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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Mines, British Columbia New opportunities on the horizon for mineral exploration in Western Canada

Highlights from this year's conference included some exciting announcements regarding resource development and exploration

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Mining Insider, Exploration, Mines, Northwest Territories, Nunavut, Yukon $500,000 federal funding to help promote northern mining at annual conference

The Yukon Mining Alliance will use the funding to help showcase the opportunities in the North at the annual PDAC Conference in Toronto

by Julie Matchett
Aerial view of the Ridley Terminals in Prince Rupert.
Mines, British Columbia Teck and Ridley Terminals ink agreement to increase shipments

An agreement between Ridley Terminals Inc. and Teck Resources Limited will enable Teck to increase shipments of its steelmaking coal to the B.C. coast

by Julie Matchett
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Mining Insider, Exploration, Minerals, Mines, British Columbia Geoscience BC targets ‘hidden’ Central Interior copper-gold deposits

The Central Interior Copper-Gold Research series aims to better understand potential deposits, attract investment and encourage exploration

by Julie Matchett
Close-up picture of PDAC Award, showing two stylized white hands holding up a transparent diamond shape printed with PDAC logo.
Mining Insider, Exploration, First Nations, Minerals, Mines, Global PDAC 2020 awards honour industry leaders

The 2020 PDAC Award recipients have been announced, celebrating outstanding achievement in the Canadian and international mining industry

by Julie Matchett
A remotely-operated underwater vehicle images a hydrothermal vent in the deep ocean.
Minerals, Mines, Global Demand for rare earth metals and minerals—increasingly rare on land—spurs deep-sea mining

Deep-sea mining refers to the process of mining mineral resources in the deep ocean

by Emily Wrag
MacLean Engineering RB3-Scaler machine.
Mining Insider, Mines, Products & equipment MacLean brings ‘EV proven/EV ready’ message to mining industry

The MacLean Engineering RB3-Scaler is the latest addition to the company's EV Series of electric vehicles

The Hitachi EX3600-7 excavator.
Mines, Products & equipment Newest Hitachi mining excavator delivers on innovation

The Hitachi EX3600-7 excavator is a reliable workhorse with a multitude of innovative features

by Julie Matchett
Picture of Mineral Insights optic device.
Mines, Products & equipment, Technology Mineral Insights sheds light on exploration

By analyzing the unique visible light signature of minerals, James Kendall's innovative device saves the mining industry time

by Julie Matchett
Milestone Project Site
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Western Potash Corp executes Binding Offtake Agreement With ADM

ADM is a world leader in agricultural sourcing, processing and transportation

The Cariboo Gold Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Osisko Gold Royalties to acquire Barkerville Gold Mines

North Spirit Discovery is the next step in the evolution of Osisko's accelerator business that Osisko pioneered over the last five years

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Mining Insider, Mines, Ontario Two of Ontario’s largest industrial and engineering firms partner with Noront

Noront Resources Ltd. announced agreements with Algoma Steel Inc. and Hatch Ltd. to facilitate development of the Ring of Fire mineral district

Aerial view of Brucejack Mine in northern BC.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Osisko announces sale of Brucejack Offtake to Pretium

Osisko Gold Royalties Ltd is an intermediate precious metal royalty company

Inside of Brucejack Mine.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretivm repurchases 100% of Gold Offtake Agreement; exploration update

The Offtake Agreement was entered into by Pretivm as part of the construction financing package for the Brucejack Mine

Teck worker, with large mining truck in background.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Teck named to 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

Teck’s sustainability practices are in the top 10 percent of the 2,500 largest companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index (BMI)

Alan Cole is the Managing Director of Athabasca Catering.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Matrix and Athabasca Catering announce their partnership to bolster the resource sectors

Uniting Matrix's extensive range of camp and logistics services and Athabasca's hospitality support offers solutions to the mining and resource sectors

Aerial view of MacMillian Pass project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Yukon Fireweed drills Wide Zones at Tom East and Tom North

Fireweed Zinc is a public mineral exploration company focused on zinc and managed by a veteran team of mining industry professionals

View of lake and hillsides, no trees.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Brazil adopts Canada’s Towards Sustainable Mining Initiative

Instituto Brasileiro de Mineração (IBRAM), the national mining association in Brazil, joins six other mining associations around the world in adopting TSM

Dominic Barton
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Teck announces Dominic Barton to step down from Teck Board

Sheila Murray, Chair of Teck’s Corporate Governance and Nominating Committee, will assume the role of acting Board Chair on a temporary basis

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