Canadian Mining Journal



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    COPPER-GOLD RESOURCES: Kemess North underground has potential 2.6-M oz Au and 860-M lb Cu

    February 16, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Northgate Minerals of Vancouver says the 43-101 report prepared for its Kemess underground project outlined an indicated resource of 136.5 million tonnes grading 0.56 g/t Au and 0.29% Cu. The inferred resource is another 6.0…

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    LITHIUM RESOURCES: New 43-101 numbers at Authier are 40% higher than historic estimate

    February 15, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – Montreal-based Glen Eagle Resources has new, 43-101-compliant resource numbers for its Authier lithium property 45 km north of Val d’Or. Importantly, the new estimate is 40% higher than historical estimates.

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    TUNGSTEN RESOURCES: Reserves up at CanTung mine

    February 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    NORTHWEST TERRITORIES – Minerals reserves are up at the CanTung mine, says North American Tungsten of Vancouver, due to exploration of new zones, higher prices making lower grade zones economic and planned pillar recovery. Probable reserves…

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    RESERVES: IamGold numbers up 13% for gold, 34% for niobium

    February 10, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    TORONTO – The year-end tally of its resources done by IamGold resulted in a 13% increase for gold and 34% increase for niobium reserves.

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    MINERAL RESOURCES: Quebec floats idea of municipal resource management

    February 9, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The idea has been floated by Quebec’s minister for natural resources and wildlife that responsibility for managing mineral resources be given to municipalities in urban areas.

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    COPPER-GOLD RESOURCES: Multi-million numbers from Iron Cap zone at Seabridge’s KSM property

    February 8, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    BRITISH COLUMBIA – Toronto-based Seabridge Gold has released the first resource estimate from the Iron Cap zone at its 100% owned KSM project near Stewart. The company believes the indicated and inferred categories contain 8.5 million oz of…

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    IRON ORE RESOURCES: Eagle Island deposit hosts a billion tonnes at 29% Fe

    February 7, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Rockex Mining says that according to 43-101 numbers, its Eagle Island deposit contains 590.8 million tonnes grading 28.84% Fe in the indicated category and 415.8 million tonnes grading 29.47% Fe in the inferred category….

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    MINERAL PROCESSING: Orbite’s alumina pilot plant online

    February 2, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The alumina pilot production plant in Cap-Chat is operational, marking a critical step toward commercialization for owner Exploration Orbite of Montreal. Moreover, this stage of the project was completed on budget and ahead of…

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    GOLD RESERVES: Detour Lake number grows to 14.9M oz at $850-gold

    February 1, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    ONTARIO – Toronto-based Detour Gold has updated the reserve numbers for its Detour Lake gold project being readied for production in 2013. Using a gold price of US$850/oz, the company estimates that there are 14.9 million oz of gold in proven…

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    DIAMOND RESOURCES: Renard inferred carats up 30%

    January 24, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The revised 43-101 resource estimate for the Renard diamond project in the north central part of the province has numbers for contained carats in the inferred category that are 31% higher than the previous estimate. The project is a…

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    CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Ring of Fire chiefs invited to join Canada Chrome board

    January 18, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    MONTREAL – KWG Resources has extended invitation to the chief of five First Nations in the Ring of Fire area to join the board of its subsidiary Canada Chrome Corp. Today’s era of corporate social responsibility demand that aboriginal groups be…

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    BASE METAL RESOURCE: Numbers announced for PD1 deposit near Matagami

    January 17, 2011 by Canadian Mining Journal Editor

    QUEBEC – The latest 43-101 report for the PD1 zinc-copper deposit belonging to Donner Metals of Vancouver includes 1.74 million tonnes of measured and indicated resources grading 4.55% Zn, 1.16% Cu and 19.88 g/t Ag. Xstrata Zinc Canada, the…