Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


  • Sibanye Gold to acquire Stillwater Mining for US$2.2 billion

    December 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Sibanye Gold (JSX: SGL), the largest producer of gold from mines in South Africa and among the top ten gold producers globally, will pay US$2.2 billion to acquire Stillwater Mining (NYSE: SWC), the only U.S. miner of platinum group metals and the largest primary producer

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    Noront lobbies for road access to Eagle’s Nest

    October 17, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER —  Noront Resources is encouraged that the Ring of Fire camp in northern Ontario, where the junior has its remote Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper and platinum group metal (PGM) deposit, has been designated a priority in Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne’s

  • Friedland a skeptic on lithium, rare earths

    October 5, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Robert Friedland, a renowned mining financier and promoter, took the stage at the recent Mines and Money Americas conference in Toronto to highlight the need for platinum and copper, as rapid global urbanization continues. Both are key metals in projects

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    COPPER-NICKEL-PGM: Noront updates progress at Ring of Fire

    September 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources of Toronto has offered an update on the development of the Eagle’s Nest mine in the Ring of Fire plus its exploration program and the closing of a recent private placement. An access road shared with

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    BASE METALS: Noront to buy up 75% of MacDonald’s interests in Ring of Fire

    August 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Noront Resources and MacDonald Mines, both headquartered in Toronto, have signed a definitive agreement whereby Noront will acquire 75% of MacDonald’s interests in the Ring of Fire region. The sales is subject to the approval of the TSX

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Ivanhoe begins sinking 1,025-metre shaft at Platreef

    July 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines, headquartered in Vancouver, has begun sinking the first shaft at its Platreef PGM-copper-nickel project 280 km northeast of Johannesburg. The 7.25-metre diameter shaft will reach a finished depth of 1,025 metres in 2018. The shaft

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    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

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    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