Canadian Mining Journal


First Quantum Minerals Ltd


  • Troilus buys back royalty from First Quantum, raises $20M

    November 9, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Troilus Gold has entered into a definitive agreement to buy back a sliding 2.5% net smelter royalty (NSR) on 81 mineral claims and one mining lease (the Troilus mine) from First Quantum Minerals. As consideration for this repurchase, Troilus will

  • COVID-19: Miners fight back virus outbreaks

    July 6, 2020 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Several months after the pandemic disrupted mining operations worldwide with suspensions, travel restrictions and new protocols, the novel coronavirus continues to cause new disruptions. Most recently, 82 of 298 workers at Trevali Mining’s Santander mine in Peru have tested positive

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    GRINDING: ABB commissions six gearless mill drives at Cobre Panama

    October 29, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Commercial production of copper now underway at large open pit Cobre Panama mine. Technology leader ABB has deployed six ABB gearless mill drives at the Cobre Panama copper mine, which is located 120 km west of Panama City.

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    Mystery nickel buyer could bring First Quantum’s Ravensthorpe back online

    September 4, 2019 by Brian Sylvester

    First Quantum Minerals (TSX: FM; LSE: FQM) management says it could have a buyer for any nickel produced from a restart of the venerable Ravensthorpe nickel-cobalt mine at Bandalup Hill in Western Australia, but on a second quarter earnings call, the

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    COPPER: First Quantum ships first concentrate from Cobre Panama

    June 24, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals of Toronto said the first shipment of copper concentrate from the $6.3-billion Cobre Panama project has left port. The open pit mine and mill, located 120 km west of Panama City, is owned 90% by

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    COPPER-GOLD: Orestone to start exploring copper-gold project

    June 24, 2019 by MINING.COM Staff

    CHILE – Orestone Mining has started exploration work on its Resguardo copper-gold porphyry project in northern Chile. In a press release, Orestone said that a geophysical contractor has been mobilized to conduct a 10 line-kilometre induced polarization and resistivity geophysical survey

  • NICKEL-COBALT: First Quantum signals potential restart of Ravensthorpe mine

    May 14, 2019 by MINING.com staff

    VANCOUVER – First Quantum Minerals is investigating the possibility of re-starting its idled Ravensthorpe nickel/cobalt operation in Australia, according to UK-based market research firm Roskill. The Vancouver-based company acquired the Ravensthorpe mine and processing plant from BHP in February 2010, with

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    COPPER: Cobre Panama makes initial 25-t for First Quantum

    April 30, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – First Quantum Minerals of Vancouver has offered an  update on progress at the Cobre Panama copper mine as it made 25 tonnes of copper during the first quarter of this year. The project is on track to deliver

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    COPPER: First ore fed to First Quantum’s Cobre Panama concentrator

    February 14, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – Toronto-based First Quantum Minerals reports that it introduced ore to the concentrator earlier this month at its 90% owned Cobre Panama project. The open pit copper mine and mill are located about 120 km west of Panama City.

  • COPPER: First Quantum runs into legal snag at Cobre Panama

    September 27, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    PANAMA – As Toronto-based First Quantum is heavily committed to the development of the $5.5 billion Cobre Panama copper project, the Panamanian supreme court has ruled that Law 9, which was used to grant the company the mining concessions in

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    COPPER-GOLD: Northern Dynasty falters as First Quantum backs away from Pebble

    May 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ALASKA – First Quantum Minerals has pulled out of a deal with Northern Dynasty Minerals to develop the controversial Pebble copper-gold project 380 km from Anchorage. The two companies have terminated their agreement that would have seen First Quantum earn

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    Global Copper Snapshot: Firms exploring, developing the next generation of copper assets

    April 17, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    While gold draws the lion’s share of attention amongst the world’s mineral explorers and developers, the steady rise in copper prices has helped the junior copper subsector blossom, ranging from grassroots explorers to intermediate miners. Below are examples of eight