Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


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    PGM: New Age releases resource for River Valley

    May 8, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – New Age Metals has released a new measured and indicated resource for its River Valley platinum group metals project about 60 km east of Sudbury. With a cut-off of 0.4 g/t palladium equivalent, the M&I portion contains more

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Nickel Creek presses on with mini-pilot tests of Nickel Shaw samples

    April 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Toronto-based Nickel Creek Platinum (formerly Wellgreen Platinum) is moving into phase 2 of its metallurgical testing program on samples from the Nickel Shaw nickel-platinum group metals project 317 km northwest of Whitehorse. The second phase involves the use

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Shaft 1 at Ivanhoe’s Platreef reaches 750 metres

    April 23, 2018 by Ivanhoe, Platreef

    SOUTH AFRICA – Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines says the fist shaft at its Platreef PGM-nickel-copper mine 280 km northeast of Johannesburg has reached the 750 metre level. A station is to be built at this level to provide access for initial

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    PGM: New Age updates resources at River Valley

    March 21, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – New Age Metals of Vancouver has updated the resource numbers for its River Valley platinum group metals project 60 km northeast of Sudbury. The new numbers incorporate all past data, geophysics, new drilling since 2015, plus the River

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    CHROMIUM-PGM-NICKEL: Azimut begins new drill program at Chromaska

    March 13, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Azimut Exploration of Longueuil, Que., has begun a 1,000-metre drill program at its 100% owned Chromaska chrome-platinum group-nickel property 45 km from Nemaska. Chromaska, formerly called Eastmain West, is geologically and geophysically similar to the Black Thor Intrusive

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Landore updates estimate for B4-7 deposit at Junior Lake

    February 5, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Additional drilling by Landore Resources of London, U.K., has allowed the company to report a 43% increase in total resources for the B4-7 nickel-copper-cobalt-PGM deposit on its Junior Lake property. The property lies about 235 km north-northeast of

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Garibaldi drills 8.3% Ni and 4.1% Cu over 10 metres at Nickel Mountain

    January 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – If there are bonanza grades of nickel and copper, Garibaldi Resources of Vancouver has found them. It has drilled 8.3% nickel and 4.1% copper over 10.3 metres at its Nickel Mountain discovery 17 km southwest of Eskay

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    COPPER-NICKEL-PGM: South32 pulls out of Huckleberry, leaving Northern Shield sole owner

    January 18, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Australian base metal miner South32 has elected not to pursue its interest in the Huckleberry copper-nickel-platinum group metals property, leaving would be partner Northern Shield Resources of Ottawa with sole ownership of the property 100  km north of

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    Quebec Snapshot: Nine juniors with active exploration and development projects

    October 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Quebec has proven to be a hotbed for junior mining company activity and perennially one of the industry’s favourite jurisdictions in which to operate. Gold remains the target of interest, but the province’s rich mineral endowment means juniors are also

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    North American Palladium posts $8M profit in turnaround quarter

    September 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) has marked its first profitable quarter since mid-2015, thanks to surging palladium prices and increased production at its Lac des Iles underground palladium mine near Thunder Bay, Ont. The company recorded a $7.9

  • RING OF FIRE: Province to fund road proposals led by First Nations

    August 21, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynn and the chiefs of Marten Falls, Webequie and Nibiminik First Nations jointly announced that the province will commit to funding two First Nations road proposals that will provide necessary infrastructure for mining development in

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    PALLADIUM: NAP returns to profitability in Q2

    August 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – This year’s second quarter marked the return to profitability for North American Palladium (NAP) since financial restructuring in mid-2015. Net income was C$7.9 million due to higher metal production (up 41%) and improved prices (up 43%) compared to