Canadian Mining Journal


Iron Ore


  • IRON ORE: Production shows increase in 2015

    April 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO: Labrador Iron Ore Royalty Corporation just announced that Iron Ore Company of Canada has released production and sales figures for the first quarter of 2015 as below:

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    IRON ORE: Tata buys LIM’s share of Howse venture

    April 6, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Montreal-based Tata Steel Minerals Canada has acquired the remaining 49% of the Howse joint venture. It bought out its partner, Labrador Iron Mines Holdings, for $5 million in cash. The buyout complied with the terms of the…

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    IRON ORE: Century assesses Joyce Lake, Full Moon and Black Bird projects

    March 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR and QUEBEC – Century Iron Mines of Toronto has released updates on three of its projects – the feasibility study for Joyce Lake, the preliminary economic assessment for Full Moon and the maiden 43-101 report for Black Bird…

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    CHROMIUM: Cliffs turns its back on remaining Canadian assets

    February 10, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – If readers were holding out hope that Cliffs Natural Resources would come to its senses and decide to move forward with its projects in Canada, they can get used to the idea that the US-based company will not be active in Canada…

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    COMMENT: Innu $900M lawsuit against IOC can proceed

    January 7, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Innu First Nations of Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Matimekush-Lac John, whose traditional territory (Nitassinan) covers a large part of northeast Quebec and Labrador, have won the right to sue Iron Ore Co. of Canada (owned by Rio Tinto)…

  • DIGEST: What happened over the Holidays

    January 5, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    While everyone, including the CMJ staff, was enjoying some time away from the desk over the last two weeks, there were a few significant stories you might have missed:

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    COMMENT: Economic outlook in 2015 brightens for territories

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The economic outlook for Canada’s territories looks bright in 2015, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by the Conference Board of Canada.

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    Cash preservation is the name of the game at Alderon

    December 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    With iron ore prices off 49% year-on-year at US$71 per tonne, Alderon Iron Ore (TSX: ADV; NYSE-MKT: AXX) says it has no choice but to start a “comprehensive” cash preservation program.

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    IRON ORE: Lamelee PEA outlines 5M-t/y mine

    November 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Lamelee Iron Ore received “promising” results from the preliminary economic assessment for the Lac Lamelee South iron ore project 50 km south of Fermont. An operation of 5.0 million t/y and a mine life of 20 years was…

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    Cliffs’ Bloom Lake mine faces uncertain future

    November 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Struggling US-based iron ore miner Cliffs Natural Resources (NYSE: CLF) may close its Bloom Lake iron ore mine in northeastern Quebec, as it bids farewell to Canada.

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    IRON ORE: DSO shipments start on new KeRail spur line

    November 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Rail haulage has begun on the newly built KeRail spur that services the DSO iron ore project near Schefferville. The project is operated and 80% owned by Tata Steel Minerals Canada in partnership with New Millennium Iron Corp….

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    IRON ORE: Labec Century named Newfoundland explorer of year for Joyce Lake

    November 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Labec Century Iron Ore, a joint venture of Toronto-based Century Iron Mines (60%) and China’s WISCO (40%), has won the 2014 Explorer of the Year Award presented by the CIM Newfoundland Branch at its annual awards banquet last…