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    BASE METAL RESOURCE: Numbers announced for PD1 deposit near Matagami

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The latest 43-101 report for the PD1 zinc-copper deposit belonging to Donner Metals of Vancouver includes 1.74 million tonnes of measured and indicated resources grading 4.55% Zn, 1.16% Cu and 19.88 g/t Ag. Xstrata Zinc Canada, the…

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    MERGER: ArcelorMittal, Nunavut Iron team up for successful Baffinland bid

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Almost four months have passed since Toronto-based Nunavut Iron Ore first proposed a takeover of Baffinland Iron Mines, owner of the Mary River iron ore project 160 km south of Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet). Nunavut Iron offered US$0.08…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Alexis, BCGold, Silver Predator and Source Exploration

    January 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Alexis Minerals Corp. of Toronto has named Francois Perron its new president and CEO. He held the same positions at Golden Goose Resources until it was hold to Kodiak Exploration last year. Alexis also noted that David Rigg has been named…

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    GOLD MINING: Golden Band pours first gold

    January 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Golden Band Resources of Saskatoon has poured its first doré bar from its La Ronge gold project in the northern part of the province. The bar, weighing 500 oz, was produced from high grade ore from the Roy Lloyd mine…

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    MERGER: Inmet, Lundin deal to create new company named Symterra

    January 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Executives at Inmet Mining Corp. and Lundin Mining Corp. have decided to merge their companies creating a new entity, Symterra Corp., that will join the ranks of senior copper producers. Symterra is expected to produce over 600,000…

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    GOLD RECOVERY: Hydrometallurgical process is eco-friendly

    January 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VAL D’OR, Quebec – Eco Refractory Solutions has tested its hydrometallurgical process for refractory gold ores for a second client, and says it was successful in recovering 98.1% of the contained gold in 24 hours using little cyanide. Follow-up…

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    MERGER: Cliffs deal values Consolidated Thompson at $4.9 billion

    January 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, OH, has made a $4.9-billion all-cash bid to acquire Consolidated Thompson Iron Mines, the company that recently put the Bloom Lake iron ore mine near Fermont, QC, into production. Cliffs is…

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    GOLD DEVELOPMENT: Construction begins at Detour Lake

    January 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Detour Gold Corp. of Toronto has begun infrastructure construction at its Detour Lake gold project 150 km northeast of Cochrane. The company has received both the construction permit and power line permit from the province. Work has…

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    LITHIUM DEVELOPMENT: Canada Lithium arranges $110-M toward Quebec project

    January 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto’s Canada Lithium is arranging a $110-million bought deal financing that is earmarked for partial development of its Quebec lithium mine 60 km north of Val d’Or. A syndicate, lead by Scotia Capital and Macquarie Capital Markets…

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    GOLD PRODUCTION: Goldcorp sets record at 2.52M oz

    January 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Goldcorp set a gold production record in 2010 at 2.52 million oz, including 686,300 oz in Q4. Cash costs per ounce were $US285. Total 2011 output is forecast to grow to 2.70 million oz, and over five years output is expected to…

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    GUIDANCE: Northgate forecasts lower gold costs after next year

    January 11, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Northgate Minerals expects gold production to go up and cash costs to go down after 2011 with the startup of the Young-Davidson mine 60 km west of Kirkland Lake, ON. The company says output this year will be 195,000 to 205,000 oz of…

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Callinan Mines, Golden Predator, Midas Gold, North American Tungsten, Shear Diamonds and Treasury Metals

    January 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Callinan Mines of Vancouver has hired John J. (J.J.) O’Donnell as its new VP of exploration. A graduate of Brandon University, he has considerable experience in the Flin Flon-Snow Lake Greenstone Belt, including the 777 mine belonging to HudBay.