Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


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    PGM-COPPER: PFN drills 18 metres of 2.785 g/t Pd+Pt at River Valley

    March 11, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Pacific North West Capital Corp. (PFN) Vancouver says it is “delighted” with the results of the winter 2015 drill program at its River Valley platinum group metals deposit near Sudbury. Two holes testing new targets each…

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Sudbury Platinum unearths promising new zone at Aer-Kidd

    March 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Sudbury Platinum Corp., headquartered in Sudbury, now has the first assays from its drill program at the Aer-Kidd property located on the Worthington Offset dyke of the Sudbury Igneous complex.

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    PALLADIUM: NAP looks to expand pit, lengthen life of Lac-des-Iles

    February 26, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – North American Palladium of Toronto has completed a preliminary economic assessment aimed at extending the life of its Lac des Iles (LDI) palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay. The base case, including current operations…

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    Updated PEA downsizes Wellgreen PGM project

    February 23, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Wellgreen Platinum (TSX: WG) has delivered an updated preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Wellgreen platinum group metals and nickel deposit, in the southern Yukon, that cuts capital costs and the project’s mine life while…

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    PALLADIUM: NAP logs upbeat 2014

    February 19, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – North American Palladium produced 174,194 oz of palladium in 2014, a 29% jump from the previous year. The production increase was due to the completion of the ramp up and transition period at the Lac des Iles mine in northern…

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    PALLADIUM: Two zones return high grades for NAP

    February 10, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The drilling that Toronto’s North American Palladium did at its Lac des Iles mine returned multiple intersections of mineralization over good core lengths from both the Lower Offset zone and the outcropping Powerline zone.

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    AGREEMENT: Pacific NW, Temagami sign understanding for River Valley property

    January 26, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Pacific North West Capital Corp. of Vancouver and the Temagami First Nation have signed a memorandum of understanding that covers PFN’s River Valley platinum property approximately 100 km east of Sudbury.

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    PGM-NICKEL-COPPER: Ivanhoe basks in glow of positive PFS for Platreef

    January 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – Executives at Vancouver’s Ivanhoe Mines welcomed the positive pre-feasibility study for its Platreef PGM-nickel-copper project in Limpopo state. The study examined the first phase of development of a 4.0 million t/y…

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    PLATINUM: Platinum Group raises $110M for WBJV

    December 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – Platinum Group Metals of Vancouver has raised US$110 million with which to advance its Western Bushveld joint venture (WBJV) platinum development. The money was raised by way of a bought deal financing agreement with a…

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Balmoral hits highest grade at Grasset

    November 26, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Balmoral Resources of Vancouver has been drill testing the Horizon 3 nickel-copper-PGM discovery at its Grasset property and recorded the highest grade – 3.47% Ni, 0.40% Cu, 0.79 g/t Pt and 1.92 g/t Pd over 20.63 metres…

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    CIBC slashes platinum forecast

    November 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    An expected surge in the price of platinum failed to materialize in 2014 because of a strong U.S. dollar and weak South African rand, say mining analysts with CIBC World Markets, who are slashing their platinum price forecast for 2015.

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Nickel North cuts 2.1% Ni, 2.7% Cu and 0.6 g/t PGM at Hawk Ridge

    November 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Vancouver’s Nickel North Exploration is pleased with the initial diamond drilling results from the Hawk Ridge property in the Ungava Bay area.