Canadian Mining Journal


Cementation Canada Inc.


  • News

    CMJ’s Top 10 stories of 2018

    January 3, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    At the start of 2019, CMJ looks back on 2018 to highlight our most read stories of the year, starting with our popular annual Top 40 coverage. Click on the headlines to read the full story. 1: Canada’s Top 40: Outlook

  • Feature

    Proactive safety programs provided to help protect workers at the face

    April 1, 2015 by Alun Price Jones, Ryan R. Lyle and Steve Wrixon*

    In the course of new mine construction or of expanding mine workings, the mine development crews are the first to encounter the realities of stress-related strain behaviour of the rock.

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    Watertight is the word as crews work to restore salt mine’s old shaft liners

    February 1, 2015 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Cementation Canada Ltd. of North Bay, Ont. bills itself as “one of the premier shaft sinking companies in the world,” and it has the track record to back up that claim.

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    Some of Cementation’s deeper jobs

    February 1, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The world’s mining companies are delving ever deeper into the surface of earth in search of mineral wealth and Cementation Ltd. of North Bay, Ont. has designed and constructed some of the deepest shafts on record, including the…

  • Feature

    Straight up & down

    April 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The use of low to medium capacity hoisting systems installed within raised shafts in deep mines is not new, but now two significant technical obstacles have been overcome to enable the concept of a higher capacity borehole hoisting system for…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Belo Sun, Morien Resources, Orvana, Prevention Council, and SNC-Lavalin

    August 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Belo Sun Mining of Toronto has added three individuals to its management team: Ian Pritchard as COO, Joaquim Alvarenga as general manager of operations in Brazil, and Donald W. Clarke as an advisor. Pritchard’s experience includes more…

  • Feature

    Bottoms Up

    February 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    “Sight Unseen” could easily be Cementation Canada’s motto because most of the work the company does is underground. In fact, for the past 14 years, the vast majority of the engineering and contracting projects the company has undertaken…

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    RECOGNITION: Cementation named one of Canada’s Top 100 employers

    October 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    NORTH BAY, Ontario – Cementation has been named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for 2012, the only northern Ontario based company to be listed. This is the fifth year Cementation has received this honour. The annual competition is managed by…

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    CERTIFICATION: Mining industry recognises Canada’s first nationally certified miners

    May 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    MONTREAL – Canada’s first graduating class of 95 mine workers with nationally recognized skills were honoured at the CIM on May 24, 2011. The Canadian Mining Credentials Program (CMCP) was developed by the Mining Industry Human Resources…

  • Feature

    Third time’s a charm

    May 1, 2011 by Marilyn Scales

    Potash mining in southeast New Brunswick has been underway for over 30 years and construction began on the Penobsquis mine near Sussex in 1981 and on the nearby Potacan mine in 1983. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan bought the Penobsquis mine…

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    CONTRACT: Cementation to sink Hoyle Pond winze

    January 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Cementation Canada of North Bay, ON, has started the new year off with a formal letter of acceptance from Goldcorp’s Porcupine Gold Mines (PGM) awarding Cementation the No.2 winze shaft sinking project at the Hoyle Pond gold mine…

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    SHAFT-SINKING SAFETY – Nickel Rim South main shaft complete without lost time injury

    January 13, 2008 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – XSTRATA NICKEL has announced that the main production shaft at its Nickel Rim South project, near Sudbury…