Mines

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 Canadian Mining & Energy, 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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Group of workers at Courcy property.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Encouraging results in the new sector of the eastern Opinaca basin

Stelmine is a junior mining exploration company which concentrates its activities in the Province of Québec.

Picture of open pit mine surrounded by forest, with large CAT mining vehicle in foreground of photo.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Ontario Wesdome provides update on Eagle River Mine surface exploration drilling, confirms presence of gold

The Eagle River Complex in Wawa, Ontario is currently producing gold from two mines, the Eagle River Underground Mine and the Mishi Open pit

Heavy construction and mining equipment.
Mining Insider, Mines, Alberta North American Construction Group Ltd. announces additional 5-year term contract in the oil sands

The agreement runs through December 2023 and the backlog value is expected to be approximately $400 million

Quebrada Blanca Operations is a copper mine located in northern Chile.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Teck announces Quebrada Blanca transaction

Following closing of the transaction, Teck holds a 60% indirect interest in QBSA and Empresa Nacional de Minería continues to hold a 10% carried interest.

Peter Bernier (left) of Prosper Gold Corp announces Phase 1 drilling, seen here at a 2011 AME BC awards presentation
Mining Insider, Mines, Ontario Prosper Gold drills 7.9m @ 2.55 g/t Au, 16.67 g/t Ag, 0.4% Zn – Currie Project – Matheson, Ontario

The 2,000 hectare Currie Project is located 8 km south of the Destor-Porcupine fault in Ontario

Los Bronces floating PV plant using Hydrelio® technology, Chile.
Mining Insider, Mines, Renewable Energy, Technology, Global Chile’s innovative Floating PV Project on AngloAmerican’s tailings pond

As part of a Chilean energy revolution, the project stands for a deep change in society in the country and the opening of a promising new market.

Honey Badger personnel at a recent Thunder Bay Cobalt-Silver project presentation.
Mining Insider, Mines, Ontario Honey Badger Exploration starts drilling on the Thunder Bay Silver-Cobalt Project

The objective of the drilling program is to follow-up on the successful 2018 drilling program and evaluate select targets

A Tesla vehicle at the official opening of the Cranbrook Electric Vehicle DC Fast-Charging Station in Cranbrook, B.C.
Mines Cobalt 27 partners with Vale for cobalt streaming

Cobalt 27 has acquired a subsidiary of cobalt from Vale from their Voisey's Bay mine.

by Zoë Dupley
BMC 2019 Exploration Program.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global New geological analysis of the Brunswick Camp generates Greenfield Exploration Targets

Osisko Metals is a Canadian exploration and development company creating value in the base metal space with a focus on zinc mineral assets.

CEO Joseph Ovsenek of Pretivm Resources.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Independent counsel concludes Pretivm-initiated investigation

Pretium Resources Inc. retained independent legal counsel and a consultant to investigate recent trading in its shares

Garth Whyte, President and CEO of Fertilizer Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Fertilizer industry concerned over lack of consultation on Saskatchewan Government’s potash tax hit

The fertilizer industry plays an essential role in Canada's economy, contributing $23 billion annually and over 76,000 jobs

Map detailing the location of the East Preston uranium project in northern Saskatchewan.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Azincourt Energy commences phase one drilling At East Preston Uranium Project, Saskatchewan

Crew is on site and has completed construction of the first two drill pads at the East Preston Uranium project

Inset map of the Larocque East Property, home to the world's largest and highest-grade uranium mines.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan IsoEnergy continues to intersect strong pitchblende uranium mineralization at Hurricane Discovery

The Hurricane zone is a new discovery of high-grade uranium on the Company's 100% owned Larocque East Property in the Athabasca basin region of Saskatchewan

Pierre Gratton, President and CEO, Mining Association of Canada (MAC).
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Budget 2019 Positive for Canada’s Mining Sector

Budget promises skills training and important northern focus; both critically important to the mining industry

The 2019-dated,
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Royal Canadian Mint announces new Maple Leaf Bullion Coins and latest ‘Call of the Wild’ series

The Royal Canadian Mint is launching three exciting new coins to precious metal investors looking for bullion coins

Aerial photograph of Red Chris Mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Newcrest to acquire potential Tier 1 orebody in Canada

Red Chris is a copper-gold porphyry with an operating open-pit mine and mineral resources of 20 million ounces of gold and 13 billion pounds of copper.

A scientist looking into a microscope.
Mining Insider, Mines, Technology, Global Good Jobs, Competitive Pay, Interesting Work - Why Aren’t Women Applying?

Engineers and geoscientists encourage more women to enter professions

View of gold mining equipment in quarry.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines Nevada joint venture creates the world’s largest gold mining operation

The JV operations produced approximately 4.1 million ounces in 2018, more than three times the next largest gold operation.

The Mining Association of Canada's Facts & Figures report.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global New report shows urgent need for additional government support to enhance mining competitiveness

The Mining Association of Canada (MAC) recently released its annual Facts & Figures report, a document focused on current trends in Canada's mining sector

Cover of Teck's Sustainability Report.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Teck reports 2018 Sustainability Performance

Teck's 18th annual Sustainability Report covers the company’s performance in 2018 and progress towards its short-term sustainability goals set for 2020

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