Canadian Mining Journal


Cliffs Natural Resources Inc


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    COMMENT: Ontario invests in skills training for Ring of Fire projects

    January 21, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The [Ontario] provincial government’s recent announcement of a $3.1 million investment to provide skills training and community governance and capacity building in six First Nations communities is welcome news. This investment will facilitate…

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    IRON ORE: Cliffs slows Bloom Lake work

    November 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, OH, has announced plans to delay part of the phase two expansion of the Bloom Lake iron ore mine, 400 km north of Sept-Iles. It will also idle a portion of its iron ore production at…

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    Noront hopes to soar with Eagle’s Nest

    September 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Toronto-based explorer Noront Resources is banking on a newly published feasibility study at its advanced stage Eagle’s Nest polymetallic nickel-sulphide deposit — which also includes copper, platinum, palladium, and…

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    Miners endorse CN Rail plan for Labrador Trough

    August 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — In the grand scheme of things Canada isn’t known as a great power in the iron ore business, but a group of forward-thinking mining companies have come together with the Canadian National Railway to explore the…

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    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Politics and Intrigue in the Ring of Fire (Part One)

    July 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    On May 9, 2012, Cliffs Natural Resources announced that the company was advancing its massive $3.2 billion chromite project in the isolated and infrastructure-challenged Ring of Fire region to the feasibility stage. Sudbury was selected as the…

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    CHROMITE RESOURCE: Big Daddy number updated ahead of mine design

    July 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – KWG Resources of Montreal has taken delivery of a new resource estimate for the Big Daddy chromite deposit near McFaulds Lake. The report was prepared by Sibley Basin Group based on 13,459 metres of core drilling completed in…

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Obligations in Canada and abroad

    June 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Wherever in the world Canadian mining companies go in in the hunt for minerals and their recovery, they take with them a keen sense of corporate social responsibility. That is a relatively new term for what we used to call a company’s…

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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.

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    First resource for Cliffs’ and First Point’s Decar

    April 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — A maiden resource estimate on Cliffs Natural Resources’ and First Point Minerals’ Decar project in northern British Columbia has put almost 3 billion lb of nickel in the ground.

  • 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.

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    ABORIGINAL RIGHTS: Marten Falls and Aroland First Nations support Ring of Fire development

    March 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – On March 6, Chief Eli Moonias of Marten Falls First Nation and Chief Sonny Gagnon of Aroland First Nation told the Ontario government that they do not oppose mine development in the Ring of Fire region in the James Bay Lowlands,…

  • Feature

    The “Ring” Revisted

    February 1, 2012 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Richard Fink, Vice President, Technology, with Cleveland-based Cliffs Natural Resources, is a mining industry veteran who knows that discretion is sometimes the better part of valour when it comes to discussing mineral deposits, and the…