Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


  • COPPER: Kintavar Exploration bets on Mitchi copper project in Quebec

    July 17, 2018 by Trish Saywell, The Northern Miner

    Noranda was poking around southern Quebec in the 1970s when it drilled into what it believed was a skarn deposit grading around 0.5% copper, and walked away because it was too low grade. That ground, now known as the Mitchi

  • FERROCHROME: Update on Noront Ferrochrome Production Facility

    July 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO — Noront Resources Ltd. today announced that it has reduced the choice of prospective locations for its proposed ferrochrome production facility (FPF) to two Northern Ontario cities: Timmins or Sault Ste. Marie. Both Thunder Bay and Sudbury have been

  • COPPER: Larger share of Grasberg to cost Inalum $3.9B

    July 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA – There is now a non-binding heads of agreement covering the Grasberg copper mine in Papua state. When the details are worked out it will be signed by Freeport-McMoRan, Rio Tinto, the PT-FI joint venture, and state-owned Inalum. Inalum

  • COPPER: Inalum said close to acquiring Rio interest in Grasberg mine

    July 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA – The rumours are flying this week concerning who might buy out Rio Tinto’s share of the giant Grasberg copper mine in the province of Papua. Rio let it be known several weeks ago that it wanted to sell

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    Nickel Creek moves toward PEA at Nickel Shaw in Yukon

    July 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nickel Creek Platinum (TSX: NCP; US-OTC: NCPCF) is wrapping up phase 2 metallurgical testing at its Nickel Shaw polymetallic project near Destruction Bay, Yukon, about 317 km northwest of Whitehorse, and says it will announce the results by the end of

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    TRANSPARENCY: Glencore subpoenaed by U.S. Dept. of Justice

    July 3, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Justice issued a subpoena on July 2, 2018, for a subsidiary of Glencore plc of Baar, Switzerland. The department is seeking documents and other records with respect to compliance with The Foreign Corrupt

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    COPPER-GOLD: Feds okay Akasaba West mine for Agnico Eagle

    June 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – The federal Department of Environment and Climate Change  has concluded there will be no significant adverse environmental effects from the Akasaba West copper-gold mine 15 km east of Val d’Or. The project includes developing, operating and decommissioning an

  • COPPER-GOLD: Ajax mine proposal rejected by Ottawa

    June 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The government of Canada has rejected the proposed Ajax copper-gold mine 3 km south of Kamloops. The project is owned 80% by KGHM Polska Miedz of Poland and 20% by Abacus Mining and Exploration of Vancouver. The

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    COBALT: Cobalt 27 adds $300M to treasury

    June 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Cobalt 27 Capital Corp. has closed a C$300 million bought deal offering of common shares. The company issued 30.8 million shares at a price of C$9.75 each. The underwriters have been granted an over-allotment option for an additional

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    ZINC: Murchison extends limits of Brabant-McKenzie VMS deposit

    June 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Murchison Minerals of Toronto says its winter drilling program has returned high grades and extended the known limits of its Brabant-McKenzie zinc-copper-silver deposit that is 175 km northeast of La Ronge. All 19 completed holes intersected volcanogenic massive

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    GOLD-COPPER: Equinox to spin out copper assets as Solaris Copper

    June 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Equinox Gold Corp. has plans to transfer all its copper assets to a newly incorporated company named Solaris Copper. The new company will continue to advance the copper projects that belong to Equinox. These include the exploration stage

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    COPPER: Amarc mounts successful drill program at Duke porphyry

    June 12, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Amarc Resources has completed a six-hole, 3,060-metres drill program at its Duke copper-molybdenum discovery 80 km northeast of Smithers. The drill program was designed to test the geometry and grade distribution of porphyry copper mineralization discovered