Canadian Mining Journal



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    LITHIUM RESOURCES: New 43-101 numbers at Authier are 40% higher than historic estimate

    February 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Glen Eagle Resources has new, 43-101-compliant resource numbers for its Authier lithium property 45 km north of Val d’Or. Importantly, the new estimate is 40% higher than historical estimates.

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    TUNGSTEN RESOURCES: Reserves up at CanTung mine

    February 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Minerals reserves are up at the CanTung mine, says North American Tungsten of Vancouver, due to exploration of new zones, higher prices making lower grade zones economic and planned pillar recovery. Probable reserves…

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    RESERVES: IamGold numbers up 13% for gold, 34% for niobium

    February 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The year-end tally of its resources done by IamGold resulted in a 13% increase for gold and 34% increase for niobium reserves.

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    TIN-INDIUM-ZINC EXPLORATION: Drilling at Mount Pleasant North zone suggests new high grade zone

    February 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Adex Mining of Toronto has reported high grade preliminary 2010 results from the North Zone at its Mount Pleasant mine property 80 km south of Fredericton. Hole AM-10-10 in a previously underexplored part of the zone intersected…

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    CHROMITE: Cliffs releases Black Thor details for discussion

    February 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Cliffs Natural Resources of Cleveland, OH, in connection with its ongoing discussions with stakeholders, released preliminary project information for potential development of its Black Thor chromite deposit in the McFaulds Lake region…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Orbite’s alumina pilot plant online

    February 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The alumina pilot production plant in Cap-Chat is operational, marking a critical step toward commercialization for owner Exploration Orbite of Montreal. Moreover, this stage of the project was completed on budget and ahead of…

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    CONTRACT AWARD: Genivar takes up EPCM reins for Quebec lithium project

    January 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Canada Lithium of Toronto has awarded the contract for engineering, procurement, construction and management of its open pit mine and processing plant to Montreal-based Genivar Inc (www.Genivar.com). In addition, Genivar will be…

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    METALLURGICAL TESTS: Big Daddy ore suitable for direct shipping

    January 20, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KWG Resources of Montreal has received results of a preliminary report on Big Daddy chromite ore from its deposit in the Ring of Fire saying that after crushing and screening the yield of saleable material as direct shipping lumpy…

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    METALLURGICAL TESTS: Ferguson Lake massive sulphide responds positively to hydromet treatment

    January 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Starfield Resources of Toronto reports that Phase 2 hydrometallurgical tests on ore from its Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt project within the Hearne Domain of the Churchill Province were successful. The tests were conducted by…

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    LITHIUM STUDY: Whabouchi to produce 202,000 t/y spodumene concentrate

    January 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Nemaska Exploration of Quebec City has completed a preliminary economic assessment of its 100%-owned Whabouchi lithium deposit in the James Bay region.

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Ring of Fire chiefs invited to join Canada Chrome board

    January 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – KWG Resources has extended invitation to the chief of five First Nations in the Ring of Fire area to join the board of its subsidiary Canada Chrome Corp. Today’s era of corporate social responsibility demand that aboriginal groups be…

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    MERGER: Inmet, Lundin deal to create new company named Symterra

    January 13, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – Executives at Inmet Mining Corp. and Lundin Mining Corp. have decided to merge their companies creating a new entity, Symterra Corp., that will join the ranks of senior copper producers. Symterra is expected to produce over 600,000…