Canadian Mining Journal


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    COPPER: Taseko granted permit for Florence test facility

    September 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ARIZONA – Taseko Mines of Vancouver now has the permit to proceed with the underground solution test plant at its Florence copper project 100 km southeast of Phoenix. The permit was issued following the decision of the Environmental Appeals Board

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    COPPER: Midland, Osisko Mining find high grade boulder field in James Bay region

    September 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – The joint venture of Midland Exploration of Montreal and Toronto’s Osisko Mining announced the discovery of a high grade copper boulder field with grades as high as 8.28% copper. The find was made in the James Bay region,

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    NorthIsle Copper tables maiden PEA at North Island

    September 25, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — NorthIsle Copper and Gold (TSX: NCX; US-OTC: NTCPF) has outlined a maiden mine plan for its wholly owned North Island copper-gold project near the town of Port Hardy, B.C. The company’s preliminary economic assessment (PEA) marks the first publicly released engineering

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    McEwen to proceed with Los Azules permitting and prefeasibility study

    September 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Reforms introduced by the Argentine government to encourage mining investment by eliminating taxes on exported mineral concentrates prompted McEwen Mining (TSX: MUX; NYSE: MUX) to revise a 2013 preliminary economic assessment of the Los Azules project. The PEA includes an updated resource estimate

  • INFRASTRUCTURE: Fortune applauds next step along road to Whati

    September 19, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, Ont., is following closely the government decisions that are moving the Tlicho all-season road to the community of Whati toward construction. Fortune has received approval to build a spur road from Whati to

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    BOOK: Keevil pens memoir, “Never Rest on Your Ores”

    September 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Teck Resources and McGill-Queen’s University Press are jointly publishing a new book, “Never Rest on Your Ores: Building a Mining Company One stone at a Time”. Written by Teck chairman Norman B. Keevil, the book is a lively

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    NICKEL: Vale to permanently close Clarabelle crushing area

    September 11, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – After a temporary closure of four months, the crushing area at the Clarabelle nickel concentrator at Sudbury is to be permanently closed. A report by the CBC said the Brazilian parent company, Vale SA, made the announcement late

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    ZINC: Ivanhoe in talks to reopen high grade Kipushi mine

    September 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines is in talks with the state owned miner Gecamines and the country’s state owned railroad concerning the reopening of the high grade Kipushi zinc-copper mine. The mine is owned by Kipushi Corp.

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    COPPER: First Quantum boosts share of Cobre Panama

    August 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals of Toronto is boosting its share of the Cobre Panama copper project by increasing its share of the operating company, Minera Panama SA, to 90%. First Quantum will pay $635 million for the 10% share

  • COPPER-GOLD: Freeport caves in to Indonesian government over Grasberg interest

    August 30, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    INDONESIA – Freeport-McMoRan of Phoenix, Ariz., has agreed to give up control of the world’s second largest copper mine, Grasberg, to the Indonesian government. The announcement comes after escalating public outrage at foreign ownership of the mine. In January the

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    COPPER-ZINC: Yorbeau enjoys excellent conc grades, recoveries from Scott project

    August 29, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Yorbeau Resources of Montreal says the reports are very positive from metallurgical tests of material from its Scott copper-zinc project 20 km west of Chibougamau. Concentrate grades were excellent, and recoveries good. A 55-kg composite sample was sent

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi begins drilling at Nickel Mountain

    August 24, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver has begun drilling its 100% owned E&L nickel project at Nickel Mountain, in the Eskay camp. This is a follow-up to electromagnetic surveys that identified four high priority targets – A, B, C