Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    TRANSPORTATION: Inching toward the Kearl oil sands project

    January 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    When I saw an item about the difficulty of moving large industrial loads from Idaho through Montana to Canada, it was the word “Idaho” that caught my eye. Then the word “Kearl” as in Imperial Oil’s oil sands development near Fort McMurray, AB….

  • Feature

    Packing for the Journey

    December 1, 2011 by Simon Trillwood*

    Export packaging is the business of protecting products from the harazrds inherent in the shipping route. Ti’s “The toughest leg of the journey,” and the choosing a professional export packer with the right experience, capability and equipment…

  • Feature

    Shipping Supplies Gets Serious

    June 1, 2011 by Russell Nobel

    When J.S. Redpath Limited ships a piece of equipment from its North Bay shops, it just doesn’t load it onto a truck and kiss it goodbye, so to speak, and say “that’s the end of that.” In fact, it’s quite the opposite, because all of the parts…

  • News

    IRON ORE DEVELOPMENT: Rail deal arranged for LIM’s Schefferville project

    April 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    LABRADOR – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings of Toronto has signed a rail services agreement with Western Labrador Rail Services (WLRS) for the movement of iron ore from the company’s Silver Yards processing facility in western Labrador to the main…

  • News

    SAFETY: Smart hat monitors heavy equipment operators

    October 11, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    QUEENSLAND, Australia — Researchers at the CRCMining centre have developed a “smart” baseball cap that m…