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  • Communications: Galaxy Broadband launches new satellite network

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Alberta – Calgary-based Galaxy Broadband Communications is launching a new network with the latest Generation 5 High QoS technology. The new Gen 5, QoS capable technology will be deployed on Galaxy’s Ka Band high powered spot beams to offer much

  • Hecla embraces ‘culture of innovation’ to boost productivity

    June 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    U.S.-based Hecla Mining has highlighted operational innovation as a key strategic pillar because it is convinced the industry stands on a technological “tipping point” that will pave the way for the next generation of mines.   The company hosted an intimate technology mini-conference

  • 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

  • STREAMING: Silver Wheaton changes name to Wheaton Precious Metals

    May 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER –  Shareholders of Silver Wheaton Corp. approved changing the streaming company’s name to Wheaton Precious Metals at the annual general meeting earlier this week. The company will begin trading under the symbol WPM and its new name on the

  • GOLD: Barrick Q1 report cuts 2017 guidance

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold reported strong first quarter results, but has cut its guidance for 2017 following the sale of a 50% interest in the Veladero gold mine in Argentina. The company had first quarter revenues of $1.99 billion (all

  • MOVING: Caterpillar to build new global headquarters

    April 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEERFIELD, Ill. – Caterpillar Inc. announced today that its new global headquarters will be located in Deerfield, Illinois, a northern Chicago suburb. The new headquarters building is minutes away from Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, is centrally located near major interstates

  • TNM Roundtable: Leaders debate cash deployment

    April 20, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Industry members weighed in on how companies could best deploy cash at The Northern Miner’s roundtable discussion in Toronto in early April. The event – sponsored by PwC and moderated by Northern Miner editor-in-chief John Cumming and publisher Anthony Vaccaro – augments the Miner’s

  • MERGER: Komatsu acquires Joy Global

    April 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MILWAUKE, Wis. – Komatsu America Corp., a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Komatsu Ltd., has completed its acquisition of Joy Global, a worldwide leader in high productivity mining solutions. Retaining its headquarters in Milwaukee, Joy Global will be renamed Komatsu Mining Corp.

  • Feature

    With a brighter end to 2016, 2017 is full of potential

    April 1, 2017 by Michelle Grant

    How miners can prepare for a predicted uptick in M&A activity this year.

  • Barrick, Goldcorp end 2016 on a high note

    February 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Barrick Gold (TSX: ABX; NYSE: ABX) and Goldcorp (TSX: G; NYSE: GG) – Canada’s top gold companies by market cap – recently released their fourth quarter and full-year 2016 results. Here are the highlights: Barrick reported better than expected fourth quarter and full

  • RATING: Cordoba Minerals tops OTCQX Best 50

    February 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEW YORK – OTC Markets Group, operator of the OTCQX, OTCQB and Pink financial markets for 10,000 U.S. and global securities, today announced the 2017 OTCQX Best 50, a ranking of top performing OTCQX companies in 2017. The #1 ranked

  • Japanese utility TEPCO terminates contract, Cameco to pursue legal rights

    February 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In a hastily convened conference call this morning, CEO Tim Gitzel of Cameco Corporation (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ) vowed he would “vigorously pursue remedies to recover value for our shareholders and other stakeholders” after Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) confirmed it is terminating a 2009