Canadian Mining Journal



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    PERSPECTIVE: Bonanza gold assays from Quebec and Ontario

    January 19, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC and ONTARIO – Ah, there is nothing like bonanza gold grades to bring a smile to this writer’s lips or the faces of CMJ readers. Here are two to ponder.

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    MINING LEASE: First ever underwater lease granted to Nautilus

    January 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    PAPUA NEW GUINEA – The government of Papua New Guinea has granted the world’s first deep sea mining lease to Nautilus Minerals of Toronto for the development of its Solwara 1 project in the Bismarck Sea.

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    MERGER: ArcelorMittal, Nunavut Iron team up for successful Baffinland bid

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Almost four months have passed since Toronto-based Nunavut Iron Ore first proposed a takeover of Baffinland Iron Mines, owner of the Mary River iron ore project 160 km south of Mittimatalik (Pond Inlet). Nunavut Iron offered US$0.08…

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    BASE METAL STUDY: Buchans receives pit plan for Lundberg and Engine House deposits

    January 5, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NEWFOUNDLAND – Buchans Minerals Corp. of Windsor, NS, has received a detailed open pit mine plan for its Lundberg and Engineer House base metals deposits in central Newfoundland. Wardrop prepared the plans based on a 5,000-t/d operation.

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    Champber of Mines supports movable exploration camp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The NWT and Nunavut Chamber of Mines have just announced an investment of $485,000 with the Paulatuk Development Corporation to enable them to purchase a movable exploration camp which can be leased to mining exploration companies.

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    Golden Predator Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    Golden Predator has a mandate to be the leading gold property explorer and developer in Yukon and “why not?” says Company Chairman and CEO William M. Sheriff, as he keeps up his relentless search for more Yukon gold.

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    ATAC Resources Ltd

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    A new, cottage-like setting for its camp and excellent diamond drill results combined to make life at ATAC Resources’ site in the Keno Hill Mining District very enjoyable in 2010.

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    Kaminak Gold Corp

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ontrary to what some may think, Kaminak Gold’s Coffee Gold Project and the names of its 11 gold discovery zones (Espresso, Americano, Supremo, Macchiato, Cappuccino, Mocha, Java, Arabica, Double Doublel, Latte, and Kona) were not dreamt up at a…

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    Selwyn Chihong Mining

    January 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    It’s a place bigger than the eye can see and the mind can imagine. It’s called “The Selwyn Project” and consists of 7,450 ha of mineral claims in Yukon and 2,162 ha of Mining Lease lands in adjacent Northwest Territories.

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    Finding Frac Sand

    January 1, 2011 by D'Arcy Jenish

    By 2020, the Horn River and Montney Basins in northeastern British Columbia are projected to be producing just under six billion cubic feet of natural gas a day and meeting somewhere between a quarter and a third of Canada’s demand.

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    Biggest & Best Yet?

    January 1, 2011 by Bill Braden

    An old saw in the mining trade goes that “tomorrow’s mine might be right next door to yesterday’s.” If that holds, a Barrenlands gold deposit with historic roots and keen owners could become the next and largest mining operation in Canada’s…

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    It’s time for junior miners to shine

    January 1, 2011 by John Gravelle

    The junior mining sector is enjoying a rebound in market conditions as a result of a healthier appetite for risk among investors and strengthening commodity prices, particularly for precious metals.