canadian mining journal

Saskatchewan And Montana Join Forces On Carbon Capture And Storage

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall has signed a memorandum of understanding with Montana Governor Brian Schweitzer to w... [Full Story]

Barber named President of Baumer Ltd.

Mark Barber has been named president of Baumer Ltd., the Baumer Group's U.S. division. Baumer Ltd. is based in... [Full Story]

Cancer risk from arsenic in drinking water focus of new study

The Canadian Cancer Society is funding a cancer prevention study that could lead to new water testing and trea... [Full Story]

READER COMMENTS: Two here, two there model for education

Last week CMJ asked its readers to weigh in on whether the "Newfoundland model", that educates budding geologists f... [Full Story]

HOT TOPIC: When will gold break the $1,000 barrier?

It was more than a year ago, in March 2008, that the price of gold topped US$1,000 an ounce. Try as it might, the p... [Full Story]

HOT TOPIC: Does mineral education belong in one place?

The topic of where to educate Ontario's next generation of mining and minerals professionals is timely given the ex... [Full Story]

CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: Laurentian U as the "Harvard of the mining sector"

(Editor's note: This topic is bound to be controversial, and that might be good. I present it here to CMJ Net News ... [Full Story]

GOLD RESOURCES: McGarry project moves toward production

ONTARIO - Armistice Resources of Toronto has filed the latest 43-101 report for its McGarry gold project and says i... [Full Story]

CANADIAN PERSPECTIVE: Hidden opportunity in hard times

Unless you are recently returned from a remote, primitive tropical island, you are inundated daily by doom and gloo... [Full Story]

GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Osisko raises $350M for Malartic project

QUEBEC - Osisko Mining of Montreal is raising close to $350 million dollars, the net proceeds of which will be used... [Full Story]

MINE HOISTS: Davy Markham wins contract for Westwood mine

QUEBEC - IamGold Corporation of Toronto has awarded the $20-million contract for mine hoists for its Westwood gold ... [Full Story]

EDUCATION: BacTech, Haileybury create new technical course

ONTARIO - BacTech Mining of Toronto and the Haileybury School of Mines at Cobalt are creating a new bacterial oxida... [Full Story]

Solving copper waste problem earns Canadian firm top Chinese Environmental award

BioteQ Environmental Technologies (TSX-BQE) of Vancouver has just been awarded the 2008 China Mining Environmental ... [Full Story]

Barrick advances nine teams in its

Barrick Gold Corp of Toronto is one step closer to awarding a $10 million performance bonus for the scientific answ... [Full Story]

CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: Western Australia lifts uranium ban

The six-year ban on uranium mining in Western Australia has been lifted, newly elected Premier Colin Barnett announ... [Full Story]

HYDROMETALLURGY: Process refined for Ferguson Lake ore

NUNAVUT — STARFIELD RESOURCES of Toronto says the latest hydrometallurgical tests of massive sulphide ore from its ... [Full Story]

UNDERGROUND EQUIPMENT: Sandvik to supply borers for Picadilly mine

NEW BRUNSWICK — Sandvik Mining and Construction has been chosen to supply a fleet of Sandvik MF420 borer mine... [Full Story]

PROJECT PROPOSAL: Shore gold begins environmental process for Star-Orion South mine

SASKATCHEWAN — SHORE GOLD of Saskatoon has submitted a project proposal for the Star-Orion South diamond project to... [Full Story]

ACID MINE DRAINAGE: Enpar conducts successful tests of new prevention technology

MONTANA — ENPAR TECHNOLGIES of Toronto has completed successful field tests of its patented acid mine drainage elec... [Full Story]

CONTRACT AWARD: Wardrop wins Mt. Milligan work

VANCOUVER — WARDROP ENGINEERING has been awarded the detailed engineering design and procurement contract for TERRA... [Full Story]

GEOTECHNICAL AWARD: John Gartner wins Robert F. Legget Medal

EDMONTON — John Gartner of engineering firm GARTNER LEE has won the Robert F. Legget Medal for 2008. The prestigiou... [Full Story]

CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Can coal-to-hydrocarbons replace oil?

Like our readers, we at CMJ have watched the price of crude oil skyrocket and heard the voices of the "greens" call... [Full Story]

COPPER MINING: Xstrata plans $121 million investment at Kidd mine

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NARROW VEIN MINING: Thermal fragmentation explained

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Denison picks up work at Faro mine complex

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