Graphite is the “new black gold” of high-tech mineralsAmothballed crushing mill in Matheson
is being refurbished by a Toronto industrial minerals company with
the aim of processing flake graphite imported from South America.Great Lakes Graphite has struck a
five-year agreement with DNI Metals to procure graphite from Brazil
for shipment to the northeastern Ontario plant, where the company is
refitting a micronization plant.The company has a facilities use
agreement for five years with the mill’s owner, Northfill
Resources, with the option f...
Vale received the second of three new
converter vessels for its Copper Cliff Smelter Aug. 11 as part of the
company’s $1-billion Clean AER Project.The converter vessel weighs around 100
tonnes and is 14 metres long and 4.2 metres around. It is the second
of three converters that are fabricated ...
The Northern Ontario Mining Showcase is
cashed up and ready to go for year three.
Those mining supply and service
companies interested in displaying their products and services at the
2016 Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada (PDAC) annual
convention, as part of a regional pavilio...
Sudbury-based Rock-Tech is setting a
new standard for mining equipment manufacturing.A totally refurbished 31,000-squarefoot
manufacturing facility the company is moving into this month in
Sudbury’s Walden Industrial Park has been methodically designed for
maximum productivity, energy efficienc...
Reclamation work being done by Barrick
Gold at its Hemlo property near Marathon has changed the landscape of
the former mining operation. Where once there stood a headframe,
access roads and outbuildings, there is now only a grassy plain,
accented by native trees and inhabited by a variety of w...