In November, Sudbury engineering firm BESTECH announced that CIM President, Samantha Espley, would be joining their team as VP of Mining Transformation. This week’s Blog examines that announcement and looks back on Ms. Espley’s storied career in this industry.
The Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will welcome five new members at its July 2021 gala dinner and induction ceremony, An Evening Under the Stars, to be held in Toronto. This week’s Blog introduces readers to the CMHF inductees and discusses their valuable contributions to the Canadian mining industry.
Pure Gold Mining recently released the results of a Feasibility Study on the Madsen Red Lake Gold Deposit that projects a long-life, high-margin mine with low initial capital requirements and a fast timeline to production. This week’s Blog takes a closer look that the results of that study and gives you a glimpse into the future of Ontario’s next gold mine.
Mining Geophysics: A Canadian Story The people and events that made Canada a global leader in mining exploration in the 20th Century
Author Norman Reed Paterson, respected worldwide for his innovations in geophysical technology and his indomitable spirit of exploration, takes his readers into the bush, the laboratory , and the office—often with humour—to observe the key players who, through determination and willingness to take risks, showed the world how to find (and make) mines. This week’s Blog takes a quick look at his book, Mining Geophysics: A Canadian Story, and shows you where you can learn more about Canada’s rich geophysical history.
When your resource-based economy hands you lemons… you make Lithium. In the wake of the challenges currently facing the Canadian oil industry in regard to blocked pipelines and tumbling prices, there comes a need to find innovative new ways to diversify Canada’s extractive economy and become more proactive in these changing times.
This week’s Blog takes a look at the work being done by MXG Minerals in transforming the wastewater produced by oil and gas extraction into an entirely new commodity – Petrolithium .
The stars seem to be aligning for the Madsen Gold Project in Ontario; a definitive feasibility study should be complete Q4 2018, economics are improving, existing infrastructure is in place, and baseline work to update key permits held by Pure Gold are underway. Learn more in this week’s Blog!
The world’s new “white gold” is the foundation of our technological future. Until now, there were only two conventional ways of procuring lithium; neither are efficient. In this guest blog post, learn how Canadian company MGX Minerals is perfecting a new way – extracting lithium from petroleum brine.
The dreamy name conjures up images of exotic centuries-old majestic castles built by the great civilizations who once inhabited this autonomous region in southern Spain.