Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


  • News

    COPPER: Ivanhoe reviews Kamoa-Kakula development

    August 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Toronto-based Ivanhoe Mines says a pre-feasibility study for phase one of the Kamoa-Kakula copper project is underway and due to be completed by the end of 2018. Ivanhoe is planning a US$1.2 billion project including

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Filo del Sol project ups resources

    August 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARGENTINA – Vancouver’s Filo Mining Corp. says the recent successful exploration drill program at its Filo del Sol copper-gold-silver project has allowed it to boost the resource numbers. The company saw a significant increase in the indicated tonnage and contained

  • News

    Aquila tables feasibility study for Back Forty in Michigan

    August 7, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Nearly two months after receiving its final environmental permit, Aquila Resources (TSX: AQA; US-OTC: AQARF) has tabled a positive feasibility study for its Back Forty polymetallic project, located 19 km west of Stephenson, Michigan. “We can now focus the company’s resources on

  • News

    COPPER-GOLD: Water woes at Centerra’s Mount Milligan

    August 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Tucked away in the latest quarterly report from Centerra Gold is the news of a water shortage at the Mount Milligan copper-gold mine 145 km northwest of Prince George. The lack of snowfall last winter and a

  • News

    Newmont acquires 50% stake in Galore Creek project from NovaGold

    August 2, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) has acquired NovaGold Resources’ (TSX: NG; NYSE-AM: NG) 50% stake in the Galore Creek copper-gold project in B.C. for staged payments of up to US$275 million. Teck Resources (TSX: TECK.B; NYSE: TECK) owns the other 50% stake in the

  • News

    GOLD: Yamana celebrates 15 years since IPO

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – On July 31, 2018, Yamana Gold celebrated its 15th anniversary since launching itself as a public company using a reverse takeover. The company’s early portfolio of properties included the Chapada copper-gold mine in Brazil. Yamana commissioned the project

  • News

    ZINC-COPPER-GOLD: Aquila shares positive FS for the Back Forty project

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MICHIGAN – Toronto-based Aquila Resources says the feasibility study for an open pit at the Back Forty zinc-copper-gold project on the Upper Peninsula is positive. The after tax net present value with a 6% discount rate is $208 million (all

  • Feature

    Voisey’s Bay expansion a go

    August 1, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Cobalt streams to pay for 40% of US$1.7B capital cost

  • News

    EARTH SCIENCES: Metal Earth, U of O study ocean crust for insights on VMS ore deposition

    July 24, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    OTTAWA and SUDBURY, Ont. – Mark Hannington, Margaret Stewart and Justin Emberley from the University of Ottawa have partnered with Metal Earth to provide insights to ore deposits in the Superior Craton. The joint Modern-Ancient Ocean Crust project studies modern ocean environments to

  • 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