Canada Mining News

BC won't charge Imperial Metals for Mount Polley dam breach

No charges will be laid under British Columbia’s environmental laws in relation to Imperial Metals Corporation’s Mount Polley tailings-dam breach August 4, 2014.

Supreme Court of British Columbia rules in favour of Skeena

Skeena Resources Limited is pleased to announce that the Supreme Court of British Columbia has ruled in favour of its subsidiary, Sona Resources (“Sona”) regarding a dispute about the Company’s option to earn a 100% equity interest in the mineral and Crown-granted claims referred to as the Elizabeth property.

Greece to kick off arbitration process over Eldorado Gold’s project

Authorities seek to settle differences with the Canadian miner over Skouries, one of the gold projects the firm is currently developing in northern Greece.

Chile's Caserones copper mine close to reach full capacity after weather forced 3-week shutdown

The mine, which began producing in May 2014, has suffered a series of technical problems in its ramp-up phase.

Here’s how mining can help create an indigenous middle class in Canada

Provinces and territories, beginning by Ontario, need to follow the lead of Nunavut, where Inuit communities have benefitted from successful gold and iron ore mines.

Gekko exec on the challenges of working in the Arctic

Gekko's Technical Director talks about the challenges of working at TMAC Resources’ Hope Bay Project

Northern Territories assays show new mineralized structures

Surface sampling at a Northwest Territories gold and silver property, located in the shadow of several large past-producing mines, has revealed some high-grade results.

Haver & Boecker details new wash plant

Haver & Boecker says its Hydro-Clean 1000 Wash Plant is environmentally friendlier than previous models

How to accomplish more mining with better water treatment

As environmental regulations toughen up, Veolia's Water Technologies division is seeing increased interest from Canadian miners

Argentina’s Supreme Court to hear case on Barrick's mine

A federal court in Argentina has ruled that the country's Supreme Court should evaluate the government's request to suspend operations at Barrick Gold Corp's Veladero mine

Sprott completes sale of Canadian diversified assets

Sprott Inc. announced today that it has successfully closed the previously announced sale of its Canadian diversified asset management contracts to a management led group.

Caterpillar in search of new CFO as Halverson to retire next year

Brad Halverson has spent nearly three decades with the mining and construction equipment maker.

Anaconda positive about drilling results in Nova Scotia

Multiple occurrences of visible gold and assays with high-grade tenor were observed in their five-hole diamond drill program

Silver Standard is now SSR Mining

Silver Standard Resources Inc. is pleased to announce that we have filed a notice of alteration to change our name to SSR Mining Inc. effective August 1, 2017.

Barrick Gold, Tanzania begin talks to resolve Acacia Mining dispute

The world’s largest gold miner hopes to reach an agreement over claims against its subsidiary and the country’s current ban on mineral concentrate exports.

Leagold Mining receives permit for ramp at Bermejal underground deposit

Expansion project has the potential to increase gold production and extend mine life at Mexico's Los Filos, one of Latin America’s largest gold operations.

NGO brings out legal gold from the Congo

Partnership Africa Canada says the gold was one of the first legal gold purchases from the DRC.

Mining jobs in Canada to go begging: MiHR report

A torrent of retirements over the next 10 years is poised to wreak havoc on the mining labour market in Canada.

Concern in Mexico over gold exploration near nuclear plant

Vancouver-based Candelaria Mining was allowed to continue exploration at the Caballo Blanco gold project

American Manganese completes recycling of 100% of cathode materials

The company plans to build and begin operating a hydrometallurgical plant to prove continuous recovery of cathode material

Oil by rail riskier than by pipeline: studies

Without new pipeline capacity, more oil will move by rail, two new studies warn

New research could make it easier to find high-quality Canadian sapphires

Most promising areas for sapphire exploration are expected to occur near a fault that separates the Lake Harbour Group and Narsajuaq terranes

Teck's steelmaking business jumps from $52M to $785M in 2Q

What a difference a year makes.

Lucky Minerals allowed to explore for gold near Yellowstone National Park

The Vancouver-based company plans to explore an area located within the privately-owned St. Julian mine claim block

Artisanal miners’ strike impacts Colombian town

Local businesses have joined a general strike started six days ago by at least 10,000 artisanal and ancestral miners