Canadian Mining Journal



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    FEASIBILITY STUDY: Star-Orion South positive with 34.4-million-carat minable resource

    July 14, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – The results of the combined Star-Orion South feasibility study points toward world class mine, Shore Gold of Saskatoon announced on July 14, 2011. The report covers both Shore’s 100% owned Star diamond project and the Fort a la…

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    GOLD-BASE METAL DEVELOPMENT: HudBay commits to new concentrator at Lalor project

    July 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – HudBay Minerals of Toronto has completed the optimization study for its Lalor gold-copper-zinc project and decided to build a new concentrator and paste fill plant at the mine site near Snow Lake. Results of the study indicate that…

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    REO-URANIUM STUDY: Pele Mountain’s Eco Ridge start-up to cost US$212 million

    July 6, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Pele Mountain Resources has released the results of the preliminary economic assessment of its Eco Ridge uranium and rare earths project in Elliot Lake. The mine and a 9,400-t/d plant would generate two-thirds of its…

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    COAL STUDY: PFS examines 3.5M-t/y Donkin project

    June 30, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NOVA SCOTIA – The preliminary feasibility report is completed on the Donkin metallurgical and thermal coal project in Cape Breton. It was prepared for joint venture partners Xstrata Coal Donkin (75% and operator) and Erdene Resource Development…

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    GOLD STUDY: PEA gives F2 system at Phoenix project bright prospects

    June 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Rubicon Minerals of Toronto has released the results of the preliminary economic assessment for the F2 system at its Phoenix gold project in the Red lake Gold Camp. The PEA was prepared by AMC Mining Consultants (Canada) with…

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    BASE METALS STUDY: Buchans buoyed by PEA for Lundberg project

    June 29, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Buchans Minerals Corp. of Windsor, NS, is pleased with the results of the preliminary economic study of its 100%-owned Lundberg base metal project near Buchans. The PEA is based on a 5,000 t/d open pit and milling operation over…

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    POLYMETALLIC STUDY: Tulsequah Chief development to cost $310-M

    June 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Chieftain Metals of Toronto has completed the preliminary economic assessment for its polymetallic Tulsequah Chief project 100 km south of Atlin. Pre-production capital costs are estimated at C$310.1 million. The study puts…

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    College of Trades Looks for Registrar

    June 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Ontario’s newest and largest self-regulatory college, The Ontario College of Trades, has launched a search for a permanent Registrar.

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    IRON ORE STUDY: PEA for Lac Otelnuk looks positive

    April 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Adriana Resources of Toronto has revised the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) for its Lac Otelnuk iron ore project in Nunavik and says the outlook is positive. The study, using a US$100 per tonne FOB Sept-Iles, examined an…

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    CHROMITE STUDY: Big Daddy headed for feasibility

    April 12, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – KWG Resources of Montreal has released the preliminary economic assessment (PEA) study for its Big Daddy chromite deposit in the Ring of Fire in the James Bay Lowlands. The report recommends the project advance to the feasibility…

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    COPPER-GOLD STUDY: Pre-feasibility update outlines 120,000 t/d operation at Casino

    April 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    YUKON – Western Copper of Vancouver has updated pre-feasibility study for the Casino copper-gold project 300 km northwest of Whitehorse. Notably, the size of the proposed open pit, mill and heap leach operation has been increased to 120,000…

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    GOLD STUDY: Magino PEA boasts 49% IRR

    April 5, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Prodigy Gold of Vancouver notes that the recently completed preliminary economic assessment (PEA) of its Magino gold project predicts an internal rate of return (IRR) of 49%. The former mine is located 40 km northeast of Wawa.