Canadian Mining Journal


Copper


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    COPPER MINING: Copper Mountain ships first concentrate to port

    July 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Copper Mountain Mining made the first shipment of copper concentrate from its new mine near Princeton to the port of Vancouver. The concentrate is transported in 50-tonne super B train truck units. Port facilities…

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    COPPER-GOLD RESOURCE: More than 1B tonnes measured and indicated at Schaft Creek

    July 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Schaft Creek copper-gold-molybdenum-silver deposit in the northwest part of the province is shaping up to be a big one for owner Copper Fox Metals of Vancouver. The latest 43-101 report put the measured and indicated…

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    GOLD-BASE METAL DEVELOPMENT: HudBay commits to new concentrator at Lalor project

    July 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – HudBay Minerals of Toronto has completed the optimization study for its Lalor gold-copper-zinc project and decided to build a new concentrator and paste fill plant at the mine site near Snow Lake. Results of the study indicate that…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Pacific seabed hosts large REE deposits

    July 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Rare earth elements have recently become the one of the hottest exploration targets. The number of juniors seeking REEs seems almost as great as those hunting for gold particularly in Quebec. The most advanced junior is Canada Lithium that is…

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    BASE METALS STUDY: Buchans buoyed by PEA for Lundberg project

    June 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Buchans Minerals Corp. of Windsor, NS, is pleased with the results of the preliminary economic study of its 100%-owned Lundberg base metal project near Buchans. The PEA is based on a 5,000 t/d open pit and milling operation over…

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    COPPER RESOURCES: Little Deer deposit expands over 60%

    June 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Cornerstone Capital Resources of Mount Pearl, NL, and joint venture partner Thundermin Resources of Toronto are pleased with the increased resource estimate for their Little Deer copper project 10 km north of Springdale. The…

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    POLYMETALLIC STUDY: Tulsequah Chief development to cost $310-M

    June 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Toronto has completed the preliminary economic assessment for its polymetallic Tulsequah Chief project 100 km south of Atlin. Pre-production capital costs are estimated at C$310.1 million. The study puts…

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    TAKEOVER: Breakwater agrees to Nyrstar offer

    June 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The directors of Toronto-based Breakwater Resources have approved an all-cash takeover of their firm by Nyrstar NV. Nyrstar is a global multi-metals business that produces zinc, lead, silver, gold and copper; it is headquartered in…

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    BASE METAL RESOURCE: Quadra FNX files 43-101 for Victoria deposit

    June 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The category may be only inferred, but the grades at the Victoria deposit are well above those historically found in the Sudbury Basin, according to owner Quadra FNX of Vancouver. The most recent 43-101 report puts the inferred…

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    COPPER-GOLD PROJECT: Taseko amends, resubmits Prosperity proposal

    June 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Taseko Mines of Vancouver has amended and resubmitted to the federal government the project description for the Prosperity gold-copper development near Williams Lake. The Canadian government refused to permit the work in…

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    COPPER EXPLORATION: Castle Resources to rehabilitate tunnel at Granduc mine

    June 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Castle Resources, owner of the former Granduc copper mine, will rehabilitate the 17-km tunnel between to facilitate an underground exploration drilling program that is to begin this fall. The Tide Tunnel…

  • PERMITTING: Fortune Minerals files DAR with Mackenzie Valley Review Board

    May 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has filed its developers assessment report (DAR) with the Mackenzie Valley Review Board (MVRB)for the environmental assessment for its NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project. The report…