Canada Mining News

FLSmidth key supplier for one of the world's largest greenfield phosphate rock projects

Canadian Arianne Phosphate has selected FLSmidth as key supplier for one of the world's biggest greenfield phosphate rock projects, the Lac à Paul project in Quebec’s Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region.

Another potash mine coming soon to Canada’s Saskatchewan

Western Potash said it’s moving ahead with its Milestone project, expected to produce 146,000 tonnes of potash annually over 12 years of planned operations.

Vietnam authorities to investigate illegal gold mining

Dozens of people flock to the Bong Mieu mine every day to extract gold

Plateau Uranium announces LOI for initial uranium offtake from Peruvian project

The deal with Curzon Resources could be the first potential sale of 7% the of future production from the Macusani project

Barkerville shares up 20% after spectacular discovery

BGM discovers formerly unidentified vein network grading 19.2 g/t Au over 54.4m including 32.06 g/t Au over 30.7m at Cariboo project in British Columbia.

GoldMining’s acquisition of La Mina to create massive gold-copper portfolio in Colombia

GoldMining announced the acquisition of all outstanding common shares of Bellhaven and its La Mina Gold Project in Colombia

$10 Million blue diamond arrives in Canada

Kashif Khan wants Canadian investors to get acquainted with some unusual diamonds

Tailings dam of largest open pit copper mine in Canada is safe: Teck

On April 8, a line spilled 850,000 litres of process water

Dominion says no contact with Washington Corp after $1.1bn takeover bid

The company has repeatedly offered to engage with Washington Corp on "customary terms," according to Chairman Jim Gowans, but that has not happened.

Potash producer Belaruskali to make new kind of fertilizer — report

The company is also said to be mulling a number of investment projects involving a Chinese chemical company.

Gold bull McEwen says price rally has just begun

The founder of McEwen Mining and Goldcorp believes prices for the precious metal will reach $5,000 an ounce in a matter of years.

Chile’s Codelco sets up lithium subsidiary

The unit is expected to help speed up the approval of legislation that allows the exploration and exploitation of the country’s vast lithium deposits.

Supply crunch or oil glut: investment banks can't agree

The biggest banks remain bullish on oil prices, but analyst projections about global supply and demand are increasingly diverging.

British scientists find sub-sea minerals treasure trove

They have found valuable minerals atop an underwater mountain, which is basically a huge flat-topped mound of some of the scarcest materials on Earth.

Fiore Exploration to launch drilling campaign in Chile

Fiore Exploration CEO, Tim Warman, talked to MINING.com's Michael McCrae about the company's Pampas El Peñón gold project in Chile

Brazil suspends Belo Sun's gold mine licence, stock collapses

The company's Volta Grande project is posed to become the country's largest gold mine.

Alaska approves key permit for Pebble copper-gold mine, with conditions

Permit allows Northern Dynasty to work in the area for the next 12 months, but it includes requirements for state inspections, as well as an unprecedented $2 million guarantee as back stop for exploration clean-up.

Fresh Cariboo drilling gives Barkerville shares another leg up

Vancouver junior is up 70% in a month after a string of positive updates from its flagship Cariboo gold project in British Columbia.

Water scarcity, pollution to take shine off Latin American mining sector

In addition to raising costs for miners and delaying certain projects, the focus on the amount of water used by the extraction industry in the region will boost social pressure and anti-mining sentiment, experts say.

Gran Colombia Gold goes after the South American nation in $700 million lawsuit

The lawsuit is against the government's order to Gran Colombia Gold to halt its Marmato project until it has further consulted with local residents.

The 20 largest stock exchanges in the world

With 2,400 listed companies and a market cap of $20 trillion, the NYSE is the biggest exchange in the world. But how do other exchanges compare?

US emissions dropped 1.7% last year

The fall was driven by a flood of shale natural gas supply and renewable power increasingly displacing coal, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said.

Bacanora Minerals soars on deal to supply lithium to Japan’s Hanwa

Transaction will see the Tokyo-based trader acquiring up to 100% of the output coming from Bacanora's Sonora lithium project in Mexico.

Potash junior teams up with Indian conglomerate to build new mine in Saskatchewan

JV company Vanguard Potash Corp would develop a small 250,000 tonnes per annum potash mine, initially.

Alderon offers $1 million for part of Wabush Mines to use as tailings disposal for Kami

Alderon Iron Ore Corp. will purchase assets related to the Scully Mine for the purpose of disposing tailings produced from its flagship Kami project