Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


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    NICKEL STUDY: PEA points toward potential at Hart project

    August 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The results of the preliminary economic assessment of the Hart nickel project in Timmins is positive, says owner Liberty Mines of Toronto. Using a nickel price of $10 per pound, the project has a net present value of $35.8…

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    ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS: Kluane First Nation, Prophecy Platinum reach accord on Wellgreen

    August 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Prophecy Platinum of Vancouver and the Kluane First Nation have reached a co-operation and benefits agreement for the Wellgreen nickel-copper-PGM project 317 km northwest of Whitehorse. The agreement covers Prophecy’s…

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    NICKEL EXPLORATION: Ressources Quebec invests $12M in Dumont project

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Ressources Quebec, a new Investissement Quebec subsidiary that focuses on mining and hydrocarbon industries, has agreed to invest $12 million in the Dumont advanced exploration nickel project. The investment will earn Ressources…

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    COPPER-NICKEL RESOURCES: Duluth files report on huge Cu-Ni-PGM deposit

    July 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MINNESOTA – Duluth Metals of Toronto has filed a 43-101 technical report for its Twin Metals (Nokomis) project, that it says is among the world’s largest copper-nickel-platinum group metals polymetallic sulphide deposits. The…

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Ambatovy hits permit snag

    July 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MADAGASCAR – Sherritt International of Toronto is pressing forward toward commercial production at the Ambatovy laterite nickel project of which it owns 40%. But, says the company, reaching commercial production may be delayed as the…

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM EXPLORATION: Noront offers more drill results from McFaulds Lake

    July 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto continues to drill its McFaulds Lake property in the James Bay Lowlands with good results. The latest assays were 1.02% Ni, 0.23$ Cu, 0.31 g/t Pt and 1.47 g/t Pd over 10.3 metres and 0.89% Ni, 0.34%…

  • ENVIRONMENT: Vale breaks ground for Clean AER project

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Joined by Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty, government cabinet ministers, community leaders, local residents and employees, Vale officially broke ground on its $2-billion Clean AER project, what the company calls one of the…

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    NICKEL STUDY: Royal Nickel files revised Dumont PFS

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Royal Nickel has filed a revised preliminary feasibility study for its Dumont nickel project 25 km from Amos. The updated study postulates an after tax net present value of $1.4 billion, up 31% from the PFS filed…

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    NICKEL MINING: First Nickel rejigs Lockerby mine plan

    June 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – In preparation for the start of commercial production on July 1, 2012, the Lockerby nickel mine plan has been optimized by owner First Nickel of Toronto.

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PM RESOURCE: Wallbridge updates numbers for Broken Hammer

    June 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining of Toronto says it has reached a milestone by updating the resource estimate for its Broken Hammer nickel-copper-precious metals zone near Sudbury. The total indicated resource is now 231,100 tonnes at a grade…

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    COPPER-NICKEL EXPLORATION: Mustang drills high grade zone at Mayville

    June 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Toronto-based Mustang Minerals reports that it has drilled 3.0 metres of 2.95% Cu and 0.55% Ni in the M2 zone at the Mayville property 150 km northeast of Winnipeg. Two holes drilled in the zone extended mineralization at depth…

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    NICKEL MINING: Canadian Arrow begins overburden removal ahead of mining at Kelex

    June 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Canadian Arrow Mines of Sudbury, ON, has begun overburden removal at its Kelex nickel mine in the Porcupine Mining Division. A high grade, low tonnage open pit will begin shipping ore to Xstrata Nickel’s Strathcona mill in…