Projects

The gilded South

Ryan Bergen

The Haile mine in South Carolina counters the trend of increasingly remote, logistically complex mines. In fact, it belongs to a long tradition of mining in the area. And it is a project that the team at OceanaGold continues to build on, having already announced expansion plans for the newly commissioned mine

Less is more

Kylie Williams

The smelter in Kitimat, B.C. started up in the 1950s, and after a major upgrade, the operation is turning out even more aluminum while keeping its environmental impact in check

The power of patience

Eavan Moore

Despite a long history of mining in the region, the team behind Dundee Precious Metals’ Krumovgrad project in Bulgaria had to work hard to lay a foundation of trust before building the mine

Quebec’s golden pockets

Virginia Heffernan

Exploration is stagnant around most of the world, but Quebec’s gold camps in the Abitibi and James Bay regions offer a ray of light in an otherwise dark tunnel

A brilliant start

Kelsey Rolfe

Gahcho Kué, the Northwest Territories’ newest diamond mine, promises sparkling returns for DeBeers Canada

A quantitative approach to project assessment

"The mining industry likes to speak with certainty, " says Mohan Srivastava, VP of TriStar Gold, and when it comes to resource reporting that means what is stated is almost certainly wrong. The geostatistician proposes another way of imagining a gold project. 

No time for waste

Faster sensors have upped the potential for ore sorting in mine operations