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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Close-up of front of coin showing grizzly bear engraving.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Royal Canadian Mint continues wildly popular bullion series with Grizzly theme on new silver coin

The 2019-dated "Grizzly" is the fourth 1 oz., 99.99% pure silver bullion coin from the Mint's "Predator" series

Graphic map showing location of lithium-bearing dykes.
Mining Insider, Mines, Manitoba Far Resources completes option on their Green Bay Property, Manitoba

The Green Bay Option is part of the 3,603 hectare high-grade Zoro Lithium Project located near the historic mining town of Snow Lake in Manitoba

Core samples at the East Preston uranium project.
Mining Insider, Mines, Saskatchewan Azincourt Energy plans Phase Two Drill Program at East Preston Uranium Project

The proposed winter 2019-2020 drill program will comprise 2,000-2,500 meters of land-based diamond drilling with a budget of approximately $1.2M CDN

Vale company operations
Mines, Ontario Top active mines in Ontario

Check out some of the leading active mines in the province of Ontario.

by Danielle Cameron
Fritz Venter, new CEO and President of Western Potash Corp.
Mining Insider, Mines Western Potash Appoints New CEO and President

Mr. Venter brings with him more than 34 years of experience with a number of the biggest international engineering and construction companies in the world

Komatsu sign.
Mining Insider, Mines, British Columbia Komatsu Mining to construct new 85,000 sq. ft. sales and service facility in Sparwood

Komatsu plans to break ground at the new site in early August, with construction to conclude by the end of 2020

Jackie Scales, new Director of Inclusion and Diversity at Teck.
Mining Insider, Company Profiles, Mines, British Columbia Jackie Scales, Teck’s New Director of Inclusion and Diversity talks about her new role

Jackie is responsible for leading Teck’s Inclusion and Diversity strategy in order to continue building a strong and diverse workforce

Akoo Patel, standing in front of RPMGlobal sign.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global RPMGlobal appoints Akoo Patel to lead Consulting and Advisory division across the Americas

Prior to joining RPMGlobal, Mr. Patel was the Vice President of Metallurgy and Processing for a mining and metals consulting firm

Large mining truck.
Mining Insider, Mines, Global Addressing Canada’s declining mining competitiveness

The Canadian Mineral Industry Federation (CMIF) proposes a series of recommendations organized under six strategic directions

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

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