Canadian Mining Journal


Nickel


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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…

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    NICKEL MINING: Lockerby restart on track for Q3 this year

    March 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based First Nickel says its project to restart production at the Lockerby nickel mine near Sudbury is on track for first ore in Q3 2011. The project will ramp up to full production – 10 million lb nickel and 7 million lb…

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    BASE METAL DEVELOPMENT: First Nickel secures loan for Lockerby Depth

    March 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – First Nickel of Toronto has arranged a $30-million senior debt facility with which to advance the Depth project at its Lockerby nickel-copper mine near Sudbury. The financing was arranged with Societe General and Commonwealth Bank of…

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    NICKEL SMELTING: Vale shuts down No.2 furnace

    February 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – On Feb. 18, Vale, the Brazilian owner of what used to be Inco, announced the closing on its No.2 flash furnace at the Copper Cliff smelter near Sudbury for at least 16 weeks. Earlier in the month there was a spill of molten metal…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Former Bouchard Hebert mill to move to Makwa nickel project

    February 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Mustang Minerals of Toronto plans to purchase the mill at the former Bouchard Hebert base metal mine near Rouyn-Noranda, QC, and move it to its Makwa (formerly Maskwa) nickel project near Bernic Lake. The $2-million price covers…

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    LABOUR CONTRACT: Voisey’s Bay agreement ratified

    January 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vale is pleased to announce that a new five-year collective agreement has been ratified by the United Steelworkers (USW) Local 9508 representing mine and mill operations employees at Voisey’s Bay, NL.  The settlement marks the end of the…

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    LABOUR: Voisey’s Bay workers, Vale reach tentative deal

    January 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Vale SA and United Steelworkers Local 9508 have reached a tentative deal that will end the 18-month strike of workers at the Voisey’s Bay nickel mine near Nain. Bill Wells, a mediator appointed by the province aided in reaching…

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    NICKEL MINING: Bucko mine restart grows closer

    January 27, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Crowflight Minerals of Vancouver is making a $30-million private placement, part of which is earmarked for acquiring mining equipment and restarting the Bucko Lake nickel mine in the Thompson nickel belt near Wabowden. Part of the…

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Goldbrook updates work at Nunavik project

    January 25, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The fuel storage and personnel accommodations were completed at the Nunavik nickel project in the Ungava region Goldbrook Ventures of Vancouver has reported. Infrastructure development advanced including initial work on the road…