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  • 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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    NICKEL-COPPER: KGHM lays off 20 at Victoria project

    March 24, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ONTARIO – KGHM International has revised the project schedule of the Victoria nickel-copper-PGE-gold development project near Sudbury, and laid off 20 of its workers at the site. Two years ago, KGHM announced that the Victoria mine would be reopened in

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    SAFETY: Sudbury to host 2016 mine rescue contest

    September 29, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Sudbury will be the host of the 10th International Mines Rescue Competition from August 19-26, 2016.

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    NICKEL: KGHM puts McCreedy West mine on care and maintenance Oct. 1

    September 22, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KGHM International of Toronto says low metal prices are forcing it to put its McCreedy West nickel mine on care and maintenance by Oct. 1, 2015. The mine is located near Sudbury.

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    NICKEL-COPPER: Metis and KGHM sign MOU for Victoria project

    September 3, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The Metis Nation of Ontario and KGHM International have signed a memorandum of understanding for the Victoria nickel-copper project in the Sudbury Basin. KGHM has advanced the property to the development stage and plans to start…

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    Top 40: Not Much has Changed

    August 1, 2014 by Marilyn Scales

    This is the time of year we at CMJ pause to examine how Canada’s mining companies performed during the previous year. We start by poring through year-end 2013 results from twice as many companies as will make the list in an effort not 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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    NICKEL-COPPER: KGHM plans 2019 opening for Victoria mine

    May 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The Victoria nickel-copper mine near Sudbury is to be reopened by 2019 – not bad for a property that produced its first ore in 1899. Owner KGHM International made the Zone 4 discovery in 2010. Soon an initial inferred…

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    COPPER-NICKEL: KGHM becomes sole operator of Victoria project

    August 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KGHM International (formerly Quadra FNX) of Vancouver has become the sole operator of the Victoria copper-nickel project near Sudbury, thanks to a recent agreement with partner Vale Canada. The deal gives KGHM responsibility for…

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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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    Forty of our Finest

    August 1, 2012 by Marilyn Scales

    Reports have been read. Numbers crunched. Comparisons made. Now our annual look at Canada’s Top 40 mining companies is ready.