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    MOLYBDENUM RESERVES: Endako mine life extended through 2028

    September 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Thompson Creek Metals of Denver has announced a 9% increase in mineral reserves that will that will extend the life of its Endako molybdenum mine by two years, to 2028. The new figure includes 312.2 million lb of contained…

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    URANIUM STUDY: Roughrider PEA puts NPV at $1 billion

    September 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Vancouver’s Hathor Exploration has completed an encouraging preliminary economic assessment for two of three zones at its Roughrider uranium project in the Athabasca Basin.

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    MINING PEOPLE IN THE NEWS: BioteQ, Coal Association, First Nickel and HudBay

    September 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BioteQ Environmental Technologies of Vancouver has named Jonathan Wilkinson its CEO. He will join the company on Oct. 11, 2011, replacing retiring CEO, Brad Marchant.

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    ZINC-LEAD RESOURCE: More metal at Selwyn project in Yukon

    September 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Indicated resources are increasing at the Selwyn zinc-lead project that straddles the Yukon-Northwest Territories border. The project is operated by Selwyn Chihong Mining, a joint venture of Selwyn Resources of Vancouver and Chihong…

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    CONSULTING: BBA opens two more offices in Quebec

    September 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONT-SAINT-HILARIE, Quebec – The engineering consulting firm BBA, which has experienced exceptional growth over the past five years, has recently opened two additional offices in Quebec.

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    IRON STUDY: Kami PEA carries $1-B development price

    September 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The preliminary economic assessment for developing the Rose Central deposit of the Kamistiatusset iron ore property comes with a US$989 million price tag says owner Alderon Resource Corp. The property is 6 km south of the Wabush…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Open pit potential expanding at Valentine Lake

    September 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Marathon Gold of Toronto says the open pit resource potential of the Leprechaun gold deposit continues to expand. The Leprechaun deposit is part of the Valentine Lake property 60 km south of Buchans. The project is a 50:50 joint…

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    AGREEMENT: Probe Mines, First Nations ink MOU for Borden Lake gold project

    September 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Probe Mines of Toronto has entered into a memorandum of understanding with the Brunswick House, Chapleau Cree and Chapleau Ojibwe First Nations communities. The agreement establishes a commitment by Probe to develop an ongoing…

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    HUMAN RESOURCES: MiHR looks 10 years into the future

    September 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    OTTAWA – Human resources challenges continue to threaten the future competitiveness of the Canadian mining industry. A combination of factors including the pending retirement of the baby boom generation, difficulties in attracting and engaging…

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    Quebec tax burdens miners

    September 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    An independent study conducted by PwC on provincial taxation of mining companies in Canada reveals that nearly 41% of mining profits in Quebec are paid as taxes and royalties, including the federal component, while the Canadian weighted average…

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    HUMAN RESOURCES: Vale hiring 60 underground miners in Sudbury

    September 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Vale is embarking on a campaign to hire 60 new underground miners at its operations in Sudbury. The company also currently has postings for a number of other jobs, including engineers, supervisors, surface plant operators and…

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    GOLD EXPLORATION: Continuity, potential extension look good for Casa Berardi mine

    September 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The initial results from exploration drilling on the 550 level at the Casa Berardi gold mine are encouraging, according to owner Aurizon Mines of Vancouver. The project is located 95 km north of La Sarre.