Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


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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…

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    Labrador Iron Mines announces first shipment of iron ore for 2013

    June 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO, June 7, 2013 /CNW/ – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Limited (“LIM” or the “Company”) (TSX: LIM) is pleased to announce its first shipment of iron ore for 2013. The JK Pioneer, a Cape-size vessel carrying 174,360 wet metric tonnes of…

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    IRON ORE: Resource grows 33% at LIM’s DSO project

    May 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR and QUEBEC – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings of Toronto has revised upwards both the total iron ore resources at its Schefferville/Menihek direct shipping ore project and resources for the stage two expansion. The properties are…

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    IRON ORE: LIM signs two-year deal with IOC

    May 14, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Labrador Iron Mines Holdings of Toronto has signed a new iron ore sale agreement with the Iron Ore Company of Canada for the sale of all of LIM’s production for 2013 and 2014. LIM sold approximately 2.0 million tonnes of iron…

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    IRON ORE: Century files PEA for Duncan Lake

    May 7, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Century Iron Mines of Toronto has filed the preliminary economic assessment for the Duncan Lake iron project in the James Bay region, 570 km north of Matagami. The report was prepared by Met-Chem for partners Century (65%) and…