Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    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…

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    TUNGSTEN: NATungsten considers tails retreatment

    March 4, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – North American Tungsten of Vancouver is testing material from tailings pond No.3 hoping that it can be economically retreated. The company completed a sonic drilling and modeling program of the material in 2011 and…

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    MANGANESE: Partners drill 11.25% Mn at Woodstock

    February 14, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Buchans Minerals Corp. of Windsor, NS, and Minco plc have received initial drilling results – including 11.25% Mn over 113.85 metres – from their Woodstock manganese project near the town of the same name.

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    COMMENT: World-beating alumina technology from Orbite

    February 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    This article originally contained several errors. Please click here to read the corrected version.

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    MOLYBDENUM: Avanti updates Kitsault feasibility

    February 5, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Avanti Mining of Vancouver has updated the feasibility study for its Kitsault moly property 140 km northeast of Prince Rupert to include  a new open pit mine plan based on 2012’s resource model. The Kitsault…