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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Coffey Int’l, Colt Resources, Cornerstone Capital, Greystar, Mineral Mountain and Selwyn Resources

    March 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    John Douglas is the new managing director and CEO of Coffey International, the Australian mining and environmental consultants. He succeeds Roger Olds guided the company for the past 15 years.

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    TUNGSTEN-MOLYBDENUM STUDY: PEA outlines low cost production at Northern Dancer

    February 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – The preliminary economic assessment of the Northern Dancer tungsten-molybdenum project owned by Largo Resources of Toronto outlines the potential for low cost open pit production. The project straddles the Yukon-British Columbia border…

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    COPPER RESOURCES: Castle begins building numbers for former Granduc mine

    February 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Castle Resources of Toronto is putting resource numbers on the former Granduc copper mine. At a cutoff of 0.8% Cu, the indicated resource is 3.75 million tonnes grading 1.59% Cu. The inferred portion is 15.8 million tonnes at…

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    MERGER REDUX: Equinox tops Inmet offer for Lundin

    February 28, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The friendly merger of Inmet Mining and Lundin Mining has run into a snag, namely an unsolicited takeover offer for Lundin made by Equinox Minerals of Toronto and Australia.

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    RARE EARTH RESOURCES: Pele Mountain publishes first numbers for Eco Ridge

    February 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Pele Mountain Resources is the first of many Canadian rare earth exploration companies to assemble 43-101-compliant estimates for its project. The property in question is the Eco Ridge uranium and rare earths project in…

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    COPPER-ZINC STUDY: Kutcho PFS outlines $187-M investment for 2,500-t/d operation

    February 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Capstone Mining of Vancouver says the preliminary feasibility study (PFS) for the Kutcho copper-zinc project 120 km east of Dease Lake suggests building a 2,500-t/d mining and milling operation at a cost of $187.3 million….

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: Cameco, Golconda and Ryan Gold

    February 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Beginning on July 1, 2011, Tim Gitzel will add the responsibilities of CEO to those of president of Saskatoon-based Cameco. Gitzel joined Cameco in 2007 as senior VP and COO and was promoted to president in May 2010. Prior to joining Cameco, he…

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    URANIUM STUDY: PEA for Hidden Bay “positive”, says UEX

    February 23, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The preliminary economic assessment for the Horseshoe and Raven deposits is done and the results are positive, says UEX Corp. of Vancouver. The deposits form part of the Hidden Bay uranium project on the eastern edge of the…

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    AWARD: Golder honoured again for sustainable growth in Canada

    February 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    CALGARY – For the eleventh time, Golder Associates achieved one of Canada’s highest accolades for business excellence and sustainable growth, earning the distinction as a 2010 Canada’s Best Managed Companies Platinum Club Member. The…

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    BASE METAL SALE: Acadian sells Scotia zinc project in Nova Scotia

    February 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Halifax-based Acadian Mining has agreed to sell its Scotia zinc project in this Maritime province to Selwyn Resources of Vancouver. The property will change hands when Selwyn completes the purchase of Acadian subsidiary ScoZinc.

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    GOLD RESOURCES: Brucejack bulk tonnage continues to grow

    February 22, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Pretium Resources of Vancouver says the bulk tonnage potential of its Brucejack gold property, located 65 km northwest of Stewart, continues to grow. Using a 0.30 g/t AuEq cutoff, the new measured and indicated number is…

  • AGREEMENT: Goldcorp, Wemindji sign deal covering lonore project

    February 21, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Vancouver-based Goldcorp and the Cree Nation of Wemindji have signed a collaboration agreement regarding the development and operation of the company’s Éléonore gold project in the James Bay region.