Canadian Mining Journal


Environment


  • Fireside chat with Kirkland Lake Gold’s Tony Makuch

    November 11, 2019 by Northern Miner Staff

    The Northern Miner hosted its third annual Progressive Mine Forum in October. During the event, Tony Makuch, president and CEO of Kirkland Lake Gold (TSX: KL; NYSE: KL), sat down with Northern Miner publisher Anthony Vaccaro for an in-depth fireside chat in front

  • DRILLING: Rouillier earns first EcoLogo certification for exploration

    October 31, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ROUYN-NORANDA, Que. – The team at Rouillier Drilling are proud to be the first company to be awarded the Underwriters Lab’s 2724: EcoLogo Certification for Suppliers of the Mineral Exploration Industry. The last step of the certification process, which includes

  • GOLD: Council finds gold has a role in the face of climate risks

    October 23, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LONDON, U.K. – The World Gold Council has released a new report, Gold and Climate Change: Current and future impacts, aimed at providing investors and stakeholders with greater clarity around both gold’s emission profile and the role that yellow metal

  • COAL: Teck rolls out electric buses at Fording River, Greenhills

    October 22, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Teck Resources is rolling out a pair of electric buses to transport workers to and from the Fording River and Greenhills coal mines in the Elk Valley. The new vehicles are a much greener solution to

  • SILVER: US silver mine presented as example of environmental leadership

    October 21, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    IDAHO – Hecla Mining’s Lucky Friday mine has been showcased by the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality as an example of environmental leadership for its efforts creating water treatment facilities that reduce the concentration of lead and zinc in the

  • HAULAGE: New Cat AD45 underground truck better for mine air quality

    October 2, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PEORIA, Ill. – Caterpillar’s new Cat AD45 underground mining truck is available in configurations to meet the strictest emissions standards. The AD45 delivers the superior speed on grade of its predecessor, the AD45B, and it has the same dimensional envelope

  • ENVIRONMENT: Concrete Canvas chooses Titan as Canadian sales agent

    October 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – Concrete Canvas, the British manufacturer and inventor of the innovative Concrete Canvas geosynthetic cementitious composite mat  (GCCM), and Titan Environmental Containment, a leading Canadian geosynthetics supplier, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a distribution agreement

  • ENVIRONMENT: Schneider Electric ahead of carbon neutral schedule

    September 26, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – Schneider Electric this week at Climate Week NYC 2019 that it is drastically stepping up its commitment to carbon neutrality with three new actions: (1) accelerating its 2030 goal of carbon neutrality in its extended ecosystem by

  • LOW CARBON: HySafe believes hydrogen could replace diesel at mine sites

    September 26, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    AUSTRALIA – Experts are discussing the possibilities of using hydrogen to replace diesel as the baseload fuel on remote mining sites. But according to the president of the International Association for Hydrogen Safety, Stuart Hawksworth, in order for that goal

  • ENVIRONMENT: Rio Tinto signs MOU with Chinese steelmaker to improve performance

    September 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHINA – Rio Tinto has signed a memorandum of understanding with this country’s largest steel producer, China Baowu Steel Group, and Tsinghua University to develop and implement new methods to reduce carbon emissions and improve environmental performance in the iron

  • LITHIUM: MGX ships commercial rapid recovery system to the US

    September 25, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PENNSYLVANIA – MGX Minerals shipped this week what it calls “the world’s first commercial rapid lithium recovery system.” The shipment was made from Calgary to Towanda, Penn., where it landed at Eureka Resources’ Standing Stone advanced wastewater treatment facility. Back

  • ENVIRONMENT: Seabridge joins study of metals on fish

    September 19, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Metal pollution from mines, mills and smelters is a hotly contested issue, especially when water passing through contaminated sites leaches metals into local waterways. The issue has become a major aggravation between miners and Indigenous peoples along