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    IRON ORE: Baffinland sets shipping record of 4.1M tonnes over 75 days

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    NUNAVUT – Baffinland Iron Mines Corp. of Oakville, Ont., has set a seasonal shipping record of approximately 4.1 million tonnes of iron ore from its Milne Inlet port to markets in Germany, the United Kingdom, and Japan. Over 75 days,

  • GOLD: Lundin orders long lead time processing equipment for Fruta del Norte project

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    ECUADOR – Vancouver-based Lundin Gold says it has ordered long lead time grinding equipment for the Fruta del Norte gold mill. The package includes the SAG and ball mills complete with motors to be supplied by Outotec Chile. Outotec was

  • URANIUM: NexGen drills massive pitchblende at Rook I’s South Arrow

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – NexGen Energy of Vancouver reports that the radioactivity results for 16 holes from the South Arrow discovery at the Rook I property are indicative of semi-massive to massive  pitchblende mineralization. Significant off-scale radioactivity (10,000 to 61,000 cps) was

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    GOLD: Metanor extends Barry shear zone down to 400 metres

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Metanor Resources of Val d’Or, Que., has drilled an additional 24 holes this summer at its Barry gold project 100 km east of Lebel sur Quevillon. Closer spacing of the holes allowed company geologists to differentiate between many

  • Commerce Resources pushes for Canada’s first rare earth mine

    October 18, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    Vancouver-based Commerce Resources (TSXV: CCE; US-OTC: CMRZF) is trying to confirm feasibility of what could be the first rare earth element (REE) mine in Canada and one of the most significant outside of China. The company is currently raising money to further

  • GOLD: Osisko ups bought deal to $284M

    October 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    MONTREAL – The ink was hardly dry on yesterday’s $260-million offering, when Osisko Gold Royalties announced that the deal was increased to $284 million. The original agreement was to sell $160 million of convertible debentures in a public offering with

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    GOLD: New high grade surface discovery at Eleonore South

    October 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – The operator, Azimut Exploration of Longueuil, Que., and partners have discovered a new high grade surface showing at their Eleonore South gold project in the James Bay region. Composite channel samples returned assays as high as 79.6 g/t

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    GOLD: Victoria drills 14.65 g/t from Catto zone at Dublin Gulch

    October 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    YUKON – Toronto-based Victoria Gold Corp. has received additional results from the on-going 2017 Dublin Gulch gold exploration program 375 km north of Whitehorse, in the Mayo district. The most recent results comes from the Catto zone, located between the

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    SOFTWARE: Maptek sets up Vancouver, Montreal offices

    October 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    VANCOUVER and MONTREAL – Maptek, a leading provider of end-to-end mining solutions, announced the opening of new offices in downtown Vancouver and Montreal on Oct. 11. “Over the next 30 years, Canada will lead the way in mining production and

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    Four Canadian mining giants to join Hall of Fame

    October 17, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    In 2018 the Canadian Mining Hall of Fame will induct four new members to its ranks: Ross J. Beaty, Robert A. Gannicott, A. Terrance MacGibbon and Edward G. Thompson. The thirtieth annual induction dinner will be held the evening of

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    POTASH: PotashCorp competes Rocanville expansion

    October 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    SASKATCHEWAN – Saskatoon-based Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan announced on Oct. 12 that it had successfully completed the expansion of its Rocanville mine to 6.5 million tonnes annually. Nameplate capacity more than doubled from 3.0 million t/y, so too did the

  • IRON ORE: Champion moves closer to Bloom Lake reopening

    October 16, 2017 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Champion Iron of Montreal has moved another step closer to reopening the Bloom Lake iron ore mine with the non-brokered sale of a $31.2 million subordinated unsecured mandatory convertible debenture to Glencore International. The debenture will mature in