Canadian Mining Journal


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    UPDATE: Vale identifies dead miners

    June 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The two underground miners killed at the Stobie mine on Wednesday, June 8, 2011, have been identified by their employer, Vale, as Jason Chenier, 35, and Jordan Fram, 26.

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    BASE METAL RESOURCE: Quadra FNX files 43-101 for Victoria deposit

    June 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The category may be only inferred, but the grades at the Victoria deposit are well above those historically found in the Sudbury Basin, according to owner Quadra FNX of Vancouver. The most recent 43-101 report puts the inferred…

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    DOUBLE FATALITY: Two dead at Vale’s Stobie mine

    June 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Two underground miners in Vale’s Stobie nickel mine in Sudbury were killed at about 10 pm Wednesday in an unscheduled run of muck. They were working at an ore pass about 900 metres below surface.

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    NICKEL PROCESSING: Clarabelle mill to get $200 million injection to boost recovery

    June 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Last week Brazilian mining powerhouse Vale announced that construction has begun on a $200-million project to boost nickel recovery 4% at its Clarabelle mill in Sudbury. The project has been dubbed CORe for “challenging ore recovery.”

  • PERMITTING: Fortune Minerals files DAR with Mackenzie Valley Review Board

    May 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has filed its developers assessment report (DAR) with the Mackenzie Valley Review Board (MVRB)for the environmental assessment for its NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project. The report…

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    OUTLOOK: Newfoundland and Labrador exports continue to grow

    May 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following was excerpted from material supplied by Export Development Canada, and paints an encouraging picture for the province.

  • FINANCING: Noront, Baosteel ink deal for Ring of Fire projects

    May 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto and Baosteel Resources International, owned by the Chinese government, have signed a binding term sheet for a non-brokered private placement that will put $17.4 million into Noront’s treasury. The proceeds…

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    Up and up with resource numbers

    May 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The words “mineral resources” might well be spelled “commodity prices”. The mining industry understands that the higher the prices the more material falls within the definition of resources, meaning it has the potential to be economically…

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    COPPER RESOURCE: Victoria project hosts 3.4-B lb CuEq, production in 2017

    April 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Quadra FNX Mining of Toronto has released 43-101-compliant figures for its Victoria copper deposit near Sudbury. The inferred resource is 12.5 million tonnes grading 2.3%  Cu, 2.2% Ni and 8.5 g/t PMs. The contained metal is…

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    ENERGY MANAGEMENT: Bestech helps Vale and Xstrata save money

    March 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SUDBURY, Ontario – Miners around the world are facing more than their fair share of challenges – from stringent environmental and regulatory pressures to an urgent need to improve operational costs, productivity and safety, all while having to…

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM DEVELOPMENT: Project description available for Eagle’s Nest deposit

    March 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has filed the project description for its Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper-platinum group deposit in the James Bay Lowlands. The company is proposing a 1.0 million t/y underground mine and mill. The mill is to be…

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    NICKEL-COPPER RESOURCES: Significant increase in Eagle’s Nest numbers

    March 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto released higher resource numbers last week for its Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper deposit at the McFauld’s Lake property in the James Bay Lowlands. The updated information was compiled after 20,200 metres of…