Canadian Mining Journal


Imperial Metals Corporation


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    Imperial’s Mount Polley shows promise following 2014 tailings dam failure

    April 26, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    It’s been over two and a half years since a catastrophic tailings dam failure paralyzed activity at Imperial Metals’ (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF) Mount Polley copper-gold mine, 56 km northeast of Williams Lake, B.C., but now, with a long term water

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    COPPER-GOLD: Imperial reports underground drill results at Mount Polley mine

    March 1, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Imperial Metals Corp. has completed the first nine underground holes in the Martel and Green zones below the Wight pit at its Mount Polley copper-gold mine 100 km northeast of Williams Lake. The zones were discovered

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    GOLD: Northern Empire to buy Sterling mine from Imperial

    February 15, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NEVADA – Vancouver-based Northern Empire Resources has offered to buy a 100% in the Sterling gold mine from a subsidiary of Imperial Metals Corp., also headquartered in Vancouver. Sterling is a heap leach operation located 185 km northwest of Las

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    WRAP UP: Miners offer production and cost guidance

    January 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    This is the time of year that many mining companies release their preliminary 2016 production numbers and guidance for 2017. Cameco Corp. of Saskatoon, SK, said it delivered 13.5 million lb of uranium at an average realized price of US$54.46/lb

  • COPPER-GOLD: Mount Polley returns to normal operations

    June 27, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The BC Ministry of Energy and Mines and the Ministry of Environment have given permission for Imperial Metals Corp. of Vancouver to resume normal operations at its Mount Polley copper-gold mine near Williams Lake. The operation was

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    COPPER: Imperial recalls 44 Huckleberry workers

    April 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Imperial Metals Corp. has recalled 44 of the 85 workers that were laid off in January 2016 at the Huckleberry copper-molybdenum mine 123 km southwest of Houston. Their focus will be on tailings dam construction. The

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    GOLD-COPPER: Milling to end at Huckleberry mine

    February 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals Corp. of Vancouver has announced the suspension of milling at its Huckleberry mine 90 km southwest of Houston when the stockpiles are exhausted, about the end of August 2016. The company halted open pit mining

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    COPPER: Mining suspended at Huckleberry pit

    January 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals of Vancouver has suspended mining at the open pit Huckleberry copper mine 90 km southwest of Houston. The company said its efforts to reduce costs were not enough to offset declining copper prices. The move

  • Imperial Metals judged ‘not liable’ for Mount Polley spill

    January 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — After 16 months of deliberation, B.C.’s chief mine inspector has concluded that Imperial Metals (TSX: III; US-OTC: IPMLF) will not be held liable for the catastrophic failure of its Mount Polley gold and copper tailings dam and storage facility, 56 km northwest

  • Community effort helps save fishway problem

    January 1, 2016 by Russell Noble

    Almost everybody associates the name “Huckleberry” with Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn and his comrade Tom Sawyer, but in the mining community, Huckleberry is also the name of a Canadian mine that has been in production in northwestern British Columbia since

  • TAILINGS: Mines Inspector reports on Mount Polley dam failure

    December 21, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLOMBIA – The British Columbia Chief Mines Inspector has released his report on the Aug. 4, 2014, dam failure at the Mount Polley copper-gold mine belonging to Imperial Metals Corp. of Vancouver. The report concluded that the primary cause

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    COPPER-GOLD: Imperial closes $44M rights offering

    August 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Imperial Metals Corp. has closed a fully subscribed rights offering that grossed slightly more than $$44.0 million. Subscribers took up 3.8 million shares under the basic privilege and a further 2.3 million shares under…