Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


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    IRON ORE: Alderon moves Kami closer to construction

    May 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The Kami Mine Limited Partnership (Kami LP), an affiliate of Alderon Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver, has signed a benefits agreement with the province of Newfoundland and Labrador with respect to the development of the Kami iron…

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    NICKEL-IRON: First Point test markets Decar concentrates

    April 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The results of the first market test of awaruite (nickel-iron alloy) concentrates from the Decar project are positive, says First Point Minerals Corp of Vancouver. The project, located 80 km north of Fort St James, is…

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    Rio Tinto struggles with iron ore, Oyu Tolgoi in first quarter

    April 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Despite setting a variety of production records during the first quarter, major Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LON: RIO) is not off to the best start to 2014. The company struggled with weather issues at its iron ore operations in…

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    New Millennium, Tata Steel show Taconite iron ore project is feasible

    March 31, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – The Taconite project feasibility study is complete, which means project owner New Millennium Iron Ore (TSX: NML) should hear within four months whether joint venture partner Tata Steel wants to turn the Labrador Trough iron…

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    STEEL: New plant to use nickel sulphide conc in making stainless steel

    March 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHINA – Tsingshan Holding Group is building the world’s first integrated nickel pig iron plant to use nickel sulphide concentrate as part of the stainless steelmaking process. According to information supplied by Toronto’s Royal Nickel…

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    Alderon secures power for Kami project

    February 27, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Alderon Iron Ore (TSX: ADV; NYSE: AXX) says it has confirmed a power supply for its Kami iron ore project in the Labrador Trough, checking off another milestone this year.

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    IRON ORE: Tata pumps up DSO resources by 23%

    February 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Tata Steel Minerals Canada, a joint venture of Calgary’s New Millennium Iron Corp. (20%) and India’s Tata Steel (80%), has increased indicated resources at its DSO project by 23.45%. The 2012 drill program consisted of 28 holes…

  • IRON ORE: Alderon’s Kami project passes environmental scrutiny

    February 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The federal environment minister has given the nod to the Kami iron ore project in the Labrador Trough, saying it is unlikely to cause significant adverse environmental effects as long a mitigation measures are carried out. The…

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    IRON ORE: Cliffs idles Wabush Mines amid capex cuts

    February 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cliffs Natural Resources is slashing its 2014 capital expenditure budget by more than 50%. This year it has a budget of between US$375 million and US$425, compared to the US$862 million it spent in 2013.

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    Alderon getting closer at Kami

    January 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Alderon Iron Ore (TSX: ADV; NYSE: AXX) is further down the road in its quest to build the Kami iron mine in the famed Labrador Trough.

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    Champion and Cartier complete resource for Penguin Lake

    December 19, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Champion Iron Mines (TSX: CHM) has increased tenfold the historic resource at its Penguin Lake iron project in the southern portion of the Labrador Trough, about 240 km north of the Port of Sept-Îles and 110 km southwest of the town of…

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    IRON ORE: Drilling cuts iron-titanium-vanadium zones near Chibougamau

    December 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Chibougamau Independent Mines of Rouyn-Noranda, QC, has drilled two holes at its Mont Sorcier property 17 km east of the town of Chibougamau. Both holes intersected large zones of iron, titanium and vanadium mineralization.