Canadian Mining Journal


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    UNDERGROUND TRUCK: MT6020 cuts costs for HudBay

    September 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA  – Sustainability is achieved when the least amount of energy exerted results in the greatest productivity outcome. This philosophy is key to the management at HudBay Mineral’s Chisel North zinc mine near Snow Lake. The company…

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    NICKEL DEVELOPMENT: Canadian Arrow closer to reopening Kelex and Alexo mines

    September 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – All the regulatory permits have been received and the closure plan approved, putting Canadian Arrow Mines of Sudbury, ON, closer yet to reopening its Alexco and Kelex nickel mines near Timmins. No date has been given to resume mining…

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    DIAMOND EXPLORATION: More bulk sampling planned for Metalex-Arctic Star JV

    September 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Metalex Ventures of Kelowna, BC, and partner Arctic Star Diamond Corp. of Vancouver report that the final bulk sample from the U2 kimberlite revealed large, gem quality diamonds. The news has the partners planning a  further…

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    FUNDRAISING; Terry MacGibbon to head Laurentian’s Next 50 Campaign

    September 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Terry MacGibbon, formerly of Inco,  founder of FNX Mining and chairman of Quadra FNX Mining, has accepted the responsibilities of chairing the Next 50 Campaign at Laurentian University. To date the campaign has raised $39 million…

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    MERGER: Hathor rejects Cameco offer

    September 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – The board of Hathor Exploration has unanimously rejected the unsolicited takeover bid from Cameco of Saskatoon. The special committee examining the offer noted that Hathor shares have been trading above the offer price, and…

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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…