canadian mining journal

MINERAL PROCESSING: Metso equipment chosen for Mt. Milligan


CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: Mining fattens government purse

Marilyn Scales [Full Story]

OPENING – Official ceremony held at Caribou mine

NEW BRUNSWICK - June 20, 2008, marked the official opening ceremony at the Caribou mine belonging to BLUE NOTE MINI... [Full Story]

TAILINGS PLAN – Fish sneak into pond at Jolu mill

SASKATCHEWAN - The tailings from the Jolu gold mine near La Ronge don't appear to be very toxic. [Full Story]

MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS – Adanac and Blacksteel

Vancouver-based ADANAC MOLYBDENUM has retained Michael MacLeod as a consulting mining engineer to provide technical... [Full Story]

NEW POLL – Employee turnover rate

Our new Hot Topic poll is this: "The shortage of experienced workers in mining and mineral exploration seems to hav... [Full Story]

READERS' COMMENTS – Oil sands cleanup

CMJ readers had much to say about the needed cleanup in the oil sands industry. [Full Story]

COPPER-GOLD STUDY – Casino mine would cost $2.1 billion to build

YUKON - The pre-feasibility study of the Casino copper-gold-molybdenum deposit could support a new mine for 30 year... [Full Story]

ENVIRONMENT – Appeal court backs assessment of Red Chris project

BRITISH COLUMBIA - The Federal Court of Appeal has set aside an earlier decision by the Federal Court Trial Divisio... [Full Story]

The slippery slope of the oil sands

The Alberta oil sands loom large in the minds of Canadians. The projects near Fort McMurray are providing thousands... [Full Story]

NEW POLL – Can oil sands be environmentally acceptable?

The editorial this week questions whether the oil sands industry of western Canada can truly operate without long-t... [Full Story]

GOLD RESOURCES – Cameron Lake closer to production

ONTARIO - NUINSCO RESOURCES of Toronto has updated the resource and found a mill for its Cameron Lake project near ... [Full Story]

GOLD DEVELOPMENT – IamGold eager to get Westwood on-stream

QUEBEC - Toronto-based IAMGOLD CORPORATION is eager to get the near-surface portion of its Westwood project into pr... [Full Story]

LUBRICANTS – Next generation of Shell's Corena arrives

CALGARY - SHELL CANADA has added two new products to its Corena line of air compressor oils. [Full Story]

CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: Good time to open offshore

Late spring seems to be the favoured time for Canadian companies to open new mines in foreign lands. News releases ... [Full Story]

NEW POLL – Where should you build your next mine?

Our editorial this week outlines mines that Canadians are opening in four other countries, and our poll asks you to... [Full Story]

MOLYBDENUM EXPLORATION – Drilling expands Moly Brook deposit

NEWFOUNDLAND - Based on the latest drill results, TENAJON RESOURCES of Vancouver is confident that its Moly Brook d... [Full Story]

LOADER SIMULATOR – Immersive Tech offers first Komatsu version

AUSTRALIA - IMMERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES has created the first-ever simulator for the world's largest mechanical wheel lo... [Full Story]

SILVER MINING – 400-year-old silver mine reopens

MEXICO - GREAT PANTHER RESOURCES of Vancouver recently celebrated the reopening of the famous Guanajuato silver min... [Full Story]

NICKEL DEVELOPMENT – Long lead-time equipment ordered for Minago

MANITOBA - The board of Toronto-based VICTORY NICKEL has approved the ordering of mining equipment with long lead-t... [Full Story]

CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVES: Mindoro guides artisanal Philippine miners

Edmonton's MINDORO RESOURCES has initiated a co-operative program with small-scale miners at its Surigao del Norte ... [Full Story]

NEW POLL – Would you mind living near a mine?

In response to polls we have run recently, one reader suggested that a community's acceptance of a mine may depend ... [Full Story]

GOLD EXPLORATION – Westwood schedule advanced

QUEBEC - Toronto-based IAMGOLD has accelerated work at its Westwood advanced underground gold project. The goal is ... [Full Story]

GOLD EXPLORATION – Madsen underground program ahead of schedule

ONTARIO - CLAUDE RESOURCES of Saskatoon, Sask., is preparing to begin the underground drill program from the 12th l... [Full Story]

GOLD FEASIBILITY – Thumbs down for Estrades project

QUEBEC - COGITORE RESOURCES of Toronto has received a feasibility study from GENIVAR for its Estrades gold project ... [Full Story]