Canadian Mining Journal


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    TANTALUM-LITHIUM STUDY: Pre-tax NPV for Rose deposit is $488 million

    November 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Critical Elements Corp. of Montreal is in receipt of the preliminary economic assessment for its Rose tantalum-lithium project in the James Bay area. The pre-tax net present value was estimated at $488 million at an 8% discount, and…

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    GOLD RESOURCE: New number for Back River is over 4-M oz of gold

    November 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Vancouver-based Sabina Gold & Silver says the resource number at its Back River gold project 60 km from Hackett River has been increased to 4.03 million oz of gold or 22.3 million tonnes at 5.62 g/t Au in the indicated category….

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Teck, Tintina and Trevali

    November 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Vancouver-based Teck Resources is making a number of senior management changes. Doug Horswill, senior VP sustainability and external affairs, is retiring on Jan. 1, 2012, after 20 years with the company’s executive team. Mike Agg, senior VP…

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    CONTRACT AWARD: Cabo to drill at Musselwhite mine

    November 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Cabo Drilling of North Vancouver has been awarded a 35,000-metre drill contract by Goldcorp. The work will take place at Goldcorp’s Musselwhite gold mine 430 km north of Thunder Bay.

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    MERGER: Rio Tinto ups bid, Hathor says okay

    November 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – The bidding war for Hathor Exploration and its Roughrider uranium property in northern Saskatchewan appears to be nearing the end. Rio Tinto has raised its all-cash offer to $4.70 per Hathor share, $0.20 more than Cameco of…

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    AWARD: Kinross one of 10 most admired corporations

    November 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Kinross Gold has been named on the 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures in Canada by Waterstone Human Capital, a professional recruitment firm. The 10 Most Admired program recognizes leading Canadian organizations for having a culture…

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    AWARD: New Brunswick developer of year goes to Trevali

    November 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    FREDERICTON, New Brunswick – Trevali Mining Corp. has been named 2011 Developer of the Year by the New Brunswick Prospectors and Developers Association. Trevali is advancing its Halfmile zinc-lead property in the Bathurst Mining Camp.

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Barrick and Lundin

    November 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    To replace Greg Lang as president of the North American business unit, Barrick Gold of Toronto announced that Gary Halverson will take up those duties. He was the company’s president for the Australia Pacific region. To fill the vacancy in the…

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    ACQUISITION: Siemens Canada picks up Prairie West

    November 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    REGINA – In a move designed to support long-term growth in western Canada, Siemens Canada has purchased Prairie West Technical Services. Prairie West is one of this country’s largest electrical service organization.

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    DIAMOND STUDY: Positive feasibility study for Stornoway’s Renard project

    November 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The results of the feasibility study for the Renard diamond project in the north central part of the province are positive, according to owner Stornoway Diamond Corp. of Vancouver. The probable reserve is 18 million ct in 23 million…

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    ABORIGINAL AGREEMENT: IBA signed for DSO iron ore mine

    November 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – An impact benefit agreement has been signed by the Innu Nation of Labrador and Tata Steel Minerals Canada (TSMC) covering the direct shipping iron ore project near Schefferville. TSMC is a joint venture of Calgary-based New…

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    MOLYBDENUM EXPLORATION: Long, strong intersections at former Kitsault mine

    November 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Avanti Mining of Vancouver is hitting long and strong intersections at the former Kitsault molybdenum mine north of Prince Rupert. The best hole returned 0.378% Mo over 85.4 metres. The company is drilling south of Patsy…