Canada Mining News

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 [...]

OIL SANDS EXPANSION: Syncrude's plans include Aurora South mine

Canadian Mining Journal reports that ALBERTA – Calgary's Canadian Oil Sands Trust, 37% owner of the Syncrude project near Fort McMurray, has announced plans to expand synthetic crude oil production to 425,000 bbl/day by the […]

MINERAL PROCESSING: Hydromet tested for Ferguson Lake ore

NUNAVUT – Starfield Resources of Montreal has asked SGS Lakefield Research to develop a hydrometallurgical process for recovering metal from the massive sulphide ore of its Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt project within the Hearne Domain of […]

Canadian mining associations praise federal budget mining initiatives

Canada's Conservative government Thursday demonstrated its continued commitment to the nation's mining and exploration sector through several initiatives contained within the proposed federal budget.

Canadian mines unscathed in Chile

Canadian mines unscathed in Chile Workers are seen at Yamana's Minera Florida mine in Chile.

Montana Senators Plan Bill to Ban Mining and Energy Development Near Glacier National Park

Both U. S. Senators from Montana say they will introduce a bill to ban mining and oil and gas development on federal lands in the North Fork Flathead drainage, which forms the western boundary of […]

Argentine Judge halts work at Yamana mine after violence erupts during protests

Protests by anti-mining activists at the Canadian gold diggers Acua Rica project in Argentina's Catamarca province turned ugly Wednesday and a ruling was made to suspend work done locally

Musselwhite – first Canadian mine to win International Cyanide Code certification

Goldcorp’s Musselwhite mine in northwest Ontario has become the first gold mining operation in Canada to be fully certified under the International Cyanide Management Code for the Manufacture, Transport and Use of Cyanide in the Production of Gold. Musselwhite is an underground mine that produces some 250,000 oz/y of gold.