Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    Nemaska has patented edge at Whabouchi

    October 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Nemaska Lithium’s (TSXV: NMX) Whabouchi deposit has always had the grade, but now it’s looking to marry nature’s gift with a patented extraction process that could offer a considerable market advantage.

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    SILVER-BASE METALS: Bolivia gives nod to Apogee’s Pulacayo

    October 16, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BOLIVIA- Apogee Silver of Toronto has received approval of the environmental impact assessment from the Bolivian government for its Pulacayo silver and base metals project in the southeastern part of the country. Receipt of the approval is a…

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    Editorial: KWG-Cliffs ruling – No appeasement on the easement

    October 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The following article is reprinted with permission from CMJ’s sister publication The Northern Miner.

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    ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto Alcan produces first metal from AP60 technology

    September 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Rio Tinto Alcan, headquartered in Montreal, has produced the first metal from its US$1.1-billion AP60 Arvida aluminum smelter. This is a turning point from construction project to a 60,000-t/y commercial producer. Ramp-up to full…

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    Positive PEA for the Tabuaco tungsten project puts Colt closer to production

    September 9, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – A preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of the tungsten mine that Colt Resources (TSXV: GTP) is planning at its Tabuaco project in northern Portugal works on paper, a vote of confidence that means Colt can focus on expanding…

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    GUEST OPINION: Ring of Fire: Strategic Chromite and the Commodity Supercycle

    September 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This column was originally published by the Sudbury Star on Aug. 30, 2013.

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    CHROMITE: Black Horse riding high with 43.8M inferred tonnes

    September 3, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KWG Resources of Toronto has released the inferred resource number for the Black Horse chromite deposit on which it has an option. The deposit is part of the Koper Lake project in the Ring of Fire.

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    ALUMINUM: Rio Tinto Alcan slashes Shawinigan smelter output

    August 8, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal’s Rio Tinto Alcan said on Aug. 7 that it will immediately slash 50,000 tonnes of production at its Shawinigan smelter in the town of the same name. By the end of November the smelter will shut down, taking an additional…

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    FINANCE: Mag Copper raises $15M for Fabie Bay and Mangusi

    August 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – S.W. Taylor & Co. Brokers (Middle East) has issued a commitment letter for the insurance of convertible debentures in the amount of US$15 million to be issued by Toronto’s Mag Copper Limited. Mag Copper plans to reopen the…

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    GOLD-COBALT-BISMUTH: Tlicho, federal government approve NICO mine and mill plans

    July 22, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has received approval for its NICO gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper mine and mill from the Tlicho government as well as from the Hon. Bernard Valcourt, federal minister of Aboriginal…

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    TUNGSTEN: Burnt Hill resources grow with update

    July 15, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – The latest updated resource estimate “significantly increases” resources at the Burnt Hill tungsten-molybdenum-tin project owned 51% by Cadillac Ventures of Toronto and 49% by Noront Resources. The property is located 60…

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    INVESTMENT: Chinese take interest in Fortune’s NICO project

    July 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Fortune Minerals of London, ON, has put the word out that the Chinese have made a strategic investment in the company. Procon Resources, the Vancouver-based mining contractor in which China CAMC Engineering has a…