Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


  • News

    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…

  • News

    IRON ORE EXPLORATION: Lac Le Fer living up to name with 63% Fe

    February 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Century Iron Mines reports intersecting 45 metres of 62.67% total Fe at the Lac Le Fer iron prospect, part of its Sunny Lake project near Schefferville. The drill hole ended in mineralization at 54 metres.

  • News

    CORRECTION: Roche Bay study due early 2012

    February 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In an item dated Jan. 18, 2012, we erroneously stated that the feasibility study on Advanced Explorations’ Roche Bay iron ore project was late. We apologize for any embarrassment.. The study is on track to be delivered early this year. Thanks…

  • News

    CAPITAL SPENDING: Nearly half of Cliffs budget going to Canadian iron ore business

    January 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, OH, plans to invest US$1 billion in capital projects during 2012, and almost half of the budget is earmarked for the Bloom Lake iron ore mine expansion near Fermont.

  • 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…

  • News

    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…

  • News

    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…