Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


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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

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    COBALT: Vale streams Voisey’s Bay cobalt for $700M

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEWFOUNDLAND – What Bloomberg reported last week – that Vale SA has reached a deal to sell future cobalt production from the Voisey’s Bay nickel-copper mine 35 km south of Nain – Vale confirmed today, June 11. The upfront deal

  • COPPER: CITIC picks up 20% stake in Ivanhoe

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BEIJING – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver and CITIC Metal has signed a long term strategic co-operation agreement that will give CITIC a 19.9% stake in Ivanhoe. CITIC becomes Ivanhoe’s largest investor, leaving chairman Robert Friedland with a 17% stake. The

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    Altius spins out copper play Aethon Minerals

    June 11, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newly formed copper explorer Aethon Minerals (TSXV: AET) is adding to its already large Chilean land package with an option agreement to acquire full interest in the Llanos de Llahuin copper-gold project, located in Chile’s Region IV, close to the city of

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    GOLD-COPPER: Seabridge lays out $19.7M drilling program for KSM

    June 6, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Seabridge Gold has laid out plans to conduct $19.7 million worth of drilling at its KSM gold-copper project 65 km northwest of Stewart. Two rigs are already on the site, and three more are to be

  • NICKEL-COPPER: Vale’s Clean AER project nears completion as new stacks rise

    June 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Just in time for World Environmental Day on June 5, Vale Canada announced its Clean AER (atmospheric emissions reduction) project is coming to an end in Sudbury. The new wet gas cleaning plant has been commissioned and is

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    ‘We’re building a mine’: Nevada Copper targets 2019 initial production at Pumpkin Hollow

    June 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Pumpkin Hollow will be the next copper mine built in North America, Matt Gili, Nevada Copper’s (TSX: NCU) new president and CEO, tells The Northern Miner in one of his first media interviews on the job. Gili, a mining engineer who joined the

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    COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty falters as First Quantum backs away from Pebble

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – First Quantum Minerals has pulled out of a deal with Northern Dynasty Minerals to develop the controversial Pebble copper-gold project 380 km from Anchorage. The two companies have terminated their agreement that would have seen First Quantum earn

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    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%

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    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