Canadian Mining Journal


Capstone Mining Corp


  • News

    COPPER-GOLD STUDY: Expansion of Minto mine possible

    March 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    YUKON – The fifth phase of the pre-feasibility study for an expansion of the Minto copper-gold mine 240 km north of Whitehorse has been received by Capstone Mining of Vancouver. The study recommends increasing mill throughput to 3,750 t/d to…

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    COPPER-ZINC STUDY: Kutcho PFS outlines $187-M investment for 2,500-t/d operation

    February 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Capstone Mining of Vancouver says the preliminary feasibility study (PFS) for the Kutcho copper-zinc project 120 km east of Dease Lake suggests building a 2,500-t/d mining and milling operation at a cost of $187.3 million….

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    PERSPECTIVE: Copper tops $10,000 per tonne

    February 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The price of copper set an all-time record on Feb. 3, surging above US$10,000 per tonne. Or if you prefer a manageable unit such as a pound, the price translates to over US$4.50/lb.

  • Feature

    Capstone Mining Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    hen you talk about Yukon mining, one of the first names that comes to mind is “Minto,” because not only is it the only producing hard-rock mine in the Territory, but it’s also one of the more productive copper-mining operations of its kind in…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Copper to be hottest metal in 2011

    December 23, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Analysts are predicting the copper will be the hottest metal in 2011. And why not? The metal hit an all-time high of over US$4.27 per pound the week of Dec. 30, 2010. The rising copper price correlates positively with a healthy global…

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

    December 9, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    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.

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    COPPER EXPLORATION: Drilling boosts grades at Kutcho project

    December 7, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The new 43-101-compliant resource estimate for the Esso deposit at the Kutcho copper-zinc-precious metals project near Dease Lake reflects higher grades and confidence for owner Capstone Mining of Vancouver. The 2010 infill…

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    COPPER-ZINC STUDY: Improved PEA filed for Kutcho project

    July 14, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Capstone Mining of Vancouver has improved the economic outlook for its Kutcho copper-zinc p…

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    COPPER-GOLD MINING: Minto mine to expand with underground operation

    June 13, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    YUKON – Vancouver-based Capstone Mining has completed the Phase V scoping study in connection with the propose…

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    COPPER-GOLD EXPLORATION: High grades from potential underground Minto mine

    May 5, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    YUKON – Capstone Mining of Vancouver has intersected grades as high as 5.1% Cu from area 2/118 extensions as i…

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    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Base metal exploration alive and well in Canada

    March 14, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    In all the fuss and headlines about gold, rare earth elements and uranium exploration, we find it easy to forg…

  • News

    NEW ALLIANCE: Yukon gold miners band together

    February 14, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    YUKON – Alexco Resource Corp., Capstone Mining, Copper Ridge Explorations, Golden Predator Royalty & Devel…