Canadian Mining Journal


Capstone Mining Corp


  • Feature

    Minto Mine Steps out in Productive Fashion

    January 1, 2014 by Gwen Preston

    When Sherwood Copper of Vancouver started the Minto mine in 2007, it was an open-pit copper-gold-silver operation with a projected four-year mine life and a 1,600-tonne-per-day throughput.

  • News

    COPPER: Capstone completes purchase of Pinto Valley operations

    October 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ARIZONA – Capstone Mining Corp. of Vancouver has completed the acquisition of the Pinto Valley copper mine 125 km east of Phoenix from a subsidiary of BHP Billiton. The associated San Manuel Arizona Railroad is included in the US$650…

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    COPPER: Capstone to buy mine in Arizona from BHP

    April 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ARIZONA – Capstone Mining Corp. of Vancouver has offered owner BHP Copper US$650 million for the Pinto Valley open pit copper mining operation and associated San Manuel Arizona Railroad. The property is approximately 125 km east of…

  • News

    Taking a closer look at Taseko’s options

    February 13, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Taseko Mines could become a consolidator in British Columbia and also prey to companies like Lundin Mining, Capstone Mining or Teck Resources, Chris Chang of Laurentian Bank Securities says.

  • Feature

    Yukon’s Mining Foundation

    January 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Minto Mine (Capstone Mining Corp.) is operating an open pit copper-gold mine, with a current capacity of 3,600 tpd. It has gone through five phases of increased production and has increased resources since its production start up in late 2007….

  • News

    Capstone: Doing it the right way

    October 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Capstone Mining is one of those good stories in the mining world that often get overlooked: a company that went out and did what it said it would do and is now reaping the benefits of two steadily producing copper mines that continue to beef up…

  • Feature

    Forty of our Finest

    August 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    Reports have been read. Numbers crunched. Comparisons made. Now our annual look at Canada’s Top 40 mining companies is ready.

  • News

    COPPER STUDY: Minto phase 6 to extend milling to 2022

    June 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    YUKON – Capstone Mining of Vancouver has received the pre-feasibility study for phase 6 of the Minto copper mine, and the report outlines another 10 years of operation, to 2022 with an average annual output of 40 million lb of copper. The…

  • Feature

    Companies already investing in BC’s northwest

    January 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Capstone Mining is advancing its Kutcho Creek copper-zinc mine toward production; the PFS was completed in 2011. Early planning foresees development of an underground mine and a small start pit. The mill will have a capacity of 2,500 tpd. Pre-production

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    PERSPECTIVE: Northwest BC open for business

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Since BC Hydro announced it will build the $404-million Northwest Transmission Line from Terrace, BC, to a point 340 km north, business in the area is gearing up to take advantage of the new infrastructure and develop major projects and…

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    Barrick Leads Top 40 List

    August 1, 2011 by Marilyn Scales

    The numbers have been crunched, the results tabulated, and CMJ is proud to announce this year’s top Canadian mining company is the world’s biggest gold producer, Barrick Gold. Thanks in part to the historic high price of gold, the company had…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Argex Mining, Capstone, Champion Minerals and Lithium Americas

    June 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Montreal-headquartered Argex Mining has elected a new board of directors. They are Mark Billings, Roy Bonnell, Anthony Garson, Peter H. Smith and Robert Guibault. Bonnell will take over the duties of president and CEO from Michael Dehn, who…