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    NICKEL STUDY: Royal Nickel files revised Dumont PFS

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Toronto-based Royal Nickel has filed a revised preliminary feasibility study for its Dumont nickel project 25 km from Amos. The updated study postulates an after tax net present value of $1.4 billion, up 31% from the PFS filed…

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    Mount Klappan deposit gets closer to reality

    June 25, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    End of the line is a phrase usually associated with railroads and not necessarily mining, but for Fortune Minerals Limited (Fortune) of London, ON, those words describe the location of its Mount Klappan project and the “start” of something…

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    ENVIRONMENT: Bonanza Ledge mining okayed

    June 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Barkerville Gold Mines of Vancouver has received all necessary approvals to begin preparations for mining and milling at the Bonanza Ledge mine near Wells and QR mill near Quesnel. On June 12, 2012, the amended permit…

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    FINANCING: Auriga Gold signs US$23M term sheet for Maverick project

    June 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Auriga Gold Corp. of Toronto has entered into a non-binding term sheet with a private, institutional investor with regard to a US$23-million gold prepay agreement. The money will be used to refurbish and develop the Puffy mine…

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    IRON RESOURCE: Adriana offers estimate for Lac Otelnuk

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The 43-101-compliant mineral resource estimate for the Lac Otelnuk iron ore deposit in Nunavik is complete, says Adriana Resources of Toronto. Compiled by Watts, Griffis and McOuat, the measured and indicated portion is 11.35…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: McIlvenna Bay copper-gold tests positive

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Foran Mining Corp. of Vancouver says metallurgical tests of material from its McIlvenna Bay volcanogenic massive sulphide deposit are positive. The tests were performed on a composite sample from the three main styles of…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Drilling continues to expand portage zone at Gold Canyon’s Springpole project

    June 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Vancouver-based Gold Canyon Resources reports good assays from its Springpole gold project 110 km northeast of the Red Lake Mining Camp. Notable assays were received from both the Portage and Main zones.

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    NICKEL MINING: First Nickel rejigs Lockerby mine plan

    June 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – In preparation for the start of commercial production on July 1, 2012, the Lockerby nickel mine plan has been optimized by owner First Nickel of Toronto.

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    NICKEL-COPPER-PM RESOURCE: Wallbridge updates numbers for Broken Hammer

    June 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Wallbridge Mining of Toronto says it has reached a milestone by updating the resource estimate for its Broken Hammer nickel-copper-precious metals zone near Sudbury. The total indicated resource is now 231,100 tonnes at a grade…

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    AWARD: Sandvik’s Bob Onucki wins CIM Distinguished Service Medal

    June 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    EDMONTON – Bob Onucki, senior global account director for Sandvik Mining, has been awarded the Canadian Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum’s (CIM) 2012 Distinguished Service Medal.

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: AuRo Resources, Calibre Mining, CEMI, Rockex, and Victory Silica

    June 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based AuRo Resources has appointed John Gomez as CEO. He was a founder and president of White Gold Corp. that was acquired by AuRo last year. Former AuRo CEO Mark Lawson will continue to serve as a director of the company.

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Barkerville Gold completes purchase of Goldstream plant

    June 18, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver’s Barkerville Gold Mines has made the final payment for the purchase of the Goldstream mill, tailings pond and related mineral leases though the acquisition of Bethlehem Resources. The last payment…