Apr 12, 2021

   

Industry News

Canadian uranium giant Cameco to restart Cigar Lake mine in April

Canadian uranium producer Cameco (TSX: CCO; NYSE: CCJ), one of the largest global providers of the uranium fuel, announced today that it plans to restart production in April at its Cigar Lake uranium mine located in northern Saskatchewan, Canada. According to the company’s statement, production at Cigar Lake was temporarily suspended in December 2020 due...

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Apr 09, 2021

   

Industry News

Osisko PEA outlines ‘highly profitable’ gold mine at Windfall in Quebec

A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) on Osisko Mining’s (TSX: OSK) Windfall project in Quebec’s James Bay region outlines a 3,100 t/d two-ramp underground mine with a process facility that would produce an average of 238,000 gold oz. a year over an 18-year life. The gold development company is targeting first production from the gold deposit by 2024....

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Apr 09, 2021

   

Industry News

Canada Nickel signs mine fleet financing agreement with Taykwa Tagamou Nation

Nickel mine developer expected to release preliminary economic assessment of Crawford Project A Timmins-area nickel mine builder is leaning on a First Nation development partner to help finance its electric vehicle fleet. Canada Nickel Company announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Taykwa Tagamou Nation (TTN) on financing he company’s mine fleet for the...

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Apr 07, 2021

   

Industry News

New Member Announcement: Civiltek Limited

MineConnect would like to introduce our newest corporate member, Civiltek Limited. Civiltek Limited is a Full service mining contractor based out of Sudbury, ON providing services across Canada. Decades of experience in hard and soft rock mining with extensive knowledge of both surface and underground operations in many conditions. Construction Services: Pressure Piping Pasting/Casing Installs...

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Apr 07, 2021

   

Industry News

Pure Gold shares up on Red Lake drill results

Pure Gold Mining (TSX-V:PGM, LSE:PUR) reported high-grade drill intercepts returned from underground drilling completed during the first quarter of 2021 in Red Lake, Ontario. Underground drilling results highlights include 56.6 g/t gold over 1.0 metre from drill hole PGB-0186, and 8.7 g/t gold over 7.9 metres from drill hole PGU-0184, including 44.4 g/t gold over 1.0 metre. “Our underground drilling...

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Apr 07, 2021

   

Industry News

Metso Outotec launches CycloneSense monitoring technology

Metso Outotec has introduced the CycloneSense a smart measurement system to help ensure continuously optimal hydrocyclone operations. The system provides direct, continuous, and reliable online monitoring of the hydrocyclone air core. The company notes that operating conditions in the hydrocyclone process have a direct impact on plant availability and on grinding and flotation circuit efficiency. “In...

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Apr 07, 2021

   

Industry News

Canada’s edge in the race to decarbonization

Canada has a diverse, vibrant mining industry, but is also a global leader in establishing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction targets backed up with a federal carbon tax – although provinces may implement independent regimes, provided they broadly comply with the federal scope. This juxtaposition of a prominent mining sector and GHG reduction leadership places...

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Apr 05, 2021

   

Member Story

Going global: How to find success in international markets. Presented by EDC

Discover the right approach for your company to set up international operations successfully. There are lots of advantages for Canadian businesses that set up abroad: increased sales, enhanced competitiveness, accessing more and better resources, technology and supply chains.  But your business is as unique as you are. How can you find out the approach that...

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Apr 05, 2021

   

Industry News

Kirkland Lake expects Detour to produce up to 900k oz annually by 2032

Miner Kirkland Lake Gold (TSX, NYSE: KL; ASX: KLA) expects its Detour Lake open pit mine in northern Ontario to reach a gold output rate of 900,000 oz. a year by 2032, based on the company’s latest life-of-mine plan for the asset. This technical report also forecasts average production of 680,000 to 720,000 oz. a year between...

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Apr 05, 2021

   

Industry News

HARD-LINE enhances underground capabilities at NORCAT testing site

A long-time partner of NORCAT, HARD-LINE is evolving its remote-control systems in a new space. Earlier this year, NORCAT, an innovation centre, opened a new facility at the former Fecunis mine site in Onaping, where companies like HARD-LINE can test and develop mining products. HARD-LINE, a global technology company, specializing in remote and tele-remote-control solutions,...

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