Canadian Mining Journal


Environment


  • ENVIRONMENT: Arsenic vitrification may solve Giant mine problem

    September 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Dundee Sustainable Technologies (DST) of Montreal says its vitrification proposal is considered the best stabilization and solution for the arsenic dust stored in the former Giant gold mine. The process was examined by the State of Knowledge

  • FLOTATION: Eriez, CEEC reach deal to boost efficiency

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    AUSTRALIA – Leading mineral processing technology company Eriez has joined forces with energy efficient mining and processing champion CEEC, to continue to drive improvements across the global mining industry. The Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution (CEEC) is an international, not-for-profit

  • GOLD: Anaconda given okay for new tails pond at Point Rousse

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Anaconda Mining of Toronto has received approval from the provincial department of natural resources to use the Pine Cove pit at the Point Rousse project for tailings management. Up to 7 million tonnes will be stored there. Anaconda

  • MINING: Brazilian judge blocks decree to mine in reserve

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    RIO DE JANEIRO – It seems the plan to open up a 42,000-km2 area of the Amazon Basin to exploration and mining has stumbled into a roadblock. Wednesday a federal judge signed an order preventing the plan. The court suspended

  • POWER: B2Gold chooses Cat and Barloworld for solar option in Namibia

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NAMIBIA – Caterpillar today announced that B2Gold Corp. has selected Caterpillar and Cat dealer Barloworld to supply 7 MW of solar power at the Otjikoto mine in this African republic. The full system, including Cat photovoltaic (PV) solar modules and

  • Sprott Conference: Friedland pitches metals used in electric vehicles

    August 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER  — The electric car revolution is accelerating, and so will the demand for metals that make them work, Robert Friedland, executive chairman of Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) said during a presentation at the Sprott Natural Resource Symposium

  • LITHIUM-TANTALUM: Critical Elements submits EIS for Rose project

    August 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Critical Elements Corp. of Montreal has officially submitted the environmental impact statement to the Environmental and Social Impact Review Committee and the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency for its Rose lithium-tantalum project in the James Bay region. The study

  • COPPER-ZINC: Tulsequah Chief mine fails to find new owner

    August 1, 2017 by Marilyn Scales

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Black Loon Metals, a private company, has reportedly backed away from a deal to purchase the former Tulsequah Chief copper-zinc mine 100 km south of Atlin. The mine was closed 60 years ago, but acid drainage continues

  • Feature

    Changes coming to federal environmental and regulatory reviews

    August 1, 2017 by John Olynyk

    Changes coming to federal environmental legislation.

  • GOLD: Detour Gold becomes signatory to Cyanide Code

    July 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WASHINGTON, D.C.  – Toronto-based Detour Gold Corp. has become a signatory to the International Cyanide Management Code for the manufacture, transport and use of cyanide in the production of gold, announced the International Cyanide Management Institute on July 25, 2017.

  • COPPER-GOLD: Kamloops rejects new Ajax mine on doorstep

    July 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Kamloops city council voted four-two to oppose the proposed Ajax copper-gold mine 3 km south of the town. Instead, the councillors are drafting a letter to all three political parties in the province to suspend environmental assessment

  • GOLD: Goldcorp stalls at Coffee project

    July 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Goldcorp has run into trouble at its Coffee gold project. Local media Yukon News reported late last week that the Yukon Environmental and Socio-economic Assessment Board has halted its review of the proposed mine because it says