Canadian Mining Journal


Cliffs Natural Resources Inc


  • News

    CAPITAL SPENDING: Nearly half of Cliffs budget going to Canadian iron ore business

    January 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, OH, plans to invest US$1 billion in capital projects during 2012, and almost half of the budget is earmarked for the Bloom Lake iron ore mine expansion near Fermont.

  • 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…

  • News

    INFRASTRUCTURE: Funding sought for railway to Ring of Fire

    June 30, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Canada Chrome Corp., a subsidiary of KWG Resources of Montreal, and Greenstone Economic Development Corp. have applied to PPP Canada for as much as $496 million with which to fund building a railway to the Ring of Fire mineral…

  • News

    OUTLOOK: Newfoundland and Labrador exports continue to grow

    May 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following was excerpted from material supplied by Export Development Canada, and paints an encouraging picture for the province.

  • News

    CHROMITE: Cliffs releases Black Thor details for discussion

    February 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, OH, in connection with its ongoing discussions with stakeholders, released preliminary project information for potential development of its Black Thor chromite deposit in the McFaulds Lake region…

  • News

    METALLURGICAL TESTS: Big Daddy ore suitable for direct shipping

    January 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KWG Resources of Montreal has received results of a preliminary report on Big Daddy chromite ore from its deposit in the Ring of Fire saying that after crushing and screening the yield of saleable material as direct shipping lumpy…

  • News

    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Ring of Fire chiefs invited to join Canada Chrome board

    January 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – KWG Resources has extended invitation to the chief of five First Nations in the Ring of Fire area to join the board of its subsidiary Canada Chrome Corp. Today’s era of corporate social responsibility demand that aboriginal groups be…

  • News

    MERGER: Cliffs deal values Consolidated Thompson at $4.9 billion

    January 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, OH, has made a $4.9-billion all-cash bid to acquire Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines, the company that recently put the Bloom Lake iron ore mine near Fermont, QC, into production. Cliffs is…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Barrick, Capstone, Cliffs, Donner, Kaminak, NovaGold and San Gold

    December 9, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto-based Barrick Gold has named Alistair Baker VP corporate development on an interim basis to replace senior VP corporate development Darren Blasutti who is leaving the company on Jan. 7, 2011, to pursue other opportunities.

  • News

    CAPITAL SPENDING: OMA outlines plans worth $8.5-B in Ontario

    December 9, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    New mines and mine expansions are reinforcing the mineral sector’s role in the foundation of Ontario’s economy. Ontario’s economy is going through the pains of transformation as it moves from a manufacturing base to a service and knowledge…

  • News

    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: Renforth completes earn-in for Kyle kimberlites

    October 18, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Renforth Resources has completed its 55% earn-in on the Kyle kimberlites in the James …

  • News

    TAKEOVER: Cliffs wins battle for Big Daddy

    July 11, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Having a superior offer from Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, Spider Resources of Toronto has …