Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


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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…

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    PGM-NICKEL-COPPER: Wellgreen deposit hosts 5.53M oz PGM+Au

    July 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – The most recent resource estimate from Wellgreen Platinum of Vancouver for its Wellgreen deposit 320 km northwest of Whitehorse includes 5.53 million oz of platinum+palladium+gold. The company is preparing a preliminary economic…

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    PGM-NICKEL-COPPER: Duncastle gets Yukon grant for Catalyst property

    July 23, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Duncastle Gold Corp. has received an exploration grant for its Catalyst PGM-nickel-copper property from the government of Yukon. The grant from the Yukon Mineral Exploration Program (YMEP) will provide half of…

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    PGM: NovX21 selects Thetford Mines for recycling plant

    June 26, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC –NovX21 Inc. has signed an agreement with Thetford Mines to build the province’s first precious metals recycling plant in that city. The facility will be set up in an existing building in the industrial park, eventually to become a…

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    PGM-NICKEL-COPPER: Wallbridge adds second drill at Wisner

    June 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining Company of Toronto reports that the drilling program has been accelerated with the addition of a second drill at the Wisner PGM-nickel-copper project in the Sudbury Basin.

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    COPPER-PGM: Wallbridge delivers first ore shipments from Broken Hammer mine

    June 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining Company of Toronto has started shipping ore from its Broken Hammer copper-PGM mine near Sudbury to the Redstone mill operated by Northern Sun in Timmins. Processing of the material is to begin later this month.

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    GOLD-PGM: Platinum Group boosts Waterberg resources to 29 million oz Pl-Pd-Rh-Au

    June 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – Platinum Group Metals of Vancouver, the operator and 49% owner of the Waterberg joint venture and adjacent Waterberg Extension in the Bushveld Complex, has added up the ounces of four precious metals and says they total 29…