Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


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    IRON ORE: Glencore signs off-take for Kami concentrate

    July 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Alderon Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver, 75% owner of the Kami iron ore development near Wabush, says that Glencore has signed an off-take agreement for Kami output. When production begins in 2015, Glencore will buy 40% of the…

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    IRON ORE: Champion backs new Labrador Trough rail line

    July 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Popularity is growing for the creation of a new rail line through the Labrador Trough. The latest to throw its support behind the idea is Champion Iron of Montreal. The company has agreed to participate in the Quebec government’s…

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    IOCG: Honey Badger confirms IOCG mineralization at Sagar property

    July 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Honey Badger Ltd. says geochemical testing of samples from its Sagar property indicate that the metal associations, alteration mineral assemblages and alteration facies identified are typical of those associated…

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    IRON ORE: Alderon chooses Metso services for Kami project

    June 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Alderon Iron Ore Corp. says that The Kami Mine Limited Partnership (“Kami LP”), an affiliate of Alderon, has signed a life cycle services agreement with Metso Minerals Canada with respect to the development of the Kami iron ore…

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    INFRASTRUCTURE: Quebec Liberals promise $20M rail study under revived Plan Nord

    June 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Fresh off last month’s election win, Quebec’s new Liberal government has boosted its commitment to Plan Nord. Once again the province is throwing its weight behind plans that recognize now vital natural resources development is to the…

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    IOCG: Positive feasibility for Capstone’s Santo Domingo project

    June 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CHILE – Capstone Mining Corp. of Vancouver says results of the feasibility study are positive for the Santo Domingo iron oxide-copper-gold project in Region III. The project is owned 70% by Capstone and 30% by Korea Resources Corp.

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    Rio Tinto inks record-setting iron ore deal in Guinea

    May 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Roughly a decade after mega-miner Rio Tinto (NYSE: RIO; LON: RIO; ASX: RIO) was awarded the world class Simandou iron ore concessions in Guinea, West Africa, it looks like the stage has finally been set for what will be the…

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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…