Canadian Mining Journal


Century Iron Mines Corporation


  • News

    Update: Champion remains optimistic at Bloom Lake

    June 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Champion Iron (TSX: CIA; ASX: CIA) is focused on reducing costs at the recently acquired Bloom Lake iron ore mine in the Labrador Trough, as part of a plan to restart the operation when prices for the steelmaking metal improve. Champion

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    IRON ORE: Century assesses Joyce Lake, Full Moon and Black Bird projects

    March 2, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR and QUEBEC – Century Iron Mines of Toronto has released updates on three of its projects – the feasibility study for Joyce Lake, the preliminary economic assessment for Full Moon and the maiden 43-101 report for Black Bird…

  • Feature

    In the East: Mineral industry takes long-term approach

    January 1, 2015 by Phil Saunders*

    The minerals industry in Newfoundland and Labrador is confronting the challenging conditions in the broader commodities market with innovative deals and productivity upgrades in both the mining and exploration sectors. Recent developments in…

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    IRON ORE: Labec Century named Newfoundland explorer of year for Joyce Lake

    November 11, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Labec Century Iron Ore, a joint venture of Toronto-based Century Iron Mines (60%) and China’s WISCO (40%), has won the 2014 Explorer of the Year Award presented by the CIM Newfoundland Branch at its annual awards banquet last…

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    AWARD: BluMetric wins $1.6 million contract for hydrogeological study

    October 22, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – BluMetric Environmental of Ottawa has been awarded a $1.6 million contract for a prefeasibility hydrogeological study and geotechnical study for Labec Century Iron Ore’s Joyce Lake and area direct shipping ore (DSO) project in…

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    Newfoundland and Labrador minerals sector reports widespread activity

    August 1, 2014 by Phil Saunders*

    This year, Newfoundland and Labrador celebrates 150 years of modern mining, going back to the opening of the Tilt Cove copper mine in the historic, and still productive, Baie Verte mining district.

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    INFRASTRUCTURE: Quebec Liberals promise $20M rail study under revived Plan Nord

    June 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Fresh off last month’s election win, Quebec’s new Liberal government has boosted its commitment to Plan Nord. Once again the province is throwing its weight behind plans that recognize now vital natural resources development is to the…

  • Feature

    A look at how ‘juniors’ make a difference by creating new opportunities

    August 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    As most of the world knows, the Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada is recognized as one of the more respected authorities on what’s happening within the exploration and development industry.

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    IRON ORE: PEA positive for Joyce Lake DSO deposit

    March 26, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Century Iron Mines of Toronto, the operator of the Joyce Lake DSO (direct shipping ore) project just across the border from Schefferville, QC, has released a positive preliminary economic assessment. The property is a joint…

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    IRON ORE: First resource numbers revealed for Joyce Lake

    March 11, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The initial resource estimate is out for the Joyce Lake direct shipping ore (DSO) project, a joint venture of Toronto’s Century Iron Mines Corp, WISCO and Champion Iron Mines. At a cut-off of 50% Fe, the deposit contains 10.0…

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    IRON ORE: Century Iron joint ventures Sunny Lake with WISCO

    November 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Century Iron Mines Corp. (60%) of Toronto and WISCO International (40%), a subsidiary of China’s Wuhan Iron & Steel, have created a joint venture for Century’s Sunny Lake iron ore property near Schefferville. WISCO Sunny Lake…

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    IRON RESOURCE: Century Iron outlines 7 billion indicated tonnes at Rainy Lake

    October 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Century Iron Mines has counted the resources at its Rainy Lake deposit and estimated 7.26 billion indicated tonnes grading 30.18% Fe and 8.69 billion inferred tonnes at 29.86% Fe. The deposit is also known as Full…