Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


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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…

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    Miners endorse CN Rail plan for Labrador Trough

    August 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — In the grand scheme of things Canada isn’t known as a great power in the iron ore business, but a group of forward-thinking mining companies have come together with the Canadian National Railway to explore the…

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    IRON ORE EXPLORATION: Rogue intercepts 482 metres of 40% Fe near Timmins

    August 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rogue Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver is drilling its flagship Radio Hill iron ore property 80 km southwest of Timmins and getting long-and-strong intercepts. One hole cut 482 metres of 40% total iron (tFe), another returned 126…

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    IRON ORE MINING: Iron ore production, trade set records in 2011

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GENEVA – UNCTAD, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, says global iron ore production set a new record, 1.92 billion tonnes, in 2011. International iron ore trade also set a record, 1.12 billion tonnes, the 10th year in…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Tests confirm Fire Lake North can produce marketable sinter

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Metallurgical tests confirm that a marketable sinter concentrate can be made from the Fire Lake North iron ore project belonging to Champion Minerals of Toronto. The tests were conducted by SGS Lakefield Research and interpreted…

  • ENVIRONMENT: Oceanic’s Hopes Advance to be reviewed under new guidelines

    July 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. has been advised by the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency that the company’s Hopes Advance iron project will be reviewed under the new guidelines in accordance with the Canadian…

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    IRON ORE RESOURCE: Kami M&I tops 1 billion tonnes at 30% Fe

    July 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Vancouver-based Alderon Iron Ore Corp. announced that the total measured and indicated resources at its Kamistiatusset (Kami) iron ore project are now estimated to be 1.1 billion tonnes at 29.8% Fe. The project also has an…

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    IRON RESOURCE: Adriana offers estimate for Lac Otelnuk

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The 43-101-compliant mineral resource estimate for the Lac Otelnuk iron ore deposit in Nunavik is complete, says Adriana Resources of Toronto. Compiled by Watts, Griffis and McOuat, the measured and indicated portion is 11.35…

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    IRON ORE DEVELOPMENT: Kami to generate $2.0-B in tax revenue for NL

    June 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Vancouver-based Alderon Iron Ore says its Kamistiatusset (Kami) iron ore project will generate $2.0 billion in tax revenues for the province of Newfoundland and Labrador. These and other long term benefits to the province were…

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    IRON RESOURCE: Houston, Knob Lake deposits grow for LIM

    May 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Toronto-based Labrador Iron Mines reports that the latest resource numbers at its Houston and Knob Lake iron deposits in western Labrador continue to improve.

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    Labrador Iron Mines: Canada’s newest iron ore producer

    May 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Toronto-based Labrador Iron Mines is first out of the gate as the race is on to cash in on Canada’s reinvigorated iron ore hotspot in the Labrador Trough district. Labrador Iron is one of a handful of Canadian developers…