Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


  • News

    COPPER-NICKEL: Northern Shield, South32 sign Huckleberry deal

    June 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Northern Shield Resources of Ottawa has signed on option agreement and pre-negotiated a joint venture agreement with Australian miner South32. The agreement covers Northern Shield’s Huckleberry copper-nickel-PGM property in the Labrador Trough. South32 can earn a 50% interest

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Parkin properties yield high grades at shallow depths for Wallbridge

    May 10, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining Company of Toronto is finding high grades at shallow depths as it drills the Parkin properties in Sudbury. The company says these near surface intersections point to a significant expansion of the thicker and higher grade

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Wallbridge cuts long and strong grades at Parkin property

    April 4, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Wallbridge Mining Company is enjoying long and strong results from the current 12,000-metre drill program at its Parking exploration project in Sudbury. Hole WMP-170 intersected 24.25 metres of 1.22% Ni, 1.50% Cu, 0.81 g/t Pt, 0.96 g/t

  • News

    NICKEL-COPPER: KGHM lays off 20 at Victoria project

    March 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – KGHM International has revised the project schedule of the Victoria nickel-copper-PGE-gold development project near Sudbury, and laid off 20 of its workers at the site. Two years ago, KGHM announced that the Victoria mine would be reopened in

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Balmoral releases maiden estimate for Grasset deposit

    March 9, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Balmoral Resources of Vancouver has released the maiden resource estimate for the Grasset nickel-copper deposit at the Detour Trend in the Matagami region. With a 1.00% NiEq cut-off grade, the indicated resource is 3.45 million tonnes averaging 1.79%

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Wallbridge expands shallow mineralization at Parkin

    March 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining Co. released the results from the 13 drill holes on its Parkin properties in Sudbury. Nine of the holes intersected significant nickel-copper-PGM mineralization, and six of the holes intersected semi-massive to massive sulphides. Notable assays from the holes

  • News

    Cutifani strives for ‘new’ Anglo American after tough 2015

    February 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In a video message to shareholders, Anglo American (US-OTC: AAUK; LSE: AAL) CEO Mark Cutifani said the company will dispose of an additional US$3-$4 billion in assets this year after posting a net loss of US$5.5 billion in 2015. Underlying earnings before

  • COMMENT: World Bank bears down on commodity outlook

    January 27, 2016 by Marilyn Scales

    It seems the World Bank has only bearish opinions on commodity prices for this year. In its Q1 2016 Commodity Markets Outlook, it highlighted weak growth in emerging economies and commodity markets. None of what the bank predicted gives the

  • News

    NICKEL-PGM: Transition Metals picks up First Nickel properties

    January 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Transition Metals of Sudbury, ON, has acquired all of the former exploration and development properties of First Nickel, chief among them the suspended Lockerby nickel-copper-PGM mine near Sudbury. The arrangement includes the Lockerby East and West Graham zones,

  • News

    PLATINUM GROUP: Transition drills 3.43 g/t PGM at Sunday Lake

    November 16, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Good news from the Sunday Lake PGM-Ni-Cu property 25 km north of Thunder Bay. Partners Transition Metals of Sudbury, ON, (25%) and Impala Platinum Holdings (75%) report drilling a core 42.90 metres long and averaging 3.43 g/t PGM

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    PALLADIUM: NAP shrinks Lac des Iles workforce

    October 1, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Weak metal prices have forced Toronto-based North American Palladium to announce workforce reductions at its Lac des Iles palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay. A total of 44 employees, including 18 staff and 26…

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Balmoral extends Grasset H3 zone at depth with long and strong intersection

    September 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Balmoral Resources of Vancouver reports that it has successfully extended the higher grade core of the H3 zone down plunge by more than 30%, and the zone remains open at depth. The H3 zone is located at the Grasset gold-copper…