Canadian Mining Journal



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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…

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    COMMENT: Back to work

    June 24, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Having taken a couple weeks off to move, I am slowly getting settled into the new place. For any readers who might wish to contact me, I am now at 1128A Klondike Road, Kanata, ON K2K 0H2, and the phone number is 613-270-0213. The email address…

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    COBALT: Formation stalls Idaho project

    May 2, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    IDAHO – Formation Metals of Vancouver will not be proceeding at this time with the underground development of its Idaho cobalt project 40 km west of Salmon. Weak cobalt prices and turbulent financial markets over the past year were blamed…

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    BASE METALS: Virginia cuts best-ever grades at Lens 257

    April 30, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Virginia Mines of Quebec City reports the best intersections to date from lens 257 at its Coulon zinc-copper-silver project extension near the Fontanges airport in the James Bay region.

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    TUNGSTEN-MOLY: Northcliff files 43-101 report for Sisson feasibility study

    March 14, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Northcliff Resources of Vancouver has filed the 43-101 technical report for the feasibility study of its Sisson tungsten-molybdenum project 60 km northwest of Fredericton. The company says the $579-million development is…