Canadian Mining Journal

Ivanhoe Mines Ltd

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Ivanhoe begins sinking 1,025-metre shaft at Platreef

    July 14, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines, headquartered in Vancouver, has begun sinking the first shaft at its Platreef PGM-copper-nickel project 280 km northeast of Johannesburg. The 7.25-metre diameter shaft will reach a finished depth of 1,025 metres in 2018. The shaft

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    ZINC-COPPER: PEA positive for Ivanhoe’s Kipushi redevelopment

    May 2, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Vancouver-headquartered Ivanhoe Mines has received the preliminary economic assessment for its redevelopment of the high grade Kipushi zinc-copper mine 30 km southwest of Lubumbashi. The PEA covers an underground mine, producing an average of 530,000

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    Ivanhoe, Zijin wrap up prefeasibility study at Kamoa in DRC

    March 22, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER — With a positive prefeasibility study in hand, Vancouver-based Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN; US-OTC: IVPAF) and Chinese partner Zijin Mining Group are another step closer to developing Kamoa, the world’s largest, undeveloped copper resource in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The study

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    EDUCATION: Ivanhoe, Laurentian U, South Africans team up for geoscience training

    September 9, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver is teaming up with Laurentian University of Sudbury, ON, and the University of Limpopo to provide skills training for tomorrow’s South African explorer and miners. Representatives of the two…

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    COPPER: Ivanhoe leading fight against malaria in DRC

    August 31, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – Ivanhoe Mines of Vancouver is teaming up with Toronto’s Fio Corp. and Chemonics International to fight malaria in this African nation. The initiative is part of the government’s ongoing campaign…

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    GOLD & COPPER: Zijin buys into Barrick’s Porgera and Ivanhoe’s Kamoa

    May 26, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA and DRC – Integrated Chinese metal producer Zijin Mining Group is buying into a pair of projects in far-flung corners of the world. First, it has agreed to buy half of Toronto-based Barrick Gold’s Porgera gold mine in…

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    China’s Zijin Mining takes 9.9% stake in Ivanhoe

    March 25, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Fresh on the heels of its 2015 Thayer Lindsley award win for the discovery of the Kamoa copper deposit in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) has reeled in Zijin Mining as a strategic investor.

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    PGM-NICKEL-COPPER: Ivanhoe basks in glow of positive PFS for Platreef

    January 8, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – Executives at Vancouver’s Ivanhoe Mines welcomed the positive pre-feasibility study for its Platreef PGM-nickel-copper project in Limpopo state. The study examined the first phase of development of a 4.0 million t/y…

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    PLATINUM GROUP: Ivanhoe receives approval for Platreef mine

    November 5, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SOUTH AFRICA – The South African department of mineral resources has given the final approval to development of the Platreef platinum group project in the heart of the Bushveld Complex. The project lies 280 km northeast of Johannesburg…

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    Ivanhoe says majority of locals support Platreef

    October 9, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    When Ivanhoe Mines (TSX: IVN) eventually starts cranking out an estimated 785,000 ounces of platinum, palladium, rhodium and gold from at its Platreef project in South Africa, the underground operation 280 km northeast of Johannesburg will be…

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    MINING PEOPLE: Boxxer Gold, Ivanhoe Mines, Mediterranean Resources, Mirasol, Noront, and Probe Mines

    May 8, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Calgary-based Boxxer Gold Corp. has named Jason Riley president and CEO. Elmer B. Stewart has accepted the position of interim COO.

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    Inova’s board recommends accepting Chinese takeover bid

    October 1, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Inova Resources (TSXV: IVA; ASX: IVA), the Australian exploration arm of Ivanhoe Mines that listed publicly in 2008 and is still majority-owned by Ivanhoe successor Turquoise Hill Resources (TSX: TRQ; NYSE: TRQ), looks set to…