canadian mining journal

PGM DEVELOPMENT: New mine at Geordie Lake to extend life of Marathon project

ONTARIO — Marathon PGM Corp. of Toronto has announced plans to develop the Geordie Lake deposit 14 km no... [Full Story]

GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Construction begins at Çöpler project in Turkey

TURKEY — Toronto's Anatolia Minerals Development has begun construction at the Çöpler gold p... [Full Story]

VIRTUAL REALITY: Coffey and Virtalis team up at Exposibram

BRAZIL — The Brazilian operation of leading global professional services consultancy, Coffey Internation... [Full Story]


This week CMJ begins an exclusive, multi-part series on what may be the world's most fascinating gold mine. Be... [Full Story]

COPPER-GOLD EXPLORATION: Pebble budget boosted to $70 million

ALASKA — Originally set at US$59.9 million, the 2009 budget for the Pebble copper-gold-molybdenum projec... [Full Story]

HOT TOPIC: Greenpeace v. the oil sands

At 8 am, Tuesday, Sept. 15, the day before Prime Minister Stephen Harper and U.S. President Barack Obama met t... [Full Story]

MILL SALE: Rambler buys Nugget Pond plant from Crew Gold

NEWFOUNDLAND — Rambler Metals & Mining of Baie Verte has completed the $3.5 million purchase of the ... [Full Story]

GOLD MILLING: Holt mill to process ore from Black Fox mine

ONTARIO — Toronto-based St Andrew Goldfields has agreed to begin custom milling ore from Apollo Gold's B... [Full Story]

HOT TOPIC: Could small nuclear plants be practical?

Western Troy is investigating the idea of a small nuclear power plant to supply electricity to potential its M... [Full Story]

GOLD STUDY: Brewery Creek property gets new examination

YUKON — The former Brewery Creek gold heap leach operation, owned by Alexco Resource Corp., 55 km east o... [Full Story]

ENVIRONMENTAL STUDY: Pele Mountain kicks off Eco Ridge research

ONTARIO — Pele Mountain Resources of Toronto has commissioned a long-term research study to minimize the... [Full Story]

READER COMMENT: Industry minister sets record straight

On June 7, I wrote about the new Lassonde mining innovation centre to be established at the University of Toronto, ... [Full Story]

GOLD DEVELOPMENT: IamGold's Essakane project ahead of schedule

BURKINA FASO - IamGold Corporation of Toronto says development is ahead of schedule at its Essakane gold project, w... [Full Story]

ENGINEERING MANAGEMENT: Suncor becomes 300th SmartPlant user

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama - Just one year after reaching the 200th customer mark, rapid industry adoption of Intergraph's... [Full Story]

FUEL STORAGE: INAC, Environment Canada okays collapsible fabric tanks

DELTA, BC - After more than 12 months of discussion, SEI Industries has finally received approval for the use of it... [Full Story]

CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: So You Think You Know Mining winners selected by OMA

The Ontario Mining Association (OMA) was able to offer the winners of its high school video competition, So Yo... [Full Story]

HOT TOPIC: How are schools doing?

The Ontario Mining Association has done a remarkable job of finding five top videos and the bright, young minds beh... [Full Story]

READER COMMENT: Where Ontario's new Mining Act fails everyone else

Not only the exploration sector and certain Aboriginal bands are unhappy with Ontario's proposed new Mining Act. Ev... [Full Story]

READER COMMENT: Wholesale changes wrong for Mining Act

Faithful reader Carl Huston of Red Lake, ON, chimed in with his more than 50 years of experience in the exploration... [Full Story]

Portland Cement Association extends nomination deadline for 2009 Sustainable Leadership Awards

The Portland Cement Association (PCA) is extending its call for nominations for the 2009 Sustainable Leadership Awa... [Full Story]

Top Canadian carriers' revenue, expenses steady in Q4

OTTAWA, Ont. -- The top for-hire carriers in Canada saw both operating revenue and expenses remain practically... [Full Story]

BC garbage trucks to run on fuel made out of trash

Vehicles delivering Greater Vancouver's trash to landfill could soon be garbage trucks in more than one sense ... [Full Story]

NB funds watershed restoration, carbon sequestration projects

A dozen sustainable projects in New Brunswick (N.B.) communities have received a total of $233,000 in funding. [Full Story]

Major Long Term Effort Needed To Reduce Oilsands Emissions To Level Of Conventional Oil, Study Says

Oilsands projects' greenhouse gas emissions could be reduced to those of conventional oil production but it will ta... [Full Story]

Energy & Technology's VisonArray Technology Now Patent-Protected

Energy & Technology Corp., previously known as Technical Industries & Energy Corp. and a provider of equipment and ... [Full Story]