Canadian Mining Journal


  • HAUL TRUCKS: Caterpillar to offer dual fuel retrofit kit for 785C

    November 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar will offer its dynamic gas blending retrofit kit for the Cat 785C mining truck. Cat Dynamic Gas Blending (DGB) technology allows engines to run on both diesel and liquefied natural gas (LNG). DGB lowers fuel cost

  • TAILINGS: MAC issues revised best practice guidelines

    November 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – On Nov. 7 the Mining Association of Canada released its third edition of its A Guide to the Management of Tailings Facilities. The release coincides with the Tailings and Mine Waste Conference in Banff, Alta. Canadian tailings management

  • OIL SANDS: Suncor gets okay to begin new tailings management system

    October 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALBERTA – Suncor Energy said on Oct. 25 that it has received approval from the Alberta Energy Regulator for its base plant tailings directive application and related Millennium operational amendment application. Suncor can now work  on implementing its tailings management

  • Candelaria Mining dodges politics at Caballo Blanco project

    October 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    After acquiring the Caballo Blanco project in the Mexican state of Veracruz a little more than a year ago, Candelaria Mining (TSXV: CAND) prepared a new environmental impact assessment (MIA) for the gold project and worked closely with the surrounding communities and

  • ENVIRONMENT: MAC’s new actions to address climate change

    October 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) and its members have committed to new actions to further enhance efforts in climate change based on recommendations from MAC’s independent Community of Interest (COI) advisory panel. In the months following the

  • 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