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    PLATINUM GROUP EXPLORATION: Minfocus finds significant grades at Nipigon Reefs

    August 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Minfocus Exploration of Vancouver says that more sampling of drill core from recent holes has returned additional significant intercepts from the Nipigon Reefs (Seagull) project 70 km north of Thunder Bay. Holes WM122-34 to…

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    GOLD MINING: Osisko sets monthly records

    August 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Last week Osisko Mining of Montreal announced that the secondary crusher installation is complete at its Canadian Malartic gold mine 25 km west of Val d’Or. The addition of a secondary crusher facility consisting of two…

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    Kinross names new CEO

    August 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Kinross Gold’s Tye Burt joins a growing list of fallen CEOs for companies struggling to keep investors satisfied in the current market condition, where cost escalations are causing project delays and internal reviews of assets.

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    ABORIGINAL AFFAIRS: Kluane First Nation, Prophecy Platinum reach accord on Wellgreen

    August 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Prophecy Platinum of Vancouver and the Kluane First Nation have reached a co-operation and benefits agreement for the Wellgreen nickel-copper-PGM project 317 km northwest of Whitehorse. The agreement covers Prophecy’s…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Trevali to go forward with stand-alone mill for Halfmile

    August 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Although a bulk sample from the Halfmile Zn-Pb-Cu project was successfully toll milled at Xstrata’s Brunswick mill, Trevali Mining Corp. of Vancouver  has decided to proceed with a stand-alone mill for the mine…

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    IRON ORE EXPLORATION: Rogue intercepts 482 metres of 40% Fe near Timmins

    August 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rogue Iron Ore Corp. of Vancouver is drilling its flagship Radio Hill iron ore property 80 km southwest of Timmins and getting long-and-strong intercepts. One hole cut 482 metres of 40% total iron (tFe), another returned 126…

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    Commentary: Ontario and Quebec propose changes to mining rules

    August 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Interestingly, both Ontario and Quebec are proposing significant changes to their respective mining legislation.

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    NICKEL EXPLORATION: Ressources Quebec invests $12M in Dumont project

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Ressources Quebec, a new Investissement Quebec subsidiary that focuses on mining and hydrocarbon industries, has agreed to invest $12 million in the Dumont advanced exploration nickel project. The investment will earn Ressources…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Tests confirm Fire Lake North can produce marketable sinter

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Metallurgical tests confirm that a marketable sinter concentrate can be made from the Fire Lake North iron ore project belonging to Champion Minerals of Toronto. The tests were conducted by SGS Lakefield Research and interpreted…

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    Cape Breton mine records two million accident-free hours

    August 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Safety is more than just a mantra or a slogan at the Canadian Gypsum Co.’s Little Narrows mine, located on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

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    COPPER EXPLORATION: Trevali acquires 100% of former Ruttan mine

    July 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Trevali Mining Corp of Vancouver has made the final option payment to acquire a 100% interest in the former Ruttan copper mine 21 km east of Leaf Rapids. The mine was operated from 1973 to 2002.

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    GOLD STUDY: Canarc cuts cost of New Polaris feasibility report

    July 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Canarc Resource Corp. is trimming the cost of the feasibility study to $9 million for its New Polaris gold project 100 km south of Atlin. The company also says it is currently seeking either a partner…