Canadian Mining Journal


Vale S.A.


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    Goro suspension pushes nickel price to two-year high

    May 13, 2014 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – With nickel prices already up almost 40% in 2014, a suspension at Vale’s (NYSE: VALE) Goro mine in New Caledonia has pushed the price of the steelmaking component to a two-year high.

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    Silver Wheaton buys half of Constancia’s gold output

    November 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Silver Wheaton (TSX: SLW; NYSE: SLW) has inked a second offtake agreement on Hudbay Mineral’s (TSX: HBM; NYSE: HBM) Constancia polymetallic project in southern Peru: this time for its gold output.

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    Rio repairs Bingham Canyon, ships first Oyu Tolgoi copper, expands Pilbara

    July 18, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – When a wall failure sent 150 million tonnes of rock and earth pouring into the massive pit at the Bingham Canyon mine in Utah in April, owner Rio Tinto (NYSE: RTP; LSE: RIO) said the event would reduce its copper output for…

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    Costs climb, commissioning delayed at Legacy potash mine

    April 23, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – News of a 26% capital cost increase and six-month start-up delay at the Legacy potash mine in Saskatchewan drove owner K+S AG’s share price to a five month low, but the German company remains confident the project offers…

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    GOLD: Silver Wheaton buys part of by-product stream from Vale

    February 6, 2013 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER – Silver Wheaton has agreed to buy 70% of the payable gold by-product stream from mines belonging to Vale SA, including the Coleman, Copper Cliff, Creighton, Garson, Stobie, Totten and Victor mines near Sudbury, ON, for 20…

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    Cuervo jumps back into action in Peru

    November 27, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Iron ore explorer Cuervo Resources may be on to something big as it drills off the Bob 1 zone, one of the two large targets on its flagship Cerro Ccopane iron ore property in southern Peru.

  • ENVIRONMENT: First new converter delivered for Vale’s Clean AER project

    September 20, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    ONTARIO – Vale has taken delivery of the first of four new converters as part of its Clean AER (atmospheric emissions reduction) project in Sudbury. The project involves a complete retrofit of the converter aisle in the Copper Cliff…

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    MAC focuses on transparency, free trade

    September 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER — For Mining Association of Canada (MAC) president and CEO Pierre Gratton, the future of the nation’s mining industry lies in clear cut regulatory reform and the cultivation of global free trade arrangements geared towards…

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    GUEST PERSPECTIVE: Politics and Intrigue in the Ring of Fire (Part One)

    July 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    On May 9, 2012, Cliffs Natural Resources announced that the company was advancing its massive $3.2 billion chromite project in the isolated and infrastructure-challenged Ring of Fire region to the feasibility stage. Sudbury was selected as the…

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    Panoro continues to show promise in Peru

    June 12, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    Panoro Minerals has over a dozen properties in Peru, but is putting its resources into exploring and developing two projects in the country’s southeastern corner.

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    First Nickel aims to use Lockerby as a launching pad

    April 19, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    VANCOUVER — It’s been a long haul for Toronto-based developer First Nickel as it strives to revive commercial production at its Lockerby nickel-copper mine outside of Sudbury, ON.

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    PERSPECTIVE: The merger-go-round is picking up speed

    February 6, 2012 by Canadian Mining Journal Staff

    The merger-go-round is spinning again, perhaps not with the breakneck speed it had in 2006, but at a good pace nonetheless. That was the year that the hard-fought battles for Inco and Falconbridge brought new names – Vale and Xstrata – to…