Canadian Mining Journal


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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Royal Nickel serves of Dumont production in 2015

    December 5, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Royal Nickel Corp. has filed a project notice for its Dumont nickel mine with the Quebec Ministry of Sustainable Development, Environment and Parks advising the ministry that it intends to proceed with development of the project in the…

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    NICKEL STUDY: PFS pegs Dumont project NPV at $1-B

    November 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Royal Nickel is looking at a net present value for its Dumont nickel project near Amos of US$1 billion (after tax). As the company anticipates pressing forward with the project, it points to low capital commitment, low…

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    NICKEL-PGM MINING: Quadra FNX and Xstrata strike deal on Craig mine

    October 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Quadra FNX Mining of Vancouver and Xstrata Nickel have struck a deal whereby Quadra FNX may use the Craig mine shaft and underground workings to develop and operate the Levack nickel-gold-PGM mine, including the Morrison deposit, near…

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    Agreement results in more production at mill

    October 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Canadian Arrow Mines, has just signed a definitive agreement with Xstrata Nickel in Falconbridge, ON for the custom processing of a single bulk sample of 20 to 30 kt of Kelex Nickel ore at the Strathcona Mill. Timing is tentatively planned for…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Northwest BC open for business

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Since BC Hydro announced it will build the $404-million Northwest Transmission Line from Terrace, BC, to a point 340 km north, business in the area is gearing up to take advantage of the new infrastructure and develop major projects and…

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    NICKEL MINING: Liberty Mines to restart Timmins operations

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Liberty Mines of Toronto plans to restart production at its Timmins operations in Q1 2012. Mining and milling was suspended in February 2011 due to maintenance and tailings pond issues.

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    ARBITRATION: Decision restores Goldbrook’s 25% of Nunavik nickel project

    September 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Goldbrook Ventures of Vancouver has announced that the tribunal arbitrating a dispute between it and joint venture partner Jilin Jien Nickel has ruled to restore Goldbrook’s 25% interest in the Nunavik nickel project in the Raglan…

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    NICKEL-COPPER MINING: Lockerby ships first ore for milling

    September 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The first nickel-copper ore from the restarted Lockerby mine near Sudbury has been shipped to Xstrata Nickel’s Strathcona mill for processing, said mine owner First Nickel of Toronto. The mine will produce 400 t/d of ore during Q4…

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    Moving ahead with mine plans

    September 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Victory Nickel has just announced that its Board of Directors has approved the development of the 100%-owned Minago sulphide nickel mine located on the Thomson Nickel Belt in Central Manitoba.

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Canadian Arrow closer to reopening Kelex and Alexo mines

    September 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – All the regulatory permits have been received and the closure plan approved, putting Canadian Arrow Mines of Sudbury, ON, closer yet to reopening its Alexco and Kelex nickel mines near Timmins. No date has been given to resume mining…

  • Feature

    Massive Nickel Job Takes Shape

    September 1, 2011 by Paul Brent

    Vale Canada Ltd.’s $2.8-billion nickel processing facility at Long Harbour in Newfoundland will be a showcase for the mining giant’s newly developed hydrometallurgy refining technology when the plant is completed in early 2013.

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    NICKEL STUDY: Eagle’s Nest PFS points to three-year payback

    August 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Noront Resources has released the pre-feasibility study for its Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper-PGM project in the Ring of Fire. According to the PFS, the mine will pay for itself after three years of operation.