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  • Largest oil sands producers create alliance to reach net zero

    June 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Canada’s largest oil sands producers, together responsible for 90% of bitumen production, have teamed  up to achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions. Canadian Natural Resources (TSX: CNQ), Cenovus Energy (TSX: CVE), Imperial Oil (TSX: IMO), MEG Energy (TSX: MEG) and

  • FPX Nickel tests potential carbon neutral operation at Baptiste

    June 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    FPX Nickel (TSXV: FPX) has reported positive results from the expanded fields tests of direct air carbon capture in tailings at its Baptiste project in the Decar Nickel District in central British Columbia. Carbon sequestration rates at the project were

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    Minerva AI analysis drives gold hunt

    June 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Minerva Intelligence, an artificial intelligence and knowledge engineering company, has signed a service provision contract with Clarity Gold (OTC: CLGCF) for the use of Minerva’s proprietary Driver technology, enabling precision drill targeting and unparalleled insights into drilling data from Clarity’s

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    Metso Outotec introduces energy saving stirred mills

    June 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Metso Outotec has been a frontrunner in driving stirred milling innovations for decades and is now excited to introduce its comprehensive portfolio featuring three stirred milling solutions – Vertimill, Stirred Media Detritor, and HIGmill. Ideal for grinding finer products, stirred

  • Call for innovative mining solutions

    June 9, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The Center for Excellence in Mining Innovation is an ally of the PeruMin Hub program that is launching a contest for mining sector solutions. The call is aimed at national and international innovators who can address major challenges. Applications are

  • Turmalina Metals intersects 4.3% copper at San Francisco project in Argentina

    June 9, 2021 by Northern Miner Staff

    Drilling at Turmalina Metal’s (TSXV: TBX; US-OTC: TBXXF) San Francisco project in Argentina has returned high-grade copper mineralization from the San Francisco del Andes (SFdLA) breccia, one of more than 60 tourmaline breccia occurrences mapped so far on the property,

  • Lundin Gold connects students to education in Ecuador

    June 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Lundin Gold (TSX: LUG) is providing access to online education for students in rural communities close to its Fruta del Norte (FDN) mine in Ecuador. The young learners have been out of school since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic.

  • Nighthawk to raise $20M for Indin Lake exploration

    June 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    As it extends the  mineralization at Indin Lake, Nighthawk Gold’s (TSXV: NHG) has announced $20-million bought deal financing. It will issue 8.6 million flow-through units at $1.51 each and 6.1 million general units at $1.15 each. Each flow-through unit comprises

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    ABB launches new digital monitoring, predictive service for conveyor belts

    June 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ABB has launched ABB Ability condition monitoring for belts, an advanced digital service to enable mine operators to track speed, misalignment, damage, thickness and wear, slippage and temperature of conveyor belts in real time, and therefore anticipate maintenance, avoid unplanned

  • Mining sector paves the way to clean energy technology

    June 8, 2021 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Miners asking for big, bold ideas to supply renewable energy are paving the way for other industries across the world. Miners are constantly looking for innovative power solutions to help achieve their emission targets.  “Where there once may have been

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    The View from England: Old assumptions are breached by new technology

    June 8, 2021 by Chris Hinde

    Protect your assets against current threats but remember that nothing lasts forever. It is a lesson that mining executives and metals investors should know, and was learnt long ago by the builders of medieval castles. New technology is driving resurgent

  • Deep mines in Sweden considered microbial graveyards

    June 8, 2021 by MINING.COM Staff

    Igneous rocks have been hosting microbial life for millennia, a new paper published in the journal Communications Earth & Environment reveals.  In the study, an international team of researchers shares findings of fossils of microorganisms of prokaryotic and eukaryotic origin