Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


  • Feature

    Ahead of the Curve

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canada’s newest iron ore producer, Labrador Iron Mines Limited (LIM), is writing history with production start-up from its James Mine, located in the prolific Labrador Trough.Following the successful commissioning of the mine and adjacent…

  • Feature

    Big Money

    April 1, 2012 by Field Editor Marilyn Scales

    When planning an expansion at the largest open pit mine in Quebec, thinking big is important. That’s exactly what ArcelorMittal did when it announced a $2.1-billion expansion of the Mont-Wright iron mine and concentrator at Fermont, QC….

  • Feature

    Destined for Grandeur

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto to Shanghai is a long haul, even in the age of intercontinental air travel, and Allen Palmiere can attest to that because he’s made the 23-hour trip more than 20 times since taking over Adriana Resources Inc. of Toronto in June…

  • News

    The “Trough”

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

  • Feature

    Big Beyond Belief

    April 1, 2012 by Bill Braden

    As regulatory hearings enter their next phase on the $6-billion proposal, the 50-year-old Mary River iron discovery holds huge promise for remote Baffin Island economy.

  • Feature

    The “Trough”

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: New Millennium Iron chooses Outotec for pellet plant

    March 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – New Millennium Iron Corp. of Calgary has chosen Outotec to provide feasibility engineering for a new pelletizing plant to be located in Pointe Noire. It will treat concentrates from New Millennium’s LabMag deposit in…

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    IRON ORE RESOURCE: Haig Inlet report filed

    March 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Canadian Orebodies of Toronto has filed a 43-101 report for its Haig inlet iron ore project on Belcher Islands with SEDAR. The resource estimate includes an indicated resource of 230 million tonnes at 35.17% Fe and an additional…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Rio Tinto believes in tax transparency

    March 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This is the time of year that individuals begin to complain about filing their taxes. It’s a national pastime to wish your taxes were lower. Just be thankful your income tax obligations don’t add up to $10.2 billion (all amounts are…

  • News

    FINANCING: LIM raises $71.6-M for Silver Yard, other work

    February 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The recent equity offer made by Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Ltd. of Toronto raised $71.6 million plus an over-allotment of $9.1 million. LIM intends to use the net proceeds to upgrade and expand its Silver Yard project,…

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    IRON MINING: LIM signs sales agreement with IOC

    February 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Toronto-based Labrador Iron Mines Holdings (LIM) has signed an agreement to sell its entire 2012 iron ore output to Iron Ore Company of Canada. IOC will sell the iron ore on the spot market for delivery to Asian customers. By…

  • News

    IRON DEVELOPMENT: End-of-year target set for DSO production

    February 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Calgary-based New Millennium Iron and its partner Tata Steel of India have set a target production date of Q4 2012 for the direct shipping ore (DSO) iron development near Schefferville. Major contracts have been awarded and equipment…