Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi drills 7.3% Ni and 3.3% Cu over 9.9 metres at Nickel Mountain

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Garibaldi Resources has cut high grade nickel-copper grades at its Nickel Mountain project near Eskay Creek. This is the first massive magmatic sulphide system found in the Eskay mining camp. Drill hole EL-17-09 east of the historic E&L

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    COPPER-GOLD: Indonesian government to pick up Rio’s share of Grasberg

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA – If the Indonesian government wants 51% of your mine, what can you do? Freeport McMoRan of Phoenix, Ariz., has caved to the demand and agreed to divest its interest in one of the world’s richest copper-gold mines in

  • Copper, nickel outlooks dominate LME Week

    December 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — The annual gathering of London Metal Exchange (LME) Week provides a bellwether for the major trends in base metals and industrial mineral markets over the coming year. Metals investors, producers and consumers descended on London in early November

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    MILLING: GE to supply harmonic filter for Southern Copper mill expansion

    December 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PERU – GE Power was chosen by Southern Copper Corp. (SCC) to provide the harmonic filter for its Toquepala concentrator located in southern Tacna. The filter will be integrated into the copper concentrator’s power system to improve the power quality.

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    Carube seeks to reignite Jamaica’s copper industry

    December 4, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Drilling at Carube Copper’s (TSXV: CUC) 100% owned copper-gold Bellas Gate property in Jamaica returned positive drill results this October. Carube owns 11 properties across Jamaica covering 536 sq. km of mineral rights, but its focus is on Bellas Gate, which

  • GOLD-COPPER: Lumina closes $20M deal for projects in Ecuador

    November 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Lumina Gold Corp. of Vancouver has closed a private placement for gross proceeds of about $20 million. The company issued 32.3 million common shares that sold at a price of $0.62 each. The net proceeds will be used

  • COPPER: Carube looking to crack open Jamaican copper industry

    November 28, 2017 by Richard Quarisa, The Northern Miner

    Drilling at Carube Copper’s (TSXV: CUC) 100% owned copper-gold Bellas Gate property in Jamaica returned positive drill results this October. Carube owns 11 properties across Jamaica covering 536 sq. km of mineral rights, but its focus is on Bellas Gate, which

  • COPPER: Copper Mountain bids US$70M for Altona Mining

    November 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — Copper Mountain Mining has tabled a US$70-million, all-share bid for Australia-based Altona Mining and its district-scale Cloncurry copper-gold property 95 km northeast of Mount Isa in Queensland, Australia. The company reported on Nov. 19 that it is offering Altona shareholders 0.0974 of a

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    GOLD-COPPER: RNC likes high grades from Qiqavik property

    November 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – RNC Minerals reports that the assays from the Qiqavik project show the association of high grade gold and copper mineralization in the Esperance West zone. The operator of the project is RNC’s 55% owned subsidiary, Orford Mining Corp.

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    GOLD-COPPER: StrikePoint outlines regional trend at PDM property

    November 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Vancouver’s StrikePoint Gold has outlined what it calls a new regional scale structural trend that links the PDM, Golden-Oly and Nordic properties. The company is calling it the “Seven Wonders Trend”, and it stretches over 78 km. Samples

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    COPPER-GOLD: Altiplano begins development, bulk sampling at former Farellon mine

    November 14, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    CHILE – Altiplano Minerals of Edmonton, Alta., and joint venture partner with Comet Exploration have advanced plans at the historic Farellon copper-gold mine near the town of La Serena. The project is located in the coastal iron-ore-copper-gold belt that hosts

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    NICKEL: Vale suspends Coleman mine over safety concerns

    November 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Vale Canada announced late last week that it is suspending operations at its Coleman nickel mine in Levack due to concerns about safety. The move will allow the company to expedite repairs to the shaft ventilation system at