Canadian Mining Journal



  • ENERGY: Renewable energy gets closer look at Iqaluit summit

    September 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IQALUIT: Hybridized electricity production that includes renewable energy is projected to be less expensive than business-as-usual in some northern communities. At least that’s what researchers at the Waterloo Institute of Sustainable Energy have found. And that’s in addition to the environmental

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    ENVIRONMENT: Contract awarded for water resources engineering

    June 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    OTTAWA: BluMetric Environmental Inc., an Ottawa-based cleantech company, is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a new contract, exceeding C$3.2M in the first year of a possible five-year span, to provide environmental engineering…

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    ENVIRONMENT: BacTech Environmental Targets Mercury Reduction in Mining

    April 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    TORONTO, CANADA– April 22, 2015 – BacTech Environmental Corporation today announced that in addition to its tailings activity in Bolivia, the Company has launched a new initiative to reduce the amount of mercury used in artisanal/small…

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    TECHNOLOGY: New GE membrane system captures energy from wastewater

    October 1, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana – GE Power & Water introduced the latest in membrane-based wastewater treatment technology last week. It combines anaerobic digestion technology with the ZeeWeed™ 500 membranes to create anaerobic membrane…

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    INVITATION: Looking for new ideas

    July 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    CALGARY: GE (General Electric Canada Inc) has announced the launch of a $1-million ecomagination open innovation challenge to help accelerate technology development in Canada’s oil sands. The Innovation Challenge will target two of the bigger…

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    TECHNOLOGY: ABB signs a powerful contract

    July 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    MONTREAL,: ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has won an order worth approximately $400 million from NSP Maritime Link Inc., a subsidiary of Emera Inc., to supply a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) power transmission…

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    SELENIUM: BioteQ awarded contract for selenium removal

    June 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – BioteQ Environmental Technologies, a leader in the treatment of contaminated mine water, has secured a contract with a Canadian company to conduct pilot scale testing of its Selen-IX™ technology for selenium removal….

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    GOLD: Sage to study natural gas use in mining vehicles at Clavos property

    May 8, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Sage Gold of Toronto has agreed to study the viability of using compressed natural gas to supplement and/or replace diesel fuel for surface equipment and haulage trucks. The study is to be undertaken with CNG Canada and Change…

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    MUSEUM: PapaBravo donates original electric mining vehicle prototype

    October 10, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SASKATOON – In 2010, PapaBravo Innovation’s original prototype electric vehicle, the Gofer-EV, exceeded everyone’s expectations when tested both above and below ground. It didn’t take long until the side project became…

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    Regina’s used-oil centre reopens at new location

    June 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Regina’s main used-oil materials drop-off EcoCentre, closed since late December, has now reopened at its new location at Crown Shred and Recycling, 225 – 6th Avenue East, Regina.

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    Public hearing planned for Deep Geologic Repository Project

    June 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The Joint Review Panel for the Deep Geologic Repository Project for Low and Intermediate Level Radioactive Waste (DGR) announces it has scheduled the public hearing on September 16, 2013, for the project.

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    Volvo Trucks to Commercialize Renewable Fuel Technology for Heavy Trucks in North America

    June 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 6, 2013 /CNW/ – Volvo Trucks today became the first North American manufacturer to announce plans to utilize a new, clean-burning alternative fuel to power its heavy-duty trucks. Dimethyl ether (DME) is a non-toxic,…