Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


  • News

    AWARD: Redpath wins major contract in Tasmania

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTH BAY, Ontario – Redpath Australia, a subsidiary of Canadian The Redpath Group, has won a major mine development and construction contract at Mount Lyell, Tasmania. The contract was awarded by Copper Mines of Tasmania, a subsidiary of…

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    BASE METAL RESOURCE: Numbers announced for PD1 deposit near Matagami

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The latest 43-101 report for the PD1 zinc-copper deposit belonging to Donner Metals of Vancouver includes 1.74 million tonnes of measured and indicated resources grading 4.55% Zn, 1.16% Cu and 19.88 g/t Ag. Xstrata Zinc Canada, the…

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    REVIEW: Environmental assessment begins for Ajax copper-gold mine

    January 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The environmental review has begun for the proposed Ajax copper-gold mine 10 km southwest of Kamloops. The project is being developed by a joint venture of Vancouver-based Abacus Mining & Exploration and KGHM Polska Miedz…

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    ACQUISITION: HudBay sets sights on Norsemont

    January 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – HudBay Minerals has set its sights on acquiring Norsemont Mining in a cash and share deal worth $520 million. The deal will bring Norsemont’s Constancia copper development project in Peru into the HudBay portfolio. Its addition will…

  • Feature

    Capstone Mining Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    hen you talk about Yukon mining, one of the first names that comes to mind is “Minto,” because not only is it the only producing hard-rock mine in the Territory, but it’s also one of the more productive copper-mining operations of its kind in…

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    Western Copper Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    estern Copper’s mountain-side airstrip is the first taste of spectacular things to come for visitors to the company’s Casino property. After landing on an upward slope looking skywards, visitors are soon distracted by the peripheral view of the…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Copper to be hottest metal in 2011

    December 23, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Analysts are predicting the copper will be the hottest metal in 2011. And why not? The metal hit an all-time high of over US$4.27 per pound the week of Dec. 30, 2010. The rising copper price correlates positively with a healthy global…

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    COPPER-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Western Copper raises $23-M for Casino and Carmacks projects

    December 22, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Western Copper of Vancouver has closed a bought deal financing and over-allotment worth $23 million with which to advance its Casino and Carmacks projects. Each unit (priced at $2.45) consisted of one common share and one-half of one…

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    CULTURAL DIVERSITY: Opera comes to Raglan mine

    December 15, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Opera singers and base metal miners rarely have the opportunity to rub shoulders, but that is what happened at the Raglan nickel-copper mine in Nunavik. The mine is owned by Xstrata Nickel that also sponsors the Canadian Opera…

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    PERSPECTIVE – Greens want Olympic Dam expanded without uranium recovery

    December 15, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AUSTRALIA – The Australian Greens, that country’s political party of the environmental persuasion, wants BHP Billiton to expand its Olympic Dam copper-uranium-gold-silver mine but not mine the uranium component of the ore.

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    COPPER-PGM TEST: Wallbridge prepares to bulk sample Broken Hammer in Sudbury Basin

    December 14, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Wallbridge Mining has signed a bulk sampling contract with Technica Group of Lively, ON, to extract material from the Broken Hammer property on the North Range of the Sudbury Basin. Testing will confirm minability,…

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    ZINC-COPPER MINING: HudBay outlines production, spending plans for 2011

    December 13, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – HudBay Minerals is looking forward to next year with optimism and plans to produce between 70,000 and 90,000 tonnes of zinc plus 40,000 and 55,000 tonnes of copper. Reduced production at Trout Lake will be offset by a full year of…