Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Grasberg talks underway says Rio

    May 23, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA – Rio Tinto of Melbourne, Australia, has confirmed that it is in talks with several parties concerning the sale of its interest in the Grasberg copper-gold mine in the province of Papua. Historically, the project has been owned 40%

  • News

    COPPER: ABB to help double mill capacity for KAZ Minerals

    May 22, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    KAZAKHSTAN – ABB recently won an order to deliver a comprehensive process and power solution that will double the capacity of KAZ Minerals’ sulphide ore processing plant in Aktogay. The project is the third major order from this customer and

  • News

    PGM: New Age releases resource for River Valley

    May 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – New Age Metals has released a new measured and indicated resource for its River Valley platinum group metals project about 60 km east of Sudbury. With a cut-off of 0.4 g/t palladium equivalent, the M&I portion contains more

  • Feature

    Teck looks to unleash culture shift in innovation

    May 8, 2018 by Alisha Hiyate

    How to approach digital technologies

  • GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge raises $19.7M for KSM exploration

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Seabridge Gold has raised $19.7 million for exploration this year at its KSM gold-copper project 65 km northwest of Stewart. The company issued a total of 1.15 million flow-through shares (including the over-allotment) at a price

  • News

    BASE METALS: Anglo pulls support from Nautilus’ Solwara 1 project

    May 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – A day before its May 8 annual meeting, Anglo American said it is pulling out of the Solwara 1 deep ocean mining project run by Nautilus Minerals of Toronto. Nautilus has held exploration licences for polymetallic

  • News

    NICKEL: Vale to lay off 169 in Thompson

    April 26, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MANITOBA – As the summer shut down of its Manitoba smelting and refining operations looms, Vale has announced the layoff of 169 employees in Thompson, 650 km north of Winnipeg. The public has known of plans to cease operations on

  • COAL-COPPER-ZINC: Teck Q1 profit up sharply to $753M

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Strong commodity prices lifted Teck Resources first quarter revenues to $3.09 billion, compared to $2.85 billion in Q1  2017. The company recorded an adjusted profit for Q1 2018 of $753 million or $1.31 per share. Compare that to

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Nickel Creek presses on with mini-pilot tests of Nickel Shaw samples

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Toronto-based Nickel Creek Platinum (formerly Wellgreen Platinum) is moving into phase 2 of its metallurgical testing program on samples from the Nickel Shaw nickel-platinum group metals project 317 km northwest of Whitehorse. The second phase involves the use

  • GOLD: Barrick reports Q1 net earnings of $170M

    April 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Barrick Gold has reported first quarter adjusted net earnings of $170 million (all U.S. dollars) on revenues of $1.8 billion for the period. The company’s operating cash flow was $507 million and free cash flow was $181 million.

  • News

    PLATINUM GROUP: Shaft 1 at Ivanhoe’s Platreef reaches 750 metres

    April 23, 2018 by Ivanhoe, Platreef

    SOUTH AFRICA – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines says the fist shaft at its Platreef PGM-nickel-copper mine 280 km northeast of Johannesburg has reached the 750 metre level. A station is to be built at this level to provide access for initial

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi raises $10M for E&L exploration

    April 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver is raising a little bit more than $10 million through a non-brokered private placement of flow-through shares. The company will issue 3 million shares at a price of $3.35 per share. Proceeds from