Canada Mining News

Northern College and Richmont Mines hold graduation for mining program

Northern College was pleased to celebrate with students who graduated from the Underground Hard Rock Miner Common Core program today at the Royal Canadian Legion in Wawa.

Chilean mining minister responds to criticism over miners’ rescue

Two miners have been trapped for six days at the Delia mine, part of Canadian Mandalay Resources' Cerro Bayo complex

Oil prices set to rebound

The unpredictability of today’s oil market is leaving some investors burned by unexpected price gyrations.

Argentina passes mining act expected to create 125,000 new jobs

Agreement is part of plan to double investment in the sector to $25bn in eight years.

Tanzania says Barrick to pay money owed by Acacia to Gov’t

Barrick confirmed chairman John Thornton met President John Magufuli for talks Wednesday, but didn't mention the details of what, if anything, had been agreed.

U.S. company signs collective agreement to restart Wabush Mines

Miners at the closed-down Wabush Mines in Labrador could be back on the job thanks to the recent signing of a collective agreement with the union.

Oil sands projects growth to drive need for more pipelines — CAPP

Canada will need more pipelines built through to 2030 to transport an additional 1.3 million barrels per day of oil sands production to markets across North America and around the world, according to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers.

Trump has been good news for miners — Callinex CEO

Trump’s measures to revitalize the mining industry are steps on the right direction, and they will benefit not just the US, but also Canada, said Max Porterfield.

Tanzania accuses Acacia of illegal mining in fresh blow to Barrick’s subsidiary

Government accused the gold miner of operating illegally in the country and said it has been evading taxes.

K+S Bethune mine in Canada churns out first tonnes of potash

The mine, which began operations last month, is expected to produce 600,000 to 700,000 tonnes of potash this year and 2 million tonnes per year once at full capacity.

Taseko in court to appeal defamation win by enviro-group

Taseko Mines (TSX:TKO), the company behind a large copper-gold project in north-central British Columbia, was back in court last week to appeal a 2016 decision that went against it.

Two workers trapped at Mandalay’s Cerro Bayo mine in Chile after flooding

Operations at the silver-gold mine have been suspended until further notice.

Greece to take Eldorado Gold to arbitration court over project

Energy minister George Stathakis said the move aims to ensure the company respects its contractual obligations.

SLIDESHOW: The iron ore price wars 2002–2017

Iron ore's transformation from a relic of the industrial age to the driving force behind a commodity supercycle that reshaped the global economy.

Barrick Gold buys Nevada mining project from former partner

The Robertson Property located about 96km (60 miles) south of Elko, Lander County, Nevada.

Vault building booms as gold lures investors in turbulent world

Pickup in inflation across Europe increases demand for storage

Seabridge Gold completes acquisition of Snowstorm Project

The Snowstorm Project consists of 31 square miles of land holdings strategically located at the projected intersection of three of the most important gold trends in Northern Nevada: the Carlin Trend, the Getchell Trend and the Northern Nevada Rift Zone.

Nunavut’s second gold mine kicks off commercial production

It's been more than a decade since there's been an operating mine in the mineral rich Kitikmeot region.

IAMGOLD sells stake in Ontario gold project to Sumitomo for $195 million

The deal comes as Sumitomo, Japan’s top gold miner, looks to boost its output through acquisitions and exploration.

BHP to grow potash business to size of iron ore — report

Timeline-wise, the world's largest miner expects to achieve that goal in about 50 years.

K+S Potash, Ducks Unlimited in $2.8 million project to protect wetland in Saskatchewan

K+S Potash Canada (KSPC) has committed over $2.8 million in funding for wetland conservation through an agreement with Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC) to ensure wetlands affected by the Bethune mine are offset through the restoration and preservation of wetlands across Saskatchewan.

Osisko Gold grabs Orion’s metals portfolio in $1.13 billion deal

Acquisition will help the Canadian company expand its diamond, gold and silver asset base.

Most potash shipped through Thunder Bay in a decade

According to the Thunder Bay Port Authority, 134,000 tonnes of potash crossed its docks into ships en route to ports in Brazil and Europe.

Gensource confirms the future of potash production with one feasibility study

Gensource Potash’s feasibility study (FS) was largely in line with its preliminary economic assessments (PEA), validating the robust economics of Vanguard 1.

New gold mine in Timmins by 2018: Gowest CEO

Timmins could see the start of another gold mine by 2018 according to the CEO of mine developer Gowest Limited (TSXV:GWA).