Canadian Mining Journal


Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc


  • Feature

    Thompson Creek Metals diversifies its approach to mining by adding gold to its plans

    September 1, 2012 by David Godkin

    The peak sits at the highest, northernmost point in a chain of mountains in northwestern British Columbia and beneath its face sits a porphyry-type mineral reserve containing an estimated 2.1 billion pounds of copper, and 6 million ounces of…

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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.

  • News

    MINERAL PROCESSING: New Endako moly mill reaches target throughput

    February 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Denver-based Thompson Creek Metals reports that the new Endako molybdenum concentrator near the town of the same name reached its commercial production rate of 55,000 t/d on Feb. 1, 2012. That is a 77% increase over the old…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Argentium, BioteQ, Great Basin Gold, Guyana Frontier, Jourdan, Riverstone and Thompson Creek

    October 5, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Argentium Resources of Toronto has asked John Arthur Carter to assume the role of president and CEO. John Ross Moses, who previously held those posts, is now the chairman of the company. Carter is also president of MPE International, involved…

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    MOLYBDENUM RESERVES: Endako mine life extended through 2028

    September 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Thompson Creek Metals of Denver has announced a 9% increase in mineral reserves that will that will extend the life of its Endako molybdenum mine by two years, to 2028. The new figure includes 312.2 million lb of contained…

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    Barrick Leads Top 40 List

    August 1, 2011 by Marilyn Scales

    The numbers have been crunched, the results tabulated, and CMJ is proud to announce this year’s top Canadian mining company is the world’s biggest gold producer, Barrick Gold. Thanks in part to the historic high price of gold, the company had…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Black Iron, Thompson Creek, Tyhee Gold and Vale

    May 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Black Iron Inc. of Toronto has named George A. Mover  its COO. He is the former project general director of Ferrexpo Yeristovo Mining. He will be based at Black Iron’s Shymanivske project site in Krivoy Rog, Ukraine.

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    COPPER-GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Thompson Creek to finance $132-M fleet for Mt. Milligan

    April 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Cat Financial has agreed to finance Denver-based Thompson Creek Metals’ $132-million purchase of open pit mining equipment for the Mt. Milligan copper-gold mine 155 km northwest of Prince George. Drawdowns against the finance…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Copper to be hottest metal in 2011

    December 23, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Analysts are predicting the copper will be the hottest metal in 2011. And why not? The metal hit an all-time high of over US$4.27 per pound the week of Dec. 30, 2010. The rising copper price correlates positively with a healthy global…

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    ACQUISITION: Thompson Creek bids for Terrane

    July 25, 2010 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – In order to secure future growth, Thompson Creek Metals is making a bid to acquire Terrane Metals….

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    CANADIAN MINING PERSPECTIVE: Mining in Idaho

    November 15, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Since I am here anyway visiting my parents in the Gem State, I thought I would take fill our readers in concer…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Apoquindo, Athabasca Potash, KWG, Lucara, Oroco and Thompson Creek

    August 16, 2009 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Bruce Turner, former president of BHP Billiton’s Escondida copper mine is the new president and CEO of Vancouv…