Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


  • News

    IRON ORE RESOURCE: Roche Bay home of half billion tonnes

    January 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Advanced Explorations of Toronto says the latest 43-101 report on its Roche Bay iron project on the east coast of the Melville Peninsula includes over half a billion tonnes of mineralized material. The indicated portion is 501 million…

  • Feature

    Toughing It Out

    December 1, 2011 by D'Arcy Jenish

    The year was 1639. To the average European, most of North America was terra incognita-lands unexplored and unknown-but French colonists living near present day Saint John, N.B. had already found coal deposits and sent the continent’s first…

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    IRON DEVELOPMENT: Innu enterprise awarded contract for New Millennium construction

    November 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – New Millennium Iron Corp. of Calgary and Tata Steel Minerals Canada, partners at the direct shipping iron ore project, have awarded the general construction contract to an aboriginal-owned firm. Innu Municipal LP (IML) of Labrador…

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    ABORIGINAL AGREEMENT: IBA signed for DSO iron ore mine

    November 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – An impact benefit agreement has been signed by the Innu Nation of Labrador and Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC) covering the direct shipping iron ore project near Schefferville. TSMC is a joint venture of Calgary-based New…

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    IRON ORE RESOURCE: Fire Lake North number grows to over 1-B tonnes

    October 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Champion Minerals of Toronto has released a 43-101-compliant resource report that includes over a billion tonnes of resources at its Fire Lake North project near Fermont. The measured and indicated portion is 400.1 million tonnes…

  • Feature

    Expansions Create More Opportunities

    October 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This past summer was one of the busier that Labrador West has seen since the early construction days in the 60s.

  • News

    IRON ORE STUDY: PEA for Hopes gives Oceanic high hopes

    September 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Vancouver-based Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. has high hopes for its Hopes Advance iron ore property on the Ungava Peninsula All four of the scenarios it studied in the preliminary economic assessment were positive. The PEA examined a project…

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    IRON STUDY: Kami PEA carries $1-B development price

    September 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The preliminary economic assessment for developing the Rose Central deposit of the Kamistiatusset iron ore property comes with a US$989 million price tag says owner Alderon Resource Corp. The property is 6 km south of the Wabush…

  • Feature

    Iron Ore Projects in Eastern Canada

    September 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

     

  • Feature

    Booming Business

    September 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The metal-rich Labrador Trough is a world-class iron ore mining district in eastern Canada, that has been producing continuously since 1954. This belt of Proterozoic iron formation spans the entire width of western Labrador and extends into…

  • News

    GOLD-IRON ORE EXPLORATION: Forest Gate finds high magnetite levels in BIF

    August 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Forest Gate Energy of Calgary reports finding significant iron ore grades in the banded iron formation at its Pershing gold property near Val d’Or. Magnetite rich intervals within the BIF averaged 29.3% Fe.

  • News

    METALLURGICAL TESTS: 70% Fe concentrate made from Roche Bay sample

    July 26, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Toronto-based Advanced Exploration must be pleased that samples from the A-B zone at its Roche Bay iron ore deposit on the Melville Peninsula have, at least in the lab, made a 70% Fe concentrate with <3% silica. The historical…