Canada Mining News

Contracts secured despite tough competition

The competition to secure contracts in the African mining industry has become increasingly stiff from Australian and Canadian companies, reports process engineering and project management company Bateman Engineering sub-Saharan Africa MD Tollie Nel. Read more

Ausenco awarded contract for major Canadian copper-gold project

Ausenco Limited (ASX: AAX) has announced the signing of a letter of award to provide engineering design and procurement services for Taseko Mines' (TSX: TKO) C$814 million Prosperity gold-copper project in British Columbia, Canada, reckoned […]

Essakane mine started ahead of schedule – Iamgold

The Canadian miner said the mine in West Africa six month s ahead of its orginal target

SOCS – plug and play column flotation system

The objective in the design of Canadian Process Technologies’ (CPT) new SOCS “was to design an integrated self-contained column flotation system, which would be potentially operational on delivery.” Joe Querin, Manager – Business Development, explains. […]

Banro ships gold plant from Australia and signs milestone agreements with Luhwindja Community and the artisanal miners at Twangiza

TORONTO, June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Banro Corporation is pleased to announce that the reconditioned gold processing plant, which the Company acquired in 2009 for re-assembly at its wholly-owned Twangiza gold project in the Democratic Republic of the […]

Knelson and Deswik joint venture

Canadian-based Knelson, a leading mineral separation technology provider and Deswik International have announced plans to enter a joint venture technology development, manufacturing and distribution agreement for fine grinding mill solutions. Read more

COPPER-GOLD STUDY: PEA completed for $3.4-B Snowfield project

The results of the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) are positive for the Snowfield copper-gold project belonging to Silver Standard Resources of Vancouver. The project is located on the eastern margin of the Coast Mountain Range, 65 […]

SAG, ball mills ordered for Mt. Milligan

Terrane Metals has finalized contractual terms for the procurement of long lead-time processing equipment for its 100%-owned Mt. Milligan gold-copper project near Prince George, British Columbia. Canadian Mining Journal reports: http://www.canadianminingjournal.com/issues/story.aspx?aid=1000372672&ref=rss

NLT Introduces Portable IS Node with Fixed Power Supply Capability

Toronto, Canada – NL Technologies (NLT) announces the latest addition to their IS approved family of Wi-Fi access points and network client devices supporting communications and tracking solutions, the NetPort-able-FP IS Node. The NetPort-able-FP IS Node […]

NLT Introduces Portable IS Node with Fixed Power Supply Capability

Toronto, Canada – NL Technologies (NLT) announces the latest addition to their IS approved family of Wi-Fi access points and network client devices supporting communications and tracking solutions, the NetPort-able-FP IS Node. The NetPort-able-FP IS Node […]

ThreeDify releases new version of pit limit optimization software

Canadian 3D software technology company ThreeDify has released a new version of their FlowPit, a pit limit optimization software that can compute a pit design solution many times faster than competing technology. Read the full press […]

Geosoft Named One of Canada's Top 250 Technology Companies

Geosoft has been named to this year's Branham300, a listing of the top revenue performers in Canada's information technology industry. The company ranked 160 in the top 250 Canadian IT companies. The list is compiled annually […]

NEWS: Alterra Resources Inc. and Great Western Minerals Group to Explore Labrador Rare Earth Property

April 12, 2010. Vancouver, BC — (SOURCE: MarketWatch) Search Minerals Inc. ("SMY" or the "Company") (CA:SMY) and Great Western Minerals Group Ltd. ("GWG")(CA:GWG) of Saskatchewan, are pleased to announce that GWG and Alterra Resources Inc. […]

NioGold’s Resource Increase And Relentless Drilling

By Claire O'Connor and James West Tuesday, April 6th, 2010In the heart of the prolific Cadillac, Malartic and Val-d’Or gold mining camps of Northern Quebec’s most prominent gold mining region, an updated resource estimate indicating […]

FINANCING: LIM raises $35 million for Schefferville area project

Canadian Mining Journal reports that LABRADOR – Labrador Iron Mines Holding (LIM) of Toronto has completed a $35 million bought deal financing with which to advance its Schefferville iron ore project along the Labrador-Quebec border…..more […]

NLT Receives Approval by MSHA (Mine Safety and Health Administration) for their Permissible Compact IS NetPort…

Toronto, Canada – NL Technologies (NLT) announces today the approval by MSHA for their Permissible Compact IS NetPort which is an 802.11a/b/g access point with a built in Ethernet bridge.  It transmits and receives data […]

Royal Canadian Mint reports C$1bn in bullion and refinery revenues in ‘08

A long delay in the Royal Canadian Mint's 2008 annual report ended as it was tabled by the Canadian Parliament, revealing unprecedented demand for bullion, and 17,500 ounces of gold unaccounted for.

GOLD MINING: Ore from QR mine stockpiled at mil

Canadian Mining Journal BRITISH COLUMBIA – Barkerville Gold Mines (formerly International Wayside) said its mining contractor, Procon Mining and Tunnelling, has begun stockpiling ore from the QR gold mine near Quesnel at the 900 t/d […]

CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Benefits and impact agreements becoming the norm

Canadian Mining Journal reports that A new wave of co-operation between Aboriginal peoples and the mineral industry can be felt across Canada…..more at Canadian Mining Journal

Geosoft Named International Partner of the Year by ESRI

Toronto, March 29, 2010 – Geosoft, a leader in software and solutions for earth exploration, was the recipient of the 2010 ESRI International Partner of the Year award. The ESRI Business Partner Awards recognize partners […]

Double contract win for Finning Canada

Finning International has announced that its Canadian division has been awarded a renewal of its current lease agreement with Teck Coal Ltd

NLT NetPort-able IS Node Receives Approval by MSHA (Mine Safety and Heath Authority) in the US for Safe Use in Coal Mines

Toronto, Canada – NL Technologies (NLT) announces the approval by MSHA for the newest addition to their IS approved family of Wi-Fi access points and network client devices supporting communications and tracking solutions for US […]

NL Technologies Australia Can Now Sell Polaris Cap Lamps with Group II Certification for Surface Industries with Explosive Environments

Brisbane, Australia – NL Technologies (NLT), manufacturer of The Northern LightTM range of cap lamps, including Polaris, Eclipse, GII, and GIIIR announces today an approval that goes well beyond mining.  The all new Polaris cordless, […]

NLT Introduces the Rebel Cordless Head Lamp for Industrial and Recreational Applications

Toronto, Ontario- With the New Year comes an exciting new product from NL Technologies.  It's an industrial version of our traditional Northern LightTM mining cap lamp called Rebel. The Rebel is a LED cordless, light […]

Avalon wins environmental and social responsibility award for Thor Lake rare earth project

Avalon Rare Metals received the 2010 Environmental & Social Responsibility Award at the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) convention in Toronto last week for its community engagement efforts during the exploration of its Nechalacho rare earth elements deposit in Thor Lake, Northwest Territories. This included encouraging skills training and employment opportunities for aboriginal [...]