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    BASE METAL DEVELOPMENT: Stratabound permitting Captain North

    August 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Stratabound Minerals of Calgary is pressing forward with permitting its Captain North Extension (CNE) zinc-lead-silver-copper-gold deposit for production. The property is near Bathurst, and the ore will be custom milled at…

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    Puma hunts high-grade silver in New Brunswick

    August 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — In late February the Fraser Institute published a survey that labelled New Brunswick the world’s most attractive jurisdiction for mineral exploration, and that sounds about right to Puma Exploration. The Quebec-based explorer…

  • ENVIRONMENTAL: EIS filed for Donkin coal project

    July 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Erdene Resource Development Corp. (25%) of Halifax and joint venture partner and operator Xstrata Coal Donkin Ltd. (75%) say the environmental impact statement for the Donkin coal project was filed on July 16, 2012, with the…

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    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Politics and Intrigue in the Ring of Fire (Part One)

    July 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    On May 9, 2012, Cliffs Natural Resources announced that the company was advancing its massive $3.2 billion chromite project in the isolated and infrastructure-challenged Ring of Fire region to the feasibility stage. Sudbury was selected as the…

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    Papua New Guinea continues to scare off miners

    July 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Aldridge Minerals has added its name to a growing list of mining companies leaving or looking to leave Papua New Guinea (PNG).

  • McEwen doubles resource at Los Azules

    July 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Indicated resources have more than doubled to 4.6 billion pounds of lb at McEwen Mining’s Los Azules project in Argentina, while inferred resources have jumped 4% to 10.8 billion lb of copper.

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    Chile, Peru must meet energy challenges as mining booms

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — The Andean nations of Chile and Peru are firmly established as the top copper producing locales in the world. Chile holds the number one spot with annual production clocking in at roughly 4.9 million tonnes, while Peru sits in…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Toll milling Halfmile ore creates good quality concentrates

    June 13, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – A 30,000-tonne sample of ore from the Halfmile Zn-Pb-Cu mine demonstrated excellent flotation characteristics, good metal recoveries and quality concentrates when custom treated at Xstrata’s Brunswick concentrator….

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    Panoro continues to show promise in Peru

    June 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Panoro Minerals has over a dozen properties in Peru, but is putting its resources into exploring and developing two projects in the country’s southeastern corner.

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    Coal is big business in B.C.

    June 11, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Coal is the second most important resource exported from British Columbia next to wood products. But ask someone in the province how well the forestry industry is doing and you’re likely to be faced with an icy stare. Coal is big business…

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    NICKEL MINING: Canadian Arrow begins overburden removal ahead of mining at Kelex

    June 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Canadian Arrow Mines of Sudbury, ON, has begun overburden removal at its Kelex nickel mine in the Porcupine Mining Division. A high grade, low tonnage open pit will begin shipping ore to Xstrata Nickel’s Strathcona mill in…

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    Positive trends for Canadian coal

    May 28, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As president of the Coal Association of Canada (CAC) and representing the broad spectrum of companies engaged in the exploration, development and transportation of coal, Ann Marie Hann has a unique window on the trends occurring in…