Canadian Mining Journal



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    LITHIUM DEAL: Nemaska signs off-take deal for lithium hydroxide with Phostech

    October 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC CITY – Nemaska Lithium and Phostech Lithium have signed the first off-take and collaboration agreement for lithium hydroxide from Nemaska’s Whabouchi mine in the James Bay region of Quebec. The signatories will determine the…

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    PERMITTING: Adex gets okay for activities at Mount Pleasant

    October 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Adex Mining of Toronto has received updated approval to operate on a care-and-maintenane basis at the former Mount Pleasant mine that contains tungsten, molybdenum, tin, indium and zinc mineralization. The permit from the…

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    Noront hopes to soar with Eagle’s Nest

    September 10, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — Toronto-based explorer Noront Resources is banking on a newly published feasibility study at its advanced stage Eagle’s Nest polymetallic nickel-sulphide deposit — which also includes copper, platinum, palladium, and…

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    Mineral Resources Review 2012

    September 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The Geological Survey announces that its Mineral Resources Review 2012 East Coast Conference and Trade Show will be held at the Delta St. John’s Hotel and Conference Centre in St. John’s, NL, from November 1-3.

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    General Moly addresses cost overruns at Mt. Hope

    August 9, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER — It is not the best time to be in the molybdenum business, as U.S.-based producer General Moly finds itself coping with rising costs at its flagship Mt. Hope development in central Nevada, along with weakening moly oxide prices…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Trevali to go forward with stand-alone mill for Halfmile

    August 2, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEW BRUNSWICK – Although a bulk sample from the Halfmile Zn-Pb-Cu project was successfully toll milled at Xstrata’s Brunswick mill, Trevali Mining Corp. of Vancouver  has decided to proceed with a stand-alone mill for the mine…

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    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Politics and Intrigue in the Ring of Fire (Part One)

    July 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    On May 9, 2012, Cliffs Natural Resources announced that the company was advancing its massive $3.2 billion chromite project in the isolated and infrastructure-challenged Ring of Fire region to the feasibility stage. Sudbury was selected as the…

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    CHROMITE RESOURCE: Big Daddy number updated ahead of mine design

    July 4, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – KWG Resources of Montreal has taken delivery of a new resource estimate for the Big Daddy chromite deposit near McFaulds Lake. The report was prepared by Sibley Basin Group based on 13,459 metres of core drilling completed in…

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    FEED STUDY: Fortune releases highlights of study for NICO project

    July 3, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LONDON, Ontario – Fortune Minerals has released the highlights of the front end engineering and design study for its Nico gold-cobalt-bismuth-copper mine and mill near Yellowknife, YT, and a hydrometallurgical refinery, the Saskatchewan…

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    PERSPECTIVE: Orbite’s busy week, month

    June 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    If the number of news releases is anything to go by, Orbite Aluminae of Montreal is hands down the busiest mineral industry player in Canada. The company has made four major announcements in the past week alone. And since Orbite released the…

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    TUNGSTEN MINING: CanTung mine back in production

    June 26, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Earlier this month, North American Tungsten of Vancouver was considering a suspension at the CanTung mine after heavy precipitation and rapid snow melt washed out the Nahanni Range Road. The route is the only…

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Alumina plant in Cap-Chat going commercial

    June 14, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Orbite Aluminae of Montreal has begun construction of is high purity alumina (HPA) production plant in Cap-Chat. The company has successfully run a pilot plant at the site, and now it will spend between $26 million and $30…