Canadian Mining Journal



  • News

    The “Trough”

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

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    The “Trough”

    April 1, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    The world-class Labrador Trough iron mining district has long been a bastion of stability in the often uncertain world of mining.

  • News

    GOLD RESOURCES: Agnico-Eagle offers new numbers for Meadowbank mine

    March 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NUNAVUT – Agnico-Eagle Mines of Toronto has filed a 43-101 report confirming new reserves and resources at its Meadowbank gold mine near Baker Lake. The report was based on data collected through Dec. 3, 2011.

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    SILVER-GOLD MINING: San Jose mine reports strong results, more exploration planned

    March 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ARGENTINA – After a banner year at the underground San Jose silver and gold mine in Santa Cruz state, 49% owner McEwen Mining of Toronto says that this year’s exploration budget will be double last year’s or US$14 million. The…

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    GOLD RESOURCE: Reserves growing at Seabee mine

    March 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    SASKATCHEWAN – Continuing exploration at the Seabee gold project has boosted reserves by 355,600 oz net of mining depletion, reported owner Claude Resources of Saskatoon. The mine and mill are located 125 km northeast of La Ronge.

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    COPPER MINING: Work resumes at Grasberg

    March 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    INDONESIA – Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold of Phoenix has begun the restart of mining and milling at the Grasberg open pit copper mine in the state of Papua. The operation has been affected labour-related problems since the last half…

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    FINANCING: LIM raises $71.6-M for Silver Yard, other work

    February 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – The recent equity offer made by Labrador Iron Mines Holdings Ltd. of Toronto raised $71.6 million plus an over-allotment of $9.1 million. LIM intends to use the net proceeds to upgrade and expand its Silver Yard project,…

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    EXPANSION: Tenke Fungurume grows, on target for 2013 start

    February 29, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO – The US$850 million phase 2 expansion at the Tenke Fungurume copper and cobalt mine is on track for completion in 2013. Copper cathode  production will rise to 195,000 t/y, and cobalt hydroxide output…

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    IRON MINING: LIM signs sales agreement with IOC

    February 15, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    LABRADOR – Toronto-based Labrador Iron Mines Holdings (LIM) has signed an agreement to sell its entire 2012 iron ore output to Iron Ore Company of Canada. IOC will sell the iron ore on the spot market for delivery to Asian customers. By…

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    FINANCING: Yukon-Nevada, Deutsche Bank strike $20-M forward gold sale

    February 8, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    VANCOUVER – Yukon-Nevada Gold Corp. has entered into a US$20-million forward gold purchase agreement with the London branch of Deutsche Bank AG. The funds will be used by Yukon-Nevada subsidiary Queenstake Resources USA to expand production at…

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    NICKEL MINING: Record production from Bucko Lake

    February 7, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MANITOBA – CaNickel Mining of Vancouver has developed several longhole stopes at its Bucko Lake nickel mine near Wabowden and been rewarded with record monthly production numbers.

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    GOLD MINING: White Tiger restarts production from Lamaque north wall

    February 6, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – White Tiger Gold of the British Virgin Isles is restarting longhole ore production from the north wall of the Lamaque gold mine in Val d’Or. White Tiger acquired the mine with its takeover of Century Mining last year.