Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


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    Palladium prices hitting new highs

    June 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A rare combination of ongoing strikes in South Africa’s platinum group metal mines combined with political tensions between Russia and Ukraine have translated into three-year highs for palladium prices in early June, resulting in one of…

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    EXPLORATION: Noront leases Cliffs camp at McFaulds Lake

    May 26, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Noront Resources is leasing the McFaulds Lake exploration camp belonging to Cliffs Chromite Ontario, a subsidiary of Cliffs Natural Resources. Cliffs’ camp is located next to Noront’s existing Esker camp and will…

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Balmoral confirms high grades at Grasset

    May 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Drilling conducted by Balmoral Resources of Vancouver at its Grasset nickel-copper-PGM project in the Matagami region confirms the high grades of mineralization on the property. The net textured zone, one of four mineralized…

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    PGM-NICKEL: Wellgreen traces mineralization over 2.5 km

    May 14, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Wellgreen Platinum says that the latest results of its recent field program have traced PGM-nickel-copper mineralization over a length of 2.5 km at its Wellgreen property 320 km northwest of Whitehorse. The strike…

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    NICKEL-COPPER: KGHM plans 2019 opening for Victoria mine

    May 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The Victoria nickel-copper mine near Sudbury is to be reopened by 2019 – not bad for a property that produced its first ore in 1899. Owner KGHM International made the Zone 4 discovery in 2010. Soon an initial inferred…

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    COPPER-PGM: Wallbridge updates Broken Hammer development

    April 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Having given the green light to the Broken Hammer copper-PGM development just last month, Wallbridge Mining Company of Toronto has issued an update of construction activities at the site near Sudbury. The project includes an…

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    AWARD: NWOPA bestows discovery of the year on Sunday Lake platinum find

    April 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    THUNDER BAY, Ontario – The Northwest Ontario Prospectors Association has awarded the Bernie Schneiders Discovery of the Year Award to Transition Metals and Impala Platinum Holdings for their Sunday Lake platinum discovery. The…

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    COPPER-PGM: Wallbridge gives ‘thumbs up’ to Broken Hammer mine

    March 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The directors of Toronto’s Wallbridge Mining Co. have approved the development of the Broken Hammer copper-platinum group metals project near Sudbury. The company intends to spend another $1.04 million at the property to bring…

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    PALLADIUM: NAP targets 170,000 to 175,000 oz in 2014

    January 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Along with guidance figures for 2014, Toronto-based North American Palladium (NAP) has published capital expenditure and exploration forecasts for its Lac des Iles palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay.

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    COPPER-PGM: Wallbridge’s Broken Hammer ore to be treated at Redstone mill

    December 12, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining and Northern Sun Mining (formerly Liberty Mines) have signed a deal whereby the ore from Wallbridge’s Broken Hammer mine on the north range of the Sudbury Basin will be custom milled at Northern Sun’s Redstone…

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    Prophecy Platinum reports half-mile of continuous mineralization

    November 26, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Picture seven football fields in a row of continuous mineralization and that’s the width of platinum group metal mineralization intercepted in a single drill hole at Prophecy Platinum’s (TSXV: NKL; US-OTC: PNIKF) Wellgreen PGM-nickel-copper…

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PGM: Noront reaffirms commitment to Ring of Fire

    November 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Noront Resources has quietly reaffirmed its plans for the Eagle’s Nest nickel-copper-platinum group metals mine in the Ring of Fire. The company remains on track to deliver its environmental assessment by the end…