Canadian Mining Journal


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  • News

    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Argentium, BioteQ, Great Basin Gold, Guyana Frontier, Jourdan, Riverstone and Thompson Creek

    October 5, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Argentium Resources of Toronto has asked John Arthur Carter to assume the role of president and CEO. John Ross Moses, who previously held those posts, is now the chairman of the company. Carter is also president of MPE International, involved…

  • News

    PERSPECTIVE: Northwest BC open for business

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Since BC Hydro announced it will build the $404-million Northwest Transmission Line from Terrace, BC, to a point 340 km north, business in the area is gearing up to take advantage of the new infrastructure and develop major projects and…

  • News

    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Sabina sells Hackett River project, sets up regional development trust

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Vancouver-based Sabina Gold & Silver has sold its Hackett River silver-rich volcanic massive sulphide project in the West Kitikmeot region to Xstrata Zinc for $50 million. The purchaser has agreed to spend at least $50 million on…

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    NICKEL MINING: Liberty Mines to restart Timmins operations

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Liberty Mines of Toronto plans to restart production at its Timmins operations in Q1 2012. Mining and milling was suspended in February 2011 due to maintenance and tailings pond issues.

  • News

    RAISE DRILLING: Redpath launches new, low-profile Redbore 90

    October 4, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTH BAY, Ontario – The Redpath Group is offering a new addition to the Redbore family of raise drills, the Redbore 90. It addresses the growing demand for 4.5- to 5.5-metre-diameter raises up to 600 metres in length. The Redbore 90 offer…

  • News

    IRON ORE RESOURCE: Fire Lake North number grows to over 1-B tonnes

    October 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Champion Minerals of Toronto has released a 43-101-compliant resource report that includes over a billion tonnes of resources at its Fire Lake North project near Fermont. The measured and indicated portion is 400.1 million tonnes…

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    MOLYBDENUM MINING: Production at MAX mine suspended

    October 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Low head grades and slumping molybdenum prices have forced the suspension of work at Roca Mines’ MAX moly mine near Revelstoke. Head grades for the previous quarter were at the breakeven point for an operation of 500 t/d and…

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    MINE DEVELOPMENT: Major project potential for Nunavut

    October 3, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    (The following is from a press release distributed by the NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines.)

  • Feature

    Big Lift

    October 1, 2011 by Tanya Laing Gehr

    When the development team for Mosaic’s K3 potash project near Esterhazy, Saskatchewan was in the early phases of project planning, it’s possible that they took the mantra “Go big or go home” seriously.

  • Feature

    Golden Glow

    October 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Thanks to Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon, wheat isn’t the only thing giving off a “golden glow” in Saskatchewan these days. In fact, wheat pales by comparison to the shine coming from Golden Band’s new gold deposits located approximately…

  • Feature

    Getting Ready

    October 1, 2011 by Russell Noble

    Snow Lake will soon be living up to its name as another Manitoba winter sets in, but regardless of the weather, it won’t slow things down for HudBay Minerals as it pushes on to get its $704-million Lalor project to start initial production by…

  • Feature

    Expansions Create More Opportunities

    October 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This past summer was one of the busier that Labrador West has seen since the early construction days in the 60s.