Canadian Mining Journal

Platinum Group Metals

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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.

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Ivanhoe receives approval for Platreef mine

    November 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – The South African department of mineral resources has given the final approval to development of the Platreef platinum group project in the heart of the Bushveld Complex. The project lies 280 km northeast of Johannesburg…

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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…