Canadian Mining Journal



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    Aquila closes in on multilevel financing with Orion

    January 29, 2015 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If a proposed US$20.75 million capital injection from Orion Mine Finance goes ahead, Aquila Resources (TSX: AQA) will be able to get its Back Forty project – a zinc and gold rich volcanogenic massive sulfide deposit in Michigan…

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    Thompson Creek ‘temporarily’ shutters Endako mine in BC

    December 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Rough commodity markets are forcing miners to make tough decisions, and Colorado-based Thompson Creek Metals (TSX: TCM; NYSE: TC) is the most recent operator driven to place a struggling asset on temporary care and…

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    NIOBIUM: IamGold selling Niobec to consortium headed by former Barrick CEO

    October 6, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – IamGold Corp. is going back to being a pure gold play with the sale of its Niobec niobium mine and mill to a consortium headed by Aaron Regent. The mine, located in Saint Honore de Chicoutimi, QC, is one of only three primary…

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    MOLYBDENUM: Avanti arranges loan for Kitsault development

    July 30, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto’s Avanti Mining has arranged to borrow US$612 million for development of the Kitsault molybdenum mine 140 km northeast of Prince Rupert. The funds will be provided by a syndicate of lenders including BNP…

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    CHROMITE: Noront appeals staking decision in favour of KWG

    July 24, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KWG Resources of Toronto has been service notice that Noront Resources (also of Toronto) will appeal the recent Ontario mining recorder’s decision regarding the two companies’ ownership of a pair of 16-unit claims. The ruling…

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    COPPER: Entre Gold Commences Pre-Feasibility Drilling at Ann Mason, Nevada

    July 16, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA– Entrée Gold Inc. (TSX:ETG)(NYSE MKT:EGI)(FRANKFURT:EKA) announces the commencement of pre-feasibility drilling at its 100% owned Ann Mason project in the Yerington district of Nevada. Completion of this…

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    TUNGSTEN-MOLYBDENUM: Northcliff awards contract for Sisson engineering

    June 4, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The Sisson tungsten-molybdenum project 60 km northwest of Fredericton is closer to development since Northcliff Resources of Fredericton awarded the value and basic engineering contract to Jacobs Minerals Canada….

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    MOLYBDENUM: Avanti, Nisga’a reach benefits deal for Kitsault project

    June 3, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Avanti Mining and the Nisga’a Nation have concluded a benefits agreement that covers the proposed Kitsault molybdenum mine 140 km northeast of Prince Rupert. The project is located within the Nass Area,…

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    GOLD-TUNGSTEN: Process developed for Mega’s Monument Bay ore

    May 29, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Mega Precious Metals of Thunder Bay has been seeking a metallurgical process that will recover gold and by-product tungsten from the ore of the Twin Lakes deposit at its Monument Bay property between Thompson and Winnipeg. Just…

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    Orbite eyes high grade alumina production in 2015

    May 15, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Orbite Aluminae (TSX: ORT; OTCQX: EORBF) says its high purity alumina (HPA) plant in Cap-Chat, QC, is on track to reach commercial production early next year.

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    CHROMITE: Drilling by KWG expands Black Horse deposit, cuts gold at Koper Lake

    May 7, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The winter drilling program conducted by Toronto-based KWG Resources at the Black Horse chromite deposit in the Ring of Fire successfully expanded the inferred resource. An east-west trending gravity anomaly was also drilled….

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    CHROME: KWG encouraged by latest metallurgical tests

    April 2, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KWG Resources of Toronto says it is encouraged by the results of recent laboratory tests using natural gas to reduce the chromite ore from the Black Horse deposit in the Ring of Fire. The new method shows promise for the…