Bloom Lake has the potential to be one of the region's leading long-life iron ore mines and a major contributor to the national economy.
A great deal of exploration, assessment and consideration of logistical details must occur before a mine can begin operation—and once it does, there are many things that can impact its success. In Mining & Exploration, we look at the challenges that operating mines face and how they are adapting to meet the demands of new regulations and environmental standards.
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Pretivm is constructing the high-grade underground Brucejack gold mine in northern British Columbia with commercial production targeted for 2017.
History of coal mining in Sparwood and the Elk Valleyby Jillian Clark
New large geophysical targets to be tested for copper-zinc mineralization
Mr. Harrison replaces Michael Ward, who announced his decision to retire as Chairman and CEO on February 21, 2017 and will become a consultant to CSX.
Multiple exploration programs planned including drilling at the North Ruttan Copper-Zinc project
A renewed sense of optimism is expected in the global mining industry as industrial commodity prices are beginning to rise.
During the past months IEP completed diamond drilling programs totalling 3,965 metres on two properties funded by JEAP grants.
All geophysics and drill holes to date have helped the technical team better understand the nature of this exciting project.
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McLeod began his career as a pack-horse operator and miner’s helper in the 1940s, and went on to become founder of the Northair Group of Companies.by Peter Caulfield
United States mines in 2016 produced an estimated $74.6 billion of raw mineral materials, a slight increase from 2015.
Commodities are expected to broadly benefit from rising prices in 2017 after many averaged cycle-lows last year.
Kootenay Zinc’s Paul Ransom has reason to be optimistic about the Sully project and its potential to be the next big Sullivan-style mine in the East Kootenayby Kyle Born
The company provided updates for its flagship 50%-owned Donlin Gold project in Alaska and its Galore Creek copper-gold-silver project in British Columbia.