Canada Mining News

Goldcorp ruffles First Nations over Coffee assessment

Company reduced waste rock dumps in response to concerns over water quality

Bloom Lake Mine gets US$180M loan

The cash keeps pouring in to Champion Iron (TSX:CIA) and its subsidiary, Quebec Iron Ore (QIO).

Acacia agrees to pay higher taxes set in Tanzania new mining law

It means that the miner, which had revenue of $1bn last year, will pay about $31 million extra in royalties a year.

AngloGold taking Tanzania to UN court over country’s new mining law

The miner said it continues to seek a “constructive dialogue” with the country's government to gain assurance that its operations will not be affected by newly enacted mining law.

Taku acquires Keynote gold project in Canada’s Yukon

The Property is located adjacent to the prolific Keno Hill silver camp where 222.5-million ounces of silver have been produced up to the end of 2013.

Canada a global leader in mining exploration, innovation and diversity: PwC report

According to PwC's Mine 2017 report, Canada's largest mining companies played a key role in the international mining sector's emerging growth.

Pebble mine a step closer to reality as EPA to withdraw restrictions

The agency has proposed revoking its 2014 determination banning any large-scale mine in the area where Pebble would be built on the grounds it would damage the region’s key salmon industry.

Association for Mineral Exploration – Safety Advisory for B.C.

BC Forest Fires – Central Interior

'Out of control' Canada’s wildfires close to Kinder Morgan’s pipeline

Some of the worst fires, raging in BC’s interior, have grown overnight.

Canada’s Alberta forks over $50 million for emissions cuts at oil sands

Another $30 million will go to help fund 12 projects that tackle methane emissions in the province.

Canada wildfires disrupt mines, force 14,000 from their homes

Rapidly spreading wildfires in British Columbia disrupted operations at two mining companies and damaged public utilities on Monday as 14,000 people were forced from their homes in the interior of the Western Canadian province.

Canada’s Desjardins mulls scratching pipeline loans on environmental concerns

The lender has been evaluating its pipeline-related policy for months and said it may make the decision of not financing those kinds of projects permanent before year-end.

Eldorado finishes Integra Gold acquisition, expands operations in Canada

Deal gives Eldorado full ownership of the Lamaque project near Val-d'Or, Quebec, which is expected to produce 123,000 ounces of gold at all-in sustaining costs of US$634 per ounce over 10 years.

Ross Beaty awarded Order of Canada

Mining magnate and philanthropist Ross Beaty joins other prominent Canadians in being among those awarded membership in the 2017 Order of Canada.

Apache joins foreign exit from Canada's energy sector

Another international oil company is marking its exit from Canada’s energy sector – this time Houston-based Apache Corp.

Private capital says no to mining

Study shows Q2 2017 new private capital for natural resources investment dropped to lowest since 2011 and not a single mining fund were able to raise money.

BC coal mine owners told stop trucking coal

But owners of Wolverine mine say rail line not operational yet.

Tahoe Resources forced to halt Escobal mine in Guatemala

The Canadian miner said it will take “all legal steps possible” after the country’s Supreme Court suspended the mining licence for its flagship Escobal silver mine.

Top 50 mining companies reshuffle as Chinese, lithium firms climb rankings

Combined worth of 50 largest mining companies grow to $768 billion during first half of 2017, but a few big names drop down rankings.

Tanzania suspends granting of new mining licences

President John Magufuli has also ordered the mining ministry to freeze the renewal of expired permits.

Denison Mines granted fresh 10-year licence for Saskatchewan uranium operations

The permit renewal comes only a year after the miner obtained regulatory approval from the Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission to rise annual uranium production capacity from 13 million to 24 million pounds.

Goldcorp makes headway with plan to give Dome mine a new life

The company may be able to begin developing the potential open-pit Century project in Ontario by 2023.

Tanzania-focused miners face fresh challenges as country passes new laws

The two new laws allow the government to force mining and energy companies to renegotiate their contracts.

Mandalay Resources declares force majeure at flooded Chilean mine

The firms said it's also initiating consultations with its unions about the potential impacts on employees during this period of suspended production.

Caterpillar reshuffles top management for mining divisions

Doug Hoerr, Caterpillar's vice president of the material handling & underground division, is retiring in August after more than 20 years with the company.