

    April 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The flood of new data in the past month about Canadian mining and mineral exploration shows an industry getting back on its feet after five tough years, notwithstanding continued difficulties in the potash and uranium subsectors. The Mining Association of

  • SAFETY: Cementation earns gold for safety

    November 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTH BAY:  Ontario-based contractor Cementation received a gold award at the Canada Occupation Safety Awards Gala in Toronto in October. The award recognizes the mine and facilities contracting and engineering firm as one of the safest employers in Canada for 2016