Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


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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…

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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…