Canadian Mining Journal

Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation

  • News

    MATERIALS HANDLING: ThyssenKrupp ships ore handling system for Baffinland’s port

    August 28, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions is developing and building a new materials handling system for one of the most remote and challenging locations in the world – an iron ore port in northern Canada. Recently, the first plants were shipped

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    IRON ORE: Baffinland holds second community workshop for Mary River expansion

    March 18, 2019 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Oakville, Ont.-based Baffinland Iron Mines held what it calls a “risk assessment workshop” for stakeholders who want to know more about the expansion of its Mary river direct shipping iron ore project near Pond Inlet on Baffin Island.

  • IRON ORE: Baffinland, Qikiqtani Inuit augment Mary River IBA

    October 4, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    IQALUIT, Nunavut – Baffinland Iron Mines  the Qikiqtani Inui Association have signed an improved impact benefit agreement covering the company’s Mary River iron ore mine and concentrator near Pond Inlet. The new agreement enhances Inuit training and employment. Baffinland will

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    TRANSPORTATION: Solution from Volga-Dnepr boosts Mary River production target

    May 31, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Volga-Dnepr Airlines’ outsize cargo specialists came up with an innovative solution to help the Canadian mining company Baffinland Iron Mines increase its iron ore production quota in 2017 at its Mary River operation on the northeast coast of

  • Feature

    Prospects and projects

    August 1, 2015 by Russell Noble

    For most companies working claims across Canada, the chances of moving from exploration into production are slim and more likely none, thanks to investors cocooning into a wait and see position.

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    COMMENT: Economic outlook in 2015 brightens for territories

    December 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – The economic outlook for Canada’s territories looks bright in 2015, according to the latest Territorial Outlook published by the Conference Board of Canada.

  • Feature

    New Resources Emerging Because of Diminishing Arctic Ice Pack

    January 1, 2014 by Bill Braden

    The resource environment along Canada’s 162,000 kilometres of Arctic coast line, the lion’s share of it along Nunavut’s mainland and island archipelago, is daunting to say the least, but thankfully the wind-chill factors…

  • Feature

    Hot Prospects in a Cold Climate

    January 1, 2014 by Russell Noble

    It’s the largest island in Canada, the fifth largest in the world*, and it contains some of the most beautiful land and seascapes on the planet, but Baffin Island is also one of the harshest and most unforgiving places on earth when it…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Baffinland, Kria and San Gold

    January 31, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Following the successful takeover of Toronto’s Baffinland Iron Mines, winning bidders ArcelorMittal and Nunavut Iron Ore Acquisition have announced changes to the board of directors. Effective immediately, Richard D. McCloskey, Grant Edey, John…

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    MERGER: ArcelorMittal, Nunavut Iron team up for successful Baffinland bid

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Almost four months have passed since Toronto-based Nunavut Iron Ore first proposed a takeover of Baffinland Iron Mines, owner of the Mary River iron ore project 160 km south of Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet). Nunavut Iron offered US$0.08…

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    IRON ORE EXPLORATION: Baffinland discovers new deposit with 70% Fe

    November 23, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Baffinland Iron Mines of Toronto reports that its latest discovery, the No.9 deposit, is high grade. Assays from surface sampling averaged 70.3% Fe across an east-south-easterly striking zone. The two samples were taken from an iron…

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    WHITE KNIGHT: ArcelorMittal comes to the aid of Baffinland with takeover bid

    November 15, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Faced with a hostile takeover bid from upstart Nunavut Iron Ore Acquisition, Baffinland Iron Mines has accepted an offer from ArcelorMittal worth $433 million, a premium of 37.5% over NIO’s offer.