Mining Feature

After turbulent times, management at Lac des Iles mine, near Thunder Bay, is looking to instill sound mining and safety practices.
Mining veteran brought in to reboot palladium mine The last two years at North American Palladium’s Lac des Iles mine, Jim Gallagher has experienced a major company refinancing, an ownership changeover, a management reshuffle, a tailings pond issue, a round of layoffs, and the tragic death of a worker.As the newly anointed president-CEO, Gallagher is hoping the streak of bad luck has run its course and he can now focus on the positives.“We’re setting the goal of becoming one of the best mines in the world.”Earlier this year, the Toronto...

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Mining ventilation consultants opening Sudbury office
BBE Consulting, an international mine ventilation and cooling company is coming to Canada and is setting up shop in Sudbury. Scheduled to open an office sometime in February, the specialized Australian and South African engineering consultancy provides a suite of services related to mine ven...
Lake Shore Gold being acquired by Tahoe Resources
Vancouver-based Tahoe Resources is acquiring Lake Shore Gold.Tahoe announced it would acquire all shares of Lake Shore Gold in an agreement to combine the companies.Under the agreement, Lake Shore shareholders will receive 0.1467 of a Tahoe common share per Lake Shore share. Once the transactio...
Lake Shore finds more gold on ex-Temex property
Lake Shore Gold’s exploration program has discovered gold mineralization on some newly acquired property near Timmins. The Timmins miner announced Feb. 4 that it has found shallow and high-grade gold at the Whitney Project during the first phase of a surface drilling program. It’s the first ...
Vale has new Ontario operations VP
Vale has appointed Stuart Harshaw as its new vice-president of Ontario operations.Harshaw, who has worked for the company since 1990, took over the positon on Jan. 11.In his current role, he is responsible for the base metal operations of Vale in Ontario. That includes six mines, a mill, smelte...


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