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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VanadiumCorp Resource Inc. logo.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Ultra Power Systems signs POA for license for the VanadiumCorp-Electrochem processing technology

VanadiumCorp Resource Inc. and Electrochem Technologies & Materials Inc. have signed a Patent Option Agreement for Ultra Power Systems to purchase a license

Workers standing on a rocky cliff.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Kintavar begins final phase of the 2018 drilling program on Sherlock and nominates new CFO

The drilling will focus on the Sherlock corridor and will test both the new areas that were discovered during the summer exploration program

Map of proposed Ground Magnetic Survey and Passive Seismic Survey.
Mining Insider, Mines Westhaven commences ground geophysics on its Shovelnose Gold property

The Shovelnose gold property is located within the prospective Spences Bridge Gold Belt, near Merritt, BC

A core sample being measured.
Mining Insider, Mines Tantalex and International Cobalt announce contemplated amalgamation

A proposed amalgamation between Tantalex and ICC has been announced with a Letter of Intent between the two companies

Lithium One Project map.
Mining Insider, Mines, Manitoba Azincourt Energy samples high-grade lithium oxide (Li2O) at the Lithium One Project

Azincourt Energy is a Canadian-based resource company specializing in the strategic acquisition, exploration and development of alternative energy/fuel projects

Robin Bienenstock
Mining Insider, Mines Pretivm’s Board of Directors appoints Robin Bienenstock as director

Pretivm is emerging as the premier low-cost intermediate gold producer with production at the high-grade underground Brucejack Mine in northern British Columbia

Properties map for the Macmillan Pass Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Yukon Fireweed acquires large zinc property on extension of Macmillan Pass Zinc Project

Fireweed Zinc Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has signed a purchase agreement with Teck Metals Ltd. to acquire the Nidd Property, part of the MacMillan Pass

James (Jim) Currie.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines Equinox Gold announces changes to executive team

With the recent retirement of David Laing, Mr. James Currie will assume the position of Chief Operating Officer with the company

The Royal Canadian Mint's limited edition Silver Maple Leaf coin with black rhodium plating.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment, Global The Royal Canadian Mint celebrates decades of innovation with anniversary tributes

The Royal Canadian Mint is proud to celebrate its Gold and Silver Maple Leaf bullion coins (GML and SML), with a pair of innovative collector coins

Teck digital systems program shown on computer screen.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Teck announces appointment of Andrew Milner as Senior Vice President, Innovation and Technology

Mr. Milner brings over 25 years of experience and expertise in strategy management and delivery of technology production systems

Dennis Blake (L) accepts the 2018 Award of Distinction award, presented by the Coal Association of Canada.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia, Global 2018 Award of Distinction Winner – Dennis Blake

The Coal Association of Canada is pleased to announce Dennis Blake as the 2018 Award of Distinction winner

Underground testing at the Madsen Gold Project.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Ontario Pure Gold Test Mining returns an estimated 56% more gold than predicted from resource model

Test mining in three areas recovers 46% more tonnes with average mining width of 5.3 metres

Employees at Conuma Coal and Benga Mining contribute to their local communities
Mining Insider, Mines, Global 2018 CAC Community Champions Winners – Conuma Coal & Benga Mining

The Champion Awards recognize members and their projects that have a positive impact on their local areas and communities

Picture of cans of paydirt.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia “Pan In A Can Paydirt” harkens back to Wild Horse Creek’s Gold Rush heyday

A new venture called "Pan In A Can Paydirt" has been launched by Stephen Lathem of Fort Steele, the owner of the Nip and Tuck Gold Mine.

College of the Rockies Heavy Mechanical student, Abraham Smith, is one of four recipients of new scholarship funds made possible by Teck.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia College of the Rockies trades students benefit from Teck donation

College names recipients of newly-created scholarship fund

Eric Bruggeman and Peter Nilsson.
Mines, Products & equipment Kal Tire Mining Group takes innovation award at Electra Mining Conference in South Africa

Peter Nilsson’s job at Kal Tire Mining Group is to encourage employees to identify innovations and shepherd the best ones to development and implementation.

by Timothy Fowler
Line up of large mining trucks.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines Teck named one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers

Canada’s Top Employers program recognizes companies for exceptional human resources programs and forward-thinking workplace policies

Skyharbour’s Uranium Project Map in the Athabasca Basin.
Mining Insider, Mines, Alberta, Saskatchewan Skyharbour option partner Orano Canada announces 2019 exploration budget of $2.2 million

A ground geophysical program and exploration and diamond drilling programs are planned for the 2019 season

Collage of rock samples.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Nasigon Maiden drilling confirms continuous stratiform copper mineralization over 1 km from surface

The property is located in the north-western portion of the central metasedimentary belt of the Grenville geological province

Picture of Ridley Terminals.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia CDEV announces sale process for Ridley Terminals Inc., structured to transfer 10% to First Nations

The sale process will be conducted on an open and competitive basis with the objective of obtaining best value from a buyer who will operate Ridley Terminals

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