Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


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    TAKEOVER: Norilsk announces play for Asian Mineral Resources

    May 24, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO –Russian giant MMC Norilsk Nickel has announced its intention to make an all-cash takeover bid through a subsidiary for Asian Mineral Resources (AMR). Norilsk says it will offer $0.11 per share, a price said to be 69% over the…

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    NICKEL MINING: Bucko Lake operations suspended

    May 16, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – The provincial Workplace Safety and Health Division has issued a stop work order to cease blasting operations at the Bucko Lake nickel mine belonging to CaNickel Mining of Vancouver. The company is co-operating fully. The order…

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    Foran jumps into action in Saskatchewan

    May 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    FLIN FLON, Manitoba — Foran Mining is gaining steam at its flagship McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide (VMS) project in east-central Saskatchewan, west of Flin Flon, MB.

  • UNDERGROUND AQUACULTURE: How many fish per tonne?

    May 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Ontario Mining Association member Vale, after a successful pilot project, will soon be producing fish near its underground greenhouse at the Creighton mine in Sudbury. When they resurface, the subterranean grown fish will be released for…

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    First Nickel aims to use Lockerby as a launching pad

    April 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — It’s been a long haul for Toronto-based developer First Nickel as it strives to revive commercial production at its Lockerby nickel-copper mine outside of Sudbury, ON.

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    First resource for Cliffs’ and First Point’s Decar

    April 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — A maiden resource estimate on Cliffs Natural Resources’ and First Point Minerals’ Decar project in northern British Columbia has put almost 3 billion lb of nickel in the ground.

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    NICKEL EXPLORATION:Bulk mining under study for Kilometre 26 project

    April 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Fort St. James Nickel Corp. of Vancouver is developing a model for a nickel mine at the Kilometre 26 property in the Opemica District. The company says the model is being created with the same economies of scale…

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Sherritt updates Ambatovy progress

    April 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MADAGASCAR – All the systems in the pressure acid leach (PAL) area at the Ambatovy nickel development are either in operation or start-up, reports 40% owner Sherritt International of Toronto. The balance of the US$5.5-billion project is…

  • CONTRACT AWARD: SNC-Lavalin wins EPCM work for Vale’s Clean AER project

    March 5, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – SNC-Lavalin of Montreal has been awarded the project management, engineering, procurement and construction management contract for Vale’s $2-billion Clean AER project in Sudbury. Construction is to begin in April 2012 and…

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    COPPER-NICKEL STUDY: Costs to top $1-B for Ferguson Lake project

    February 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – The original preliminary economic assessment for the Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt project 160 km southwest of Baker Lake outlined economic potential, and so does the updated study, says owner Starfield Resources of…

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    NICKEL MINING: Record production from Bucko Lake

    February 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – CaNickel Mining of Vancouver has developed several longhole stopes at its Bucko Lake nickel mine near Wabowden and been rewarded with record monthly production numbers.

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    NICKEL MINING: Shakespeare once again silenced

    February 6, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Ursa Major Minerals has once again temporarily suspended mining at tits Shakespeare nickel mine 70 km west of Sudbury. The decision, this time, is not one of failing metal prices.