Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


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    IRON ORE OPPORTUNITY: NL government seeks partner for Julienne Lake property

    October 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – In late 2009, the government of Newfoundland and Labrador began exploring the Julienne Lake iron ore deposit a few kilometres from Wabush and Labrador City. Since then it has spent $3 million in a multi-phased work program and…

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    IRON ORE TEST: Radio Hill material suitable for pellets, sintering and more

    October 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rogue Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver continues to put its Radio Hill iron ore project 80 km southwest of Timmins through its paces. The latest work, the first metallurgical tests, showed that the iron ore chemistry is well suited…

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    Beaufield proves Chinese firms still interested in iron ore

    October 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The connection between slower growth in China and slumping commodity prices has been well made in the financial press over the last few months, but there are contrary signs to be found by astute investors.

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    PERSPECTIVE: In gold, iron ore they trust

    October 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Mining companies appear to be having an easier time attracting investors recently – particularly if they have a gold or iron ore project. Both commodities have been hot, hot, hot the past year, and developers are prospering.

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    IRON ORE EXPLORATION: JV formed for Attikamagen Lake property

    September 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Century Iron Mines of Toronto and WISCO International Resources Development & Investment have inked a joint venture agreement covering the Attikamagen iron property 15 km east of Schefferville.

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    IRON ORE STUDY: Alderon files EIS for Kami project

    September 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Alderon Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver has reached a milestone at its Kami iron ore project with the filing of the environmental impact statement for the proposed mine. The EIS provides technical analysis and a thorough assessment…

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    TAILINGS MANAGEMENT: SNC-Lavalin awarded EPC contract in Chile

    September 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL. SNC-Lavalin has won a contract to provide overall  management, detailed engineering, procurement and construction services for a thickened tailings disposal system at the Cerro Negro Norte iron project owned by Compania Minera…

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    IRON ORE STUDY: Hopes Advance PEA estimated US$5.6B NPV

    September 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The pre-feasibility study prepared by Micon International on the Hopes Advance iron ore project belonging to Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver is positive. The projected net present value of the project is US$5.6 billion and a…

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    Noront hopes to soar with Eagle’s Nest

    September 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Toronto-based explorer Noront Resources is banking on a newly published feasibility study at its advanced stage Eagle’s Nest polymetallic nickel-sulphide deposit — which also includes copper, platinum, palladium, and…

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    IRON ORE RESOURCES: Duncan Lake update exceeds expectations

    August 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Century Iron Mines (51%) and Augyva Mining Resources (49%) say the updated 43-101 estimate for their Duncan Lake iron ore property 70 km south of Radisson in the James Bay area exceeds their expectations. Since the…

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    IRON ORE EXPLORATION: Permit approved to dewater old Griffith pit

    August 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Northern Iron Corp. of Vancouver has received a permit allowing it to dewater the North pit at the former Griffith iron ore mine to a maximum depth of 25 metres. That will allow the company to conduct exploration drilling from…

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    IRON ORE STUDY: News positive for Roche Bay project C zone

    August 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based Advanced Explorations says the feasibility study conducted on the C zone of the Roche Bay iron project on the east coast of the Melville Peninsula is positive. The report, prepared by Tetra Tech Wardrop, confirmed…