Canadian Mining Journal


Fortune Minerals Limited


  • News

    FEED STUDY: Fortune releases highlights of study for NICO project

    July 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LONDON, Ontario – Fortune Minerals has released the highlights of the front end engineering and design study for its Nico gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper mine and mill near Yellowknife, YT, and a hydrometallurgical refinery, the Saskatchewan…

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    Mount Klappan deposit gets closer to reality

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    End of the line is a phrase usually associated with railroads and not necessarily mining, but for Fortune Minerals Limited (Fortune) of London, ON, those words describe the location of its Mount Klappan project and the “start” of something…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Pilot plant makes cobalt sulphide from NICO project

    May 30, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – SGS Lakefield Research has successfully made cobalt sulphate in pilot plant tests from material from the NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project in the Northwest Territories. The project is 100% owned by Fortune Minerals of…

  • Feature

    Fortune’s Fortune

    May 1, 2012 by Russell Noble

    End of the line is a phrase usually associated with railroads and not necessarily mining, but for Fortune Minerals Limited (Fortune) of London, Ontario, those words describe the location of its Mount Klappan project and the “start” of something…

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Fortune completes additional community meetings for NICO project

    April 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of Toronto has completed another round of successful public meetings and an open house in Yellowknife and the four Tlicho communities surrounding the company’s NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: CEMI, Alderon Iron Ore, First Americas Gold, Fortune Minerals, and NovaGold

    March 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Centre for Excellence in Mining Innovation (CEMI) in Sudbury, ON, has named its former R&D program director, Damien Duff, its new COO. His lengthy career included employment at Noranda, Falconbridge and Xstrata as well as a secondment…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Simpler flowsheet increases economics for NICO plant

    January 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, says the results of a mini-pilot plant test conducted on ore from its NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project near Mazenod Lake, NT, point toward a simplified flowsheet and improved…

  • Feature

    Companies already investing in BC’s northwest

    January 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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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    SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Fortune and Tlicho sign deal for NICO project

    November 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, and the Tlicho Government have signed a co-operating relationship agreement for Fortune’s NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper project 160 km northwest of Yellowknife and 50 km north of the…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Northwest BC open for business

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    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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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Arianne, Fortune Minerals, Premier Gold, Themac Resources, U3O8 Corp.

    August 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Jim Cowley is the new president and Dave DeBiasio joins the board of directors at Arianne Resources of Saguenay, QC. Cowley is metallurgical engineer, with an MBA in finance who has served on the Board of the company since January 2011. He is…

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    COAL DEVELOPMENT: Fortune takes Posco as partner for Mount Klappan project

    July 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Fortune Minerals, based in London, ON, has formed an 80:20 joint venture with Posco Canada to develop the Mount Klappan metallurgical coal project 330 km northeast of the port of Prince Rupert. Posco is a subsidiary of one of…