Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


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    IRON ORE: Champion signs off-take, loan for Bloom Lake

    May 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Quebec Iron Ore, a subsidiary of Champion Iron in Montreal, has signed an off-take agreement and arranged bridge financing for the restart of the Bloom Lake iron ore mine 400 km north of Sept-Iles. The mine is capable

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    IRON ORE: Oceanic moves Hopes Advance to FEED stage

    April 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Oceanic Iron Ore Corp. is moving its Hope Advance project into the front end engineering design (FEED) stage with the choice of Met-Chem Canada. The project is located on Ungava Bay, west of the village of Aupaluk.

  • IRON ORE: Innu sign IBA for Champion’s Bloom Lake mine

    April 13, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – A subsidiary of Montreal-based Champion Iron Limited, Quebec Iron Ore Inc., has signed an impact and benefits agreement with the Innu of Takuaikan Uashat mak Mani-utenam (ITUM) regarding the Bloom Lake iron ore mine 400 km north of

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    IRON ORE: Alderon counts the billions to come from Kami development

    April 5, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Alderon Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver has released a new study outlining the significant economic benefits and positive contributions of the Kami (Kamistiatusset) iron ore project in the Labrador Trough. The independent economic impact assessment says the project

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    IRON ORE: Champion spends $30M on rail cars for Bloom Lake restart

    March 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – In preparation for the restart of iron ore operations at the Bloom Lake mine near Fermont, Champion Iron has acquired 735 specialized rail cars to haul concentrate to the port at Sept Iles 400 km to the south.

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    IRON ORE: IOC wins Rio Tinto’s global safety award

    March 8, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The Iron Ore Company of Canada has won the Ground Breaker Safety Award from its parent company, Rio Tinto. IOC was recognized for its thumb activated microphone on graders initiative. Ground Breakers is Rio Tinto’s global group-wide recognition

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    IRON ORE: Alderon re-boots Kami project with updated PEA

    February 28, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Vancouver-based Alderon Iron Ore Corp. has received the updated preliminary economic assessment for the Rose deposit at the Kamistiatusset (Kami) iron ore property 10 km from Wabush. The company sees the iron and steel market strengthening after several

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    IRON ORE: IOC approves $79M for Wabush 3 mine

    February 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Montreal-based Iron Ore Company of Canada has decided to go forward with the $79-million Wabush 3 pit. The new pit will be developed south of and adjacent to the operating Luce pit at Labrador City. IOC says Wabush

  • Base metal and bulk commodity forecasts improve heading into 2017

    December 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — It’s been a tough run recently for many people involved in base metals and industrial commodities. Structural recessions among leading global economies have combined with oversupply concerns to drive down spot prices for copper, zinc and metallurgical coal.

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    DUST CONTROL: Earth Alive’s EA1 passes tests with flying colours

    November 23, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – Earth Alive Clean Technologies is reporting exceptional results from a full scale testing of the company’s EA1 microbial dust control product by Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC) at its Schefferville, QC, mine site. Successful results of EA1 testing

  • Pressure grows on Samarco, one year after tailings disaster

    November 15, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Legal and financial pressures are mounting on Samarco, one year after a tailings dam failure sent 60 million m3 of mine waste and sludge into Brazil’s Rio Doce River system. A federal court in Minas Gerais state has ruled that BHP

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    IRON ORE: Alderon re-scoping its Kami project

    October 19, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    LABRADOR – Alderon Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver is taking another look at its 75%-owned Kami project 10 km from Wabush. The company hopes to increase the viability of its project by considering the assets of the nearby closed Scully