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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Mining Insider, Mines, Global Brandt named exclusive American Augers dealer for Canada

American Augers has been a fixture in the underground utilities and pipeline industry across North America for over 50 years

Eagle Graphite group shot of employees.
Mining Insider, Mines, Sustainability & environment, Technology, British Columbia Kootenay-based technology could expand clean vehicle range

Eagle Graphite will produce silicon/graphite battery anodes using its quarry in Passmore

Cover of Summer issue of Corporate Knights.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global Teck named to 2019 Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada

The Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada are each evaluated on a set of up to 21 environmental, social and governance indicators

(L to R) Chris Hodgson, president of the Ontario Mining Association; Marc Lauzier, mine general manager for Newmont Goldcorp’s Porcupine Gold Mine; Duncan Middlemiss, president and CEO of Wesdome Mines; and Mike McCann, head of mining and milling for North Atlantic Operations.
Education, Minerals, Mines, Ontario #ThisIsMining illustrates how mining affects everyone

Chris Hodgson, president of the Ontario Mining Association, explains how #ThisIsMining coincides with OMA’s 100th anniversary

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Braveheart Resources’ mill at the Bull River Mine is near Cranbrook, B.C.
Mines, British Columbia Braveheart Resources to bring Bull River Mine into production

Braveheart president Ian Berzins calls purchase of Bull River Mine “transformational”

by Jeff Johnson
Logo for Mining Association of Canada, and picture of Gordon Stothart.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Mining Association of Canada announces new chair

MAC's Board of Directors elect Gordon Stothart of IAMGOLD as Chair

a pile of diamonds on display
Mines Top diamond mines in Canada

The Canadian diamond industry is alive and well.

by Danielle Cameron
Drill Rig at the Deep Copper Target, Camp Creek-Oban Zone 2019.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global, Ontario Brixton Metals starts drilling at its Thorn Project and provides update on its Atlin Project

Brixton is a Canadian exploration and development company with four exploration projects located in B.C., Ontario and Montana, U.S.A.

Milestone Phase 1 Potash Project mine site.
Mining Insider, Mines Western Potash awards contract for construction of milestone Phase I Project

The Western Phase I Potash Project will be the newest and most innovative, environmentally friendly and capital efficient new potash mine in Canada

Map of Ontario showing location of Noront projects, and logo of Aroland First Nation.
Mining Insider, Mines, Ontario Noront Resources and Aroland First Nation Sign Memorandum of Understanding

The signing of the MOU will formalize the relationship between the parties including the establishment of an ongoing working and communication protocol

Group of adults and kids presenting cheque for $2 million at BC Children's Hospital Miracle Weekend.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Mining Community Raises $2 Million for BC Children’s Hospital

Every year, volunteers from the mining community fundraise through Mining for Miracles to help improve the quality of health care for children in B.C.

An eastern view of the Brucejack Mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretium Resources Inc.: Underground Exploration Drilling Intercepts Gold Mineralization at Depth

Crews have also been mobilized to site in preparation for the 2019 grassroots exploration program on Pretivm’s Bowser Claims

View of small mining camp, overlooking lake.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Stelmine is making plans to drill on the Courcy property

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

Cover of SSR Mining Inc.'s Sustainability Report.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global SSR Mining publishes inaugural Sustainability Report

SSR Mining Inc. is a Canadian-based precious metals producer with three operations in the U.S., Canada and Argentina

Car hooked up to EV charging station.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Quebec B.C. passes law to have 100% zero emission vehicles by 2040

The B.C. government is counting on this and will require all new vehicles sold in the province to be zero-emission by 2040

The Lac des Iles Mine (“LDI”), located 90 km north of Thunder Bay, Ontario.
Mining Insider, Mines, Ontario Lac des Iles underground exploration announces expansion of newly discovered C Zone

The C Zone’s close proximity to the existing Offset Zone mining areas means that it would be a low capital cost opportunity if developed

Two men standing on wooden platform with backs to the camera, looking over map in hand with view of the Shovelnose gold property in distance.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Westhaven commences property-wide exploration at Shovelnose

Westhaven has commenced a detailed prospecting, mapping, and soil sampling program on its 15,542 hectare Shovelnose gold property

Group of North Coal employees celebrating and holding a cake.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Sparwood’s North Coal celebrates sixth anniversary

North Coal has been active since 2012 and is currently completing federal and provincial environmental assessments and consulting with local stakeholders.

Cover of the 51st annual BC Mining report, released by PwC Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Gross revenue for BC miners hits a record high of $12.3 billion

According to PwC Canada's BC Mine report, prices for most metals and minerals produced in the province improved in 2018.

Aerial view of Shawinigan site
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Nemaska Lithium provides project update

Nemaska Lithium Inc. is a developing chemical company, located in Quebec, Canada.

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