Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


  • 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…

  • News

    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

    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…

  • Feature

    Iron Ore Projects in Eastern Canada

    September 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

     

  • 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…

  • News

    Canada’s safest mines Hail from Vale

    June 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vale is pleased to announce that its T1 and Birchtree Mines in Thompson, Manitoba have just received the John T. Ryan Trophy for being the safest metal mines in Canada.

  • News

    Joining forces on iron ore project

    May 30, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    West Melville Iron Company Ltd.  has just entered into a joint venture with Roche Bay plc to buy up to 70% interest in and to the West Melville Iron Ore Project (previously called Fraser Bay 1-3 by Roche Bay plc) located west of Melville,…

  • News

    OUTLOOK: Newfoundland and Labrador exports continue to grow

    May 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following was excerpted from material supplied by Export Development Canada, and paints an encouraging picture for the province.

  • News

    IRON ORE MINING: $2.1-billion expansion planned for Mount Wright

    May 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – ArcelorMittal Mines Canada (AMMC) of Montreal has announced plans to expand production at its Mount Wright iron ore mine near Fermont and build additional facilities at Port Cartier.

  • News

    IRON-TITANIUM RESOURCE: Argex offers estimate for La Blache property

    May 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Argex Mining is pleased with the recent 43-101 report on its La Blache iron-titanium-vanadium project 145 km north of Baie Comeau. The property contains a measured and indicated resource of 30.9 million tonnes grading 63.29%…