Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


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    North American Palladium doubles down underground at Lac des Îles

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The story of North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) is perhaps best told in threes. In 2003, North American Palladium had just over 3 million oz. palladium equivalent in reserves at its flagship Lac des Îles palladium-platinum-gold-copper-nickel mine in northwestern Ontario.

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    PRECIOUS METALS: San Dimas sale pushes Wheaton Q2 earnings to $318M

    August 15, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wheaton Precious Metals reports that it had net earnings of $318 million (all U.S. dollars)  in Q2 2018, including the $246 million gain on the sale of the San Dimas silver stream. The company reported record gold production

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    GOLD-PALLADIUM: Wheaton closes streaming deal on Stillwater

    July 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER – Wheaton Precious Metals Corp. has completed the gold and palladium streaming agreement with Sibanye Gold of South Africa for the Stillwater precious metals project, including the East Boulder mine in Montana. Wheaton made an initial payment of US$500

  • FERROCHROME: Update on Noront Ferrochrome Production Facility

    July 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO — Noront Resources Ltd. today announced that it has reduced the choice of prospective locations for its proposed ferrochrome production facility (FPF) to two Northern Ontario cities: Timmins or Sault Ste. Marie. Both Thunder Bay and Sudbury have been

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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