Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


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    ZINC-LEAD: Wolfden reports first assays from Rocky Turn at Tetagouche

    November 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Wolfden Resources Corp. of Thunder Bay, ON, has released the initial assays from drilling the Rocky Turn target at the Tetagouche zinc-lead property 25 km west of Bathurst. The target has been traced intermittently along a…

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    AEMQ: Balmoral again Quebec’s prospector of the year

    October 23, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – As the Quebec Mining Exploration Association (AEMQ) meets to promote the mineral industry in this province, the association has given its Prospector of the Year Award to Vancouver’s Balmoral Resources for the second consecutive…

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    Lonmin doubles down on Wallbridge JVs in Sudbury

    October 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — U.K.-based platinum group metals (PGM) outfit Lonmin (LSE: LMI; US-OTC: LNMIY) remains bullish on the Sudbury basin and its expansive joint venture with junior Wallbridge Mining (TSX: WM; US-OTC: WLBMF). On Sept. 20 Lonmin…

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    PALLADIUM: NAP lists encouraging results from Offset zone extension drilling

    October 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based North American Palladium (NAP) has published encouraging results from drilling the lower, north and upper parts of the Offset zone. Success here would allow the company to extend the Lac des Iles phase one mine plan and…

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    Ivanhoe says majority of locals support Platreef

    October 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    When Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) eventually starts cranking out an estimated 785,000 ounces of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold from at its Platreef project in South Africa, the underground operation 280 km northeast of Johannesburg will be…

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    NICKEL-PGM: Balmoral doubles zone at Grasset discovery

    October 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Balmoral Resources of Vancouver reports drilling 44.97 metres grading 1.53% Ni, 0.16% Cu, 0.37 g/t Pt and 0.96 g/t Pd at its Grasset property in the Matagami region. The deepest hole yielded 21.89 metres at 2.21% Ni, and the…

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    COPPER-PGM: Broken Hammer reaches commercial production at 800 t/d

    September 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The Broken Hammer open pit copper-PGM mine reached commercial production of 800 t/d in August. Ore from the new mine near Sudbury is treated at the Redstone mill in Timmins.

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Talon Metals offers first resource numbers from Tamarack

    September 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MINNESOTA – Talon Metals Corp. of the British Virgin Islands has released the first resource estimate for its Tamarack nickel-copper-platinum group project 85 km west of Duluth.

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    Price tag for Duluth’s Twin Metals project nears US$3B

    August 21, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The release of a prefeasibility study estimating that its Twin Metals copper-nickel-platinum group metals joint venture project in Minnesota will cost a hefty US$2.8 billion to build sent Duluth Metals (TSX: DM; USOTC: DULMF) shares tumbling by…

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    Balmoral delivers more high-grade nickel-PGE at Grasset

    August 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Balmoral Resources’ (TSX: BAR) latest drill results provide further confirmation of new high grade discovery at its Grasset nickel-copper-PGE project in Quebec, 600 km northwest of Montreal.

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    PALLADIUM: NAP enjoys Q2 turnaround

    July 30, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – “Our turn-around efforts at LDI achieved a significant milestone during the second quarter with the completion of the underground ore handling system upgrades, and increased utilization of the shaft for both ore hoisting and…

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    NICKEL-PGM: Royal Nickel files West Raglan technical report

    July 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Royal Nickel Corp. of Toronto says the technical report for the West Raglan nickel-platinum group project has been filed on SEDAR and on its website. The project is 100% owned by True North Nickel, a private company in which…