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    GOLD: Gowest buys share of Redstone mill to treat Bradshaw ore

    January 23, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Gowest Gold of Toronto has signed a non-binding letter of intent with Northern Sun Mining Corp. (also Toronto based) that would see the creation of a joint venture for the ownership of the Redstone mill near Timmins. The

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    GOLD: Gowest begins negotiations for milling Bradshaw ore

    June 29, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Gowest Gold of Toronto has begun negotiations to treat gold ore at the Redstone mill belonging to Northern Sun Mining. The Bradshaw deposit is part of Gowest’s Timmins gold project. Gowest wants to process the Bradshaw bulk sample

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    COPPER-PGM: Northern Sun suspends milling in Timmins

    April 13, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Northern Sun Mining of Toronto has temporarily suspended operations at its Redstone mill near Timmins. The shutdown, necessitated by the lack of ore deliveries and low inventory, is expected to last four to eight weeks.

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    COPPER-PGM: Wallbridge delivers first ore shipments from Broken Hammer mine

    June 17, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining Company of Toronto has started shipping ore from its Broken Hammer copper-PGM mine near Sudbury to the Redstone mill operated by Northern Sun in Timmins. Processing of the material is to begin later this month.

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    COPPER-PGM: Wallbridge gives ‘thumbs up’ to Broken Hammer mine

    March 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The directors of Toronto’s Wallbridge Mining Co. have approved the development of the Broken Hammer copper-platinum group metals project near Sudbury. The company intends to spend another $1.04 million at the property to bring…

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    GOLD: QMX sells Snow Lake mine to Liberty

    October 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – QMX Gold Corp. has sold its Snow Lake gold project to another Toronto-based company, Liberty Mines, for US$20 million. Liberty has made a $1-million down payment, and the balance is due on closing that is expected to occur…

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    GOLD: Snow Lake project sold to Liberty Mines

    August 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Liberty Mines of Toronto is buying the Snow Lake gold project in the northern part of the province from QMX Gold Corp. for a cash price of $20 million. Closing is anticipated near the end of November 2013.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Liberty Mines and Pershimco

    August 29, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto-based Liberty Mines has hired David Rigg as its president and CEO. He is the former chairman, president and CEO of QMX Gold, the company that recently sold its Snow Lake gold project to Liberty.

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    MINING PEOPLE: Altai Resources, Cartier Iron, CuOro, Integra Gold, Liberty Mines, Redhawk, and SGS

    July 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Toronto’s Altai Resources has named Raymond Savoie a director of the company. Involved in the exploration and development industry for the past 25 years, he is currently president and CEO of Ditem Exploration and Gastem. Savoie was Quebec’s…

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    COMMENT: Chrysotile found in McWatters nickel mine

    January 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The up-and-down fortunes of the McWatters nickel mine may be at a new low. Owner Liberty Mines of Toronto says that it has identified the presence of chrysotile in the orebody there. The mine operated off and on from 2009 to 2012, but it is…

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    NICKEL STUDY: PEA points toward potential at Hart project

    August 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The results of the preliminary economic assessment of the Hart nickel project in Timmins is positive, says owner Liberty Mines of Toronto. Using a nickel price of $10 per pound, the project has a net present value of $35.8…

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    NICKEL MINING: Liberty Mines to restart Timmins operations

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Liberty Mines of Toronto plans to restart production at its Timmins operations in Q1 2012. Mining and milling was suspended in February 2011 due to maintenance and tailings pond issues.