Canadian Mining Journal


Altius Minerals Corporation


  • News

    PRECIOUS & BASE METALS: Virginia lays out $7.5M for summer-fall exploration

    June 10, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Virginia Mines of Quebec City has set aside a budget of $7.5 million for its 2014 summer-fall exploration programs at various projects in the province. Work will be done mostly in the James Bay region, Nunavik and at various…

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    OFFERING: Altius shares to be issued to raise $65M+

    April 28, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    St. John’s, Newfoundland – Altius Minerals Corp. has announced plans to make a $65 million offering of common shares with which to purchase coal mines and royalties. If the overallotment is fully subscribed as well, the total raised will…

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    COMMENT: In case you missed it …

    January 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Many of us have enjoyed a bit of vacation as the mining industry wound down on 2013. That doesn’t mean nothing happened in the sector, just that we might not have noticed.

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    Labrador’s iron ore goes global

    May 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

  • Feature

    The “Trough”

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

  • Feature

    Booming Business

    September 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The metal-rich Labrador Trough is a world-class iron ore mining district in eastern Canada, that has been producing continuously since 1954. This belt of Proterozoic iron formation spans the entire width of western Labrador and extends into…

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    URANIUM EXPLORATION – Jacques Lake extends to 235 m

    December 6, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Vancouver-headquartered AURORA ENERGY says recent drilling has expanded the size of its Jacques Lake dep…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS – MAC, Altius, Blue Note, Gold Summit, Mosaic, Orvana, Patricia, Peregrine, Prominex

    October 8, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The MINING ASSOCIATION OF CANADA has asked Peter R. Jones, president and CEO of HudBay Minerals, to fill the associ…

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    INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING – Aurora to launch with Labrador uranium properties

    February 12, 2006 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – FRONTEER DEVELOPMENT GROUP is launching AURORA ENERGY RESOURCES by way of an initial public offering (I…

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    URANIUM EXPLORATION – Hunt on in Labrador

    June 22, 2005 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CENTRAL LABRADOR – Equal partners FRONTEER GROUP of Vancouver and ALTIUS MINERALS of St. John’s, Nfld., have create…

  • Feature

    High prices drive uranium activity

    February 1, 2005 by Marilyn Scales

    Interest in uranium exploration is growing across Canada, thanks to the strong price for the metal. The spot price for U3O8 at the end of December 2004 was US$20.70/lb, after a steady two-year rise. T…

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    COPPER EXPLORATION – Former Rambler Mine Program Hits Promising Mineralization

    September 8, 2004 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – The former Rambler copper-gold property near Baie Verte is yielding its secrets to ALTIUS MINERALS o…