Canadian Mining Journal


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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Dewatering and ramp rehab in progress at Taylor project

    August 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – St Andrew Goldfields (SAS) of Toronto says dewatering of the ramp at the Taylor gold project 53 km east of Timmins began in April, and the portal was open at the end of June. Once rehabilitation is done and services are…

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    COAL EXPLORATION: Erdene vends Donkin project to APM

    August 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Halifax-based Erdene Resource Development Corp. has entered into a deal with Advanced Primary Minerals Corp. whereby APM will gain control of all of Erdene’s North American property assets for APM shares. Erdene will…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Value, volume of Canadian mining deals drops

    August 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based Ernst & Young has taken a look at the value and volume of Canadian mining and metals deals and found them to be down 41% and 26%, respectively. The reasons are twofold: rising capital costs and softening commodity prices.

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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…