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 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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CNRE EXPO 2017—135 exhibitors in attendance
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, British Columbia The CNRE Expo 2017 in Prince George goes off without a hitch

In case you missed it, here's a photo essay of the recent Canadian North Resources Expo held in Prince George.

Moose River Consolidated Mine, one of Canada's next open pit gold mines.
Mining Insider, Mines, Maritimes MRC Gold Mine construction remains on budget and on schedule

Construction remains on budget and on schedule for the Moose River Consolidated Mine, with commissioning scheduled for September 2017.

K+S new Bethune mine produces first tonnes of potash -- Most modern potash facility in the world
Mining Insider, Mines K+S new Bethune mine produces first tonnes of potash

Find out more about the most modern potash facility in the world.

FLSmidth is working on creating feasible, large-scale filtration systems.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology New life for old technology

FLSmidth, member of the MSABC, applies existing technology to increase efficiency and minimize environmental footprint in mining operations.

by Jillian Clark
Airplane on runway, with truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Nunavut Volga-Dnepr’s quick-thinking will help Canadian iron ore mining project increase its 2017 production

Recognising the need to increase the size of its truck and trailer fleet, Baffinland turned to Volga-Dnepr for its expertise in moving heavy and outsize cargo.

The recent CNRE Expo in Prince George attracted over 8,000 visitors.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Strong attendance & interest mark CNRE Expo in Prince George

Staff and management of the Canada North Resources Expo (CNRE) were thrilled to see an impressive array of heavy equipment professionals at the CN Centre.

Eaglehead Camp Site.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Copper Fox clarifies technical disclosure on Eaglehead Project

The Eaglehead Property is owned by Carmax Mining Corp.

The Brandt Group of Companies and the Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Club are pleased to announce that Brandt has joined the team's roster of Founding Partner-level sponsors
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines Riders give Brandt green light

Local company joins CFL franchise as Founding Partner sponsor

CISC logo.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Canadian Institute of Steel Construction welcomes Canadian International Trade Tribunal’s findings

Dumped Fabricated Industrial Steel Components (FISC) from foreign countries have caused injury to the domestic FISC industry.

Indigenous groups confront Imperial Metals at their AGM
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Indigenous groups confront Imperial Metals at their AGM

Indigenous groups confront Imperial Metals at their AGM

A 1.52 carat diamond.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Kennady Diamonds announces Faraday 2 bulk sample diamond recovery results

The largest stone is a 4.72 carat white/colourless octahedron with minor inclusions.

Acting President and Vice President, Energy Carlos Salas presents information on Search III in Fort St. John, May 18, 2017
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Latest Geoscience BC project to reveal geology of north central and northeastern BC

Called Search Phase III, the survey will use helicopters fitted with magnetic sensors to build a better understanding of geology in the area.

The Lower Columbia Initiatives Corporation (LCIC) this week launched a new game-changing economic development marketing program in Trail.
Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Metal Tech Alley celebrates grand opening in Trail

Metal Tech Alley has been created with the input and engagement of multiple stakeholders, citizens, business leaders and community officials.

Picture of three men walking in front of Copco vehicle.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, Global Atlas Copco announces Epiroc as name of the company to be dividended out in 2018

Atlas Copco is a world-leading provider of sustainable productivity solutions.

Vancouver-based Pretivm Resources' Brucejack mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Brucejack By the Numbers

Vancouver-based Pretivm Resources' Brucejack mine is a massive project with huge numbers associated with it.

Veolia's Actiflo water treatment technology was the perfect fit for Pretivm's Brucejack Gold Mine. Pictured here is the mine site amidst mountains and a lake.
Company Profiles, Mines, Products & equipment, Technology, British Columbia Veolia Water Technologies settles in at Brucejack Mine

Veolia Water Technologies’ Actiflo technology is installed at Pretivm’s Brucejack Gold Mine.

by Jillian Clark
Bill Robertson is standing on a mountain and checking structure locations prior to construction at the Brucejack Gold Mine.
Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Introducing R&R Utility Limited’s president Bill Robertson

Bill Robertson, co-founder and president of R&R Utility, shares his decades of experience with younger engineers.

by Jillian Clark
Hybrid plant in Western Tanzania during construction
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Solar-diesel and wind-diesel microgrids for off-grid mines gain momentum—new projects expected

Two recent project announcements show that renewables are an attractive solution for improving mining companies’ energy cost positions.

Alicia Du, general manager of HJT Steel Tower North America Co. Ltd., is standing inside a large steel cylinder.
Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Alicia Du started in international trading

Alicia Du, general manager of HJT Steel Tower North America Co. Ltd., has found a successful career in international trading.

by Jillian Clark
Picture of diamond.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Quebec Birks unveils the first 200 diamonds from Quebec

Birks is first jeweller to offer customers diamonds from the Stornoway Renard Mine.

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