Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


  • News

    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…

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    Stillwater retrenches in hopes of PGM recovery

    August 25, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Denver-based Stillwater Mining (TSX: SCW.U; NYSE: SWC) has been forced to make tough decisions in response to falling platinum group metals (PGM) prices, with layoffs and a sharper focus on cost control that will hopefully…

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    MINING: North American Palladium Announces Resumption of Milling Operations

    July 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – North American Palladium Ltd. announced today that milling operations at its Lac des Iles (“LDI”) mine site were successfully restarted on June 26, 2015. Underground operations continued during the suspension of milling…

  • Environment: Ontario Approves Terms of Reference for Noront Resources’ Eagle’s Nest Mine

    June 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Noront Resources Ltd. (“Noront”) (TSX VENTURE: NOT) has received a Notice of Approval from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change on the Terms of Reference for its Eagle’s Nest…

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    PALLADIUM: Timing of Lac des Iles mill restart uncertain

    May 28, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Milling at the Lac des Iles palladium project 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay, has been suspended and owner North American Palladium says the timing of the restart is uncertain. The late and rapid onset of spring has caused water…

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    COPPER-PGM: Northern Sun suspends milling in Timmins

    April 13, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Northern Sun Mining of Toronto has temporarily suspended operations at its Redstone mill near Timmins. The shutdown, necessitated by the lack of ore deliveries and low inventory, is expected to last four to eight weeks.

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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.