Canadian Mining Journal

  • News

    Yukon, First Nations release mineral development report ahead of mining act update

    April 19, 2021 by Marilyn Scales

    The rights of Indigenous peoples is at the heart of the Yukon Mineral Development Report prepared by an independent committee of government and First Nations representatives. The report was prepared by the Mineral Development Strategy (MDS) Panel after extensive engagement

  • News

    SUSTAINABILITY: Agnico Eagle, Cameco win MAC awards

    June 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA – Miners Agnico Eagle Mines and Cameco are this year’s recipients of the Mining Association of Canada’s (MAC) Towards Sustainable Mining (TSM) Excellence Awards, which recognize innovative sustainability projects focused on community engagement and the environment. The TSM encourages

  • Feature

    Cobalt’s central role in supporting the global battery sector

    January 1, 2020 by Benedikt Sobotka

    A “just” energy transition is key to the battery revolution

  • News

    SUSTAINABILITY: Metso climate targets approved by Science Based Targets initiative

    December 4, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    FINLAND – Metso has announced that the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has approved its greenhouse gas emission targets. The GHG targets are part of Metso’s Climate Program and are applicable to all relevant emission sources from production through transportation to

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Wheaton PM joins UN Global Compact

    September 16, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. has joined the United Nations Global Compact. Launched in 2000, the Compact is the largest corporate sustainability initiative in the world. As signatories, it includes more than 9,500 companies and 3,000 non-business entities based

  • Ontario to work with First Nations to unlock Ring of Fire

    September 16, 2019 by Jean Lian

    Ontario is one step closer to making the Ring of Fire a reality. Rick Gregford, Minister of Energy, Northern Development and Mines, and Minister of Indigenous Affairs, announced in August that the province would work directly with First Nation communities

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Brazil adopts MAC’s Towards Sustainable Mining initiative

    September 10, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil – The national mining association in this country – Instituto Brasileiro de Mineracao (IBRAM) – has adopted the Towards Sustainable Mining initiative developed by Ottawa-based Mining Association of Canada. TSM is a program aimed at improving environmental

  • SUSTAINABILITY: Teck releases climate action report

    August 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources has released its second “Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience” report. It outlines how the company will go forward producing products that are essential in a low carbon future while tackling climate change. The report analyzes potential

  • SUSTAINABILITY: World Bank’s supports climate-smart mining

    May 1, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The World Bank has launched its new Climate-Smart Mining Facility, the first fund dedicated to making mining more sustainable and to reducing its impact on the climate. Funds will be available to support the mining and processing

  • DEWATERING: A how to guide from Weir Minerals

    April 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WISCONSIN – Water is critical for every mine site, and without it the entire operation would stop.  Every mine site faces a different challenge with water – it’s either scarce, or in excess and causing an issue. Weir Minerals can

  • News

    COPPER: Anglo American floats solar farm on tailings at Los Bronces

    March 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Anglo American has installed 256 photovoltaic panels that float on the tailings containment pond at its Los Bronces complex. This pilot project is expected to generate 150 MWh/year from 256 photovoltaic cells. The mine is located 65 km

  • ENVIRONMENT: BQE Water signs contract for new SART project

    January 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – BQE Water, a leader in the management of mine wastewater and metallurgical bleed streams, has entered into a services agreement with a wholly owned subsidiary of a Canadian mining company for the staged implementation of the SART process