Canadian Mining Journal


North American Palladium Ltd


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    North American Palladium doubles down underground at Lac des Îles

    October 25, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    The story of North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) is perhaps best told in threes. In 2003, North American Palladium had just over 3 million oz. palladium equivalent in reserves at its flagship Lac des Îles palladium-platinum-gold-copper-nickel mine in northwestern Ontario.

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    North American Palladium posts $8M profit in turnaround quarter

    September 12, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — North American Palladium (TSX: PDL; US-OTC: PALDF) has marked its first profitable quarter since mid-2015, thanks to surging palladium prices and increased production at its Lac des Iles underground palladium mine near Thunder Bay, Ont. The company recorded a $7.9

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    PALLADIUM: NAP returns to profitability in Q2

    August 2, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    TORONTO – This year’s second quarter marked the return to profitability for North American Palladium (NAP) since financial restructuring in mid-2015. Net income was C$7.9 million due to higher metal production (up 41%) and improved prices (up 43%) compared to

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    PALLADIUM: NAPalladium to boost production at Lac des Iles mine

    June 7, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – Toronto’s North American Palladium has announced plans to boost production by resuming surface mining at the Lac des Iles palladium mine over the next 9.5 years. The recent feasibility study anticipates a mining rate of 37.7 million tonnes

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    SAFETY: Compass Minerals mine rescuers tops in Ontario

    June 13, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Mine rescue volunteers from Compass Minerals Goderich Mine were crowned with gold hard hats by Ontario Mine Rescue, a part of Workplace Safety North (WSN), as the overall winners of the 67th annual Provincial Mine Rescue Competition held recently in Sudbury. The

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    PALLADIUM: NAP shrinks Lac des Iles workforce

    October 1, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Weak metal prices have forced Toronto-based North American Palladium to announce workforce reductions at its Lac des Iles palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay. A total of 44 employees, including 18 staff and 26…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Hatch, Alderon, Barrick, North American Palladium, and SNC-Lavalin

    August 20, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Dr. Chris Twigge-Molecey of Hatch is this year’s recipient of the Airey Award, the most prestigious award in Canadian metallurgy, presented by the Metallurgy and Materials Society (MetSoc) of the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and…

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    PLATINUM: NAP second quarter suffers from mill interruption

    July 29, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – A mill shutdown from May 8 to June 26 at the Lac des Iles mine has cut deeply into the second quarter results of Toronto-based North American Palladium. The mill was idled due to water balance issues caused by a late and rapid…

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    MINING: North American Palladium Announces Resumption of Milling Operations

    July 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – North American Palladium Ltd. announced today that milling operations at its Lac des Iles (“LDI”) mine site were successfully restarted on June 26, 2015. Underground operations continued during the suspension of milling…

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    PALLADIUM: Timing of Lac des Iles mill restart uncertain

    May 28, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Milling at the Lac des Iles palladium project 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay, has been suspended and owner North American Palladium says the timing of the restart is uncertain. The late and rapid onset of spring has caused water…

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    PALLADIUM: NAP looks to expand pit, lengthen life of Lac-des-Iles

    February 26, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – North American Palladium of Toronto has completed a preliminary economic assessment aimed at extending the life of its Lac des Iles (LDI) palladium mine 85 km northwest of Thunder Bay. The base case, including current operations…

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    PALLADIUM: NAP logs upbeat 2014

    February 19, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – North American Palladium produced 174,194 oz of palladium in 2014, a 29% jump from the previous year. The production increase was due to the completion of the ramp up and transition period at the Lac des Iles mine in northern…