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  • COPPER-GOLD: Ajax mine proposal rejected by Ottawa

    June 28, 2018 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The government of Canada has rejected the proposed Ajax copper-gold mine 3 km south of Kamloops. The project is owned 80% by KGHM Polska Miedz of Poland and 20% by Abacus Mining and Exploration of Vancouver. The

  • COPPER-GOLD: Kamloops rejects new Ajax mine on doorstep

    July 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Kamloops city council voted four-two to oppose the proposed Ajax copper-gold mine 3 km south of the town. Instead, the councillors are drafting a letter to all three political parties in the province to suspend environmental assessment

  • COPPER-GOLD: SSN says “no” to KGHM’s Ajax development

    March 6, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation (SSN) is withholding its  consent for the development of the Ajax copper-gold mine. The project in its proposed location at Pípsell (3 km from Kamloops) is in opposition to the SSN land

  • COPPER-GOLD: SSN want opportunity to examine Ajax project

    July 18, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwepemc Nation (SSN) met with the federal minister of environment and climate change, Hon. Catherine McKenna, last week. SSN has raised concerns about the current federal and provincial process regarding environmental assessment of the

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    COPPER-GOLD: Abacus updates Ajax feasibility study

    January 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Abacus Mining & Exploration Corp. of Vancouver says the results of the updated Ajax copper-gold feasibility study are positive. The project is a joint venture of Abacus (20%) and KGHM Polska Miedz (80%). Several changes were made

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    COPPER-GOLD: Ajax project accepted for review

    November 24, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Abacus Mining and Exploration has been informed that the Ajax copper-gold project application and environmental impact statement has been accepted for review by the BC Environmental Assessment Office. Abacus can now officially submit the EIS to

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    COPPER-GOLD: A cleaner footprint for the Ajax mine

    May 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – KGHM Ajax Mining, a joint venture of Abacus Mining and Exploration (20%) and KGHM Polska Miedz (80%), has modified the site plan for the Ajax copper-gold project, reducing the footprint of the mine and mill. The smaller…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Abacus Mining, Discovery Harbour, North Country Gold, Pebble LP, Reliance Resources, and Revolver Resources

    February 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    James Excell has resigned his duties at Abacus Mining and Exploration Corp. in Vancouver, and Thomas McKeever will retire as executive chairman but remain on the board. Effective immediately, Michael McInnis will assume the roles of chairman,…

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    COPPER-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: KGHM takes over as Ajax operator

    August 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Abacus Mining and Exploration of Vancouver has turned over operation of the Ajax copper-gold project near Kamloops to partner KGHM International, the Canadian subsidiary of Polish miner KGHM Polska Miedz. KGHM increased…

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    OPTION: KGHM increases interest in Ajax project to 80%

    April 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH VANCOUVER – Abacus Mining and Exploration of Vancouver says its joint venture partner, KGHM Polska Miedz, will exercise its option to boost its interest in the Ajax copper-gold project near Kamloops. That will give KGHM an 80%…

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    GOLD-COPPER STUDY: Abacus files Ajax feasibility

    January 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Abacus Mining and Exploration of Vancouver has filed its feasibility study for the Ajax gold-copper mine 10 km southwest of Kamloops. The study supports a 60,000-t/d open pit mine and conventional concentrator that would…

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    REVIEW: Environmental assessment begins for Ajax copper-gold mine

    January 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – The environmental review has begun for the proposed Ajax copper-gold mine 10 km southwest of Kamloops. The project is being developed by a joint venture of Vancouver-based Abacus Mining & Exploration and KGHM Polska Miedz…