Canadian Mining Journal



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    GOLD STUDY: Timmins West PEA points up potential

    March 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – The results of the preliminary economic assessment are positive for the Timmins West project belonging to Lake Shore Gold of Toronto. The study says the property has the potential to produce 1.4 million oz of gold over a 10-year…

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    GOLD STUDY: Updated feasibility reaffirms viability of Touquoy

    February 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – Atlantic Gold of Sydney, Australia, has updated the definitive feasibility study for its Touquoy gold project 120 km northeast of Halifax. With updated cost and an improved gold price, the company says the mine could be in…

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    GOLD STUDY: Target date for Eagle production is 2014

    February 23, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Toronto-based Victoria Gold Corp. is in possession of the definitive feasibility study for the Eagle gold project 375 km north of Whitehorse and hoping to begin production Q4 2014. The study was prepared under the direction of…

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    GOLD STUDY: Spanish Mountain project advances to feasibility stage

    February 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Spanish Mountain Gold is moving forward with a feasibility study of its Spanish Mountain gold project 70 km northeast of Williams Lake without waiting for the completion of the pre-feasibility report….

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    GOLD STUDY: Pit and underground planned at Maverick

    February 22, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – Auriga Gold Corp. of Toronto is planning both open pit and underground mining at its Maverick gold project near Flin Flon. This is the recommendation of the recent preliminary economic assessment of the project.

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    COPPER-NICKEL STUDY: Costs to top $1-B for Ferguson Lake project

    February 21, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – The original preliminary economic assessment for the Ferguson Lake copper-nickel-cobalt project 160 km southwest of Baker Lake outlined economic potential, and so does the updated study, says owner Starfield Resources of…

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    GOLD-COPPER STUDY: Shaft to be sunk at Upper Beaver

    February 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Queenston Mining is making plans to sink an exploration shaft at its Upper Beaver gold-copper property near Kirkland Lake, thanks to the conclusions of the preliminary economic assessment prepared by P&E Mining…

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    GOLD STUDY: Pre-feasibility for Taylor project “conservative”

    February 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – St Andrew Goldfields (SAS) of Toronto says the estimated amount of contained gold has increased by one million ounces at its Taylor gold project near Timmins. Total measured and indicated resources are 38.3 million tonnes at an…

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    ZINC-LEAD STUDY: Pine Point N-204 reserves reach 12.8-M tonnes

    February 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Tamerlane Ventures of Blaine, WA, has completed the 43-101 report and feasibility study for the N-204 zinc-lead deposit at the Pine Point project. The mineral inventory includes diluted probable reserves of 12.8 million…

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    COPPER-SILVER STUDY: Feasibility report complete for Copperwood project

    February 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MICHIGAN – Toronto-based Orvana Minerals has received the completed feasibility study for its Copperwood copper-silver project on the Upper Peninsula. The study outlines a 13-year underground operation using room-and-pillar mining.

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    CORRECTION: Roche Bay study due early 2012

    February 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    In an item dated Jan. 18, 2012, we erroneously stated that the feasibility study on Advanced Explorations’ Roche Bay iron ore project was late. We apologize for any embarrassment.. The study is on track to be delivered early this year. Thanks…

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    LITHIUM STUDY: Authier project generates “robust” PEA

    January 31, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Glen Eagle Resources of Montreal says the preliminary economic assessment of its Authier lithium project near Val d’Or outlines a “robust” project. The PEA was based on the production of a spodumene concentrate with the recovery of two…