Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


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    IRON ORE: Drilling cuts iron-titanium-vanadium zones near Chibougamau

    December 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Chibougamau Independent Mines of Rouyn-Noranda, QC, has drilled two holes at its Mont Sorcier property 17 km east of the town of Chibougamau. Both holes intersected large zones of iron, titanium and vanadium mineralization.

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    IRON ORE: Adriana counts more than 20B tonnes of resources at Lac Otelnuk

    October 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Adriana Resources has put together resource numbers for the Lac Otelnuk iron ore property in Nunavik, and the numbers are in the billions. The project is a joint venture of Adriana (40%) and Wisco International…

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    NICKEL-IRON: Ferronickel produced from Decar awaruite concentrate

    October 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based First Point Minerals Corp. says lab scale tests have successfully produced high grade ferronickel from awaruite (nickel-iron alloy) concentrate from the company’s 40% owned Decar project. The property,…

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    IRON ORE: Joint venture to develop Howse deposit

    September 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings of Toronto and Tata Steel Minerals Canada of Montreal have finalized their joint venture for the exploration and development of LIM’s Howse iron ore deposit near Schefferville, QC.

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    IRON ORE: First DSO shipment made from Tata project

    September 17, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The MV Sterling departed Sept-Iles on Sept. 14 with a cargo of 77,000 tonnes of iron ore sinter fines from the Tata Steel Minerals Canada direct shipping ore (DSO) project near Schefferville. The project is a joint venture of…

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    IRON: Rockex reveals PEA for Eagle Island deposit

    August 27, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – According to the preliminary economic assessment, the Eagle Island iron ore project has a net present value of $3.9 billion (with a 5% discount) or $2.2 billion (8%). That makes 100% owner Rockex Mining Corp. of Toronto “very…

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    IRON ORE: Co-operation pact inked for New Millennium DSO

    August 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Tata Steel Minerals Canada, a joint venture of Calgary’s New Millennium Iron Corp. (20%) and India’s Tata Steel (80%), has signed a co-operation agreement with the NunatuKavut Community Council (NCC) for the DSO iron project near…

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    IRON ORE: Alderon orders grinding mills from Metso

    August 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Vancouver-based Alderon Iron Ore Corp. has begun ordering long lead time items for its Kami iron project  10 km from Wabush. An order has been placed with Metso Minerals Canada for the supply of an autogenous grinding and…

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    IRON ORE: Black Iron picks up local partner for Ukraine projects

    July 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    UKRAINE – Black Iron of Vancouver and Metinvest BV, Ukraine’s largest mining and steel producer, have signed a deal to jointly develop Black Iron’s Shymanivske and Zelenivske iron ore projects in Kryvyi Rih. Metinvest will make an initial…

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    IRON ORE: First DSO train of 2013 leaves Silver Yards

    July 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Tata Steel Minerals Canada, has shipped its first trainload of direct shipping ore to the terminal in Sept-Iles, QC. The train of 164 cars, each carrying 100 tonnes of iron ore left the dry crushing and screening plant from…

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    IRON ORE: Cap-Ex’s Block 103 hosts 7.8B tonnes at 29% Fe

    June 27, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Vancouver’s Cap-Ex Iron Ore is looking into the Block 103 iron ore property in western Labrador and undoubtedly seeing it as a potentially important pellet producer. The recent preliminary economic assessment put the inferred…

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    IRON ORE: Maiden estimate puts Elizabeth resource at 620 million tonnes

    June 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings of Toronto has released the maiden resource estimate for its Elizabeth taconite project: 620 inferred tonnes at 31.8% Fe, and, says the company, the property has exploration potential for another…