Canadian Mining Journal


Platinum Group Metals


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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…

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    PALLADIUM: Shaft hoisting begins at Lac des Iles

    October 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – North American Palladium (NAP) of Toronto has begun hoisting material through the new shaft at its Lac des Iles palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay. The new shaft is 6 metres in diameter, concrete lined and 825 metres…

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    PALLADIUM: NAP outlines new resources

    September 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – North American Palladium (NAP) of Toronto is having success after success with its drilling program near the Lac des Iles (LDI) palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay.

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    GOLD-PGM: Colossus raises more than $37M for Brazilian development

    August 13, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRAZIL – Colossus Minerals of Toronto has completed a $37.95-million bought deal financing with which to fund further development at its 75% owned Serra Pelada gold-platinum-palladium project in Para State. The company issued 44 million…

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    NICKEL-COPPER: North American Nickel locks up more ground in Greenland

    July 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    GREENLAND – The Greenland bureau of minerals and petroleum has approved the application from North American Nickel of Vancouver to expand the area covered under its exploration licence by 123 km2. The company’s licence for the Maniitsoq…