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. 

Recent Mines articles

Large coils of rolled-up steel.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Steelworkers: ‘Buy America’ Rules are harmful to Canadian steel makers

The tabled NAFTA2 does not protect Canadian workers or industries against 'Buy America' rules restricting Canada from U.S. public contracts

Aerial view of the Metaline Falls zinc and lead mine.
Mining Insider, Mines Teck to shutdown Metaline Falls zinc and lead mine

The Teck owned Metaline Falls mine is located in Washington, just south of the Canadian/USA border

First Cobalt Refinery, Ontario Canada
Mining Insider, Mines, Ontario First Cobalt and Glencore conclude term sheet for refinery restart

The framework remains subject to a number of conditions and outlines the key milestones to a long-term strategic relationship

Willbob project location.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Midland resumes exploration work on its Willbob Gold Project in the Labrador Trough

Midland targets the excellent mineral potential of Quebec to make the discovery of new world-class deposits of gold, platinum group elements and base metals

Inside of Brucejack Mine showing stairs and large industrial equipment.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Pretivm Exploration and Brucejack Update

Pretivm is a low-cost intermediate gold producer with the high-grade gold underground Brucejack Mine

Close-up of steel smelting.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Canada will not face preliminary countervailing duties in trade case on fabricated structural steel

The Canadian steel industry has been under investigation by the DOC for the past few months as part of an active anti-dumping and subsidy trade case

Cover of B2Gold mining report
Mining Insider, Mines, Global B2Gold releases its third annual Responsible Mining Report and documentary

Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, B2Gold Corp. is the world's new senior gold producer

Kendra Johnston.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia AME welcomes Kendra Johnston as new President & CEO

AME is the lead association for the mineral exploration and development industry based in British Columbia

Teck mine with a truck in foreground
Mines, British Columbia Top active mines in British Columbia

These are some of the most prominent mines operating actively in British Columbia

by Danielle Cameron
Construction vehicles clearing land.
Mining Insider, Mines, Technology, British Columbia TNDC to provide fibre optic communication to Iskut and Dease Lake in northwest British Columbia

Funding is being provided though the Government of Canada’s Connect to Innovate Program

Map showing location of Zoro Lithium Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Manitoba Far Resources extends Dyke 8, expands pegmatite field, and prepares for summer exploration

Assay results from the fifth drilling programme at Zoro Lithium Project, near Snow Lake, Manitoba have been received and processed

Miner standing underground in front of mining equipment.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Review committee appointed to keep mining safe

“Our government’s number 1 priority for this foundational industry is safety. . . ,” said Michelle Mungall, Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources

CanAlaska logo with picture of earth from space.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan CanAlaska drilling targeting high-grade uranium

The three-month West McArthur Drill program started on June 24 and targets further high-grade uranium

Display of core samples and worker on computer.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Chalice sells its Quebec gold projects for C$12 million in shares and retains a royalty

Sale of East Cadillac and Kinebik Gold Projects allows Chalice to maintain upside exposure to the Val-d'Or district and focus on Australian opportunities

Picture of mining hammer and broken rock.
Mining Insider, Mines, Quebec Vior announces earn-in agreement on its Ligneris Gold Project, Quebec

The Ligneris project is strategically located in the world class Abitibi Greenstone Belt which hosts numerous gold and base metal deposits and mines.

View of the Macmillan Pass Project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Yukon Fireweed Exploration Update: Drilling Commences at Macmillan Pass

Drilling and field work for the 2019 summer campaign has now started on the Macmillan Pass Zinc Project in Yukon, Canada.

Nunavut collector coin showing drummer design.
Mining Insider, Minerals, Mines, Global Royal Canadian Mint issues coin minted of pure Nunavut gold

The collector coin is being minted in celebration of the 20th anniversary of the Nunavut Territory

A piece of heavy equipment, and Brandt Tractor Ltd. logo.
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

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