Canadian Mining Journal


Rubicon Minerals Corporation


  • News

    GOLD: Rubicon stockpiling mill feed for mid-2015 start

    December 18, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals of Toronto has begun stockpiling ore at the Phoenix gold project near Red Lake. Ore is being accumulated ahead of mill commissioning in the middle of next year.

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    GOLD: Rubicon and WFN reach settlement, exploration deal

    November 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals Corp. of Toronto and the Wabauskang First Nation (WFN) have reached a settlement agreement and an exploration accommodation agreement.

  • News

    GOLD: Hints and promises across Canada

    September 25, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The price of gold has hit an eight month low, dipping below US$1,210 for a few hours this morning (Sept. 25). But the yellow metals retains it lustre for some explorers, especially when bonanza grades are encountered. He’s a brief rundown.

  • News

    GOLD: Phoenix mine remains on track for mid-2015 start

    September 8, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Work is progressing on time and on budget at the Phoenix gold project says owner Rubicon Minerals Corp. of Toronto. Construction at the site in the Red Lake district has passed the half-way point.

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    GOLD: Rubicon raises $12M with flow-through shares

    July 23, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Rubicon Minerals Corp. has raised $12 million by issuing flow-through shares. The 7.06 million shares were priced at $1.70 per shares. The offering was conducted by a syndicate of underwriters co-led by TD Securities and BMO…

  • News

    MINING PEOPLE: Falco Pacific and Rubicon

    July 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver’s Falco Pacific Resource Group has appointed Trent Mell its president, CEO and a director. Previously he was executive VP at AuRico Gold and held senior roles at Barrick Sherritt and North American Palladium. Mell holds a BA, BCL and…

  • News

    GOLD: Rubicon updates progress at Phoenix project

    June 19, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals Corp. of Toronto says construction is on budget and schedule for startup in mid-2015 at its Phoenix gold project near Red Lake. The company has already spent $205.2 million on pre-production capital expenditures…

  • News

    GOLD: Rubicon closes over-allotment, raises $115M

    March 12, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals Corp. of Vancouver has closed a $115 million bought deal financing announced last month. Including the over-allotment, the company issued 74.29 million units at a price of $1.55 each.

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    GOLD: Rubicon finds $100M for Phoenix development

    February 20, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Ten days ago, Rubicon Minerals Corp. announced a $75-million gold stream agreement for its Rubicon gold mine near Red Lake. Today it has announced a $100-million bought deal financing with which to complete the project.

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    GOLD: Rubicon’s Phoenix on the rise

    February 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals Corp. of Toronto has completed sinking the shaft at its Phoenix gold project near Red Lake. The shaft is 730 metres deep with a loading pocket on the 337 metre level. Two 10-tonne skips and two cages have been…

  • Feature

    “Marginal” Phoenix gold mine holds great promise

    February 1, 2014 by D'Arcy Jenish

    Mike Lalonde is a mining industry veteran and he’s a well-travelled one at that. “I’ve been in operations for more years than I care to admit,” he says. “I’ve worked all over Canada and as far north as Greenland. I’ve…

  • News

    West Kirkland’s PEA at TUG hit by lower gold price

    August 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Nevada-focused gold explorer West Kirkland Mines (TSXV: WKM) has unveiled a preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its TUG gold-silver deposit on the Long Canyon gold trend along the Utah-Nevada border in Elko County. The…