Canadian Mining Journal



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    COPPER-NICKEL: Northern Shield, South32 sign Huckleberry deal

    June 7, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    QUEBEC – Northern Shield Resources of Ottawa has signed on option agreement and pre-negotiated a joint venture agreement with Australian miner South32. The agreement covers Northern Shield’s Huckleberry copper-nickel-PGM property in the Labrador Trough. South32 can earn a 50% interest

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    COPPER: Imperial recalls 44 Huckleberry workers

    April 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Vancouver-based Imperial Metals Corp. has recalled 44 of the 85 workers that were laid off in January 2016 at the Huckleberry copper-molybdenum mine 123 km southwest of Houston. Their focus will be on tailings dam construction. The

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    GOLD-COPPER: Milling to end at Huckleberry mine

    February 8, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals Corp. of Vancouver has announced the suspension of milling at its Huckleberry mine 90 km southwest of Houston when the stockpiles are exhausted, about the end of August 2016. The company halted open pit mining

  • GOLD-COPPER: AuRico step closer to Kemess underground

    January 21, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – AuRico Metals of Toronto is one step closer to development at the Kemess underground gold-copper project 430 km northwest of Prince George, in the Toodoggone River area. The BC Environmental Assessment Office has approved the application information

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    COPPER: Mining suspended at Huckleberry pit

    January 6, 2016 by Canadian Mining Journal

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Imperial Metals of Vancouver has suspended mining at the open pit Huckleberry copper mine 90 km southwest of Houston. The company said its efforts to reduce costs were not enough to offset declining copper prices. The move

  • Community effort helps save fishway problem

    January 1, 2016 by Russell Noble

    Almost everybody associates the name “Huckleberry” with Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn and his comrade Tom Sawyer, but in the mining community, Huckleberry is also the name of a Canadian mine that has been in production in northwestern British Columbia since